Activities abroad

2018

  • November 11 to 15
    Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    International Association of Universities (IAU) Board Meeting
    International Conference "Higher education partnership for societal impact"
  • September 18 to 22
    Columbia, SC (USA)
    Meetings with University of South Carolina; 40th Anniversary Celebration of the USC and University of Bamberg Exchange Program
  • March 21 to 24
    Montevideo (Uruguay)
    Meetings with Universidad de Montevideo and Universidad de la República
    Attendance of the University Soccer Team
  • March 18 to 20
    Buenos Aires (Argentina)
    Meetings with Universidad de la Empresa (UADE) and Universidad Abierta Intermaericana (UAI)
    Promotion Tour Bavarian Universities in contact with German Schools (Bavarian support initiative for German schools abroad and partner-schools abroad)
    Attendance of the University Soccer Team
  • February 10 to 16
    Havana (Cuba)
    Alumni Meeting German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
    Universidad 2018
    University of Guantanamo: Memorandum of Understanding

2017

  • October 27 to 30
    Colombo, Dambulla, Sigiriya (Sri Lanka)
    University of Kelaniya: Memorandum of Understanding
    Central Cultural Fund: cooperation in 3D-Documentation of the UNECO listed World Heritigae Sites
  • October  16 to 20
    Accra (Ghana)
    International Association of Universities (IAU) Board Meeting
    International Conference "Leadership for a changing Public Private Higher Education funding landscape"
  • May 21 to 23
    Colombo and Kandy (Sri Lanka)
    Meeting with members of the University of Kelaniya and presentation of the results of the Kandy-project; Colombo;
    Final Presentation of the Project “3D Documentation of the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic”; Kandy
  • March 25 to 28
    Buenos Aires (Argentina)
    Promotion Tour Bavarian Universities in contact with German Schools (Bavarian support initiative for German schools abroad and partner-schools abroad)
  • February 25 to March 05
    Canberra, Melbourne and Brisbane (Australia)
    Member of the delegation of State Secretary Sibler

    Meetings with executives of the association
    Universities Australia (UA), the German Ambassador Prinz, executive des Australian Research Council (ARC) and the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), members of the Australian National University, University of Melbourne, Swinburne University of Technology, Monash University, RMIT University, University of Queensland and Queensland University of Technology.
  • February 07 to 11
    Kaslik / Beyrouth (Lebanon)
    University of Holy Spirit (USEK) European Institutional Reaccreditation; Expert Panel Visit

2016

  • November 20 to 24
    Cronulla / Sydney (Australia)
    Presidents' Summit of the International Council for Open and Distance Education
  • November 11 to 16
    Bangkok (Thailand)
    Meeting of the Administrative Board and 15. General Conference of the International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • May 29 to June 1
    Buenos Aires (Argentina)
    Promotion Tour Bavarian Universities in contact with German Schools (Bavarian support initiative for German schools abroad and partner-schools abroad) with presentations in the EDU Alemania
  • April 7 to 11
    Seoul (Korea)
    Korea University
    Meeting with President Jaeho Yeom, and other members of Korea University; Meeting in the Goethe-Institute of Seoul. Promotion Tour Bavarian Universities in contact with German School Seoul. Attendance of the University Soccer Team
  • March 19 to 25
    Cusco and Lima (Peru)
    Member of the delegation of State Secretary Sibler
    Meetings with members of the Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería (UNI), Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (UNMSM), Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP), Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (USIL), Universidad de Lima. Promotion Tour Bavarian Universities in contact with Colegio Peruano Alemán
  • March 15 to 19
    Bogotá and Lima (Colombia)
    Member of the delegation of State Secretary Sibler
    Convention of the National Rektors Conference Colombia (ASCUN), Universidad Central, Bogotá, Meetings with members of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia (UNAL), Universities in Medellin and with members of the Universidad de Antioquía (UdeA)

