The 2nd ENHANCE National Workshop brought together leaders, managers, researchers, lectures, R&I Unit staff and students from Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and Research Centres, Science and Technology (S&T) authorities, private companies from different sectors (agriculture products, tourism, manufacturing of electronic products, candy industry and wine and distilled beverage industry)  and relevant stakeholders in Vietnam.​

One more National Workshop will be organised in the framework of the ENHANCE project in order to involve relevant stakeholders and stimulate relevant discussions which may bring good ideas for projects, policies, other activities etc.

Today, Friday 26th May, has taken place the Regional Promotional Round Table “Training needs for the management of semi-professional sports clubs” at the University of Alicante organised by the International Project Management Office (OGPI), in the framework of the Erasmus+ project “sportGO – How to lead a sport club to a successful future”.

During 22– 3 May, Denise Galvin represented OGPI at the final conference held in the framework of Tempus Project SD@UHZ.

The beneficiary Universiteti Haxi Zehka, Peja Kosovo received Capacity Building in the form of International Relations, New Approaches in Teaching Methodologies, Seminars for Students, Digitisation of the university internal systems and E-learning trainings, all facilitated by OGPI.

During the period 11 to 19 May, 2017 Denise Galvin represented OGPI as a participant in the study visit conducted in 3 universities in Kazakhstan in the framework of the ERASMUS+ Project IQAT which is co-ordinated by Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague.
S. Seifullin Kazakh Agro Technical University, Astana; Kazakh Leading Academy for Architecture and Civil Engineering, Almaty; and, Karaganda State Technical University, Karaganda are in the process of implementing Quality Assurance systems for higher education in their individual institutions.

LOGIC TEMPUS project final conference "Bilan et Perspectives" took place in Fes, Morocco the 10-11 of May. 
LOGIC aims to improve learning and employment opportunities for youth and promote Life Long Learning (LLL) in SNA societies at large, through an integrated LLL concept in partner HEIs as a pilot action in line with the Tempus regional priorities.

A focus group meeting of the Erasmus + project LikeHOME, Assessing and recognizing the prior learning of migrants, took place last Monday at the University of Alicante with the participation of two immigrants (from Morocco and Venezuela), a university student of immigrant parents, an educator, a teacher and a lawyer from the Spanish jurisdiction, an intercultural mediator from an educational center, a local government official in the immigrant and refugee reception in Alicante. The focus group was coordinated by Prof. Asunción Lledó, Prof. Gonzalo Lorenzo and Prof. Rosabel Roig-Vila, from the University of Alicante.

These days, 15-17 of May, the University of Alicante is hosting the Study Visit of the Erasmus+ project PROMIG, coordinated by the Tbilisi State University from Georgia. The aim of the project is to develop the interdisciplinary MA program in migration studies at Kabul and Tabesh Universities of Afghanistan, establish Migration Competence Centre able to became the main migration oriented research unit and enhance preparation of research papers in migration studies as well as organise an Inter-cultural Forum for students from Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and EU countries to discuss primary reasons motivating migration processes world wide in the form of annual Summer School.

Today and tomorrow is taking place at An Giang University, Long Xuyen City, Vietnam the 3rd training Workshop "Formalised Procedures: Intellectual Property, contractual framework; internal approval process" in the framework of the Erasmus+ project ENHANCE Strengthening National Research and Innovation Capacities in Vietnam. The training is being delivered by the SlovenkÁ TechinickÁ Univerzita V Bratislave and Ms. Noelia López, Senior Project Manager at OGPI, is participating. The main aim of this training workshop is to increase the knowledge of participants on key topics for a better Research and Innovation management and implementation.

The University of Alicante is hosting the Kick-off Meeting and the first Study Visit of the INDOEDUC4ALL project during this week. The project, titled Ensuring Access and Quality Education for Students with Disabilities in Indonesian Universities, is funded by the Erasmus+ programme.Under the coordination of UA, it involves Higher Education Institutions and NGOs from Indonesia, but also counts with the participation of two EU universities, from the United Kingdom (Glasgow Caledonian University) and Greece (University of Piraeus Research Centre).

Last week we were at University of Paris-Lodron Salzburg to finalise the legal documents that support the functioning of the Kosovo National Student Union with University of Edinburgh and Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Ministry of Education Kosovo, WUS Kosovo and representatives of the various universities and students’ unions in Kosovo in the framework of Tempus Project SIHEKSU.

The TEMPUS project: “Support to the Internationalization of Kosova Higher Education System through establishment of the Kosova Students’ Union”SIHEKSU, is funded by the European Commission through TEMPUS programme which supports the University on achieving the objectives of the Bologna Process, Strategy and Higher Education in Kosova.