Rome, 21-22 October 2015
Prof. Ilan Chet, Deputy Secretary General of the Higher Education and Research Division, will be representing the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) at the Mediterranean Universities Union (UNIMED) General Assembly in Rome on October 21st and 22nd 2015.
This year, four main topics on Euro-Mediterranean cooperation in Higher Education and Research will advance the discussions between the rectors of UNIMED member universities: international mobility, university-enterprise cooperation, research and innovation promotion and e-learning. Both the political and institutional perspectives are expected to be reviewed.
UNIMED, founded in 1991aims to promote and foster collaboration between universities of the Mediterranean region through a vast range of initiatives, including the UfM labelled project High Opportunity for Mediterranean Executive Recruitment (HOMERe) where UNIMED is an active member of the consortium. To date UNIMED counts 91 university members from 21 countries of the Mediterranean basin.
During this occasion, Prof. Chet alongside .Dr. Sultan Abu-Orabi, Secretary General of the Association of Arab Universities (AARU) and Ms. Cristina Russo, EC Director for International Cooperation of DG Research & Innovation will make a speech during their internvention..
The agenda will be available shortly