2015

  • December 5 to 7
    Kandy and Colombo (Sri Lanka)
    Agreement on digitisation of the Sri Dalada Maligawa - Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic; Kandy
    Meeting with the German Ambassador; Colombo
  • October 26 to 30
    Siena (Italy)
    International Association of Universities (IAU) - Meeting of the Administrative Board and International Conference: "Internationalization of higher educatio: moving beyond mobility"
  • October 20 to 25
    Shanghai, Hangzhou, Beijing (China)
    Member of the delegation of State Secretary Bernd Sibler
  • October 12 to 17
    Sun City (South Africa)
    Standing Conference of Presidents (SCOP) of the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) and 26th ICDE World Conference "Growing capacities for sustainable distance e-learning provision" hostet by University of South Africa (UNISA)
  • September 22 to 23
    Buenos Aires (Argentina)
    Promotion Tour Bavarian Universities in contact with German Schools (Bavarian support initiative for German schools abroad and partner-schools abroad)
  • September 20 to 21
    Asunción (Paraguay)
    Promotion Tour Bavarian Universities in contact with German Schools (Bavarian support initiative for German schools abroad and partner-schools abroad)
  • May 04 to 08
    Montreal (Canada)
    International Association of Universities (IAU) - Meeting of the Administrative Board
    6th edition of IAU’s Global Meeting of Associations: Social Innovation and the role and challenges of higher education institutions as actors in this process, co-organized by IAU with IOHE-OUI and hosted by the Université de Montréal, Canada

2014

  • November 19 to 21
    Nusa Dua, Bali (Indonesia)
    Standing Conference of Presidents (SCOP) of the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) "Leadership Challenges: Approaches to Successful Open Education Models" hostet by Universitas Terbuca
  • September 23 to 27
    Havana (Cuba)
    Meetings with faculty members of the Colegio San Geronimo, Havana; information about the preservation of the UNESCO listed World Cultural Heritage Site Havana furthermore meetings with government members (Historiador de la Ciudad de La Habana) about the state-of-the-art documentation to preserve the built and engraved cultural heritage in terms of modern preventive conservation and web-based publication strategies
  • April 14 to 24
    Buenos Aires (Argentina)
    Universidad Nacional de San Martín
    Centro Universitario Argentino-Alemán
    Promotion Tour Bavarian Universities in contact with German Schools in Latinamerica
  • March 17 to 21
    Iquitos (Peru)
    International Association of Universities (IAU) - Meeting of the Administrative Board
    IAU International Conference: "Blending Higher Education and Traditional Knowledge for Sustainable Development", organized in partnership with the Universidad Científica del Perú located in Iquitos, Peru

2013

  • December 6 to 9
    Ibadan (Nigeria)
    Alumni Meeting German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD): "Sustainable Development in Africa's Biggest Oil Producing Economy "
  • October 18
    Hong Kong
    Promotion Tour Bavarian Universities in contact with German Swiss International School
  • October 16 to 17
    25th ICDE Worldconference for Open and Distance Learning: “New Strategies for Global Open, Flexible and Distance Learning”
    Tianjin Open University
  • September 23 to 24
    Vilnius (Lithuania)
    Conference "Horizons for Social Sciences and Humanities"
    Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius
  • May 22 to 25
    Santiago and Paranal (Chile)
    Member of the delegation of Stateminister Dr. Heubisch
    Universidas de Chile
    European Southern Observatory
  • May 20 to 22
    Buenos Aires and La Plata (Argentina)
    Universidad de La Plata
    Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Técnicas
  • April 23 to 26
    Manchester (Great Britain)
    International Association of Universities (IAU) - Meeting of the Administrative Board
    IAU Global Meeting of Associations (GMA V), organized in partnership with the University of Salford Manchester and NCUK
  • March 28 to 29
    Hanoi and Danang (Vietnam)
    Member of the delegation of Stateminister Dr. Heubisch
    University of Social Sciences and Humanities, National University Hanoi
    University Danang
  • March 26 to 27
    Singapore
    Member of the delegation of Stateminister Dr. Heubisch
    National University of Singapore (NUS)
    Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
    TUM Asia
  • March 24 to 25
    Bangkok (Thailand)
    Member of the delegation of Stateminister Dr. Heubisch
    Chulalongkorn Universität
    Thammasat Universität
  • March 10 to 16
    Sydney (Australia)
    University of New South Wales
    University of Sydney
    Meetings with faculty members and international offices; one hour lecture in the Department of Germanic Studies
    Attendance of the University Soccer Team
  • February 19 to 23
    Cape Town and Durban (South Africa)
    Promotion Tour Bavarian Universities in contact with German Schools (Bavarian support initiative for German schools abroad and partner-schools abroad)
  • February 16 to 19
    Windhoek (Namibia)
    Promotion Tour Bavarian Universities in contact with German Schools (Bavarian support initiative for German schools abroad and partner-schools abroad)

