Testimonials



EURIE 2021 Testimonials

  • “After just 6 years, EURIE has become one of the most original and informative events, delivering both strategic insights and actionable practical advice with a truly global participant base.”

Dr. David PILSBURY, Coventry University, UK

  • “EURIE2021 was one of the best virtual conferences I attended during the struggling time of Pandemic. All the sessions were insightful, informative and gave me a lot of food for thought. Thank you for all your hard work and arrangement in hosting us in such a major event of EURIE2021. Your organizing team always extended us above and beyond support to ensure the panel presentations delivered smoothly and on time.

Prof. Shizuyo ASAI, Overseas Education Coordinator, College of Science and Engineering, Ritsumeikan University, JAPAN  

  • “I was delighted to attend EURIE for the first time in 2021. Although we couldn’t be together in person, I appreciated connecting with colleagues in international education from around the world and listening to speakers on topics of common interest. With congratulations to the organisers for a very successful EURIE conference this year and looking forward to attending in person in 2022!”

Douglas PROCTOR, Director, UCD, IRELAND

  • “We absolutely loved being part of EURIE 2021! Exhibiting exposed our brand to a new audience, and our presentation received some great engagement from delegates. The EURIE team were wonderful to work with, constantly communicating throughout the lead up to the event and helping us make the most of it.”

Poppy FOX, Senior Events & Community Manager, Unibuddy, UK

  • “This year I took part in two EURIE panel sessions during the Virtual Summit in Istanbul. The conference was exceptionally-well organised and the digital sessions were expertly facilitated. EURIE attracts a diverse and informed range of delegates from globally influential organisations and I would recommend participation at the next opportunity!”

Dr Anthony MANNING, Dean for Internationalisation, University of Kent, UK

  • “EURIE 2021 was one of the best virtual events I have attended so far. Quality content, very diverse speakers & audience and fantastic networking opportunities. What else does one need? Really looking forward to the next EURIE!”

Hakan KARAOĞLU, Marketing Manager, DreamApply, ESTONIA   

  • “The EURIE Summit 2021 was a ground-breaking conference full of inspirational speakers and excellent networking opportunities. I enjoyed every minute of it and would highly recommend it to anyone who wants to keep up to date with the latest trends in international education.”

Sven CERULUS, International Relations Adviser, Faculty of Management, UC Leuven-Limburg (UCLL), BELGIUM

  • “Our organization is breaking into the European and Asian EDU ecosystem; the EURIE Summit has allowed us to expose our Artificial Intelligence solutions to a new market. The contacts we’ve made and the projection from those contacts have made our participation a success.”

Miguel MOLINA-COSCULLUELA, Founder & Managing Partner, Analytikus, USA

  • “I would like to deeply thank the organizers for the amazing opportunity to be a panel member and to participate in such a great event. The discussed topics, the amazing exposure of the speakers and the outstanding organization of the virtual space and event made this experience memorable and insightful.”

Prof. Nabil EL KADHI, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Khawarizmi International College, Abu Dhabi, UAE

  • “I am very thankful for the opportunity to take part in EURIE 2021, which was held for the first time in online format. Many participants from different countries had a great chance to e-meet each other by participating in a range of interesting and inspiring panels and enjoy all aspects of the conference with the user-friendliness of chosen online platform.”

Alla Mazina, Peter the Great St.Peterburg Polytechnic University, RUSSIA

  • “EURIE 2021 was one of the best online events that I have attended during the pandemic and gave me more insight into how our university can better adjust to the pandemic and possible future threats of similar matter. Learning about examples of other universities was very useful. I recommend EURIE to colleagues and believe that it is one of the best platforms organized for higher education leaders, managers and educators.”

Magda Magradze, Kutaisi International University, GEORGIA

  • “I am very glad that I was able to speak at such a wonderful conference and I appreciate the opportunity. The online conference was very well organized, and I would absolutely recommend it to other higher education experts. Great sessions, excellent speakers, very interesting discussions, lots of food for thought.”.

Dr Gyöngyi POZSGAI, Head of Study Abroad and Summer School Office, University of   Pécs, HUNGARY     

  • “As every year, EURIE is the place where Universities from all over the world join together and indeed, many fruitful collaborations start their journey at EURIE. Professionalism at the highest level and friendly approach to each participant are main characteristics of each EURIE conference.”

Asst. Prof. Lara BATICIC, PhD, Head of the Integrated undergraduate and graduate university study of Medicine in English, Faculty of Medicine – University of Rijeka, CROATIA 

  • “I enjoyed speaking at the EURIE conference again this year and the organisers did a great job putting the event online to ensure we could still meet virtually during the pandemic. The EURIE conference always provides a good opportunity to reach out to new audiences and share ideas to shape the future of international higher education.”

Dr Diana BEECH, Chief Executive Officer, LONDON HIGHER, UK  

  • “I start by congratulating the organizers, both those who delighted us and presented very interesting panels in the 3 days of conference and those who took care of the graphic design of the entire summit. It was a real pleasure for us to interact with old partners and to meet new future ones with the occasion of this great event. Hoping that soon we will all have the opportunity to be back to normal and to see each other face to face at EURIE 2022!”

