Institutional mission to Namibia and Botswana

Institutional Mission to Namibia and Botswana

The 4 Universities Alliance (A-4U) has carried out an institutional mission to Namibia and Botswana from the 30th of September to the 8th of October.

Within the strategic framwork for internationalization of the 4 universities which constitute the consortium, the A-4U has developed the institutional mission to Namibia and Botswana in order to promote bilateral collaboration agreements between Namibian or Botswanan universities and each of the A-4U universities in the areas of research, teaching and technology transfer. The A-4U delegation was made up of the Vice-rectors of International Relations of each of the 4 universities and the International Relations Coordinator of the 4-AU.

During the 9 days of the mission, which was carried out in the cities of Windhoek, Gaborone and Palapye, the delegates held several meetings in the main Namibian and Botswanan universities to get to know and strengthen the relationship with the main High Education agents in both countries. The visited universities are: University of Namibia (UNAM) and Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) in Namibia, and Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (BUAN), Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST), University of Botswana (BU), and Botswana Accountancy College (BAC) in Botswana.

The A-4U delegation also took the opportunity to hold a meeting with the Spanish Embassy in Windhoek, Namibia, and contacted the Spanish Honorary Vice-Consul in Maun, Botswana.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1ª Feria Universitaria ASEAN

1st ASEAN University Fair
During 6-7 March 2018, ASEAN Committee in Madrid in collaboration with Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Spain and the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid co-organized the 1st ASEAN University Fair in Madrid at the Escuela Tecnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, with the aims of promoting networking among representatives of universities of ASEAN and Spain in order to develop double degree programmes and exchange students as well as scholars, and of providing a unique platform for Spanish students to meet and gain information from universities in ASEAN on entry requirements and the application process.
On the 1st day of the event, there was a seminar on “Opportunities to enhance educational linkage between ASEAN & Spain” and a forum for representatives from 9 leading universities to share their experience how to promote education linkage with ASEAN’s universities.
The International Relations Coordinator for the Alliance 4 Universities, Elena Acosta, was invited to share the A4U experience with the ASEAN countries.
There were 100 participants in the seminar comprising representatives from 20 Spanish universities, representatives from public and private sector in Spain as well as Spanish students. In addition, more than 150 Spanish students also participated in the ASEAN University Fair and Exhibition on the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN.