• EURIE is the new meeting point for international higher education connecting other parts of the world with the great potential of the Eurasian region.

  • EURIE annual summit features an exhibition and a conference to expand the knowledge, networks and collaboration opportunities for the participants.

EURIE Summit 2016
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About EURIE

PROF. DR. MAHMUT AKRECTOR, ISTANBUL UNIVERSITY
DR. MUSTAFA AYDINPRESIDENT, EURASIAN UNIVERSITIES UNION (EURAS)
PROF. NURCAN BAÇ SENIOR ASSOC. DEAN, COLLEGE of ENGINEERING, TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY
PROF. GÜLAY BARBAROSOĞLUBOĞAZIÇI UNIVERSITY
PROF. CORINA DIMITRESCIURECTOR, DIMITRIE CANTEMIR UNIVERSITY
PROF. DR. ATİLLA ERİŞVICE RECTOR, BILGI UNIVERSITY
PROF. MUZZAFER ELMASRECTOR, SAKARYA UNIVERSITY
PROF. DR. HASAN ERKESIMDEPUTY CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES, ISTANBUL TICARET UNIVERSITY
PROF. DR. RENATO GENNAROVICE RECTOR, UNIVERSITY of TRIESTE
DR. AHMAD M. HASNAH PRESIDENT, HAMAD BIN KHALIFA UNIVERSITY
PROF. HAMLET ISHAKANLIRECTOR, KHAZAR UNIVERSITY
PROF. MEHMET KARACARECTOR, ISTANBUL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY
DR. GREGORY MAKRIDESTHE EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF ERASMUS COORDINATORS (EAEC)
PROF. SERMIN ÖRNEKTEKINVICE RECTOR, ISTANBUL KÜLTÜR UNIVERSITY
RIFAT SARICAOĞLUCHAIRMAN, FOUNDATION UNIVERSITIES UNION

EURIE is the new meeting point for international higher education, connecting other parts of the world with the great potential of the Eurasian region.

EURIE annual summit features an exhibition and a conference to expand the knowledge, networks and collaboration opportunities for the participants.

WHY ATTEND EURIE?

  • To share ideas, experiences and best practices for internationalization of higher education
  • To generate partnership opportunities for academic collaboration, student/ staff exchanges and many other joint ventures
  • To discuss challenges facing higher education today, explore new trends and discover innovative solutions.
  • To explore the higher education systems, student mobility flows, recruitment dynamics in the Eurasian region.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND EURIE?

  • Higher education institutions from all over the world who value internationalization and continuous professional development
  • Academic managers, deans and directors responsible for internationalization of education and research
  • Study abroad officers
  • Marketing and recruitment staff
  • International student advisors
  • Other stakeholders in the higher education sector, such as language schools, marketing service providers, international student service companies
  • Public agencies for higher education, research and innovation
EURIE is endorsed and supported by EURAS, Eurasian Universities Union. Launched in 2008, EURAS is the union of Eurasian higher education institutions. EURAS is a non-profit international association, promoting cooperation among 89 universities from all around Europe, Asia and the Middle East and working for the advancement of educational standards in the Eurasian region. EURAS connects higher education institutions belonging to different geo-political and cultural backgrounds and seeks ways to enhance their dialogue and exchange of best practices. Other collaborative partners of EURIE are Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey and its Higher Education Business Council.
Come join us for EURIE 2017 in Istanbul at this exciting new event for international education.

Conference Program 2017

The conference themes for EURIE 2017:
  • • Internationalization strategy and performance (strategic planning for internationalization, monitoring internationalization outcomes, assessing learning outcomes of international programs)
  • • Mobility of students, instructors and researchers (Erasmus +, study abroad programs, international summer schools, joint degree programs, marketing and recruitment of international students)
  • • Regional cooperation and harmonization (regional policy, regional networks, regional mobility)
  • • Changing trends in higher education (quality assurance and rankings, rising costs/fees and access, international research)
  • • Regional Reflections of Internationalization
  • • Digital Disruptions in Higher Education
  • • International Learning
  • • Government Scholarships for Student Mobility
  • • Developing International Student Services and Support
  • • Engaging International Alumni
  • • Implementing International Internships
  • • Integrating Refugees into Higher Education
Proposal submission deadline: October 30, 2016
Panels to be announced: November 31, 2016
PROPOSAL SUBMISSION FORM INDIVIDUAL PRESENTATION PROPOSAL SUBMISSION FORM
  • • Choosing effective internationalization instruments for your university
  • • Tracking Online Marketing Activities Until Enrolment
  • • Innovative practices for international student services

We invite colleagues to submit proposals for a "complete panel" or an "individual presentation".

A complete panel includes one chair and two speakers and lasts 60 minutes (45 minutes for presentations and 15 minutes for question and answer). A panel proposal should be submitted only once by either the chair or one of the speakers, with the consent of all named to participate. Panel submissions which show regional or country diversity on a given topic are preferred.

