EURIE NEWS May 2016
EURIE 2017 Conference Themes 

EURIE 2017 call for panel proposals cover the following themes:

 • 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)

EURIE 2017 Sponsorship Opportunities 

EURIE is offering 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 and develop new affiliations in a cost-effective way. There are platinum, gold and silver sponsorship packages that offer lots of visibility, large exhibiton stands, conference-fee waivers for your staff and many other advantages. Also available are various merchandise sponsorships.
Please contact eurie@eurieeducationsummit.com to get more detailed information on EURIE 2017 sponsorship opportunities.

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION NEWS
New EU Visa Directive for non-EU students
A new EU Visa Directive seeks to increase the attractiveness of EU countries as a study-abroad destination for non-EU students by expanding work and residency options. Non-EU students can work up to 15 hours/ week during their studies and remain for nine months in the EU for work after they complete their studies.
AUSTRALIA’S NEW BLUEPRINT FOR INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION  
A 10-year strategic plan was released for the expansion of the international education sector of Australia. Some of the measures in the plan include improving student support services and work opportunities for overseas students, enhancing international alumni engagement and developing online programs.

UNIVERSITY NEWS

EMUNI University Annual Conference
EMUNI Annual Conference titled “Migration, Diaspora and Brain Circulation” took place in Barcelona in May 2016. The conference addressed the role of diaspora in intercultural dialogue, trust-building and development of cooperation between the European Union, Southern Mediterranean and the Middle East countries.
Civic Engagement Day at The Holy Spirit University of Kaslik 
The Holy Spirit University of Kaslik University in Lebanon hosted an event called “Locally Engaged, Globally Connected” at its campus on May 18, 2016. The event was organized in collaboration with the British Council and various youth NGOs.
UPCOMING EVENTS

World Education Services and the Boston College Center for International Higher Education 2016 Summer Seminar
“The Changing Landscape of Global Higher Education and International Student Mobility”
June 22-24, 2016 Boston, MA, USA

Higher Education Conference 2016
“The Scholarship of Learning, Teaching and Organizing”
July 13-15, 2016 Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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