Erasmus+ cooperation with Kirchliche Pädagogische Hochschule Wien/Krems (Vienna, Austria)

Erasmus+ cooperation with Kirchliche Pädagogische Hochschule Wien/Krems (Vienna, Austria)

On April 6th, 2017, the Executive Board consisting of rector Prof. Dr. A. Akgündüz and vice-rector Drs. E. Gökcekuyu, has visited the ‘Kirchliche Pädagogische Hochschule Wien/Krems (KPH)’  in Vienna, Austria.  Aim of the visit was to ‘establish an intensive cooperation between both higher education institutions’, as KPH quotes on its website: http://www.kphvie.ac.at/neues-an-der-kph/kph-news/article/besuch-des-rektors-der-islamischen-universitaet-rotterdam-an-der-kph-wienkrems.html. IUR’s Board members were received by the KPH Board of Executives, rector Mag. Dr. Christoph Berger [MA] and vice-rectors Mag. Notburga Grosser [MA] and Mag. Dr. Andreas Weissenbäck. Subsequently an inter-institutional cooperation agreement was undersigned by both parties. The President of the Islamic-Religious Authority of Austria, mr. Ibrahim Olgun, attended this moment: http://www.derislam.at/index.php?f=news&shownews=2071&kid=1 .

Additionally, Prof. Dr. Akgündüz was invited by the ‘Institut Islamische Religion (IRPA)’, which is related to the KPH, to provide a conference for staff and students of the KPH entitled ‘Symbols in Islam’: http://www.kphvie.ac.at/institute/institut-islamische-religion-irpa/institut-islamische-religion-detailnachricht/article/prof-akguenduez-spricht-zum-thema-symbole-im-islam.html

The cooperation between Islamic University of Applied Sciences Rotterdam and Kirchliche Pädagogische Hochschule Wien/Krems mobiliteiten will provide students and staff members the chance for mobility inside the European Commission’s Erasmus+ 2014-2020 Mobility Programme. The exchange programme enables students of (European) education institutions to develop their knowledge and intercultural experience and for staff members to further deploy their didactical and/or professional skills.

On the photo from left to right:
Drs. E. Gökcekuyu (Vice-rector IUR)
Mag. Dr. Christoph Berger [MA] (Rector KPH Wien/Krems)
Prof. Dr. A. Akgündüz (Rector IUR)
Mr. I. Olgun (President Islamic-Religious Authority of Austria – IGGiÖ)
Mrs. A. Shaker (Director IRPA institute)
Representative of the ‘Institut Jüdische Religion’
Mag. Dr. Andreas Weissenbäck (Vice-rector KPH Wien/Krems)

On the photo from left to right:

Drs. E. Gökcekuyu (Vice-rector IUR)
Mag. Notburga Grosser [MA] (Vice-rector KPH Wien/Krems)
Prof. Dr. A. Akgündüz (Rector IUR)
Mr. I. Olgun (President Islamic-Religious Authority of Austria – IGGiÖ)

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