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 IROs Forum (International Relations Offices Forum) is an initiative undertaken in January 2008 pursuant to a partnership agreement on coopertion and its main objective is development of international cooperation between particular partner universities affiliated in IROs Forum as well as mutual support in this respect.


The goals are reached by, inter alia: promoting the partner universities in Poland and abroad, improving qualifications of the university employees (organization of trainings and conferences), working out joint strtegies for raising funds, inititaing joint projects and taking on new challenges in the process of university internationalization. 

Currently, IROs Forum consists of 17 universities:
    1. University of Bielsko-Biala
    2. The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
    3. Gdansk University of Technology
    4. Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice
    5. Warszaw School of Economics
    6. University of Economics in Katowice
    7. Jagiellonian University in Krakow
    8. Warsaw University
    9. Wroclaw University

The following members joined IROs Forum in the subsequent years:
    10. Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun (2008)
    11. Adam Mickiewicza University in Poznan (2008)
    12. Medical University of Gdansk (2008)  
    13. Silesian University of Silesia in Katowice (2010)
    14. Technical University of Lodz (2010)
    15. University of Gdansk (2010)
    16. Wroclaw University of Technology(2011)
    17. Univeristy of Lodz (2012)

The Forum Council is a decision-making authority which, among other things, determines strategic directions of IROs Forum actions and plans the budget. The members of the Council are delegates of each partner universities - considering the role of IROs Forum, these include directors of international relations offices of particular universities. The work of the Council is managed by a chairperson elected every year. The first chairperson was the initiator of the whole undertaking - Barbara Centkowska, the Project Manager and Director of the International Relations Department "InterRel" of Karol Adamiecki University of Economics in Katowice.

The IROs Forum Head of the Council:
2008 – Barbara Centkowska, animator and creator, Director of the IRO, University of Economics in Katowice 
2009 – Hanna Lamers, Head of the IRO, University of Bielsko-Biala 
2010 – Aniela Tejchman, Head of the IRO, Gdańsk University of Technology
2011 – Ewa Derkowska-Rybicka, Head of the International Programmes Office, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń
2012 – Ewa Kiszka, Head of the IRO, Medical University of Gdańsk
2013 – Dominika Janik-Hornik, University of Economics in Katowice

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           Council member of the behalf of the University of Bielsko-Biala:
           Hanna Lamers 
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           Head of the Council in 2014:
           Ewa Mroczek
           Wroclaw University of Technology
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More information: en.irosforum.pl