Participation in the 31st Annual EAIE Conference and Exhibition in Helsinki
Helsinki. September, 24th-27th, 2019
On 24-27 September 2019, in the framework of the 31Christophe Terrasse, EFMD, Belgium, as facilitator and as speakers: Mabelin Armenteros Amaya, Agrarian University of Havana, Cuba, Marcela Del Campo, Catholic University of Colombia, Colombia and Jean Baptiste Maillar, EFMD, presented good practices and peculiarities of a South-South and triangular cooperation. st Annual EAIE Conference and Exhibition in Helsinki, Finland took place at the Messukeskus Expo and Convention Centre it was made a session which tittle was “Getting inspiration from South-South cooperation to reshape education partnerships”. It was emphasized in the key points, success factors, to avoid from the conception of a project to its management, as well as the learned lesson about of the function of a consortium with diversity of actors.
II Taller “Internacionalización de la Educación Superior”, INTES 2019.
Junio de 2019, Villa Clara, Cuba
II Workshop “ Internationalization and Negotiation of Knowledge: Challenges and Perspectives”. SISA 2019, UNAH
SISA 2019 (Varadero, Cuba. 6 – 10 Mayo, 2019)
Meeting of Directors of International Relations of Cuban Universities, Havana
Conference: Dissemination of the International Cooperation and Technical Assistance Department of the University of Panama, Campus.
Workshop: “Internationalization: strategic vision for a University of Excellence
FORINT and the International Student Mobility Program of Panama
Through the efforts of the Specialized University of the Americas and the University of Panama, the Cuban universities that are part of the FORINT project participated in the 3rd Call for the International Student Mobility Program for the first semester of 2019.
Conference: "Jewish Migrations"
February 27 and 28, 2019. Universidad Central de las Villas (UCLV)
Internationalized University, between achievements and perspectives
University of Camagüey. February, 2019
The University of Camagüey (UC) "Ignacio Agramonte Loynaz", developed this Thursday, in the Santa Cecilia Convention Center, the Workshop: Results of the Project Strengthening the Internationalization between European and Latin American Universities (FORINT), new goals and projections.
The delegates addressed the issues related to: the necessary internationalization of the curriculum in order to increase student mobility, internationalization at home, planning of activities giving importance to all the university actors, visibility and positioning in rankings, commercialization of products and services and finally project management.
National Workshop” International Rankings”
January 15th 2019. Universidad Central de las Villas (UCLV)
La Universidad Central de las Villas "Marta Abreu" was the venue on Tuesday, January 15, of the workshop for positioning in university rankings convened by the Ministry of Education of Cuba.
The workshop was given by Juan Carlos Mejía Cuartas, Director for Latin America of QS Intelligent Unit, with the presence of María Victoria Villavicencio, Director of International Relations of the MES and Dr. C Alina Montero Torres, Director of International Relations of the UCLV.
Workshop: Taller Internacionalization of the Curriculum
On January 8 and 9, the first workshop was held with the members of the Teaching-Educational Vice-Rector's Office and with Vice-Deans, respectively. In both workshops they debated the internationalization of the curriculum. The socialization of the action plan of the internationalization of the curriculum was the axis of the workshops. The areas for the selection of the degrees to participate in this first stage of the process were also instructed.
International Conference: “Workshop for Strategic Entrepreneurship Education”.
January 31st – February 2nd , 2019. Universidad Central de las Villas (UCLV)
From January 31 to February 2, at the Hotel Meliá Las Dunas, GEPROY developed the International Workshop: "Workshop for Strategic Entrepreneurship Education", with the presence of the German professor David Sichert, who shared his experience with the members of GEPROY (Management of training in local development projects in the province of Villa Clara).
Workshop Institutional Communication
January 20th 2019. Universidad Central de las Villas (UCLV)
As a result of the National International Rankings Workshop on January 20th, it was held the workshop Institutional Communication. In that workshop were discussed the following topics: the organization of processes and information for the positioning of the UCLV in the international rankings as well as the international projection of the University.
Training workshop for career coordinators for the implementation of internationalizing actions
On January 23, the first of the planned workshops on coordinator training took place. These workshops are especially directed to the coordinators of the 12 careers that have been finally designated to begin the process of internationalization of their curriculum.
Conference: "Critical theories of intercultural communication"
January 17, 2019. Universidad Central de las Villas (UCLV)
Dr. Philippe Humble of the Free University of Brussels (VUB) gave the lecture "Critical theories of intercultural communication". This conference was held at the Faculty of Humanities of the UCLV and it was included in the process of internationalization of the University. To this conference not only students but also representatives of the faculty were invited.
University of Camagüey. 11th December 2019
The International Relations Department of the Universidad de Camagüey called the university community on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 to participate in the International Day. One of the priorities of the University is to improve internationalization by increasing the visibility
of its main processes and strengthening international relations.
Universidad Central “Marta Abreu” de Las Villas, develop the consultation process of its new Internationalization Stretegic Plan for the period 2019-2023.
Universidad Central de la Villas. December, 2018
In the week of November 19 to 23, 2018, the process of consultation and revision of the Internationalization Strategic Plan proposal for the period 2019-2023 in the UCLV began. Within the framework of the FORINT Project, the university have been provided by the tools required for an accurate construction of the strategy, in accordance with experts and decision-makers of the institution.
Azuero Panamá, 22 – 27 August 2018
As part of the internationalization process of UDELAS and with the support of the FORINT Project, financed by the European Union, the Directorate of Technical Cooperation and International Relations held on 22, 23 and 27 August of this year, a day of dissemination of the activities developed and their results, as part of the efforts of our highest authorities to internationalize our university.
