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

Brussels, 13 October 2006 


Thursday 12 October 2006


Welcome dinner @ Café du Vaudeville

 Friday 13 October 2006


Registration and coffee


Welcome / Opening
Franziska Muche, ACA


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


Coffee break


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




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


Coffee break


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


End of the seminar