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ECIU University challenges: the launch event

February 11, 2021


ECIU University challenges: the launch event



February 11, 2021

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Over 300 students have signed up for more than 30 ECIU University challenges on offer in this spring semester round. Now it’s time to bring the challenge teams together and confront the real-world questions that affect us all, working in a unique partnership between universities, business and society to make the world a better place.

We invite students, teachers and the rest of community who will take part or are involved in the challenges for spring semester 2021. The online event will include informative parts as well as some fun activities.

Please register here .

Registrations are open until the 9th of February. After registration, the event zoom link will be provided to the registered participants.


Event time in CET

16:00   Welcome

16:05   ECIU University: The challenge of innovation

Dr. Màrius Martinez. Vice-Rector for International Relations (UAB) and Member of ECIU University Board and Presidium

16:15   Introduction to Challenge Based Learning

Dr. Andrea Brose, Director of Centre for Teaching and Learning (TUHH) and ECIU University Leader for Challenge Based Learning

Dr. Dorothea Ellinger, CBL expert, Centre for Teaching and Learning (TUHH)

16:45   Questions from the participants

16:55   General information and next steps for participants in ECIU Univeristy Challenges

Trym N. Holbek

Senior International Adviser / Erasmus Institutional Coordinator (UiS) and

ECIU University Leader for Systems and Services Integration

17:10   Sharing and inspiring: Autumn Challenge students

Robin Ross and Ivona Glišić (UT)

17:20   Getting to know the participants: Pub Quiz!

17:50   Closing


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