Proposals for individual presentations connected to one of the conference themes are also welcome. The conference committee will combine related presentations to form a panel and assign a chair, if necessary.

Confirmed Speakers 2017

Speakers
Prof. Ersel Aydınlı Fulbright Turkey "Promoting Teaching Staff and Researcher Mobility through Government Scholarships"
Dr. Wiebke Bachmann DAAD Turkey "International cooperation and DAAD programs"
Gianluca Sadun Bordoni Universita di Teramo "Interuniversity Cooperation in the Adriatic-Ionian Region"
Prof. Olgun Çiçek YÖDAK "The Success Story of Internationalization of HE in Northern Cyprus: Recognized Universities of an Unrecognized Country"
Christopher Bland Coventry University "Quality standards and guidelines across the different academic cultures"
Prof. Hamide Ertepınar İstanbul Aydın University "Why Study Overseas: Case Study Turkey"
Kathryn Harrison-Graves Higher Education Academy, UK "Recognising and Rewarding Successful Teaching"
Asst. Prof. Arta Feyzullahu İstanbul Aydın University "International short courses for promoting student mobility: IAU Delightful Istanbul"
Nandita Ganesh Middle East College Muscat "Developing Quality Assurance Activities and Culture: Case of Middle East College in Oman"
Prof. Metin Ger İstanbul Aydın University "U-RUN: A Functional Approach to Rankings of Universities"
Ali Hantal Mezun Group "Riding The Next Disruptive Wave: How AR/VR will change the world of education"
Prof. Abdelali Kaaouachi University Mohammed First Morocco "Quality Assurance in HE in Maghreb Countries: Current Trends and Challenges"
Markus Kreßler KIRON "Leading the experience into a new era of mobility for refugees"
Prof. Michael Osborne University of Glasgow "Asian and European Perspectives on Lifelong Learning in HE"
Seher Neoz ICEF "Reporting International Education News"
Marcello Scalisi UNIMED "Regional Funds and Networks to Address Regional Issues"
Nicholas Sequeira QS Intelligence Unit "The importance of evidence based marketing"
Stig Arne Skjerven NOKUT "Leading the experience into a new era of mobility for refugees"
Jana Stolarikova Bogazici University "Erasmus+ Student Mobility and Risk Management"
Mehmet Ali Tuğtan İstanbul Bilgi University "Jean Monnet Modules for European Education"
Clare J. Turner Imperial College London "Developing UK-Turkish partnerships: a focus on the Katip Celebi Newton Fund and Imperial College London"
Cindy Wang China Global Education "International Marketing in China with New Media"
Prof. Nevila Xhindi Jean Monnet Chair Albania "Jean Monnet Modules for European Education"

Daily Schedule

Event Schedule
#TimeActivityLocation
1 9:00-17:00 Registration
2 13:00-17:00 Exhibition set up
3 13:00-17:00 Campus tours
#TimeActivityLocation
1 9:00-17:00 Exhibition open Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
2 9:00-17:00 Registration TBA
3 9:30-10:00 Coffee break Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
4 10:00-11:30 Opening Ceremony Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
5 11:30-12:00 Opening Plenary Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
6 12:00-13:00 Opening Reception Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
7 13:00-16:00 Workshops Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
#TimeActivityLocation
1 9:00-17:00 Exhibition open Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
2 9:30-10:30 Panels Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
3 10:30-11:00 Coffee Break Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
4 11:00-12:00 Panels Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
5 12:00-13:00 Lunch Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
6 13:00-14:00 Seminars Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
7 14:00-14:30 Session Break Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
8 14:30-15:30 Seminars Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
9 15:30-16:00 Coffe Break Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
10 16:00-17:00 Roundtables Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
11 19:00-22:00 Turkish Gala Dinner (all participants) TBA
#TimeActivityLocation
1 9:00-17:00 Exhibition open Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
2 9:30-10:30 Panels Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
3 10:30-11:00 Coffee Break Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
4 11:00-12:00 Panels Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
5 12:00-13:00 Lunch Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
6 13:00-14:00 Seminars Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
7 14:00-14:30 Session Break Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
8 14:30-15:30 Seminars Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
9 15:30-16:00 Coffe Break Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
10 16:00-17:00 Roundtables Lütfi Kırdar ICEC
11 16:00-17:00 Special Panel Session Lütfi Kırdar ICEC

Venue

Istanbul is the location of EURIE 2017. With its rich history, unique blend of cultures and vibrant commercial life, Istanbul is home to 17 million people and an attractive destination for around 12 million international visitors every year. Istanbul is also a higher education hub with 68 universities hosting 600 thousand students. With many direct flights from all around the world, modern convention facilities and hotels, Istanbul is the ideal spot for international events such as EURIE.

Istanbul Lütfi Kırdar ICEC is the venue of EURIE 2017. Istanbul Lütfi Kırdar - ICEC, in the heart of the Congress Valley, has the capacity to host all kinds of organizations from conventions to fairs, from concerts to exhibitions. It is located at the cross section of Istanbul’s elegant restaurants, luxury brands and fashion district. There are many three-, four- and five-star hotels within walking distance to Istanbul Lütfi Kırdar - ICEC and its location provides easy and fast transportation to the important historical places of the city.

