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3rd Academic and Knowledge Summit to take place 5-6 October 2017, University of El Salvador

20 September 2017

image of the university of El SalvadorThe 3rd Academic and Knowledge Summit: Towards the construction of a Euro-Latin American and Caribbean common space of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, is taking place in the framework of the structured cooperation between the Heads of State and Government of the European Union and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), in which higher education, research, technology and innovation have been assigned particular priority.

EUA is proud to be the main European partner in this important and rapidly developing process. The European university sector is making a strong and visible contribution to the Knowledge Summit, with participation from the French, German, Italian, Polish and Spanish rectors’ conferences in addition to university representatives from a number of European countries who will be contributing to sessions based upon ongoing Erasmus and Horizon2020 projects. Both DG Research & Innovation and DG Education & Culture of the European Commission will be represented at the Summit and will provide information on European initiatives and programmes throughout the event. The Knowledge Summit will be a crucial milestone in the development of EU-CELAC cooperation in the higher education and research arena.

More information is available on the EUA website.

European University Association (EUA)

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