KTU kindly invites academic staff  from partner universities worldwide to its “Global Faculty Week 2019” to be held on 21-25 October 2019 in Kaunas, Lithuania.

About

Kaunas University of Technology is a leading Lithuanian university providing a wide range of studies of engineering, technological, physical and social sciences, humanities and arts as well as closely cooperating with business. The University’s research groups contribute to the global scientific knowledge by conducting cutting-edge interdisciplinary research.

KTU kindly invites colleagues from partner universities worldwide to its “Global Faculty Week 2019” to be held on 21-25 October 2019.

The event is open for academic staff willing to give lectures, share experiences with our professors, find areas of cooperation and mutual interests. We believe that a comprehensive program of the event will give the opportunity to gain new knowledge, start discussions and networking as well as help strengthen the existing and create new partnerships with colleagues from all over the world.

The participants will be hosted by 7 faculties. Guest lecturers are invited to prepare lectures/workshops in the following study areas:

  • Civil Engineering. Bases and Foundations, Reinforced Concrete and Masonry Structures, Equipment of Construction Industry, Manufacturing Technology of Building Products and Structures, Advanced Concrete Technologies, Design of Metal Structures, Innovation in Building Products Technology, Complex and Composite Products Technology
  • Architecture. Sustainable Architecture, Architectural Experiment, Typology of Occupants, Urban Planning, History of Urbanism, Urban Theory, Harmony between Old and New in Architecture
  • Chemistry. Applied Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry
  • Industrial Biotechnology
  • Chemical Technology and Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering, Transport Electronics
  • Automation, Robotics. Automation Devices and Systems, Robotics, Electric Drives, Automation Control Theory, Artificial Intelligence, Digital Control Systems, PLC Programming and Scada Systems.
  • Production Engineering, Mechatronics, Industrial Engineering and Management, Industrial Design Engineering
  • Materials Technologies. Biomaterials and their Technologies, Micro-and Nanotechnologies: Application and Analyses Methods
  • Applied Mathematics. Data Analysis, Machine Learning, Optimization, Cryptography, Blockchains, FinTech
  • Physics. Radiation Influence to Materials, Physics and Mechanics of Polymers, Nanotechnologies in Power Engineering of Alternative Fuel
  • Health Technologies. Medical Physics, Radiation Therapy
  • Computer Science, Informatics Engineering. Computer Graphics, Data Structures, Computer Architecture, Computer Networks and Internet Technologies, Mobile Internet Systems, Android Programming, Models and Algorithms of Physically Based Behaviour, Virtual Reality Modelling, Algorithms and Data Structures in Computational Geometry
  • Business and Administration. Fundamentals of Enterprise Management, Fundamentals of Finance, International Finance Management, Management of Business Investment, Accounting, Human Resource Management
  • Economics. Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, International Economics, International Trade, Foreign Direct Investment, International Labour Movement
  • Humanities. Translation Technologies (Machine Translation, Cloud Based Translation), Localisation, Legal and Professional Ethics in Translation, Media Language.

Kindly note that participants coming with the Erasmus+ funding are required to prepare lectures of at least 8 teaching hours. Participants using other sources of financing shall agree on the workload individually with the receiving departments.

There is no participation fee and all events included in the programme are free of charge. Participants are expected to cover their costs for travel, accommodation and meals not mentioned in the programme themselves.

We will fully support you in applying for funding under the Erasmus+ Programme at your home university. Therefore, please let us know if you need any documents or confirmation from our side.

Colleagues from partner universities within KA107 projects (International Credit Mobility) can seek financing from KTU. For more information please contact Ms. Gintarė Vilbikienė gintare.vilbikiene@ktu.lt.

Language of the event and lectures is English.

Preliminary Programme

 

October 21, Monday Activity
9.00 – 10.00 Registration
10.00 – 10.15 Welcome of the Rector
10.15 – 10.45 Introduction to KTU
10.45 – 11.45 Introduction of Participants
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 17.00 University Tour
17.00 – 19.00 Free Time
19.00 – 22.00 Welcome Dinner / Introduction to Lithuanian Culture

 

October 22, Tuesday Activity
9.00 – 15.00 Lectures
16.00 – 18.00 Kaunas Sightseeing Tour
18.00 – 21.00 Networking Cafe

 

 

October 23, Wednesday Activity
9.00 – 19.00 Lectures
11.00 – 13.00 Workshop by Department of Physics / Implementation of Problem-based Learning (PBL) in Materials Science

 

 

October 24, Thursday Activity
9.00 – 19.00 Lectures
15.30 – 17.30 Workshop by KTU EDU_Lab / Design Thinking Methodology
19.00 – 21.00 Farewell Dinner / Certificates

 

 

October 25, Friday Activity
9.00 – 13.00 Lectures
9.00 – 17.00 Excursion to Vilnius and Trakai

 

 

 

 

 

 

The application is open for academic staff working in the aforementioned study areas.

