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The European Union to organize a Virtual Education Fair with 80 European Institutes

80 institutes from 21 EU Member States represented
by Our Corresspondent - Nov 20, 2020

Indian students can directly interact with leading higher education institutions as part of the “European Higher Education Virtual Fair (EHEVF) – India 2020” on 25-27 November

New Delhi : The European Union is organizing an education fair bringing together European Higher education institutes and Indian students. This is a virtual fair that is taking place from 25 to 27 November 2020. Through a series of webinars, the students will get an opportunity to explore a wide range of education courses from more than 80 leading higher education institutes from 21 countries of the European Union. This is the fifth edition of the virtual fair which the EU has been organising since 2015.

More than 26.000 students have already registered online to participate in these webinars. Aspiring students will get a chance to directly interact with officials from the various higher education institutions (HEIs) in the webinars during a three-day programme, focusing on subject areas such as engineering & technology, business & management, natural sciences & liberal arts and social sciences.

The opportunities under the European Erasmus+ programme and how to build from there a research career with actions under the EU Research and Innovation Programme, will also be presented.

This activity is a nice example of TEAM Europe in which the European institutions and Member States join forces. Leading universities are participating from 21 European Member States: Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, and Sweden.

Globally top-ranked institutes that will participate in the virtual fair include University Bocconi (Italy),  Wageningen University (Netherlands), Aarhus University (Denmark), Radboud University (Netherlands), Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin (Ireland), LUISS Guido Carli (Italy), Hanze University of Applied Sciences (Netherlands), University of Antwerp (Belgium), University Of Twente (Netherlands), Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium), Hame University of Applied Sciences (Finland), Jacobs University (Germany), Tampere University (Finland), University College Cork, (Ireland), University of Tartu (Estonia), Aix-Marseille University (France), Politecnico di Milano (Italy), IMT Atlantique (France), Dublin City University (Ireland), and University of Cyprus (Cyprus), and many more.

This year, ‘Town Hall’ panels will be held at the end of each day on respectively, “Mobility of Students at European level: from Erasmus scholar to Marie Sklodowska Curie fellow,” “Tools for Student Mobility” and “Mobility of Students strengthening Europe-India Partnership.”

Since 2015, the European Union has been organizing the education fair promoting Europe as a destination for higher education and research for Indian students and academic community. The fair provides aspirants with the latest information and advice directly from EU-based HEIs, EU Member States representatives, and  experts through different tools of the Virtual Fair that include a series of webinars and a dedicated web-portal https://www.study-europe.net. Students can also get information on the impact of COVID-19 from the university representatives for academic sessions in 2021.

The education fair is catering to students in various phases of their education journey.  It seeks to connect college students who have recently graduated or graduating next year and are looking to go abroad for higher education, as well as post-graduates looking for higher education and research opportunities in the EU. Participation is free of charge but registration is required: https://www.study-europe.net/content/webinar-schedule-0