University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna (UAS BFI Vienna)
UAS BFI Vienna is one of the leading Universities of Applied Sciences in Austria. It is a non-profit educational institution that offers a study program in economics and business with a strong European orientation. Additionally, the UAS BFI Vienna conducts practice-oriented and applied research in fields such as European Integration, financial market regulation, and political risks to businesses. In 2012, UAS BFI Vienna established the Competence Centre for the Black Sea Region (CCBSR). The CCBSR offers teaching and training on political risk, the Black Sea Region, and EU policies. The target groups are students, the general public, public actors, journalists, and enterprises.
University of Budapest
Corvinus University of Budapest defines itself as a research university oriented towards education, where the scientific performance of the academic staff measures up to the international standard and the students can obtain a competitive degree having a standard and knowledge content identical to similar-profile universities and acknowledged on the European Union’s labor market and on a global scale. The University is among the top three institutions in Hungary sending the most students abroad in respect of the Erasmus student mobility program.
University of Passau
The University of Passau (UPA) has evolved as a foremost address in German academia. The University regularly attains top positions in academic rankings, e.g. in Political Science and Cultural Studies, Law, Business and Economics, Computer Science, and Communication Studies. In 2011, the University has adopted a new overall mission concept entitled Technik Plus – Science for a Networked Society, thus having constituted a new interdisciplinary focus that highlights the interface between the state, business actors, society at large as well as by cultural and educational institutions. In terms of ‘internationalisation’, UPA sustains a tight network of cooperation with today’s 204 partner universities, higher education, and research institutions worldwide.
Southern Federal University (SFedU)
SFedU is the biggest research and educational centre in the South of Russia with high standards in teaching and research and a growing reputation for enterprise, employment, and opportunity. Its international outlook is expressed in collaboration with international foundations and programs, such as DAAD, CRDF, TACIS, etc. The need to develop interdisciplinary programs in European integration is among the priorities of the SFedU. The chosen field is the Transnational Relations: Russia, Europe, and Asia. SFedU implies a project-based method of teaching and learning and facet approach adapted to the latest Western academic trends and patterns.
Armenian State University of Economics (ASUE)
The foundation of ASUE dates to 1930. It is the largest and leading economic educational institution in Armenia with over 5600 students and 457 academic staff. The strategic directions of ASUE are: Providing quality higher education based on modern standards; Training qualified economists; Retraining specialists and improving their qualifications; Conducting research in economics; Reforming the educational process with the aim of successfully integrating educational and research activities into the Bologna Process.