Rektorenforum Leipzig 2013

Deutsch-Südafrikanisches Rektorenforum Leipzig 2013

German - South African Rectors’ Forum Leipzig    

15 April 2013, Leipzig University, Neues Augusteum

Programme

Welcome Addresses

  • Professor Dr Beate Schücking, Rector, Leipzig University
  • Professor Loyiso Nongxa, Vice-Chancellor and Principal, University of Witwatersrand
  • Professor Dr Horst Hippler, President, German Rectors’ Conference (HRK)

Key note speeches
“Higher Education in Germany and South Africa: Current Status and Challenges”

Parallel Workshop Sessions

Workshop I: Study Reform in Germany and South-Africa Opportunities and Challenges

Chair: Professor Dr Bernd Siebenhüner, Vice-President, University of Oldenburg

Workshop II: Research: Networking and Cooperation

  • Input: Professor Eugene Cloete, Vice-Rector for Research and Innovation, Stellenbosch University
  • Input: Professor Dr Beate Schücking, Rector, Leipzig University

Chair: Professor Cheryl de la Rey, Vice-Chancellor and Principal, University of Pretoria

Workshop III: Internationalisation of Universities

  • Input: Professor Brian O’Connell, Rector and Vice-Chancellor, University of Western Cape
  • Input: Professor Dr Dieter Lenzen, Vice-President, German Rectors’ Conference and President, University of Hamburg

Chair: Professor Dr Arnold van Zyl, Rector, Technische Universität Chemnitz

Panel Discussion: “German-South African Higher Education Cooperation:
Where do we go from here?”
      

  • Dr Helmut Blumbach, Director, Southern Hemisphere Department, German Academic Exchange Service
  • Professor Dr Michael Bollig, Vice-Rector, University of Cologne
  • Professor Cheryl de la Rey, Vice-Chancellor and Principal, University of Pretoria
  • Professor Malegapuru Makgoba, Vice-Chancellor, University of Kwazulu-Natal
  • MinDirig Maximilian Metzger, Deputy Director General, International Cooperation in Education and Research, Federal Ministry of Education and Research
  • Professor Dr Arnold van Zyl, Rector, Technische Universität Chemnitz

Chair: Professor Dr Dieter Lenzen, Vice-President, German Rectors’ Conference and President, University of Hamburg