University International Membership
University membership in international organizations brings opportunity to gain invaluable knowledge and information about modern trends in education and research, enables participants to establish professional contacts and contribute to better education standards as well as to efficient development of academic and scientific environment at UKF. Through its academic staff, scholars and educators, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra has representation in several professional international organizations:
EUA was formed in 2001 as the result of a merger between the Association of European Universities (CRE) and the Confederation of European Union Rectors’ Conferences. With 850 members across 47 countries, EUA is the largest and most comprehensive organisation representing universities in Europe. EUA provides unrivalled opportunities for members to share best practice by participating in projects, events and other mutual learning activities involving a wide range of universities.
The general aim of the Conference is the improvement of higher education in teaching and research in the Danube region, and in particular the advancement of member universities, by establishing and facilitating bilateral and multilateral contacts between the universities, as concluded at the Brijuni Conference. Presently, 54 higher education institutions from 13 countries are active members in this regional network.
The Magna Charta Universitatum is a document that was signed by 388 rectors and heads of universities from all over Europe and beyond on 18 September 1988. It contains principles of academic freedom and institutional autonomy as a guideline for good governance and self-understanding of universities in the future.
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EASSW brings together over 300different schools, universities and tertiary education institutions supporting social work education. promotes the development of social work education throughout Europe, develops standards to enhance quality of social work education, encourages international exchange, provides forums for sharing social work research and scholarship.
Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is the biggest student association in Europe. ESN works for the creation of a more mobile and flexible education environment by supporting and developing the student exchange from different levels, and providing an intercultural experience also to those students who cannot access a period abroad ("internationalisation at home"). It is present in more than 900 Higher Education Institutions from 40 countries with around 15,000 active members.
The International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA), a non-profit organization, is the only worldwide body specifically created to benefit the global colored gemstone industry. ICA was founded in 1984 and is now comprised of over 700 gem industry leaders from mine to market, including miners, gem cutters, suppliers, retailers, trade associations, gemological laboratories, academia, museums, and more, from 47 countries who are devoted to advancing and promoting the knowledge and appreciation of colored gemstones.
TAUS was established in January 2005. The founding members were large IT companies and the focus was on translation automation. The organization evolved from a think tank to a rich platform for community collaboration, translation data sharing and pooling and quality evaluation. Today TAUS counts around 150 members across several industries and spread over large enterprises, global and regional service providers, technology companies, government organizations, and universities.
AUF contributes to the creation of a scientific area in French and joins universities and research institutions all over the world which use French language in their work. Its commitments and activities are based on the values of cultural diversity, solidarity and equality. AUF supports creation of inter-regional cooperation projects between member institutions, enables access to information and communication technologies necessary for teaching and research activity and ensures promotion of partners and their activities.
The Route, that was established in 2013, is an international network of partners that is seeking to raise the profile and support the living Cyrillo-Methodian legacy, support Christian roots and values based on respect and a dialogue between people of different cultures and faiths. The route connects significant places and institutions presenting the still relevant legacy of Saints Cyril and Methodius and their followers through a wide range of cultural-educational and pilgrimage tourism activities. Emphasis is placed on strengthening the regional development and the European cultural identity of participating countries.
The Baltic University Programme (BUP) is a network of universities and other institutes of higher learning throughout the Baltic Sea region.The network is coordinated by the Baltic University Programme Secretariat a part of Uppsala Centre for Sustainable Development (Uppsala CSD) at Uppsala University, Sweden. BUP focuses on questions of sustainable development, environmental protection, and democracy in the Baltic Sea region. This is achieved by developing university courses, support interdisciplinary research co-operations, and by participation in transdisciplinary projects in cooperation with authorities, municipalities and others.
It is a network of social work faculties under the scheme of the former Erasmus „Life Long Learning program“ of the European Union (higher educational institutions). SocNet98 was founded in 1998 during an international conference in Groningen (Netherlands) and Jena (Germany) by universities of Groningen, Emden, Jena, Odense and Porsgrunn. SocNet is managing exchanges of lecturers and students on an individual and bilateral level, secures a working platform for partners in the network cooperating especially within the Erasmus program and covers relevant aspects of social work in a multinational perspective through organising and participation in the International University Weeks. Currently, SocNet98 consists of 16 members from 11 countries.