Mobility

Mobility

Episode #9 – Student Recruitment Tours

International student recruitment is very high on the agenda of universities and it represents one of the most powerful tools for their internationalization strategies. Many private actors are present on the market as facilitators of this process. Often criticized but often needed to access specific markets or niches. But a number of these actors have…

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Episode #7 – European Universities Initiative

The European Universities Initiative is one of the latest initiatives of the European Commission in the field of higher education. What is the rationale of this initiative and why should it be consider one of the most important ones in the recent years for European universities? The first selected alliances started their activities in November…

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Episode #6 – International traineeships, virtual and blended mobility

The increase in virtual and blended mobility is a relevant recent development in the internationalization of higher education arena. There are many reasons for this, the two main ones being the Covid-19 pandemic that made physical mobility impossible in 2020 and the fact that the European Commission decided to introduce this concept as one of…

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Episode #5 – National Erasmus+ Office in Uzbekistan

Aziza Abdurakhmanova is Head of the National Erasmus+ Office in Uzbekistan and she has been active in the past two decades in the management of European Programmes involving higher education institutions from her country. Uzbekistan has undergone an impressive development in the past year in all fields including higher education which removed a number of…

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Episode #4 – Erasmus Mundus: a success story from the point of view of an alumnus

The Erasmus Mundus Programme was launched by the European Commission at the beginning of the 2000s as a revolutionary idea aiming to increase the attractiveness and quality of European universities by facilitating the creation of joint master programmes of excellence supported by very generous grants for top students from all over the world. The programme…

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