Burgas Free University /BFU/ is one of the first non-state universities in Bulgaria. The University provides BA, MA and PhD educational programs in Humanities, Legal, Social and Economic Studies as well as Technical and Computer Sciences. The University is certified under the International Quality Standard ISO 9001:2008. BFU is a modern and innovative academic institution with recognized capacity and experience in co-ordination and implementation of many research and educational projects both at a national and international level. It has attained an internationally recognized status and significant academic achievements.
One of the priorities of BFU is to improve the quality of the training systems through development of innovative contents, methods and procedures taking into account the feedback and demand of the labor market and business organizations.
It is the mission of the University to be a flexible, enterprising and socially responsible higher education institution providing training of specialists equipped with skills for successful professional realization and rapid career advancement in today's dynamic globalizing environment.
Contact Person: Mariya Zheleva, firstname.lastname@example.org
Università degli Studi “Guglielmo Marconi” (USGM) is the first Athenaeum in Italy following the “Open University” model. USGM was established in 2004 by the Ministry of University and Research (MUR M.D. March 2004) as the first Italian open-university with the aim to spread and produce knowledge, giving everybody access to proper learning tools in Italy as well as worldwide.
The USGM adopts innovating learning modalities by developing suitable research strategies for most advanced technological solutions and by integrating nonresidential communication means (e-learning, chat, forum, videoconference) with seminar activities (workshops, seminars). The Open University model represents a driving factor within the information society, able to have strategic functions in professional training, knowledge production and spreading of digital culture.
Contact Person: Sara Cella, email@example.com
UPV is a public Higher Education Institution actively involved in international cooperation and mobility projects. UPV hosts over 36,000 students and employs over 5,000 people (teaching, research, administrative, services staff). It is the first technological university in Spain according to international rankings (e.g. Shanghai Ranking of World Universities) and offers 33 undergraduate programmes, 73 official Master’s degrees and 28 Doctorate programmes. Even though UPV focuses mainly on Engineering studies, it also hosts a Faculty of Fine Arts and a Faculty of Business Administration and Management. It receives every year around 1900 exchange students and sends about 1600 UPV students abroad under different mobility programmes. UPV has repeatedly ranked among the top 5 European Universities in student exchange figures under the Erasmus Programme. UPV has experience in the management of European projects and takes part in different actions (FP7, Tempus, Alfa, Erasmus Mundus, US-Atlantis, LLP networks and multilateral projects, Creative Europe, Erasmus +, etc.) and in several international networks such as ANUIES, Magalhaes, Santander Group, CONAHEC, CARPE, SEFI
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FH JOANNEUM is one of the leading universities of applied sciences in Austria with located on three campuses in the province of Styria.
FH JOANNEUM comprises following departments:
- Applied Computer Sciences
- Health Studies
- Building, Energy & Society
- Media & Design
FH JOANNEUM has further already participated in a high number of EU projects in which it acted as coordinator and as partner. Therefore, the organization can rely on many years of experience and highly qualified staff when it comes to EU and company projects.
Contact Person: Rene Wenzel, Rene.Wenzel@fh-joanneum.at
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