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The University of Oulu (Finland) will hold the XVIII General Assembly of the CGU that will take place the next 20-22 September 2012. Find all the information you need about this event HERE

WORKSHOP: ‘Embrazing of modernization agenda in Higher Education’

General Council

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Topic 1 ‘EU agenda for modernising Higher Education within the Europe 2020 context’ . Topic 2 ‘Linking Higher Education and Innovation’. Margaret Waters, Deputy Head of Erasmus Unit - Higher Education Policy Coordinator at the European Commission and Gudrun Paulsdottir, President of the European Association for International Education will share practical information and debate with the attendants about these important topics.

PART II: ‘Improving quality in Higher Education through mobility and cross-border Education’ and ‘Internalization in Higher Education: Opportunities for Students and Educators’ will be topics of two parallel working groups). PART III: Presentation of the outcomes of the workshop that will be included in a document with suggestions for the European Commission. This workshop aims to become a useful scenario where the CGU members share their suggestions with the EC.

It is important that members attend this meeting to be updated of the main matters of the group. Rectors or the personal designated by them are called to attend to the meeting. The General Council will be hold the 20-21 September. + INFO

Presentations The ceremony of the International Prize Grupo Compostela-Xunta de Galicia, will take place the 21st September. This year the award goes to the College of Europe. + INFO The presentation of the winner of the First CGU International Video Contest will also take place the 21st September. The winner of this pilot edition is David Jara, a student from Universidad Mayor (Chile). + INFO

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Information about the XVIII CGU General Assembly