Santander Group Liaison Officers Meeting
University of Technology and Economics,
October 3–6, 2002
you might remember the next Liaison Officer’s meeting will be held in
Budapest, Hungary between 3–6 October 2002.
University of Technology and Economics is honored to host the event and
we sincerely hope that you will spend a useful time here.
find below the preliminary program:
Oct 3, Thursday
Evening Welcome Buffet
Oct 4, Friday
9.00 – 9.20
by Dr. Ákos Detrekõi,
Rector of the BUTE and Prof. José
Maria Sanz Serna,
ABOUT HUNGARIAN HIGHER EDUCATION AND THE BOLOGNA PROCESS
Speaker: from the Ministry of Education – specified later
– 10.30 ABOUT
BUDAPEST UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AND ECONOMICS
Speaker: Prof. György Horvai, Vice-rector
– 11.10 CONTINUING
ENGINEERING EDUCATION IN HUNGARY
The BUTE Institute of Continuing Engineering Education
Speaker: Prof. János
– 11.40 Coffee Break
– 12.30 INTERNATIONALIZATION
Socrates/Erasmus Mobility Programs (10 minutes)
BUTE International Education Center
) Practical Experiences with International Students
– 13.30 Lunch
– 14.00 E-LEARNING
Speaker: from the EU
– 14.30 QUESTIONS
– 15.00 DISTANCE
LEARNING AND E-LEARNING INITIATIVES AND PRACTICE IN HUNGARY AND BUTE:
– 15.30 Coffee Break
15.30 – 16.15
– 16-45 PLENARY:
Presentation of conclusions and proposals
Oct 5, Saturday
9.00 – 9.30
THE BOLOGNA PROCESS AND THE SOCRATES PROGRAMME
van der Hijden, DG Education and Culture, European Commission
– 10.15 QUESTIONS
AND FREE DISCUSSION
– 10.45 Coffee Break
– 11.15 THE
ECTS SEARCH ENGINE
– 11.45 SANTANDER
The Alban Programme
– 12.15 GENERAL
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ABOUT FUTURE ACTIVITIES
TOUR, FREE TIME.
Oct 6, Sunday
University of Technology and Economics, Main (K) building, first floor
conference language is English.
can easily be reached by air or train from all major European cities.
An Airport Minibus service is available from the airports to each hotel.
The cost for one fare is approx. 1800 HUF (7 USD). Railway Stations are
connected with Public Transport. Trams, metros and buses operate without
conductors. Tickets must be purchased in advance at metro stations and
validated by the passengers at the punching machines. Taxi service is
easily available in the city. If you need a cab, call TELE5 (phone 355-5555),
Fõtaxi (222-2222) or Buda taxi (phone 233-3333).
have pre-booked several rooms at different category hotels. The first
two hotels are at walking distance from the university, while the third
can be reached by tram in 15 minutes.
Professors’ Guest House (Single room: 42.5 EUR/night; Double room: 51.5
EUR/night/room; Double room for single use: 47.5 EUR/night)
Hotel Gellért (Single room: 96 EUR/night; Double room 170 EUR/night)
• Hotel Griff (Single room: 50 EUR/night; Double room: 60 EUR/night)
Santander Group and the university will provide for two nights, for only
one representative per individual member. The extra nights have to be
paid by the participants. Also, those who would like to stay at Hotel
Gellért will have to pay the difference between 50 EUR/night and the room
Saturday (5 October) a guided Budapest city tour will be given for participants.
The tour ends with a dinner at a typical Hungarian restaurant.
I am looking forward to meeting you in Budapest!
Annamária Várkonyi Kóczy