The final registration deadline is 15 September 2019.

Applicants, who submit their applications before 15 June, will be notified about the results and receive further organizational guidelines by 25 June.

For applications received after 15 June there will be an ongoing selection. We will inform the applicants about the results as soon as possible after having received the confirmation from the host faculties.

Kindly note that due to limited capacity we will not be able to host more than 30 participants. Therefore, an earlier registration is recommended to secure your spot at the event.

Application must include a resume and a list of proposed lectures.

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Travel

Lithuania has 2 international airports in Vilnius and Kaunas, which can be reached from the main European cities as well as from all over the world. Some of you can choose arriving to Riga (Latvia), and then taking a bus to Kaunas.

There is a number of possibilities at every airport to use ATM machines, to exchange money or rent a car.

Accommodation

There is a variety of hotels in Kaunas to book a room for your stay. We recommend to check the ones that are located in the city centre.

Europa Royale Kaunas Hotel ****

Address: Miško g. 11, Kaunas

Website: https://www.guestreservations.com/europa-royale-kaunas-hotel/booking

Phone: +370 37 407500

Email: kaunas@europaroyale.com

Kaunas Hotel ****

Address: Laisvės al. 79, Kaunas

Website: http://www.kaunashotel.lt/

Phone: +370 37 750850

Email: info@kaunashotel.lt

Ibis Kaunas Centre Hotel ***

Address: Vytauto pr. 28, Kaunas

Website: https://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-8622-ibis-kaunas-centre/index.shtml#origin=ibis

Phone: +370 37 265666

Email: h8622@accor.com

Kaunas City Hotel ***

Address: Laisvės al. 90, Kaunas

Website: http://kaunascityhotel.com/en/

Phone: +370 37 220220

Email: info@kaunascityhotel.com

Contacts

We are happy to assist you in any matters related to your visit. Please do not hesitate to contact

Ms. Rūta Jankauskienė, Academic Exchange Office

Email erasmus@ktu.lt

Phone +370 37 300 035

After your participation is confirmed you will be provided with the contacts at the receiving departments.

Selected participants are also invited to join our WhatsApp group to receive the latest information about the event and get in touch with other colleagues.

Participanting institutions

 

 

 

No. Hosting Department Country University
1 Faculty of Chemical Technology Israel Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
2 Faculty of Chemical Technology Colombia Universidad Antonio Nariño
3 Faculty of Chemical Technology Ukraine Ternopil Ivan Pului National Technical University
4 Faculty of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Norway University of Southeast Norway
5 Faculty of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Spain Tecnical University of Catalonia – ESEIAAT
6 Faculty of Electrical and Electronics Engineering France Ecole Nationale d’Ingénieurs de Tarbes
7 Faculty of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Spain University of Zaragoza
8 School of Economics and Business Czech Republic University of Economics, Prague
9 School of Economics and Business Mexico Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education
10 School of Economics and Business Poland University of Lodz
11 School of Economics and Business Brasil Paulista University
12 Faculty of Informatics Germany University of Applied Science Bingen
13 Faculty of Informatics Germany Schmalkalden University of Applied Science
14 Faculty of Informatics Italy University “Federico II” of Naples
15 Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences Poland Lublin University of Technology
16 Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Design Brasil Paulista University
17 Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Design Serbia University of Novi Sad
18 Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Design France Ecole Nationale d’Ingénieurs de Tarbes
19 Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture Portugal University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro
20 Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture Netherlands University of Twente
21 Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture South Korea Seoul National University of Science & Technology
22 Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture Czech Republic Brno University of Technology
23 Faculty of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities France University of Angers

 

 

For more infromation about the participats plase contact Virginija Savalenkovienė at virginija.savalenkoviene@ktu.lt.

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