2012

  • November 27th to 30th
    San Juan (Puerto Rico)
    14th General Conference of the International Association of Universities (IAU): Higher Education and the Global Agenda. Alternative Paths to the Future
  • November 26th
    Miami (USA)
    Promotion Tour Bavarian Universities in contact with Coral Reef High School
  • November 12th to 16th
    Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Standing Conference of Presidents (SCOP) of the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) hostet by Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University
  • October 29th to November 2nd
    Ankara and Istanbul (Turkey)
    Member of the delegation of Stateminister Dr. Heubisch
    Hacettepe University, Ankara University, Middle East Technical University (METU), Sabanci University, Bilgi University, Bosporus University
    Türk yükseköğretim kurulu (YÖK), Türkiye Bilimsel ve Teknolojik Araştırma Kurumu (TÜBİTAK)
    METU Teknopark and TÜBİTAK Marmara Research Centre, Kocaeli/Gebze
  • September 30th to October 6th
    Buenos Aires (Argentina)
    Universidad Nacional de San Martín
    Information meetings with heritage research labs and exhibitions
  • September 18th to 21st
    Vanadsor and Yerevan (Armenia)
    Meetings with the Rectors and faculty members of the State Pedagogical Hovhannes Tumanjan Institute Vanadzor and the State University Yerevan, information about the preservation of the UNESCO listed World Cultural Heritage Sites Haghpat and Sahahin furthermore meetings with government members about the state-of-the-art documentation to preserve the built and engraved cultural heritage in terms of modern preventive conservation and web-based publication strategies
  • September 15th to 17th
    Kutaisi (Georgia)
    Meetings with the Rector and faculty members of the Akaki Tsereteli State University Kutaisi and information about the preservation of the UNESCO listed World Cultural Heritage Sites Gelati and Bagradi-Cathedral
  • September 6th to 7th
    Budapest (Hungary)
    Participation in the opening ceremony of the academic year 2012/2013 of Andrássy University Budapest with signing a new partnership convention
  • April 12th to 14th
    Buenos Aires (Argentina)
    Universidad de Buenos Aires
    Meetings with Dr. Dibbern, State Secretary at the Argentine Ministry for Education; Dr. Klima, President of the German-Argentine Federation for Science and Technology; Embassador Knieß
  • April 8th to 12th
    São Paulo (Brazil)
    Member of the delegation of the Bavarian Prime minister Horst Seehofer
    German-Brazil Chamber of Industry and Commerce
    German House of Science and Innovation (DWIH)
    Parque Technológico de São José dos Campos
    Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES)
    São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)
    Universidade de Campinas
    Universidade de Sao Paulo
  • March 25th to 26th
    Beijing (China)
    Information meetings with the Academic Evaluation Centre and the Cultural Section of the German Embassy
  • March 24th to 25th
    Xi'an (China)
    Information meetings with heritage research labs and exhibitions
  • March 22th to 23th
    Shanghai (China)
    Promotion Tour Bavarian Universities in contact with German School, EuroCampus and Pudong
  • March 20th to 21th
    Taipei (Taiwan)
    Promotion Tour Bavarian Universities in contact with Taipei European School
  • March 18th to 20th
    Hong Kong
    Promotion Tour Bavarian Universities in contact with German Swiss International School Hong Kong
  • March 16th to 18th
    Seoul (Korea)
    Promotion Tour Bavarian Universities in contact with German School Seoul
  • February 20th
    Mumbai (India)
    Promotion Tour Bavarian Universities in contact with International School Mumbai
  • February 17th to 19th
    New Delhi (India)
    Promotion Tour "Research in Germany / Study in Germany" (Gate-Germany)
    Promotion Tour Bavarian Universities in contact with Indian Schools

2011

  • October 2nd to 5th
    Bali International Convention Centre, Nusa Dua (Indonesia)
    24th World Conference on Open and Distance Learning (ODE) hostet by Universitas Terbuca; Member of the Program Committee
  • June 19th to 22th
    New York City (USA)
    Standing Conference of Presidents (SCOP) of the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) hostet by State University of New York (SUNY) Epire State College
  • April 10th to 16th
    New Delhi (India)
    4th Global Meeting of Associations (GMA IV) on Internationalization of Higher Education: New Players, New Approaches; organized by the International Association of Universities (IAU)
    Promotion Tour Bavarian Universities in contact with German Schools in India