Ramona ONCIU, PhD, ERASMUS+ Institutional Coordinator, Babeș-Bolyai University, ROMANIA 

  • “I was really happy to come back this year to meet old and new friends. Of course, it was not like being there in person, breathing the hectic EURIE atmosphere, enjoying the engaging celebrations and the always welcoming feeling EURIE’s hosts convey every time you meet them around. Nonetheless the platform chosen, and hosts’ support allowed to make the most of the sharing and networking possibilities offered by the Summit. And even some nice and unexpected social encounters in virtual stands.”

Claudio PETTI, Delegate to Internationalization, Department of Engineering for Innovation – University of Salento, ITALY  

  • “EURIE 2021 was organized in an absolutely very professional way. It was wonderful to meet so many people from around the globe, sharing new knowledge and talking about the latest developments in higher education. Congrats to the EURIE team!”

Drs Ria SLINGERLAND, Head of International Relations, Rotterdam Business School, Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, The NETHERLANDS

  • “EURIE 2021 was a remarkable, inspiring event and it was a great experience to participate – both as a speaker and as an attendee. EURIE is the perfect setting to make connections East and West of the Bosphorus, and I very much look forward to the next instalment!”

Gerrit Bruno Bloss, Founder & CEO, Study.eu, GERMANY

EURIE 2021 Testimonials

  • “The EURIE conference is Memorial University of Newfoundland’s “go to” conference for meeting with counterparts from the Eurasian region. The presentations are valuable and the opportunities to meet with potential partners are plentiful. We always come away with new ideas and new partnerships to develop.”

Dr. Sonja Knutson, Director, Internationalization Office, Memorial University of Newfoundland, CANADA

  • “The 2020 5th EURIE Conference was my first. I came thinking “another international conference” and departed totally transformed, feeling awestruck. It felt like an intellectual somersault.  The successfully organized conference was not only about meeting new colleagues, exchanging insights, hearing research findings and discussing issues but also about building life-long friendships and collaborations. What more can we ask of a conference?  An exceptional opportunity that offers more than insights – I am hooked and look forward to the 2021 conference.”  

Dr. Yaprak Dalat Ward, Associate Professor, Fort Hays State University, USA

  • “EURIE 2020 was a great event! I got the golden opportunities to meet many of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)’s partners especially from Europe and also made new friends and future partners. The parallel sessions are very informative and every event was well planned.”

Prof. Dr. Nor Haniza Sarmin, Associate Director Global Strategy and Engagement, UTM International, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, MALAYSIA

  • “It was the first time for the Oxford EMI Training team to attend a EURIE conference. We enjoyed all aspects of the conference in Istanbul. We had the opportunity to speak about English Medium Instruction and training for universities. The audience was engaged and we had lots of questions and interesting conversations with academics and administrators afterwards. We also had an exhibition stand which enabled us to meet many universities around the world and exchange ideas on international education. Of course, a highlight for us coming from the UK was also the gala dinner which in the most amazing venue – a wonderful experience.”

Julie Dearden, Director, Oxford EMI Training, UK

  • “As a first time speaker and attendee at EURIE 2020 I was very impressed by the quality of the conference program and the professional organisation of the event.  EURIE provides an invaluable opportunity to network with like-minded people from around the globe and the depth and breadth of the conference sessions was truly inspiring.”

Louise Goold, Director, Development and External Relations, Faculty of Education, Monash University, AUSTRALIA

  • “EURIE provided an excellent opportunity to engage with a global audience on key themes within the sector. I enjoyed many interesting and thought-provoking sessions, and networking with speakers and delegates throughout the three days.”

Charles Hardy, Higher Education Partner, LinkedIn, UK

  • “This is the fifth time that I have participated in the EURIE summit. Experience acquired with many lessons learned: During the exhibition, getting rich information on training offers in several corners of the world, and seeking collaboration opportunities. In addition, during parallel panel sessions, to be informed of case studies and research on various higher education issues, followed by lively discussions and fruitful exchanges. Unforgettable moments marked by the friendly reception of the organizers. Thank you, all the staff for setting up a very prestigious conference.”

Prof. Dr. Abdelali Kaaouachi, Director of Research Laboratory in Education and Training, University Mohammed I, MOROCCO

  • “At EURIE, we had a good perspective of higher education and internationalization in Eurasia. It is a good platform for partnerships for student and staff mobility of which we were able to establish during the summit. We enjoyed the experience of sharing our country’s perspective on internationalization.” 

Nonceba Mbambo-Kekana, Director, International Affairs, University of Limpopo, SOUTH AFRICA

  • EURIE conference and exhibition offers unparalleled opportunities for sharing best practices in university management, as well as for networking. With its focus on tertiary sector of the Middle East, this forum completes the puzzle of must-go events for international educators. And then it is Istanbul… This is just a miracle city that whirls you into a fairytale as soon as you leave the exhibition hall.”

Konstantin Platonov, Associate Head of International Office, HSE University – St. Petersburg, RUSSIA