20 Feb VIRTUS: Virtual Academic Information Service: Scholarships.info
Virtual Academic Information Service: Scholarships.info
07/2004 – 10/2005
Higher education financing
Internationalization and academic mobility
SOURCE OF FUNDING
TEMPUS SCM Programme
University of Rijeka / University of Zadar / University of Split / University of Dubrovnik / J.J. Strossmayer University in Osijek / Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia / Centre National Des Oeuvres Universitaires et Scolaires Paris / Politecnico di Milano / Technische Universität Dresden / Institute for the Development of Education
SHORT DESCRIPTION OF THE PROJECT:
In line with it’s main goal, the main output of the „VIRTUS“ project is the launch of a centralized information service in the form of a national website
www.stipendije.info which contains information about scholarship programmes available to Croatian citizens.
The second output of the project was an international conference “Scholarships.info: The Role of Scholarships In Raising Academic Mobility” (“Stipendije.info: Uloga stipendija u povećanju akademske mobilnosti”), which was held at the University of Osijek in September 2005.
The portal www.stipendije.info was presented and promoted at the conference.
The main goal of the „VIRTUS“ project is to promote the importance of scholarships as a contributing factor to popularization of academic mobility and democratization of higher education.