Universidad Veracruzana is launching the Call for Participants for the September-December 2020 Virtual International Collaborations Course-workshop. Please find below the information about the course, as well as a link to the official video:
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Universidad del Rosario invites students from Columbus member universities to apply for a scholarship in some of its summer courses in Spanish:
From 28 June – 1 July the scientific world will gather for the Online Science Days 2020 of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings.
On June 24 and 25, Columbus organized two days of reflection with Vice-Chancellors / Directors / Academic Secretaries with the aim of sharing points of view and reflections on the...Read more
In the past days the internationalization of research strategy was launched for Columbus member universities through two meetings with research and internationalization directors of the network's member universities.
“Sweet are the uses of adversity, which like the toad, ugly and venomous,
Wears yet a precious jewel in his head”
William Shakespeare, As you like it
The COVID-19 pandemic adds a further degree of complexity to higher education in Latin America and the Caribbean, which comes from facing unresolved challenges, such as growth without quality, inequities...Read more
The CoVid-19 epidemic represents enormous challenges for the higher education sector. Join our declaration imploring the higher education sector to respond quickly and rationally. Please add your name, position, affiliation,...Read more
Thirteen young talents from Latin American universities have been selected to participate in the 2020 Interdisciplinary Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting to be held in Lindau, Germany between June 28th and July 3rd,...Read more
Since 2010, Antwerp Summer University offers short-term academic programmes of high quality based on the excellence of the University of Antwerp and its partners. From a tiny initiative in 2010...Read more
On February 4, 5, 6 and 7, the initial QualEnv / Change the Climate project meeting was held in Lisbon. Columbus participated as an external evaluator of the Project.
From November 25 to 29 the partners of the W-STEM project - Building the future of Latin America: engaging women into STEM - met for the second time in Cartagena...Read more
On Monday, December 2, Professor Luis Arroyo Zapatero, a member of the Columbus Board of Directors between 2003 and 2005, under the watchful eye of Montesquieu and Voltaire, among others,...Read more
On November 13th, 2019, at the Cultural Complex of the Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla (Mexico), the annual Assembly of members of Columbus was held. 22 member universities from 9...Read more
Following the regulations of its statutes, Columbus will make the 2019 version of the Assembly of its member universities in the framework of the International Conference of the IAU (International...Read more
The grand opening of the 69th Nobel Prize Meeting in Lindau, this year dedicated to Physics, took place on Sunday, June 30. Laser physics, dark matter and gravitational waves, which...Read more
"Internationalized universities perform better in the transfer of knowledge, the impact of research and education." This is the main message of the latest edition of the U-Multirrank, the multidimensional, user-driven...Read more
Columbus is pleased to invite you to participate in the U-Benchmarking Club in "Strategies to improve the retention and performance of students with academic difficulties", derived from their educational backgrounds....Read more
This Thursday, May 16, for the first time in the history of the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (Argentina), the university community elected the rectoral authorities through direct, secret and mandatory...Read more
Problem Based Learning (PBL) is not a new pedagogical approach. It has been a topic of research and teaching practice for more than 50 years and has been widely used...Read more