Matias Marin

Universidad Catolica de Manizales, Colombia
Matias Marin

Magic happens when academics meet Expert Community: Internationalisation at Home

Matias Marin is the Director of International Relations at Universidad Catolica de Manizales (UCM) in Colombia, where he leads the institutional comprehensive internationalisation strategies in terms of Curriculum, Professional Development, Research,  Community Engagement and Cooperation. Marin holds a PhD in Education, majoring in Internationalisation of the Curriculum, a Master's degree in Education and a Bachelor of Education in Modern Languages.

His areas of expertise include Internationalisation of the Curriculum, Multicultural Interactive Global Learning, Collaborative Online International Learning, English as a Medium of Instruction, Communities of Practice, and Critical Thinking in Foreign Language Teaching. Matias has also participated in the NAFSA Executive Internationalisation Leadership E-institute and the German Academic Exchange Service and the German Rectors’ Conference DIES program on Management of Internationalisation. In 2022, he joined the EAIE Expert Community of Internationalisation at Home as an Associate member.