The role of an academic professor in a modern and future-oriented academic environment requires a definite self-understanding of this role. It is associated with a range of important competences of becoming a modern and future-oriented academic, resulting, first of all, from the constantly growing tasks, which are set for a junior academic generation.
These tasks include inter alia acquiring competences for a competitional F&E and external funds acquisition at Universities of Applied Sciences, advanced professional education, creation of an independent professional orientation with certain initial research and finding place in the academic community, regarding academic professional networks and practice partners.
Aquiring such competences must follow individual goal settings, defined by an AkA and his/her mentor as well as the SEM Project Management. The defined development goals consider respective professional issues and provide a gradual transmission of specific tasks.