All interested are invited to send their proposal for the poster session to the IREG Observatory Secretariat at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Suggested areas:

  • new rankings and new ranking ideas
  • research on rankings and internationalization
  • university internationalization strategy in relation to rankings
  • university experience in internationalization
  • internationalization and excellence in teaching and research

A proposal should include a title and a brief description (maximum 100 words).

Deadline for submission: February 29, 2016.

Please see posters displays that will be used for the IREG-8 Conference ). Each display can be used on both sides in a total of 6 posters per display. Suggested dimensions for one presentation: (70x100 cm).

Inconsistent year-to-year fluctuations in THES and ARWU-Rankings 2010-2014
Author: Johannes Sorz, University of Vienna (Austria)

On the interpretation and misinterpretation of university rankings
Author: Hanne Poelmans, Sadia Vancauwenbergh, Hasselt University (Belgium)

How sustainable a university is? New indicators for university rankings
Author: Antonella Basso, Marta Cardin, Achille Giacometti, Chiara Mio, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (Italy)

Internationalizing SHVS in Tarnów, Poland
Author: Robert Wielgat, State Higher Vocational School in Tarnów (Poland)

Towards Internalisation of the University of Gdańsk
Author: Katarzyna Świerk, University of Gdańsk (Poland)

Internationalizing Research University in Russia: the Case of Lobachevsky
Author: Nikita Avralev, Alexander Bedny, Lobachevsky State University (Russian Federation)

Metrics for the University 4.0: Entrepreneurially-minded and personality-centered
Author: Ekaterina Mikhailova, ITMO University (Russian Federation)

The way of international integration of Kazan Federal University
Author: Julia Shakirova, Kazan Federal University (Russian Federation)

World results of Round University Ranking 2016
Author: Oleg Solovyev, Round University Ranking (Russian Federation)

Web Metrics of Internationalization: How to use the web for university business intelligence
Author: Dmytro Filchenko, Sumy State University (Ukraine)




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