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Date: June 6th, 2017




EuroPS Consortium


Annual meeting of Monica´s ERASMUS network


JUNE 7-11 2017 in SARAJEVO


SARAJEVO SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (Hrasnicka cesta 3a, 71000 Sarajevo)


Provisional programme – subject to modification



Wednesday, June 7

17.00 Participants gather in front of the National Theater for a walking tour of the Old Town

20.00 Evening free, dinner in a local restaurant (Sarajevska pivnica/Sarajevo Brewery; maps distributed via e-mail)


Thursday, June 8

9:00-9:30 – Registration (Lobby)


Venue: Margaret Thatcher Auditorium (P13), ground floor*

9:30 – 10:00 - Welcome and Presentation of the Programme*

Prof. Ejup Ganić (SSST); Eva Dade (University of Constance); Franz Kok (University of Salzburg)


10:00-11:30 – Teaching Workshops

-      WS1 Teaching Comparative Politics (Small Amphitheatre 315)

-      WS2 Teaching Public Administration & Policy (Room P11)

-      WS3 Teaching Political Theory (Room P12)


11:30 - 12:00 – E-learning and Student Life Highlights:*

Joint Degree Management System (jDMS): Edmond Hajrizi and Artan Murati (UBT Prishtina) MAHARA: My story of education: Stefan Karlhuber, Ardita Mertoli and Megi Ruka (PLUS – Salzburg)


– Poster room opened (Room P11, ground floor)


12:00 – 13:30 – Lunch (SSST, SSST Restaurant, 4th floor)


13:30 – 15:00

-      WS4 Teaching International Relations (Amphitheatre 125, 1st floor)

-      WS5 Teaching European Integration (Small amphitheatre 315, 3rd floor)

-      WS6 Teaching Methodology (Small amphitheatre 318, 3rd floor)


15:15 - 16:15 - QM of joint Degrees - Günter Wageneder (University of Salzburg) and conclusions*

16:15 – 20:00 Sarajevo Tours (optional, own cost, select which)

20:00 -   Dinner in a local restaurant (all official participants invited, own cost)


Friday, June 9

9:30 - 10:00 – Registration and Coffee (Lobby)


Venue 1: Room P11, ground floor

10:00-13:00 - Poster sessions and meeting-point for lecturers and departments “Teaching Political Science”


Venue 2: Margaret Thatcher Auditorium (P13), ground floor 

10:00 - 10:30 - Idea and European way of academic cooperation 

Speaker: Eva Dade (University of Constance)


10:30 - 11:00 - Erasmus+ Credit Mobility beyond EU!

Speaker: Gerhard Volz (OeAD)


11:00 - 11:30 - Erasmus+ Capacity building: Curriculum development, joint Degrees, Jean Monnet

Speaker: Suad Muhibić (NEO BiH)


11:30 – 12:00 - European Accreditation? European Approach in the Quality Assurance of joint Programmes

Speaker: Maria E. Weber (AQ Austria)


12:00 – 13:30 Working Lunch (SSST, SSST Restaurant, 4th floor)


13.30-15.00 Academic Mobility – Problems and solutions 

- Mobility Management

- Recognition

- Internships


15.15-16.30 – Erasmus: Bridges within Europe *

Speakers: Representative from Ministry of Education of Canton Sarajevo, Suad Muhibić (NEO BiH), Rectorate SSST, EU Delegation Expert, Gerhard Volz, OeAD , Martin Pammer, Austrian Ambassador to B&H

Moderator: Dr. Franz Kok, Coordinator EuroPS, University of Salzburg and Dr. Maja Savic-Bojanić, EuroPS Coordinator from SSST


Saturday, June 10

Venue: Margaret Thatcher Auditorium (P13), ground floor

9.30-11:00 - Final Round 

-     How to use the environment of Erasmus+ for cooperation and project application

-     Selection of the next host university

-     Optional day trip to Mostar


Participation costs per participant: 35 €; including coffee breaks, conference material, equipment and hosting services; to be paid at the registration desk.

Application to the conference: Mail to until 20 May 2017.

Download the full Programme here.





In 2017 the annual meeting of the in Political Science, Public Administration and International Studies is organized jointly with the conference of the Erasmus+ consortium developing a joint MA in Political Science – Integration and Governance ( The target groups of the conference “Bridges within Europe!” are teacher, manger and international program coordinators in the field of Political Science, International Relations, International Studies and Public Administration at Universities organized within www.erasmus-network.euand from the Western Balkan region.

The annual meeting of the Erasmus Coordinators will focus on the manage and develop cooperation with partner countries outside EU countries and neighboring regions, problems and solutions related to academic mobility and capacity building projects.

The teaching workshops at 8 June 2017 invites teacher to present their experiences and ideas about:


How we teach different fields of Political Science, Public Administration & International Studies?

-     Modules and courses can be presented.

-     Specific problems of teaching can be described and Solutions presented.

-     Innovative teaching methods from BA and MA level can be shown.


The EuroPS project will present its results and welcomes colleagues in that field of teaching to present their backgrounds and experiences. This shall allow an overview about the European teaching practice and deliver incentives for our European Erasmus partner and lecturer from our Monica Network have an opportunity to present their practice but also maybe some innovative teaching developments.


Papers to be presented in the workshops:

-     Max 5 pages

-     Can be syllabi of courses taught

-     Can be module descriptions

-     Can be didactic models of teaching approaches as:

o How to involve students and guarantee high standards

o Academic reading and writing: How much teacher versus student centred?

o Research based teaching: How to transfer experiences and motivate students?


Papers also can be presented as poster (A1 prints).

The workshop coordinator collecting the paper and decide about the program of the workshop. They also present the results of the workshops.


Deadline for submission of papers: 20 May 2017

Contact point for all workshops:

A poster session at 9 October 2017 allows individuals to present their individual teaching experiences and to present department.




10:00-11:30 – Teaching Workshops

- WS1 Teaching Comparative Politics

Coordinator and Chair: Prof. Ivan Vukovic (University of Montenegro)


- WS2 Teaching Public Administration & Policy

Coordinator and Chair: Prof. Snezana Djordjevic (University of Belgrade)


- WS3 Teaching Political Theory

Coordinator and Chair: Dr. Andreas Pribersky (University of Vienna)



- WS4 Teaching International Relations

Coordinator and Chair: Prof. Dr. Christina Zuber (University of Konstanz)


- WS5 Teaching European Integration

Coodinator and Chair: Dr. Doris Wydra (University of Salzburg)


- WS6 Teaching Methodology

Coordinator and Chair: Dr. Cindy Wittke (University of Konstanz)


15.15-16:00 - Minutes and conclusions (5min per WS – Reporteur)