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EMU Represented at European University Association Funding Forum
Published Date: Tuesday, 11 October 2016
The Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) was represented at the “European University Association (EUA) 3. Funding Forum” which took place in Porto, Portugal. Hosted by the University of Porto, the forum took place between 5-7 October 2016. The form was attended by EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam and Vice Rector in charge of International Relations and Promotion, Prof. Dr. Cem Tanova.
The forum included 185 represented universities from 35 different countries. It included the bouncing of ideas regarding the existing education system in higher education institutions located in Europe, financial difficulties and their possible solutions. University executives also found the opportunity to attend thematic seminars on institutional activity strategies, research financing, increasing the effect of institutional partnerships, increasing campus values and the value of information.
In his short statement, EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Osam noted his happiness regarding representing EMU at one of the EUA’s three big meetings and stated that the seminars were most productive and the meeting most valuable, for European higher education institutions.
Each year EUA organizes three big meetings; The General Assembly, The Quality Assurance Forum and the Funding Forum. The next big EUA organization which is the General Assembly is set to take place in April 2017, in Norway.