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Popayán will host the First Binational Conference of Higher Education Institutions

Tuesday, 22 de Oct de 2013


During 24 and 25 of October the First Binational Conference of Higher Education Institutions will be held in the city of Popayán, Ecuador will participate as a guest country.

This activity has been planned by the Network for Internationalization of Higher Education Institutions of Cauca (Cauca Asies ) and the Colombian Network for Internationalization the of Higher Education - Southwest Node RCI (Valle, Cauca and Nariño ), and supported the endorsement of the Ministry of National Education of Colombia, Foreign Ministry and the Presidential Agency for Cooperation.

This conference arises mainly from the need for the higher education today to meet the conditions and requirements in developing global competencies among students and faculty through content and experiences that reflect these expectations , with a high referenced commitment and regional realities.

Among the objectives of the event is to make an approach to the perspective of internationalization in higher education institutions , through dialogue and exchange of experiences in the ambit of research, outreach , internationalization of the curriculum and extension, thus establishing cooperation strategies and concrete ties for mutual collaboration between HEIs in Colombia and Ecuador .

The Higher Education Institutions of Cauca are hosting the event and will provide the scenarios and the logistic support personnel, so there will be activities in different venues that will be open to the general public who wishes to attend .

Popayán, recognized as a university town, opens its doors not only to present the quality of their education, but also to show its tourist attractions, historical sites and cultural activities.


For more information, please contact:

Office of Inter-institutional and International Relations - orii

Phone: 8 209900 Ext: 1163

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