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Thursday, July 01, 2021 31

We would like to invite our 2nd and 3rd year students to check out the offer of Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts. Our partner university organizes Sustainable Development Hackathonon 06.-10.09.2021. The participants will get a chance to exchange expieriences, gain knowledge and 8 ECTS points. All the details can be found in a leaflet (HERE).

Interested candidates should contact iro@po.edu.pl

Friday, May 28, 2021 54

Polish Returns NAWA Programme

The Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA) has announced a call for proposals under the Polish Returns NAWA Programme. The aim of the Polish Returns NAWA Programme is to allow prominent Polish scientists to return to their country and take up employment at Polish higher education institutions, scientific units or research institutes. The Programme will create optimal conditions for returning scientists to conduct world-class scientific research or developmental work in Poland. Polish higher education institutions, scientific units and research institutes will acquire specialists with international experience and knowledge in the field of the newest research trends in their scientific discipline.

The Programme includes 2 tracks, depending on the stage of the returning scientist’s academic career:

  • Junior scientist
  • Experienced scientist.

The returning scientist may be a person who:

  • is a Polish citizen
  • holds a doctoral degree (for Junior scientist – obtained not earlier than 7 years before submitting the application)
  • has worked abroad as a scientist for the required period specified in the call text, and at that time has not lived nor worked in Poland
  • can demonstrate scientific achievements that are internationally recognized, and stand out in the context of a given discipline and career stage
  • managed the implementation of at least one research project selected in a national or international competition (for Experienced scientist).

The following shall be financed under the Programme:

  • remuneration for the returning scientist
  • remuneration for the inviting person
  • remuneration for the project group
  • adaptation of the workplace
  • relocation of the returning scientist
  • research component financed by the National Science Centre in Poland.

Under the Junior scientist track the projects may last from 24 to 36 months, with NAWA financing up to the amount of PLN 1,193,200. In the Experienced scientist track, projects from 36 to 48 months are possible with NAWA financing up to PLN 2,447,600. Additionally, in the case of basic research, one can apply for the NCN research component – a starting grant of up to PLN 200,000.

Call for proposals: 14 May 2021 till 29July 2021, 3:00:00 pm (local time for Warsaw).



Contact person: Ms Katarzyna Pietruszyńska, e-mail: katarzyna.pietruszynska@nawa.gov.pl; tel. + 48 22 390-35-56

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 61

We would like to invite our Students to participate in the 2nd edition of Innovation for NextGen EU Autumn School and 1st edition of the Innovation for NextGen EU: Student’s Conference to be organized by “1 Decembrie 1918” University of Alba Iulia on 20-24 September 2021.  

The Autumn School provides students with 16 classes in a workshop format both in person and online, via ZOOM, and registrations are opened on website until 30 June 2021.

The conference is student-focused, and it is aimed at undergraduate (bachelor) and postgraduate students (master and doctorate) who are invited to deliver presentations on: Sustainable Development and EngineeringEconomics for the FutureOpen Societies and Contemporary Challenges.  

For both events, interested students can apply on international.uab.ro, after creating a personal account. For further details or technical support please address your queries to conference@uab.ro.  

Friday, April 09, 2021 156

The Lithuania Business University of Applied Sciences Leadership Platform (Choose Klaipeda 2021) together with ChangeMakersOn is organizing a two-day international social entrepreneurship competition, which will take place on April 22-23.

During this competition, participants will have the opportunity to participate in seminars and workshops, get acquainted with the direction of social business, hear presentations from the best social entrepreneurs / practitioners from Tallinn (Estonia) and Liepaja (Latvia).

Find out more at: Tarptautinis socialinio verslumo konkursas/ International social entrepreneurship competition (facebook.com)

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