International conference at the University of Arkansas
by SPU Web Editor
„Internationalization in Education in EU and USA“
Representatives of the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra participated in the international conference organized at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, USA. The rector of the university - dr.h.c. prof. Ing. Peter Bielik, PhD., as well as the representatives of the Faculty of European Studies and Regional Development took part in four conference sessions within various thematic fields. Beneficial discussions within sessions focused mainly on the aspects of best practices and challenges for establishing optimal international education area, institutional approaches for internationalizing the curriculum as well as for the management of joint international programmes. Essential aspects of the event are clearly defined outcomes of the conference aiming at the need to ensure the sustainability of existing joint and double international programmes. The SUA in Nitra plays an important role in this field for more than eight years. Active participation in the conference was presented by partner universities from Germany (The Humboldt University of Berlin), Italy (University of Pisa), France (Agrocampus Ouest, Rennes) and the coordinating university - Ghent University, Belgium.