Posts Tagged: EAIE 2017

05 Oct 2017

A global language for employability: reflections from EAIE 2017

I recently attended the EAIE 2017 Conference in Seville which saw more than 6000 delegates coming together from 95 different countries to discuss topics related to internationalisation in higher education. At the conference I co-delivered a workshop with Dr. Simon Robson, Associate Pro Vice Chancellor from Northumbria University. The workshop was focused on introducing participants… Read more »

15 Sep 2017

EAIE Seville 2017: removing barriers through mobility

The conference in sunny Seville has come to a close, but the lessons learned and the connections forged are sure to last. Following a lovely performance by the EAIE Choir and words from the Closing Plenary sponsor, Universidad Loyola Andalucía, President Markus Laitinen took the stage to share with us how conference goers plan to… Read more »

14 Sep 2017

The EAIE and StudyPortals partner to study the impact of English-taught bachelor’s in Europe

The number of English-taught bachelor’s programmes (ETBs) in continental Europe has mushroomed over the past decade, yet research on the trend and its impact across Europe is not readily available. The European Association for International Education (EAIE) and StudyPortals have partnered to explore this trend. The publication English-taught bachelor’s programmes: internationalising European higher education provides… Read more »

13 Sep 2017

EAIE Seville 2017: what international higher education can accomplish

At the official opening of the EAIE 29th Annual Conference and Exhibition this morning, EAIE President Markus Laitinen, the General Secretariat of Universities, the Mayor of Seville and the President of Andalusia welcomed participants to the EAIE’s largest conference to date, then gave way for Keynote Alexander Betts to inspire and promote inclusivity in our… Read more »

13 Sep 2017

Millennials in the workplace: educate for success

The next post-truth news headline is in the making. Business and Industry on Verge of Collapse!  No one left to manage our businesses and lead our companies. With the plethora of negative epithets bestowed upon millennials and the persistent whining about their perceived apathy we could easily be duped into believing that future social cohesion and… Read more »

12 Sep 2017

Developing internationalisation in Spanish higher education

If you’re lucky enough to be one of the more than 6000 people from 95 countries in Seville to attend the 29th annual EAIE Conference and Exhibition this week, you may be wondering about the higher education sector in the host country, and how internationalisation is developing in Spanish institutions. Many of you already know… Read more »

12 Sep 2017

Unity on campus: professional development for administrative staff

Today is the first day of the EAIE Conference and Exhibition, with the kick off of the week’s activities. Perhaps you’re looking forward to a workshop or session, or simply starting your conference week off at the Opening Reception this evening. Maybe you’ve signed up for a Campus Experience, where you will tour one of… Read more »

11 Sep 2017

Virtual exchange: How can it internationalise your university?

Tomorrow is the day: the largest event in international higher education kicks off on Tuesday 12 September in Seville. The 29th Annual EAIE Conference and Exhibition has arrived, and with it comes a spate of opportunities to network, share ideas and collaborate. On that note, today’s blog is all about a relatively new and continuously… Read more »

07 Sep 2017

Conference Conversation Starter: the multicultural legacy of Europe

The 29th annual EAIE Conference is just around the corner. If you haven’t already, now is the time to download the 2017 Conference Conversation Starter. With this year’s theme, ‘a mosaic of cultures’, in mind, Elena Arigita gives us a piece that explores the multicultural roots of Europe in order to help us better understand current… Read more »

06 Sep 2017

Conference Conversation Starter: how right-wing politics can alter the course of higher education

This blog is the second of three complementing the 2017 Conference Conversation Starter. This year’s volume features seven articles aiming to make you think more about your goals regarding internationalisation. Today’s blog comes from Norbert Sabic, who contributed a piece to the Conference Conversation Starter about recent legislation in Hungary that may be threatening academic… Read more »