Edyta Lachowicz Santos

University of Economics in Katowice, Poland
Edyta Lachowicz Santos

 “The world is a book, and those who don't travel read only a page" - St. Augustin

Edyta is Director of Internationalisation Strategy at the University of Economics in Katowice, Poland. She has been engaged in diverse activities related to the process of internationalisation of higher education institutions within various positions for the past 20 years. She has coordinated and participated in many international projects involving higher education institutions and employers. She has also co-founded and is a board member of the Silesian Universities Network (SUN).

Since 2018 Edyta cooperates with the National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA) as an expert and consultant. She has been involved with the EAIE since 2002, received the EAIE Rising Star Award in 2015 and has been the Chair of the EAIE Expert Community Employability for two terms. In 2020, she was elected to the General Council for the 2020–2022 term.