INTERNATIONAL EDUCATIONAL PROJECTS
The Faculty of Management and Production Engineering actively participates in the implementation of international educational projects within the Erasmus+ programme “Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices”. The projects implemented by international consortia aim to exchange experiences, develop and disseminate innovative solutions contributing to the improvement of the quality of education and better adaptation of education systems to the needs of the economy and society.
Erasmus+ Knowledge Alliances
Placement Opportunities With Entrepreneurial Reach (2018 – 2021)
The project aims to create modern and user-friendly ICT tools for the effective management of internships in European start-ups, enabling universities, incubators and students to cooperate at local and cross-border level. The project is implemented by the European University Foundation (coordinator), the University of Latvia, Lodz University of Technology, the University of Eastern Finland, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the University of Alcala, Technoport, Tetuan Valley, New Factory and Alexander Innovation Zone S.A.
More information on the project website: https://www.power-placements.eu/
Erasmus+ Strategic Partnerships for Higher Education
Comparative Analyses of European Identities in Business and Every-Day Behaviour
The project includes field empirical research in the area of social studies. During the study visits, the participants gain competence in research methodology, cooperation in an international team and knowledge about other European countries and about the functioning of Europe as a whole. The aim of the project is to examine the extent to which the recent noticeable turn towards nation states in the social and economic sphere, resulting from the migration crisis, affects people’s identity and behaviour. The project is implemented by Duale Hochschule Baden–Württemberg (coordinator), EM Strasbourg Business School, Lodz University of Technology, the University of Cergy-Pontoise, the University Institute of Maia ISMAI, Budapest Business School, Porto Polytechnic, the University of Lodz and the South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences.
More information on the website: http://identities-behaviour-in-europe.eu/pl/
Erasmus+ Capacity Building in Higher Education
Audit et Contrôle Interne à l’Université Marocaine (2017-2020)
The project aims to strengthen the capacity and quality of management in Moroccan universities through the implementation of audit and internal control tools, including the transfer of principles and good financial management practices. The project is implemented by: the University of Vigo (coordinator), Lodz University of Technology, University Abdelmalek Essaândi, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, University d’Aix-Marseille, University Moulay Ismail, University Ibn Tofaîl, University Hassan Premier, University Mohammed V, Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto, University Privee de Marrakech and Erasmus University College Brussels.
More information on the project website: http://www.projetauditum.net/EN/index.html
Learning Agreement Online System (2014-2017)
Online Learning Agreement + (2017-2020)
The aim of the projects was to develop and implement software that enables the on-line handling of a key document related to student mobility within the Erasmus+ programme, the so-called Learning Agreement. New IT solutions have improved the process of document preparation and approval. The projects involved: the European University Foundation (coordinator), the University of Luxembourg, Lodz University of Technology, the University of Vienna, the University of Marburg, the University of Alcala, the University of Bergen, Erasmus University of Rotterdam, Pantheon-Sorbonne University and Erasmus Student Network.
More information on the website: https://www.learning-agreement.eu/start/
The project was aimed at strengthening cooperation between universities and business both at local and international level as well as developing innovative methods and materials in the field of entrepreneurship for students and teachers. The project also offered internship opportunities for students. The project involved the University of Alcala (coordinator), the University of Latvia, Lodz University of Technology, the University of Aveiro, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the European University Foundation, Erasmus Student Network and Collective Intelligence Research Centre.
More information on the website: https://europehome-project.eu/
Erasmus+ Strategic Partnerships for Vocational Education and Training
Chemical Safety Management Training Hub for Chemicals Users (2017–2020)
The aim of the project is to design and conduct innovative professional training courses on chemical safety management. The projects involved Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine (coordinator), Lodz University of Technology, Kooperationsstelle Hamburg IFE, the Institute of Preventive Medicine Environmental Occupational Health and Fundatia Romtens.
More information on the website: https://chemsm-hub.eu/project/index.html
Other international educational projects involving employees of the Faculty of Management and Production Engineering at TUL
Erasmus+ Project – Online courses
The aim of the project is to create a platform offering a common list of e-learning courses that will be available to Erasmus+ students. Ten subjects from various fields will be prepared at TUL, including 3 subjects developed by academic teachers from the Faculty of Management and Production Engineering.
The project is coordinated at TUL by the International Cooperation Centre and the TUL E-Learning Centre.
More information on the website: https://erasmusxproject.github.io/
Masters of Didactics
The project aims to enhance the competences of academic staff in the area of application of modern, innovative teaching methods, such as tutoring. The project involves 46 academic teachers from TUL, including two from the Faculty of Management and Production Engineering, who take part in study visits to selected renowned European universities and then conduct classes with students with the use of the tutoring method. The non-competition implementation project is accomplished by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education under Measure 4.3 of the Knowledge Education Development Operational Programme co-financed by the European Social Fund and coordinated at TUL by the International Cooperation Centre.
More information on the website: https://cwm.p.lodz.pl/pl/projekty-i-programy-miedzynarodowe/projekty-edukacyjne-w-pl/mistrzowie-dydaktyki
Welcome TULbox Project – Support for the organisational skills and qualifications of the administrative staff of Lodz University of Technology in the field of dealing with foreign students and academic staff
The project concerns the organisational preparation of the university to serve foreigners, through, among other things, increasing the competence of administration staff in the field of interpersonal communication in an intercultural environment. The employees of the Faculty took part in a training on intercultural communication in December 2019.
More information on the website: https://cwm.p.lodz.pl/pl/projekty-i-programy-miedzynarodowe/projekty-edukacyjne-w-pl/welcome-tulbox
The Bekker Programme – NAWA
The aim of the programme coordinated by the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA) is to increase the international mobility of scientists and academic teachers employed in Polish universities and research institutes by enabling them to carry out scientific research or teach in renowned foreign centres all over the world. Under the first edition of the programme Associate Professor Magdalena Grębosz-Krawczyk PhD DSc was awarded a scholarship to implement the project titled Place branding (r)evolution – the management of the smart city’s brand at Université de Nantes in France in 2019.
More information about ongoing projects and current competitions can be found on the website of the International Cooperation Centre.