Workshop on PHE – Budapest 2016

budapest_6A workshop titled ‘The role of practice-oriented higher education in Europe‘ was organised on 26 February 2016 in Budapest (Hungary). It is co-organised by the Hungarian Rectors’ Conference (HRC) and EURASHE. Underneath are further information on:

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Following are EURASHE news items related to the event:

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Following is the programme of the event:

Day 1 – Friday 26 February 2016

9:00 – Registrations

9:30 – Welcome

dr. Zoltán Maruzsa, Ministerial Commissioner, Ministry of Human Capacities (tbc)

dr. Liliána Zúgó, responsible for the European Semester, Representation of the European Commission in Hungary

9:50 – Professional higher education in Europe: characteristics and challenges

Michal Karpíšek, Vice-President of EURASHE

PHE definition and characteristics as proposed by EURASHE, relevant policies, reflection of PHE agenda within the Bologna Process and other policies, EURASHE activities and their relevance for countries of Central Europe

10:30 – I. Discussion: Ways to reduce drop-outs from higher education

Introduction: dr. habil István András, Rector of the University of Dunaújváros

Trainings based on learning outcomes; Development of the administrative framework; Approval of knowledge gained in informal/non-formal environment

11:00 – Coffee break

11:20 – II. Discussion: Practice-oriented solutions in higher educational training

Introduction: Péter Tasi, Budapest Business School

TEAM ACADEMY specialization at the Budapest Business School

12:00 – III. Discussion: Experiences of the dual higher educational programmes

Introduction: dr. habil. László Vass CSc., Budapest Metropolitan University

Short presentations on dual higher education programmes: MET University, Széchenyi István University, University of Miskolc, College of Higher Education Kecskemét

13:00 – Lunch

Following are the speakers of the event:

  • Michal_Karpisek_CZ Michal Karpíšek, Secretary-General of EURASHE - Michal Karpíšek is the Secretary-General of EURASHE, starting 1 June 2016. He has been Executive Officer of the Czech Association of Schools of Professional Higher Education (CASPHE) since 1994. He has been engaged in the introduction and development of Czech professional higher education since its very beginning. Focusing on internationalisation, CASPHE became a member of […]
  • Liliana_Zugo_HU Liliána Zúgó - Liliána Zúgó is the Economic Semester Officer at the Representation of the European Commission contributing to the assessment of the implementation of the Europe 2020 strategy in Hungary. Liliána is an economist and a lawyer. Liliána studied International Management, Finance and Business Administration, and Law, and has a wealth of experience in finance, taxation and […]
  • Peter_Tasi_HU Péter Tasi - Péter Tasi is team coach at Budapest Business School – University of Applied Sciences (BBS).
  • Laszlo_Vass_HU László Vass - Dr habil. Laszlo Vass CSc is Rector of Budapest Metropolitan University, Professor and Head of the International Business Economics Programme.
  • Zoltan_Maruzsa_HU Zoltán Maruzsa - dr. Zoltán Maruzsa is Ministerial Commissioner, Ministry of Human Capacities.
  • Istvan_Andras_HU István András - dr. habil István András is Rector of the University of Dunaújváros.
Following are the practicalities of the event:

Workshop location

The workshop is hosted by Budapest Metropolitan University, room K302, located at Nagy Lajos király útja 1-9, 1148 Budapest, Hungary.



  • HRC_logo Hungarian Rectors’ Conference (HRC) - The Hungarian Rectors’ Conference (HRC) is a body to represent the whole Hungarian higher education institution system. Its members are the rectors of universities and colleges. The system of Hungarian higher education is very diverse as it comprises state, church, private and foundation higher education institutions which all are represented both in Hungary and abroad […]
  • EURASHE_block European Association of Institutions in Higher Education (EURASHE) - EURASHE is the European Association of Institutions in Higher Education that offer professionally orientated programmes and are engaged in applied and profession-related research within the Bologna cycles. EURASHE represents univerisities of applied sciences and university colleges; other members of EURASHE are national and sectorial associations of higher education institutions, and other individual institutions, such as universities.
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Photographs of the event will be available here and on Flickr.