2010

  • October 11th to 14th
    Pécs (Hungary)
    International Rector's Conference "Expanding Europe" at the University of Pécs; Keynote Speaker
  • September 18th to 22nd
    Santiago and Valparaíso (Chile)
    Promotion Tour Bavarian Universities in contact with German Schools in Latinamerica
  • September 15th to 18th
    Buenos Aires (Argentina)
    Promotion Tour Bavarian Universities in contact with German Schools in Latinamerica
  • September 11th to 14th
    Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo (Brazil)
    Participation in the DAAD Promotion Tour Brazil 2010
    Promotion Tour Bavarian Universities in contact with German Schools in Latinamerica
  • June 18th to 19th
    Klagenfurt (Austria)
    Participation in the 40th anniversary celebration of the Alps-Adriatic-University Klagenfurt
  • April 26th to 30th
    Beijing and Qingdao (China)
    Member of the delegation of the Bavarian Prime minister Horst Seehofer China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
    Beijing University
    Meeting with the assistant minister Guo Yezhou, central committee of the communist party
    Meeting with the governor of the province of Shandong, Jiang Damin, and his delegation
    Qingdao University
  • March 10th to 12th
    Budapest (Hungary)
    Corvinus University Budapest
    Meetings with the dean of the faculty of Economics and the rector; underlining a memorandum of understanding and negotiation about a double-degree- contract in European Economic Studies
    Andrássy University Budapest
    Meeting with the rector and the dean of the faculty for International Relations
    German School Budapest – Thomas Mann Secondary School
    Meetings with the rector, teachers and the next scholarship holder of the bavarian support initiative for international schools

2009

  • October 21st to 25th
    Beijing University, University of International Business and Economics, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing Foreign Studies University, Chinese Academy of Science and Ministry of Higher Education (China)
    Member of the delegation of the Bavarian State minister for Science, Research and Arts, Wolfgang Heubisch; meetings with the University Boards and Vice-Minister Hao Ping
  • September 02nd to 03rd
    Budapest University of Technology and Economics (Hungary)
    Participation in the 9th European Doctoral Seminar and Keynote Speach: Ten years Bologna Process
  • August 30th to 31st
    Akaki Tsereteli State University Kutaisi (Georgia)
    Meetings with the Rector, Deputy Rectors, Head of Administration and Head of International Office
  • August 28th to 29th
    Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (Georgia)
    Meetings with the Rector, Dean of the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and with the teachers of German Language
    Meeting with the German Ambassador, Dr. Patricia Flor
  • June 15th to 16th
    Vanadzor State Pedagogical Institute Hovhannes Tumanjan (Armenia)
    Meetings with the Rector, Pro-rectors and Deans; roundtable about Bologna-Process, Evaluation and Accreditation
    Meetings with teachers and student of German language
  • June 7th to 10th
    International Conference of Distance Education – Maastricht (Netherlands)
    Theme: “Flexible Education for All: Open – Global – Innovative”
  • March 29th to April 5th
    Universities and political organizations for Higher Education (South Africa)
    Participation in the information journey of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
  • March 09th to 11th
    Samarkand State University (Uzbekistan)
    Meetings with the Rector Prof. Dr. Temur Shirinov and the head of the International Office, Dr. Muhtor G. Nayrov
    Uzbek Academy of Science
    Meeting with the Director of the Institute of Archaeology, Shakirdjan Pidaev
  • March 07th to 09th
    State Museum and Architecture Preservation Area Buchara (Uzbekistan)
    Meeting with the Director General, R. V. Almeev
    Research project "Public and Private Architecture in Buchara", a joint German-Uzbek undertaking
  • March 05th to 07th
    German Embassy in Tashkent (Uzbekistan)
    Meetings with the German Ambassador, Matthias Meyer, and the 1st Sekretary, Michael Novak
    General Office of Scientific Production for Preservation and Utilization of Objects of Cultural Heritage
    Meetings with the Deputy Minister, Ravshanbek A. Mansurov, and the Pricipal Architect Abdusafi R. Rakhmonov
  • January 15th to 17th
    University of Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
    Meetings with Rector Prof. Caklovica, Dean Prof. Trivun and other members of the University of Sarajevo

