Initiating Academic Partnerships
BAYHOST works with Bavarian universities and universities of applied science to recruit highly qualified academics from Central and Eastern Europe including Russia for exchange programs. Additionally BAYHOST initiates and supports cooperation for students, guest lecturers and researchers.
Building and Maintaining a Network
BAYHOST consists of a network of scientists and researchers from many different academic institutions throughout Bavaria and our partner countries. Through this network, we provide opportunities for academic exchange and cooperation.
Promoting Student Mobility
BAYHOST promotes student mobility for incoming and outgoing students between both Bavarian universities and universities of applied science, and universities in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe.
Acquisition of Specialists
BAYHOST offers recruitment opportunities for academic and business organizations.
Providing Intercultural Expertise
BAYHOST is the Bavarian starting point for intercultural expertise about our partner countries.
BAYHOST offers expertise for the following partner countries: Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Macedonia (FYROM), Poland, Romania, both the European and Asian parts of the Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, the Czech Republic and Ukraine.
Knowledge of University Systems
BAYHOST understands the current culture and inner workings of the university systems in place in our partner countries and maintains a database; containing information about the professional expertise and academic profiles of relevant institutions in our partner countries.
Promoting Cultural Expertise
BAYHOST has a wealth of knowledge regarding cultural information in the areas of politics, business, society and culture. This information can provide valuable insight into the mentality, behavior and manners for countless intercultural experiences.
BAYHOST employees are fluent in many of the different languages of our partner countries. This allows BAYHOST to communicate with numerous partners in their native language. English and German are used when communicating with partners in other countries.
BAYHOST maintains an extensive network consisting of excellent academics, including young researchers from Bavaria and our partner countries. This network is at the disposal of Bavarian universities and universities of applied science. Further, BAYHOST has an alumni network with numerous contacts to leaders in academia and public institutions in our partner countries.
Overview of Partnerships in Research and Education
BAYHOST supplies information over projects, collaborations and expertise from Bavarian universities and universities of applied science with our partner countries. Furthermore, BAYHOST can suggest contacts with experiences in the region from Bavarian research and educational institutions.
BAYHOST uses its database to contact potential cooperation partners in our partner countries. If necessary BAYHOST can impart information about specific contacts at the universities and research institutions in our partner countries.
Supporting Students and Graduates from our Partner Countries
Due to its low threshold funding programs BAYHOST creates a basis for establishing contacts to suitable young professionals and networking. BAYHOST promotes academic exchange between Bavaria and our partner countries by supporting graduates who decide to further their education in Bavaria. In addition, BAYHOST connects qualified graduates to universities and universities of applied science for Master’s and Doctoral Programs.
Supporting Students from Bavaria
BAYHOST promotes competence about Central and Eastern Europe among Bavarian students. This process also stimulates interest in our partner countries through scholarships and grants for summer courses, study or research opportunities, internships and international conferences.
Academic Advisement and Other Student Support
BAYHOST is the Bavarian advisory for students, faculty and researchers as well as administration concerning study and research opportunities in our partner countries. For this purpose BAYHOST uses its network of contacts and offers it to interested parties.
Academic Advisement for Scholarships and Grants
BAYHOST oversees the scholarship and grant program of the Free State of Bavaria and our partner countries in Central and Eastern Europe and provides mobility grants for students and young researchers. Our connections extend beyond our own programs to provide information about other organizations that offer exchange programs.
Students and graduates are assisted in finding many different internship opportunities in a range of fields. Internship services also include helping students and graduates find jobs for young professionals and companies, looking for students and graduates with competence in Central and Eastern Europe.
BAYHOST also offers additional services from time to time, such as student exchange programs and cooperative research programs to increase interest in Central and Eastern Europe. These may include, academic field trips, international block courses and exchange forums for researchers and academic faculty.