Erasmus+ Lecturers’ Mobility between IPB–Croatian, Polish, Lithuanian & German Universities

As part of Erasmus+ projects, European Union encourages mobility for not merely students, but also staffs. This semester, Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) acted as host institution for 6 professors from Zagreb University (UNIZG), Croatia (Assoc. Prof. Martina Šeruga Musi? in IPB Department of Biology, Prof. Milan Mesic in IPB Department of Silviculture, Prof. Zlatko Sve?njak in IPB Department of Agronomy & Horticulture, Asst. Prof. Daniel Matuli? in IPB Department of Aquaculture), Warsaw University of Life Sciences–SGGW (WULS-SGGW), Poland (Prof. Beata Gawryszewska in IPB Department of Landscape Architecture) & Vytautas Magnus University (VMU), Lithuania (Assoc. Prof. Raimundas Rukui?a in IPB Department of Mechanical & Biosystems Engineering). Starting off with her presentation on March 27th, 2019, Prof. Musi? (UNIZG Department of Biology) shared her expertise on molecular epidemiology & genomics of phytoplasma–emerging plant pathogens. Prof. Mesic (UNIZG Department of General Agronomy) on the other hand on April 5th, 2019 showcased his decades-long research results about nitrogen fertilization influence on soil properties and subsurface drainage water quality. On April 8th, 2019, Prof. Gawryszewska (WULS-SGGW Department of Landscape Art) presented about landscape architecture on horticulture. Meanwhile, taking Croatia as case study, on April 12th, 2019 Prof. Sve?njak (UNIZG Department of Field Crops, Forages & Grasslands) led a terrific discussion on Croatian Agriculture & European Rice Production, whilst on April 15th, 2019 Prof. Matuli? (UNIZG Department of Fisheries, Beekeping, Game Management & Special Zoology) emphasized his lectures on how aquaculture functions in food production. At last, on April 22nd, 2019, Prof. Rukui?a (VMU Institute of Power & Transport Machinery Engineering) brought up tribological and engineering materials topic during his sessions. As for exchange, 5 IPB lecturers were sent to above respective universities to teach and/or involve in training program for approximately a week, fully-funded by Erasmus+ as well. Dr. Nurul Khumaida (IPB Department of Agronomy & Horticulture) emphasized their mobility in UNIZG Faculty of Agriculture on March 19th, 2019, on cassava development in Indonesia. On April 22nd, Dr. Puji Rianti (IPB Department of Biology) shared her expertise on Tapanuli orangutan & Indonesian tropical biodiversity & conservation to the fellow VMU researchers. Prof. Hanny Wijaya (IPB Department of Food Science & Technology) as flavor expert spent her mobility in SGGW-WULS starting from May 7th, 2019. In terms of training staff mobility, Dr. Sintho W. Ardie (IPB Deputy Director for International Program Services) & Dr-Ing. Dase Hunaefi (IPB Deputy Director for Collaboration & International Relation) focused their mobility on internationalization conducts hosted by UNIZG & Goettingen University (Germany), respectively, on March & May, respectively. IPB is superbly pleased to host and be hosted not solely through academic & teaching and training agenda but also cultural gatherings—that made the mobility weeks both fruitful & delightful experience for all parties.

Published Date : 20-May-2019

Resource Person : Bogor Agricultural University (IPB)

Keyword : Erasmus, Lecturers, IPB–Croatian