INTERNATIONALIZATION STRATEGY OF
THE FACULTY OF BUSINESS ECONOMICS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
The internationalization of the Faculty rests on its commitment to become the part of international, especially European, educational, and scientific space. The goal of the Faculty for the period from 2015 to 2020 is the continuous transfer and creation of scientific knowledge and professional competences which enable only the affirmation of academic relations with universities/faculties around the world, but also the mobility of teachers, students, researchers and administrative staff.
According to global trends in the field of higher education, regarding increasing multicultural tolerance and knowledge exchange through mobility of teaching, non-teaching staff and students, Faculty of Business Economics and Entrepreneurship defined a new Internationalization Strategy. The strategy defines precise institutional frameworks and activities of its implementation as well as the guidelines for all the sectors involved in international cooperation.
The integration of the educational system of Faculty of Business Economics and Entrepreneurship into the global world trends in the field of internationalization of higher education, and through cooperation with the EU countries, the Western Balkans countries, and Latin America.
Faculty of Business Economics and Entrepreneurship wants to obtain Erasmus Charter through the program Erasmus+ and thereby accelerate their integration into higher education movements of the EU. The goal is to increase the mobility of teachers, students, and teaching staff; to join EU projects and to develop a greater degree of cooperation with universities/faculties in the EU.
Faculty of Business Economics and Entrepreneurship cooperation with the countries of the Western Balkans is a strategic goal because these are the countries that share the same cultural, historical and linguistic heritage in the same region. This cooperation will be conducted in the context of the creation of strategic partnerships, capacity building and strengthening of the existing potentials of Faculty of Business Economics and Entrepreneurship and our partners as well.
The strategy is going to improve scientific and research work of the employees at the Faculty through financing or co-financing projects. Additionally, foreign prominent scientists will improve the work of the teaching staff as well as its students.
In 2020, the Faculty will improve scientific and research capacities through internationalization process that promotes the synergy of all partner universities/faculties, giving a strong contribution to strengthening and improving the reputation of faculties in the country and abroad.
In 2020, the Faculty will be the institution with the highest academic standards that provides students, teachers and researchers with the opportunity to acquire scientific knowledge and skills in accordance with the needs of society and planned regional and national development.
With the help of its resources (material, immaterial and its staff) Faculty of Business Economics and Entrepreneurship will adjust its education system to domestic students and also focus on the education of foreign students in our country. Consequently, Faculty of Business Economics and Entrepreneurship will fulfil not only the demands of global higher education order (based on multiculturalism and digitization of education), but it will also fulfil its social responsibility towards the Republic of Serbia and involve foreign students in the higher education program of our country. Moreover, the Faculty will work actively to increase the mobility of employees and local students to help increase the national level of competitive advantage not only at national level, but also at European and in the global market. Through the mission of the strategy, the Faculty will actively improve scientific and research potentials of its employees, and increase their scientific competences.
The Faculty of Business Economics and Entrepreneurship tends to provide best conditions, mechanisms and procedures that will encourage and support the realization of activities necessary for the process of internationalization.
The main objective of Faculty of Business Economics and Entrepreneurship is to integrate the curriculum into global economic, educational and economic flows through the further development of cooperation with foreign higher education, scientific and economic institutions. The realization of the Internationalization Strategy will be conducted through activities that will be concentrated on four basic aspects: development of educational infrastructure, scientific research potential of professors, internationalization of study programs and strengthening of the activity of mobility of students, teaching, and non-teaching staff, as well as support to promotion of language skills.
The new Internationalization Strategy focuses on attracting foreign students, implementing international projects, and continually maintaining relationships with foreign partners, being the pillars of the development strategy of Faculty of Business Economics and Entrepreneurship. Therefore, in order to efficiently fulfil the Internationalization Strategy, all activities will be operated within the International Department Office, which will delegate activities to all other services within the Faculty, whose work is related to international cooperation. Consequently, the activities of the Faculty management are coordinated and directed with the activities of the International Department Office. The management will support further development of internationalization of the Faculty through frequent presence at international trade fairs, conferences, and other international events.
INTERNATIONALIZATION STRATEGY OF THE FACULTY OF BUSINESS ECONOMICS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP 2015-2020