University of Barcelona plays host to the conference on May 30 and 31
The University of Barcelona (UB), has announced it will hold the first Arab-Euro University Conference on Higher Education in May.
The conference, organised with
the Association of Arab Universities (AARU) and the European University Association (EUA), will consider specific themes in Arab-European collaboration and compare recent higher education developments in both regions, including internationalisation.
The main topics on the agenda revolve around higher education development trends in Europe and the Arab World, including comparability and equivalence of higher education systems, employability: cultural, social and economic perspectives, research and doctoral education and internationalisation of higher education.
Participation in the conference is open to rectors, vice-chancellors and presidents of universities or to their delegates from both regions and will allow for networking as well as bilateral and multilateral meetings and the signature of collaboration agreements.
The conference takes place at the University of Barcelona on May 30 and 31.