Cooperation in higher education between Europe
and other world regions: Latin America

Brussels, 13 October 2006 

Programme

Thursday 12 October 2006

 19.30

Welcome dinner @ Café du Vaudeville

 Friday 13 October 2006

 8.30 

Registration and coffee

 9.00

Welcome / Opening
Franziska Muche, ACA

 9.15

Higher education and internationalisation in Latin America - emerging identity or backyard of the US and Europe?
Hans de Wit, The Hague Forum for Judicial Expertise/independent consultant, The Netherlands

 

Mexico: embracing North America, South America and Europe
Stefan Lauterbach, Saarland University
 

Short intervention
Establishing a multi-national and multi-sectoral accreditation system in Central America. The Role of DAAD
Christoph Hansert, DAAD, Germany

 11.00

Coffee break

 11.30

The Alban programme: lessons from the past, predictions for the future
Alberto Sereno,
Alßan Office, Santander Group of Universities / University of Porto, Portugal

 

European policy towards Latin America: the place of higher education, ideas for the future
Ramon Torrent, University of Barcelona and OBREAL-EULARO, Spain

 13.00

Lunch

 14.00

Intra- and interregional cooperation: Tuning educational structures in Latin America
Bastian Baumann, Tuning Latin America / FU Berlin, Germany

 

Curriculum development and double degrees: the undergraduate cycle for Latin-American (and Iberian Peninsula) studies at Sciences-Po
Smilja Dabène, Sciences-Po Paris in Poitiers, France

 15.30

Coffee break

 16.00

Round table discussion
Europe and Latin America, natural partners in higher education? How to get from lip service to action

 17.00

End of the seminar