The summit will be held from March 22- 24 at Istanbul Lütfi Kırdar International Convention and Exhibition Center (ICEC) in Rumeli Building. The two-level Rumeli Building has a total area of 7.000 square meters, foyers with daylight, separable halls and its own private entry. Upper Level is a 3,500-guest capacity activity area of 2,100 m2 divisible in four independent spaces with a 1,900 m2 foyer. Lower Level with separate entrance. Hisar meeting hall, small scale meeting rooms in the Mezzanine level and Rumeli Terrace are part of the building.

ISTANBUL LÜTFİ KIRDAR INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION
AND EXHIBITION CENTER
website: http://www.icec.org/

Hotels / Travel

To be announced in October 2016.

2017
March 22-24

Istanbul
Turkey

Networking
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EURIE Education Summit 2016

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Sponsorship

Enhance your brand’s visibility by selecting from diverse and flexible promotional opportunities that will allow you to:

  • Associate your brand with a prestigious international education event
  • Promote your brand and its services to a targeted professional audience
  • Elevate traffic to your exhibition stand
  • Develop new affiliations in a cost-effective way
• Platinum Level: 30.000 USD
Exhibition stand 16 m2
  • Sharing the stage during opening ceremony
  • Acknowledgment on the conference website
  • Acknowledgment on the conference invitation
  • Acknowledgment in the conference catalog
  • Prominent acknowledgment entrance foyer of venue signage
  • 4 free extra conference registrations
  • Tote bag insert
  • One page advertisment in the conference catalog
  • Acknowledgment in the report of the summit
  • Pull-up banner at exhibiton area
  • Exhibition stand placed near the coffee break area
  • Logo in newsletter
  • Video advertisement in selected areas (TV screens in hallways depending on the area)
• Gold level: 20.000 USD
Exhibition stand 12 m2
  • Acknowledgment on the conference website
  • Acknowledgment on the conference invitation
  • Acknowledgment in the conference catalog
  • On-site signage at the exhibition hall
  • 2 free extra conference participant registration
  • Tote bag insert
  • Half page advertisement in the conference catalog
  • Acknowledgment in the report of the summit
  • Logo in newsletter
• Silver level: 10. 000 USD
Exhibition stand 9 m2
  • Acknowledgment on the conference website
  • Acknowledgment on the conference catalog
  • On-site signage at the exhibition hall
  • 1 free extra conference participant registration
  • Tote bag insert
  • Quarter page advertisement in the conference catalog
  • Acknowledgment in the report of the summit
  • Logo in newsletter
• Merchandise Sponsorship
  • Tote bags (logo on the bag) - 7.500 USD
  • Name Badge Holders - 5.500 USD
  • Notepads 2.000 USD
  • Pens 1500 USD
  • Coffee/Tea cups - 3500 USD
  • Conference assistants´ t-shirts 2.500 USD
• Advertisement on the Conference Catalog
  • Inside front cover - 3.500 USD
  • Inside back cover - 3.200 USD
  • Center spread 5.200 USD
  • Double page - 4.200 USD
  • Full page - 2.200 USD
  • Back cover 5.500 USD

Registration

Exhibitor registration opens: June 1, 2016 Online participant registration opens: October 1, 2016 Early bird participant registration deadline: December 31, 2016 Exhibitor registration deadline: February 2017
Exhibitor registration opens: May 2016 Exhibitors can choose a standard stand package or pavilions of various sizes with custom designs.
Exhibitor registration fee includes:
  • Choice of stand package;
  • Your organization’s profile to be published on the conference catalog;
  • Conference fee waivers for your staff with full access to the conference sessions (number of waivers depends on the selected stand package).
Participant registration opens: October 1, 2016
Participant registration fee includes:
  • Access to concurrent panel sessions
  • Access to seminars by prominent speakers
  • Access to roundtables
  • Access to the opening plenary
  • Access to the Exhibiton Area
  • Conference catalog and bag
  • Conference networking software
  • Opening reception
  • Lunch and coffee breaks on the second and third day

Training And Workshops

EURIE provides trainings and workshops to contribute to the professional development of international educators. Enhance your skills, advance your career and contribute to the internationalization of your institution.
•Oct 6, 2016 Professional Training Module "The Most Effective Internationalization Methods for your University" )
Hosted by Odlar Yurdu University (Baku, Azerbaijan)
•Dec 5, 2016 Professional Training Module “The Most Effective Internationalization Methods for your University” Hosted by Belgrade Banking Academy (Belgrade, Serbia)
Dec 6, 2016 Professional Training Module “EURIE Training for Turkish Universities” Hosted by Istanbul Aydin University (Istanbul, Turkey)
  • Charting Your Own Path to Internationalization
  • Tracking Online Marketing Activities Until Enrolment
  • Innovative Practices in International Student Services and Their Impact on International Admissions
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