EAIE Conference and exhibition in Seville –new prospects of cooperation
The 29th Annual Conference and Exhibition took place in Seville from September 13–15. ETU "LETI" completed several successful agreements with foreign higher education institutions.
As at the previous EAIE exhibitions, ETU performed as part of integrated stand "Study in Russia", that represented 21 universities-participants of Russian academic excellence project 5-100. In three days of work of the conference Head of ETU Department of International academic mobility Maria A. Kiseliova crried out negotiations with hundred representatives of higher education institutions from Brazil, Great Britain, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, the USA, Finland, France, Japan and other countries.
Signing of agreements with the world educational centers became the main outcome of ETU participation in the exhibition. On the first day of the conference the contract on cooperation with University of Technologies of Troyes (France) on exchange of students and teachers and implementation of joint research projects in optoelectronics and heterostructures was signed.
Also during the exhibition the contract with Northern Arizona University (USA) on joint educational programs in the field of public relations and linguistics was signed. Now organization of internship of ETU students to America is being planned. The visit of the representative of Northern Arizona University is planned for October. During this visit students and their parents will be told about this internships.
Photos from the event
Among the key moments of the exhibition is signing of prearrangement cooperation agreements with higher education institutions of Republic of South Africa: University of Pretoria, University of Cape Town and University of Johannesburg. In the short term ETU can have one more partner from Japan – Ritsumeikan University from Kyoto. Also ETU had discussion on organization of summer school for students from Planeta Formacion y Universidades training center (Barcelona) at ETU and meeting with partners from National Changhua University of Education about organization of joint educational program in the field of a photovoltaics .
"Participation of ETU in such large event as EAIE strongly drives up the international recognition of our university. Moreover, successful arrangement of our stand allowed to draw attention of huge number of participants including our present and future partners.”
EAIE Conference and Exhibition is a large annual event that unites representatives of international services of the universities and the recruiting companies. This year the event has brought together 6600 participants from around the world. In the program of an action there were presentations of higher education institutions, training seminars and forums covering a wide range of aspects of higher education and special professional sections and groups on interests. Participation in the exhibition gives the chance not only to obtain information on various educational directions, but also to exchange experience with foreign colleagues.