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Central-Eastern Europe Regional Meeting 2020 Tbilisi

Online and Onsite | News

oikos CEE meeting is an annual event of oikos hosted by different chapters of the CEE region. The objective of the oikos CEE Regional Meeting 2020 is to gather an international community of oikos members, university students and partners with the aim to share ideas about different perspectives of sustainable development. The Meeting is going to be held at the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (Tbilisi, Georgia) on 25-27 September 2020. Alongside with oikos chapters, alumni in business, government, faculty members at leading universities for Economics and Business, different partners are supporting our project as well. We believe it is time to bring all of us together and accelerate sustainability perspectives. The conference will be held with both,... »

Virtual Mobility: Initiatives and best practices for a worldwide virtual mobility

11 August 2020 | News

Sign up here! Sign up here! Digital education can provide unique opportunities for students and researchers. This webinar will explore how virtual mobility can foster cooperation in education and promote inclusive internationalisation. Time: 26th of August09:00 – 10:40 Brazil14:00 – 15:40 Switzerland20:00 – 21:40 China The development of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) enabled the creation of educational programs without spatial or temporal limitations, which have allowed greater access to specialised content. In the current context of crisis and urgency, the face-to-face educational model has been suddenly transposed to a virtual setting. At the same time, there’s room to improve and to take full advantage of the potential offered by ICT. Virtual mobility enables cultural exchanges, the transfer of resources between... »

Curriculum Change Manager position open!

30 July 2020 | Join Us, News

We are looking for an independent, flexible, and resourceful person who is eager to get international experience working virtually and ensure the smooth running of the oikos Curriculum Change Initiative. Application Deadline: 22nd of August 2020Starting Date: As early as 1st of September 2020 (October possible)Duration: Until December 2021 (possible prolongation) Part-time: (50%)Location: Remote Candidate’s Profile Education in economics, business, or related social science at the university level Interest and commitment to the oikos vision and mission Motivation to learn and grow, professionally and personally Ability to critically reflect on economics and management curriculum Strong communication competencies – ability to engage in constructive conversation about educational transformation with various stakeholders (students, academia, public and private sector representatives) Good... »

BetterTogether: oikos & Goodwall partner on Free Online Program for Youth

30 July 2020 | News

COVID-19 has made life difficult for everyone, but students and young professionals around the world have had it especially hard. The coronavirus crisis has caused internships to plummet by more than half, more than 1 in 6 young people to be out of work, and another 41% to be at risk of losing their jobs. To counter many of the negative consequences of the crisis, oikos has teamed up with Goodwall and other world-renowned institutions to launch BetterTogether. This FREE, 5+-week online program is specifically designed to help young people prepare for the post-COVID-19 world of work. About the BetterTogether Program Taking place between August 1–September 16, BetterTogether is a free online program aimed at helping young people... »

Upcoming oikos events for 2020 – oikos Update

14 July 2020 | News

With the COVID19 pandemic still present and the uncertainties it causes largely affecting any kind of activity planning by the end of the year, oikos International has decided to make major changes and adjustments to the event calendar for the rest of 2020. The changes in place are meant to ensure maximum safety of participants’ health and prevent further spread of the disease, which is also in line with WHO recommendations and measures taken by the respective governments of the countries in which the events were originally meant to take place in. We highly recommend all oikos chapters to follow rules provided by their home countries and to be in touch with their universities to know what are... »