PCG Academia became a partner of an upcoming conference on international higher education accreditation. The Conference on University Accreditations will be organized by Association of Polish Universities for Internationalization, a representative body whose mission is to help higher education institutions (HEIs) in Poland to improve its internationalization.

The conference will be held in Warsaw on 11th January 2018. The theme of the conference is focused on international accreditation process and its relation to the success of universities on global education market. APUI intends to create a forum that will bring together the representatives of Polish and foreign universities and accreditation institutions.

This international meeting of HE experts and leaders of university management will provide excellent opportunity for all participants to understand how their institutions can benefit from international accreditations and how the process of acquiring them can help Polish universities in adapting to the current challenges they’re facing.

The participants will discuss the topic of international accreditation from perspectives of both the accreditation institutions and the universities. This approach to the topic allows all participants to benefit from attending the APUI conference – for example, the university leaders will get a firsthand view from the accreditation institutions themselves about the most frequent weaknesses of Polish universities which will prove helpful in development of an improved organizational culture. Further sessions will be dedicated to the accreditation for business schools and engineering schools. A numerous expert-led workshops will take place after the sessions.

Many distinguished speakers will attend the conference: Zdzisław Rapacki, PhD – President of APUI, Phyllis Okrepkie, PhD – President of IACBE, prof. Susan Hart – Dean of Durham Business School, Jan Fazlagić, PhD – Vice President of APUI, Denis McGrath – Vice President of ENAEE, Alenka Braček Lalić, PhD – CEEMAN International Quality Accreditation Director and many more, including the representatives of EMEA, AACSB, EFMD, Ashoka, IACBE and AMBA.

The Conference on University Accreditations is a great opportunity for all HEIs that would like to increase their level of internationalization and for which the quality education is a matter of uttermost importance.

The participation in conference (part I & II) is free for everyone and the participation in workshops (part III of conference) is free only for APUI Members. Others with an interest in workshops are required to cover a fee. Registration is available through the APUI website – www.apui.edu.pl/en/home-en.


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Proceedings during the APUI Conference on University Accreditations.

In the picture from the left: moderator Prof. Jan Fazlagić – Vice President of APUI, EUP, Prof. Łukasz Sułkowski – President of PCG Academia, Vice Chairman of Polish Accreditation Committee, Jagiellonian University, Dr. Frank Hoffmann – HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management, Prof. Urlich Hommel – Deputy Director for Central and Eastern Europe EFMD, Dr. Alenka Bracek Lalić – CEEMAN Accreditation Director.