Edition 220 - August 2019

Meet ACA @ EAIE 2019 Annual Conference – Helsinki, Finland

From 24 to 28 September 2019, the capital city of Finland – Helsinki – will host the 31st Annual conference of the European Association for International Education (EAIE) under the title “Encompassing all voices”. As every year, the ACA members and the Secretariat will be present in great numbers at this large-scale international higher education event. Beyond networking and partnership-building opportunities, the conference will give ample room to learn more about the Finnish higher education system, as well as to meet and exchange views with representatives of Finnish higher education institutions on-site.

Overall, the ACA members and the staff of the ACA Secretariat will be involved in delivering 17 sessions and poster presentations (see below) and will be hosting several information and networking events.

Wednesday, 25 September 2019

  • 09:00 – 10:30 SESSION 02.06 – European Programme Management presents: Erasmus 2021-2027: making mobility a reality for all (Room 3E, Level 0)
  • 09:00 – 10:00 SESSION 02.11 – Joint or Double Degree Programmes: added value for students and universities (Room 204-205, Level 2)
  • 09:00 – 10:00 SESSION 02.18 – Life skill: speed networking your way to crucial contacts (Room 3A, Level 0)
  • 13:30 – 15:00 SESSION 03.03 – Access and Diversity presents: Inclusion in the next Erasmus+ programme: from policy to practice (Room 103A, Level 1)
  • 13:30 – 15:00 SESSION 03.02 – Marketing and Recruitment presents: What's on the horizon? Lessons from market leaders (Room 3E, Level 0)
  • 13:30 – 14:30 SESSION 03.11 – Higher education diplomacy: joining forces to tackle global challenges (Room 207, Level 2)
  • 15:30 – 16:30 SESSION 04.11 – English taught programmes: benefits and challenges (Room 203, Level 2)
  • 15:30 – 16:30 SESSION 04.17 – The human factors influencing international study choice: parents, reviews and testimonials (Room 3E, Level 0)

Thursday, 26 September 2019

  • 09:30 – 10:30 SESSION 05.05 – Destination unknown: how can we educate and equip the global citizens of the future? (Room 102, Level 1)
  • 09:30 – 10:30 SESSION 05.09 – The digital future: electronic credentials and online document authentication for international admissions (Room 203, Level 2)
  • 09:30 – 10:30 SESSION 05.17 – Maximising your brand and reputation in international education (Room 3E, Level 0)
  • 10:30 – 12:00 POSTER SESSION 204 – Applied internationalisation? The current state of internationalisation at Universities of Applied Sciences in Germany (Hall 3, Level 0)
  • 10:30 – 12:00 POSTER SESSION 206 – How to integrate refugees into higher education: best practices from Germany (Hall 3, Level 0)
  • 11:30 – 12:30 SESSION 06.02 – Supporting more students to go abroad during their degree: a three country perspective (Room 101CD, Level 1)
  • 14:00 – 15:00 SESSION 07.01 – Assessing core student learning outcomes in higher education: the current state and global trends (Room 203, Level 2)
  • 14:30 – 16:00 POSTER SESSION 315 – GREET and CARe projects: integrating highly skilled refugees via the Horizon 2020 Science4Refugees initiative (Hall 3, Level 0)
  • 14:30 – 16:00 POSTER SESSION 316 – Shaping enrolment: the importance of using the right data in student recruitment (Hall 3, Level 0)
  • 15:30 – 16:30 SESSION 08.18 – Bracing for Brexit: updates and uncertainties (Hall 1, Level 0)

Many ACA members can equally be reached in the exhibition area of the conference, at one of the following stands:

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