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Modernisation and Reconstruction of
University Management and Structures

„MOREMS“




Mladen Kraljić,
coordinator

Zagreb, 17 January 2012



1.
Project

Presentation

2.
Project

Management

3.
Experience

gained





Modernisation and Reconstruction of
University Management and Structure in the
fields:

1.
Integration

2.
Internationalisation

3.
Bologna

Process/Implementation

4.
Student

services

(IRO/Stud
.

Off
.
/Int
.

Off
.
)

5.
Quality

6.
Financing

7.
Establishment

of

Career

Centres


Results
:

1.
Universities

remain

non
-
integrated,

but

legislation

was

adopted

2.
Universities

improved

the

position

of

central

university

offices

and

have

obtained

recommendations

by

experts

for

further

improvement

3.
Universities

have

first

start
-
ups

of

career

centres,

some

have

them

ready

4.
University

equipped

the

university

offices

with

equipment

5.
Universities

have

tighter

cooperation

and

plan

a

new

project

Year 1 and 2:

1.
Divided grant holder and coordinator

2.
Activities: training and updating an
d

coordination meetings, purchase of
equipment

3.
Retirement of grant holder and departure
of coordinator

Interim year: transfer of grant holder and
coordinator status

Year 3:

1.
Re
-
Start; new work plan

2.
Workshops with discussions, no
presentations, except one input; use of
local language; focus on implementation

3.
Peer Review; follow up

4.
Final Dissemination Conference

5.
Change in way of project management


Changes in Project Management:

1.
Individual coordination meetings (bilateral)

also
with partners

having problems

2.
Adoption of new work plan
-

commitment

3.
Group coordination at workshops


follow up

4.
Communication with EACEA before taking steps
(regarding changes)

5.
Contracting of former grant holder (continuity)

6.
Change of financial management, due to national
legislation

7.
Final Dissemination Conference

8.
Final reporting


contacting former grant holder


Financial Management


1.
Mobility: Individual Mobility reports, cash + direct
payment of stay by coordinator; double documents
(Slovenian + English);

2.
Staff Costs: Individual contracts +
Staff Conventions
;
payment of own staff with 100% workload on other
sources (article 63 Higher Education Act)

3.
Overheads: most at coordinator level, less at partner
level, not all partners requested

4.
Printing & Publishing Costs: not requested by all
partners

5.
Communication: two languages always

(increase o
f

costs of printing)

1.
Continuity

is

essential

2.
Communication

inside

the

university

(between

offices

and

between

faculty

and

rector
‘s

office)

3.
Communication

with

partners

4.
TRUST

5.
Use

of

language

6.
Project

ideas

7.
EACEA

very

understanding

and

pro
-
active

-

University of Maribor is partner institution

(up
to 40
incoming and
appr
. 15 outgoing students
and staff). Area: W
BC

-
Project management in tight cooperation with
coordinating institution (University of Graz).

-
Annual Meetings

for
Selection

-
On
-
line portal for applications (electronic +
signed paper)
;
multi
-
level control

-
Financial management (challenging due to
variations in national legislations and rates)

-
Differentiation between LLP Erasmus and
Erasmus Mundus!



Hvala na pažnji!

Thank you for your attention!


Mladen Kraljić

mladen.kraljic@um.si


www.morem.untz.ba