Higher Education in India: Recent developments and relations with Europe.

Brussels, 14 March 2013

Programme

Wednesday 13 March

19.30

Seminar dinner

Thursday 14 March

08.30

Registrations and coffee

09.15

Welcome and introduction
Bernd Wächter, Director, ACA (Brussels, Belgium)

09.30

Current developments in Indian higher education. Are there opportunities for Europe?
Neil Kemp, Visiting Fellow, Institute of Education, University of London (London, UK)

10.15

Quality issues: Indian higher education in a global comparison
Phil Baty, Editor at Large, Times Higher Education Rankings (London, UK)

11.00

Coffee break

11.30

University of Exeter: organising a presence in India
Shaun Curtis, Director of International Exeter, University of Exeter (Exeter, UK)

12.10

Maastricht University: reaching out to India
Krista Knopper, Strategic Advisor India and China & Coordinator Worldwide Universities Network, Maastricht University (Maastricht, the Netherlands)

12.50

Sandwich lunch

13.50

India in Erasmus Mundus and Erasmus for all
Brian Toll, Policy Officer - Erasmus Mundus - Japan, Korea, South and East Asia, European Commission (Brussels, Belgium)

14.30

Partnerships with Indian universities: how to start and run them
Ruth Kattumuri, Co-director, India Observatory and Asia Research Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science (London, UK)

15.10

Coffee break

15.30

Marketing French higher education in India and recruiting Indian students to France
Antoine Grassin, Managing Director, Campus France (Paris, France)

16.10

A German approach to cooperation with India
Heike Mock, Head of Section South East Asia, DAAD (Bonn, Germany)

16.50

Conclusions and farewell coffee
Bernd Wächter, ACA (Brussels, Belgium)