Linking mobility, employability and local development: New priorities in South American-European higher education cooperation
On 12-13 November 2015 the Final Meeting of the ULISES Project took place at the Federal University of São Carlos, in Brazil.All consortium members from South America and Europe attended. The main objective of this gathering was to better understand the links between students’ mobility, employability and how they relate to local developments. Concrete cases from the universities from Chile, Argentina, Colombia, and Brazil were presented showing the importance of strengthening the cooperation between the Higher Education Institutions and the private and the public sectors. The University of Montpellier and Tilburg University shared their experience in working with Latin America and the benefits the ULISES project brought them; ANECA on its side, emphasized the importance of Quality Assurance to ensure international and local recognition of the Higher Education system and for graduates and future students. This meeting also gave the opportunity to discuss future collaboration in the framework of the next Erasmus+ call. The agenda and the 2-day presentations can be found below.