EURIE NEWS April 2016
EURIE 2017 DATE ANNOUNCED
EURIE 2017 will convene in Istanbul on March 22-24, 2017 for its 2nd annual summit. The Summit will be a 3-day event. Pre-conference workshops and campus tours will take place on the first day. The exhibition hall will remain open on the second and third days from 9:00 to 17:00. There will also be concurrent panel sessions, seminars by prominent speakers, roundtables on the second and third days from 9:00 to 17:00.
EURIE 2017 VENUE ANNOUNCED  
Istanbul Lütfi Kırdar International Convention and Exhibition Center will be 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.
INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION NEWS
U-MULTIRANK GLOBAL RANKINGS
U-Multirank, supported by the European Commision, released its 2016 edition. Covering 1300+ institutions in 90 countries and 13 subject areas, U-multirank is a comprehensive ranking system. It claims be a student-centered approach to rankings, taking into account 100.000+ student reviews and offering clear comparisons for mobile students around the world. According to the U-Multirank 2016 edition, US universities continue to lead in research performance. But in other categories such as international orientation, teaching and learning, knowledge transfer, top-performers are quite diverse, showcasing universities from Europe and Asia. Read about the U-Multirank 2016 edition at this link.
INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION IIE HEISKELL AWARDS 
IIE announced Andrew Heiskell Award 2016 winners for Innovation in International Education. IIE's Heiskell Awards showcase the most innovative and successful models for internationalization of campuses, study abroad, and international partnership programs. Visit this link to read about the winning programs as a "best practices resource".

UNIVERSITY NEWS

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY MONTEREY BAY LEADING IN STUDY ABROAD
CSUMB was ranked in the Top 10 "Leading Institutions by Long-Term Study Abroad" for Master's Colleges & Universities in the Open Doors® 2015 Report.
TURKISH UNIVERSITY CONSORTIUM TO OPEN AN INCUBATION CENTER IN SILICON VALLEY  
Yıldız Technical University, Istanbul Technical University, Gebze Technical University and Hasan Kalyoncu University have signed a consortium agreement to jointly open an incubation center in Silicon Valley, USA.
UPCOMING EVENTS

Please send information regarding upcoming international education conferences and events to newsletter@eurieeducationsummit.com to be featured in this newsletter. QS-APPLE Professional Leaders in Education Conference Nov 22-24, 2016 Puttrajaya Malaysia AIEA Association of International Educators 2017 Annual Conference “Internationalization through Difference: Transcending Boundaries” Feb 19-22, 2017 Washington D.C. USA
   
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