Twice a year, the IBSEN representatives of the ten partner universities meet, in May and November. The second meeting this year took place at the Université Polytechnique HAUTS-DE-FRANCE in Valenciennes for the first time on the 11th to the 13th of November. The university formerly known as Université de Valenciennes has been a member since 2016. University representatives from Italy, South Korea, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, Turkey, Finland and the Czech Republic joined the meeting.
Next year, the European Summer School on European Business and Culture takes place from May 13th to June 21st and is organized by the IBSEN partner Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences in Germany.
Two courses are offered, each worth 3 credit points: European Culture and Cross Cultural Management and European Politics and Business. There are also additional labs organized for learning other languages (French, Spanish, German) and to collaborate in small research projects, worth 2 credit points.
The European Summer School combines the unique opportunity to discover Europe with the chance to take an active part in a 6 week structured course at the University of Applied Sciences in Bielefeld.
Bielefeld (fhb). For six weeks they have studied European politics, economics, and culture, visited German and Dutch cities and actively participated in intercultural exchange: the 23 participants of the 10th European Summer School at the University of Applied Sciences (FH) Bielefeld from France, Canada, Russia, South Korea, USA, Turkey, and Bielefeld were enthusiastic about the program that the Department of Business and Health had put together when handing over their certificates.
The Department of Business and Health is successful with a sustainable internationalization strategy. Around 60 guests from abroad came to Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences for the anniversary. Ten years of European Summer School was celebrated on 14th May. Ten years of successful exchange of students and teachers, who are mainly concerned with Europe and European cooperation. Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schäfermeier, Vice President of Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences, on the occasion of welcoming the participants in the “International Week” at the university: “Today it is more important than ever to promote intercultural exchange and to get to know Europe with its institution, its values, and its future.”