Round Table: “The Socialization of Experiences and Learning in the Internationalization Process”
La Havana, June 29th and 30th, 2017
In Havana, on June 29 th and 30th, 2017, the "Round Table on the Socialization of Exper iences and Learning in the Internationalization Process" was held with the participation of Cuban and Panamanian universities. The fifth task in the framework of Pac kage 1 of the FORINT Project was carried out. This activity culminated with the situation an d needs analysis of this process for each university beneficiary of the project. Under the leade rship of the European expert PhD Fiona Hunter from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy, this work package involved several activitie s in Europe and Cuba.
IX Scientific Congress
Universidad UDELAS Panamá, June 2018
The IX Scientific Congress of UDELAS, constitutes the summit event among the academic activities of this university. It is a space for the exhibition of knowledge in which students, teachers, specialists, researchers and national and international speakers converge, share knowledge, discuss, teach, propose, encourage, build, value, admire and enjoy the fruits of effort, capabilities and creativity of the human intellect.
I Workshop on Internationalization of Higher Education
University of Oriente. May, 2018
The internationalization of Higher Education is currently one of the strategic priorities of contemporary universities as well as contribute to raising and / or consolidating the quality of key university processes.
University of Holguín. April – May 2018
During the months of April and May of 2018, two workshops were held within the work package 6 "Dissemination" of the FORINT Project. These workshops were aimed at: vice-deans, teachers, vice-deans of research and postgraduate studies, directors of study centers, heads of departments, leaders and the international relations team.
Conference on Institutional Dissemination
University of Havana, April 2018
With the presence of executives and specialists in international relations and institutional communication was held on April 2, 2018, the Conference on Institutional Dissemination. The main points of the conference were the use of the new website of the UH, and the tools of the communication for international exchange and cooperation.
International Congress “Universidad 2018”. Presentation of the results of the FORINT Project
La Habana, Cuba, February 12 and 16, 2018
Within the framework of the 11th International Congress of Higher Education "Universidad 2018" held between the days between February 12 and 16, 2018, under the slogan "The University and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development" in the centenary of the Reformation of Córdoba, developed at the Convention Center of Havana; presented the results achieved with the execution of the FORINT project with a regional focus and the goals proposed by the Cuban and Panamanian universities for the development of the internationalization process. National and International Delegates to the Congress were present at the meeting.
International Colloquium 290 Anniversary. Congreso Universidad 2018
City of Havana, February 2018
Conceived as a space for collaboration and exchange of academic experiences, the 290th Anniversary International Colloquium was inaugurated at the Havana Convention Center. The space, inscribed in the program of the Congreso Universidad 2018, featured interventions focused on the history of the University of Havana (UH): its role in the creation of new knowledge, the role of science and innovation for sustainable development, as well as the internationalization of education.
Seminar: “International Projects and Project management”
Holguín, 13 – 15 December 2017
On 13, 14 and 15 December 2017, the representatives of the different participating universities in the Project FORINT attended the seminar on International Projects and Project management. As part of the Work Package 2 “Trainings on internationalisation at strategic level”, the seminar offered to the participants an opportunity to discuss and share best practices on the submission, management and international coordination of international projects.
International Congress “Agrociencias 2017”. Presentation of the results achieved by the Collaboration with the European Union of Cuba and the FORINT Project
La Habana, Cuba, November 20 to 24, 2017
In the framework of the International Congress of Agricultural Sciences "Agrociencias 2017" held between November 20 to 24, 2017 at the Havana Convention Center (Cuba) with the participation of 104 foreign delegates and 350 Cuban delegates, were presented the objectives, results achieved with the execution of the FORINT project and the goals that it proposes for the development of internationalization.
1st 2017 internationalisation of Higher Education seminar (INTES 2017)
From 23 to 27 October 2017, the 2017 internationalisation of Higher Education seminar was organised in the framework of the 1st International Congress “Sciences, Technologies and Society: Perspectives and Challenges” in the University Central “Marta Abreu” of Las Villas with the participation of representatives from Cuba, USA, Germany, Italy, Angola, Salvador and Ecuador.
“Cuban business education: best practices for effective cooperation with Europe”. 29ª Annual Conference EAIE (European Association for International Education)
On 12-15 September 2017, in the framework of the 29th Annual Conference of EAIE (European Association for International Education) in Seville, the project FORINT organised the session “Cuban business education: best practices for effective cooperation with Europe”. Dr. Mabelin Armenteros Amaya, Director of Internationalisation at the Agrarian University of Havana (UNAH), presented the contribution of international collaboration between Latin American and European HEI made possible with the European Union and the Cuban Higher Education process and its internationalisation strategy implemented through European projects.
Training Workshop: “European Educational Systems, Quality and Accreditation for Internationalization at strategic”
La Havana, June 26th, 27th and 28th, 2017
In Havana, on 26, 27 and 28 June 2017, the Training Workshop on European Educational Systems, Quality and Accreditation for Internatio nalization at strategic level w as carried out. It was the first task developed in the framework of Work Packag e 2 of the FORINT Project.
PhD. Gustavo Cobreiro Suárez, Rector of the University of Havana welcomed the 37 participants (26 Cubans, 8 Panamanians and 3 European professors representing EFMD) at this university campus. The working sessions of two and a half days of extraordinary interest were developed. The presentations developed focused on the Erasmus + programs by Carlos Pérez Padilla, Representative of the Delegation of the European Union in Cuba; Education Systems in Europe, given by PhD. Christophe Terrasse, Director of International Projects, EFMD and the Quality and Accreditation of Management Education: EFMD experience by PhD Julio Urgel, Director of Cuban Development Projects, EFMD.