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University of Humanities and Economics in Lodz (AHE) is an accredited higher education
institution and provides bachelor, master, postgraduate, PhD studies and courses for various target
groups.
Information about the intended Tempus project
We can offer our full contribution as a partner in Tempus projects. We can cooperate in projects
concerning e-learning, modernization of curricula, university management, knowledge triangle
(education-research-innovation), quality of education, European Standards of Education, partnerships
with enterprises, lifelong learning in society, social issues, innovative teaching methods etc. We have
experience in international projects regarding above mentioned areas and we strongly believe that we
will be a valuable project partner.
Description of our institution
We have 3 departments with 11 faculties and almost 100 specialisations:
Department of Humanities
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Educational science
Philology
Polish Philology
Journalism and Social Communication
Administration
Political studies
Nursing
Department of IT, Transport and Management
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Transport
Department of Arts
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Cultural studies
Graphic design
Dance
University’s additional educational offer includes:
- Polish Virtual University (www.puw.pl) - an on-line university established at AHE, providing
e-learning courses and studies. We were pioneers of e-learning in Poland and our platform has
been successfully delivering on-line education for the last 10 years.
- The University of the Third Age is an outpost for pensioners offering systematic and
attractive classes. Its main aim is to popularise knowledge from different disciplines. The UTW
sends an important signal to society: life’s activity does not end with retirement.
- Cisco Networking Academy offers specialist computer networking courses at several levels of
certification.
- Microsoft IT Academy leads IT courses in academic learning institutions that enable students
to pass MCP (Microsoft Certified Professional) exams.
- Postgraduate Studies Center offers wide spectrum of studies that facilitate raise of
qualifications necessary in labour market and broaden knowledge of special fields of studies
Center for Quality assurance and Qualification framework
The University is a founder of Qualification Framework Center, which is an initiative for implementing
European Qualification Framework, improving quality of education, clarify qualification system and
better prepare graduates for labour market. AHE puts great emphasis on the quality of education. As
many European universities, AHE is implementing European Standards of Education (ESE) that put
emphasis on improving students’ creativity and entrepreneurship, innovative teaching methods and
practical use of knowledge. Since foundation of our university, there has been applied practical
approach to teaching by workshops, trainings, project and team work that are in accordance with ESE.
Staff
University’s staff is composed of almost 600 permanent employees: professors, researchers, teachers,
trainers, supporting staff (financial, administrative, technical staff).
Research
Among our key fields of study and research there are: educational science, pedagogy, psychology,
business and education cooperation, transport, innovative teaching and learning methods.
Cooperation
The University works with various target groups: e.g. youth, students, seniors, teachers, trainers,
people of various professions, children, disadvantaged youth, unemployed.
The University possesses a network of contacts on regional, national and international level. We
collaborate with a technological incubator, training companies, SMEs, authorities, public
administration, professional associations, Institution of New Technologies.
European projects
Our project experience includes over 160 projects completed either as coordinator or partner during
the last 10 years. We have coordinated projects funded by Lifelong Learning Programme (Leonardo,
Grundtvig, Erasmus), but also Culture, Daphne and European Social Fund actions.
Dissemination and sustainability
The University is an expert in dissemination and sustainability of European projects. We are part of a
European network CENTER (Competence, cooperation and communication in the C-E.N.T.E.R. of
dissemination of EU project results) and one of our employees is an accredited Promoter and specialist
of projects’ dissemination. We have a network of contacts on European level (currently we cooperate
with more that 250 organisations: universities, VET providers, consulting companies, schools).
Please contact:
Emilia Szczygielska – programme coordinator
University of Humanities and Economics in Lodz
Ul. Rewolucji 1905r. 64
90-222 Lodz, Poland
www.ahe.lodz.pl
[email protected]
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