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Online Learning Agreement Conference

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The Online Learning Agreement Conference in Bergen is a conference organised by the Strategic Partnership OLA+, coordinated by European University Foundation (EUF), where the University of Bergen is one of the partners. At the conference, we will give you information about the background and context of the Online Learning Agreement (OLA), as well as a demo of how to use the OLA from the point of view of students and staff.

What you will get at the OLA Conference

  • Updates on the digitalisation of student mobility in the Erasmus+ Programme.
  • Knowledge on the new Erasmus+ Dashboard and new OLA+ features.
  • Inspiration on how to start the implementation of the OLA+ at your institution.

Target groups

We especially encourage our colleagues at HEIs in the Nordic and Baltic countries to participate, but anyone working with student mobility in Europe is welcome to sign up. Participants should preferably have experience with the Erasmus programme and/or signing Learning Agreements.

Programme 7 June 2018

Venue: Sydneshaugen skole, Auditorium A (Sydnesplassen 9)

Time Sessions

Morning 9-12.30

  • Registration and coffee
  • Introduction and welcome
  • Why and how is Erasmus going digital
    • Policy context, research findings and flagship initiatives
  • Presenting the OLA+
    • Use cases, proctect results
  • Presenting the Erasmus+ App
    • Demo of the platform and its functionalities
  • Presenting the Dashboard 
    • Demo of the platform and its functionalities
  • Presenting the Erasmus Without Paper and the Open Source University Alliance
    • Proof of concept and how to get connected
  • Surprise announcement
  • Tips and tricks on going digital

Complimentary lunch

Afternoon 13.30-16

  • Demo of the Dashboard and Online Learning Agreement
  • Testing the tools in workshop format and Q&A

The OLA+ Strategic Partnership

OLA+ Erasmus strategic partnership

The OLA+ is an Erasmus strategic partnership coordinated by the European University Foundation (EUF) and supported by the European Commission.

The objective of the project is to improve and develop new features of the Online Learning Agreement, and to ensure that both staff and student perspectives are taken into account. 

UiB is a partner in the project along with:

  • EUF (coordinator)
  • Erasmus Student Network (ESN)
  • Lodz University of Technology
  • University of Luxembourg
  • University of Alcalá
  • Philipps-University of Marburg
  • Erasmus University of Rotterdam
  • University of Vienna
  • University Pantheon Sorbonne (Paris I)
  • University of Bergen

The OLA+ project is connected to the Erasmus without Paper project.

Find out more

Practicalities

We recommend the Visit Bergen website for information on accommodation, airport transport, travel and tips on activities in Bergen.

To/from the airport:

The Bergen airport is at Flesland, 20 km outside the city of Bergen. The airport is quite small, and it is usually enough time to be there about one hour prior to departure (except holidays and Friday afternoon).

The airport bus leaves every 10 minutes to/from the city centre during working hours, and slightly less frequently in the evening. It costs 125 Nok (12 €) or 105 Nok (10,5 €) if purchased at the machines at the platform. It takes about 25 minutes.

The light rail (Bybanen) leaves frequently and costs about 40 Nok (4 €). It takes about 45 minutes to the city centre. You have to buy tickets at the station.

Taxis are available just outside and will probably cost about 400-500 Nok (40-50 €) depending on the time of day.

Worried about the (in)famous Bergen weather? You'll be happy to know that in May and June we often have lovely warm weather, but you never know so check out the weather forecast before you go.

Questions?

Contact us at international@uib.no.