Hauptseminar für überfachliche Grundlagen: Höhere Bildungssysteme im internationalen Vergleich

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Modul IN9027

Only students which had an exchange study abroad during their studies at TUM can be admitted. Interested students should write an email to Angelika Reiser, angelika.reiser@in.tum.de, latest until October 11th, 2013.

Please indicate your exchange study abroad. We will then inform you about a first meeting in the first week of lectures in the winter semester 2013/2014.

A first meeting took place on October 17th, 2013. Here we agreed on the schedule and further details noted below.

- November 4th, 2013, 4 - 6 pm; room MI 02.11.058
Talks about Spain and ?? cancelled
- December 9th, 2013, 4.00 - 5.30 pm; room MI 02.11.058
Talks about France (Telecom SudParis) and China (BIT) & Singapore (NTU)
- December 16th, 2013, 4.00 - 6 pm; room MI 02.11.058
Talks about Finland (University of Helsinki) and Spain (UPC Barcelona) (&USA (Siemens Corporate Research Princeton))

Assessment: Talk (presentation), website, executive summary at the end of the semester: 2 pages (not more!) individual comparison of the presented countries / universities, and continuous and active participation (contributions to the discussion)


The language of the seminar will be English.
Every speaker has to prepare a web page and a power point (or similar) presentation. The web page informs about the country, special educational aspects, and the university attended. Here of special interest is e.g. information about the course catalog, semester dates, accomodation issues.
An outline of the web page and the presentation must be sent by email to Angelika Reiser two weeks prior to the scheduled talk.
The first complete version of the presentation must be sent by email to Angelika Reiser one week prior to the scheduled talk.
The web page must be ready and available latest at the date of the talk.
The executive summary must be ready latest at January 15th, 2014.
All deadlines are strict.
The duration of the talk will be 30 minutes including the presentation of the web page.

There is a compulsory attendance for all talks! Please contact Angelika Reiser in case of problems.

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