As part of the IESP project, a presentation of Double degrees (Double degree program) and Joint degree programs (Joint study program) was held at the Rectorate of the University of Montenegro. Pointing out the importance of strengthening international cooperation in order to establish a system of double and joint diplomas, good practices of the University of Ljubljana were presented. On that occasion, the importance of cooperation based on the development of a sustainable economy and inclusiveness was emphasized.
Polonca Miklavc Valenčić and Špela Baj˛elj from the University Service for the first and second cycle of education of the University of Ljubljana shared their many years of experience through the steps of establishing a system of double degrees between the two universities, as well as the legal framework that is the basis of this type of cooperation. Focused on the same learning outcomes, and understanding international experience as a system of exchange through which one grows both academically and personally, the multiple benefits of this system are presented. Following the rules of accreditation of programs in both countries, the possibility of creating a joint degree program (Joint Degree) was presented.
The meeting was opened by the Vice Rector for Internationalization, Sanja Pekovic, PhD and the head of the Interational Relations Office Ana Dragutinovic, and were attended by associates from the relevan departments, as well as representatives of the Ministry of Education and the University of Donja Gorica.