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1st workshop of the ALISIOS project
(Academic Links and Strategies for the Internationalisation of the HE Sector)

Brazil-Europe higher education cooperation: Lessons and opportunities from Science without Borders and beyond

Taking place at Saint-Louis University, Brussels, Belgium

29-30 January 2014

The first workshop of the ALISIOS project is organised by EUA and hosted by Saint-Louis University, Brussels. EUA Council members and secretaries general, relevant Brussels-based higher education (HE) and research organisations, the European institutions, national agencies managing Science without Borders (SwB) in Europe, Brazilian HE organisations, and Brazilian political authorities are targeted. The workshop has a limited participation.

The objectives are:

  • present and discuss current political strategies for HE internationalisation in Brazil and Europe;
  • discuss the articulation between these strategies and the programmes that support their implementation (SwB,
    Erasmus+, etc);
  • identify common priorities between Brazil and Europe in this field, such as partnership, two-way mobility/structured mobility and research collaboration;
  • discuss means for better aligning and enhancing political investment and institutional implementation when it comes the internationalisation strategies, with special reference to Europe, Brazil, and emerging countries in general;
  • discuss and identify areas where national agencies in Europe, governments and institutions may work more closely together when it comes to partnership with Brazil (with special reference to Science without Borders).

This project is carried out with the support of the Erasmus Mundus Programme of
the European Commission.


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