Prof Hans Kaiser awarded an honorary doctorate
At a ceremony at the Bethlehem Chapel on January 19th, 2010 a doctorate honoris causa was awarded to Prof. Hans Kaiser. In addition to his distinguished work as an applied mathematician at the Vienna University of Technology, Prof Kaiser has worked extensively in establishing international study opportunities, lifelong learning, teacher education, and European and international dimension to university education in engineering. He is active in a number of regional organizations dealing with international and regional education (SEFI, CAESAR and TIME), and has worked on implementing the Bologna progress at the Vienna University of Technology. Prof. Kaiser has been collaborating with CTU in Prague since the 1970s. In his speech at the award ceremony he spoke of his desire to promote the establishment of joint study programmes at PhD and master’s level linking the Vienna University of Technology and CTU in Prague.