2008

  • November 24th to 26th
    International Conference of Distance Education – Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic)
    Theme “Current Challenges of Virtuality”. Theme of the Lecture: Human resources and competences. Accelerated development through Open Distant Learning
  • October 8th to 11th
    Tbilisi State University (Georgia)
    Participation in the 90th anniversary celebrations. Meetings with the Rector Prof. Dr. Giorgi Khubua and members of the University.
  • October 7th to 8th
    Representation of the Free State of Bavaria to the EU in Brussels (Belgium)
    Founding ceremony of the European Network of Networks for Higher Education Online (EuNeOn)
  • August 5th to 7th
    Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth (South Africa)
    Meetings with Vice President Prof. van Loggerenberg and the Head of International Office, Dr. Nico Jooste, with Prof. Peter Cunningham (Governmental and Social Sciences), Prof. Hendrik Lloyd (Economic Development and Tourism) and Prof. Miemie Struwig (Management Sciences)
  • August 4th
    Stellenbosch University (South Africa)
    Meetings with Rector and Vice-Chancellor Prof. H. Russel Botman, Vice-Rector Prof. Arnold van Zyl, Prof. Christo Boshof (Chairperson Department of Business Management), Prof. Johan Hattingh (Vice-Dean Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences) and the head of International Office, Samantha Walbrugh-Parsadh
  • July 30th and 31st
    German Embassy in Abidjan and German Institutions (Ivory Coast)
    Meetings with the German Ambassador, Rolf Ulrich, with the Minister for Higher Education and scientific research, Bacongo Ibrahima Cisse, and the Director for International cooperation, Dr. Kaddy Kamate; also informal meetings in the Goethe-Institute Abidjan and the German Society for Technical Cooperation (GTZ)
  • July 30th to August 1st
    University of Cocody, Abidjan (Ivory Coast)
    Meetings with President Prof. Gokou Celestin Téa and the Deans; Underlining a Partnership-Contract with the University of Cocody
  • July 16th and 17th
    German Embassy and Albanian Parliament (Albania)
    Meetings with the German Ambassador, Bernd Borchardt, with the President of the Parliament, Jozefina Çoba Topalli, members of the commission for Higher Education (chairperson: Valentina Leskej, assistant chairperson: Prof. Dr. Dezim Karapici) and with the and former minister of finance and minister of commerce Dr. Arben Malaj
  • July 15th to 17th
    University of Tirana (Albania)
    Participation in the 90th anniversary celebrations. Meetings with Rector Prof. Dhori Kule and other members of the University of Tirana
  • May 31st to June 7th
    German Embassy in Skopje (Macedonia)
    Meetings with affiliates of the German Embassy in Macedonia, the chairman of the DAAD- and Humboldt-Foundation Alumni-Club and affiliates of the University of Skopje
  • May 31st to June 7th
    South East European University Tetovo (Macedonia)
    Meetings with the Rector, Prof. Dr. Alajin Abazi, Prorector Prof. Dr. Abdylmenaf Bexheti and the head of the International Office, Luan Eshtrefi
  • May 31st to June 7th
    University Sv. Kliment Ohridski Bitola (Macedonia)
    Meetings with Rector Prof. Dr. Zlatko Zoglev and the lecturer for German as foreign language, Valentina Ilieva, also President of the Society for Macedonian-German Friendship Bitola
  • May 9th to 10th
    University of Klagenfurt (Austria)
    Rectors' Conference of Alps-Adriatic Universities

2007

  • October 3rd to 5th
    International Conference of Distance Education – Toluca (Mexico)
    Theme: La Metarmorfosis de la Educación a Distancia en el Tercer Milenio. Instituciones, Programmas, Tecnologías, Roles... Theme of the Lecture: The Bavarian Virtual University. Structural Configurations and Key Success Factors
  • September 21st to 22nd
    Dunhuang Academy (China)
    Meeting in the Key Scientific Research Base of Conservation of Ancient Mural (Dunhuang Academy) State Administration for Cultural Heritage
  • September 18th to 20th
    Jiaotong University Xi'an (China)
    Meetings with representatives of the University and Xi’an Municipal Institute of Archaeology and Preservation of Cultural Properties and with the research departments of the Han Yangling Museum and the Museum of the Terracotta Warriors and Horses of Emperor Qin Shihuang
  • September 16th to 18th
    Tainan National University of the Arts (Taiwan)
    Meetings with the Graduate Institute of Conservation of Cultural Relics and the Rector; underlining of a frame contract and an International Exchange Agreement with the Tainan National University of the Arts
  • May 25th to 26th
    University of Pecs (Hungary)
    Rectors' Conference of Alps-Adriatic Universities