The project is run within the Operational Programme Human Capital – IV Priority Higher Education, Action 4.1. Strengthening and development of didactic potential of universities and increasing the number of graduates in critical fields of knowledge-based economy, Sub-action 4.1.1 Strengthening of didactic potential of the university.
The main objective of the project is the internationalization of the educational offer of SGH by adapting to international standards in terms of quality of education and modern trends of teaching.
The "INNOVATIVE SGH - development and internationalization programme" ("Global SGH") is a series of comprehensive solutions, which by their implementation are to contribute to improving the quality of education of students in accordance with the requirements of the labor market and knowledge-based economy. As part of the project bachelor degree studies in English are offered since October 2010 in two majors:
- Quantitative Methods in Economics and Information Systems (QMEIS),
- International Economics (IE).
Thanks to the Global SGH programme bachelor studies in English in (1) Quantitative Methods in Economics and Information Systems and (2) International Economics permanently entered the educational offer of the Warsaw School of Economics.
Project duration: 01.01.2010 - 31.12.2013.
As part of the studies in the fields of IE and QMEIS, the following were funded by the project:
- Preparation of over 50 sets of teaching materials in all core courses and specialization courses;
- Carrying out of courses in the first edition of studies;
- Purchase of books to the Library of Warsaw School of Economics , and specialized software especially useful for teaching QMEIS courses;
- Purchase of equipment (computers and projectors) that supports teaching process.
In addition, several teachers offering classes in the project benefited from a wide range of forms of support for research and teaching:
- Participation in international scientific conferences and trainings;
- Study visits to foreign universities which aimed at generating cooperation and exchange of experience with leading academic centers, conducting courses similar to those taught by IE and QMEIS lecturers;
- Organization of trainings at the Warsaw School of Economics conducted by foreign instructors;
- Purchase of literature in English to facilitate the preparation of teaching materials for classes conducted within the project.
The team members involved in the preparation of an application for funding for the project were:
- Prof. Marek Bryx, Vice-Rector for Development,
- Prof. Elżbieta Czarny, Institute of International Economics, SGH,
- Andżelika Kuźnar, Ph.D., Institute of International Economics, SGH,
- Prof. Marek Gruszczyński, Institute of Econometrics, SGH.
The Steering Committee of the project includes:
- Prof. Mark Bryx , Vice-Rector for Development,
- Prof. Piotr Ostaszewski , Vice-Rector for Teaching Process,
- Prof. Wojciech Morawski , Dean for the Bachelor Studies,
- Prof. Marian Geldner, Coordinator of Studies in English (International Economics ),
- Prof. Michał Ramsza, Coordinator of Studies in English (Quantitative Methods in Economics and Information Systems),
- Lidia Tomaszewska-Grabowska, Director of the Office for European Funds,
- Małgorzata Znoykowicz - Wierzbicka, Ph.D., Project Manager.
The project management team consists of:
- Małgorzata Znoykowicz – Wierzbicka, Ph.D., Project Manager, Department of Economics II, Warsaw School of Economics,
- Prof. Marian Geldner, Coordinator of Studies in English (International Economics), Department of Economics II, Warsaw School of Economics,
- Prof. Michał Ramsza, Coordinator of Studies in English (Quantitative Methods in Economics and Information Systems), Department of Mathematics and Mathematical Economics,
- Adam Karbowski, Ph.D., Assistant Project Manager, Department of Economics II, Warsaw School of Economics,
- Agnieszka Zydlewska, Global SGH Office,
- Anna Słomka, Office for Information and Promotion, Warsaw School of Economics,
- Anna Senator, Finance Department, Warsaw School of Economics.