Erika Dabhilkar

Uppsala University, Sweden
  • Areas of expertise
    • Leadership & strategy
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Erika is the Head of the International Office at Uppsala University, Sweden’s oldest university and one of the top 100 in the world. Her international higher education career path started back in 1998, after she completed her Bachelor’s in communication studies and took a position as international coordinator at the Office of International Relations at the University of Gavle in Sweden. Following this introduction to the field, she spent 10 years working at Scandinavia’s leading recruitment agent for higher education in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the USA, where she managed Swedish operations. She has held her current position at Uppsala since 2012, where her expertise is in operationalising the university’s international strategy through the infrastructure of an international office; her responsibilities include managing and implementing actions concerning mobility schemes, international student recruitment and externally funded projects. She was Vice-Chair for the EAIE Expert Community Strategy and Management