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Paz y valores europeos como posible modelo de integración y progreso en un mundo global

Peace and European values as a potential model for integration and progress in a global world


Edited By Jesús Baigorri and Jürgen Elvert

Este libro recoge las contribuciones realizadas al Seminario Doctoral sobre Paz y valores europeos como posible modelo de integración y progreso en un mundo global organizado en el Real Monasterio de Yuste, sede de la Fundación Academia Europea e Iberoamericana de Yuste, en Cuacos de Yuste, España, entre el 24 y 26 de julio de 2017. Los contenidos de este volumen cubren diferentes áreas de investigación, entre las cuales se observan las líneas propuestas en el titulo, a saber, el modelo y los valores europeos en un mundo global. Una mayoría de artículos se articulan en torno a las políticas internas de la UE; la propia génesis de los valores Europeos; el papel de las becas Erasmus en la internacionalización de la educación superior; la participación juvenil en el Derecho de la UE; los derechos religiosos en la UE; la preservación de las fronteras exteriores; la política de memoria histórica de la UE; la proyección exterior; o el concepto de Europa desde una visión crítica periférica.

This book includes the contributions to the Doctoral Seminar on Peace and European Values as a potential model for integration and progress in a global world held at the Royal Monastery of Yuste, Headquarters of the European and Ibero-American Academy of Yuste Foundation, in Cuacos de Yuste, Spain from 24th to 26th July 2017. The contents of this volume cover different areas of research, among which we find the lines proposed in its title, namely the European model and values in a global world. Most are articulated around the EU’s internal policies like the genesis of European values; the role of the Erasmus scholarships in the internationalization of higher education; the youth participation in EU Law; religious rights in the EU; the safeguarding of the external borders; the EU’s policies of historical memory; the EU’s external projection the narrative of what Europe is about from a critical peripheral view.

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The role of mobility in the internationalisation of higher education. Europe in the Global Trends (Edith Rohonczi)


The role of mobility in the internationalisation of higher education

Europe in the Global Trends

Edith Rohonczi


Education is the most direct tool to open minds and promote the core values of a culture. Through students and faculty exchanges via mobility actions the academic communities are exposed to a two-directional movement of understanding, sensible sharing, and identifying mutual interests and benefits, which are the best roads to achieve the ultimate objective of living in a peaceful world. Currently there are more than 4 million mobile students in the world out of the 210 million students in tertiary education, and it is estimated that approximately 1 million faculty/researcher are also on the move (Project Atlas, 2016). International mobility has become an integral part of higher education (HE) globally. The investigation of its trends and main features may help institutions to understand how international mobility works and can contribute to their overall performance.

At the beginning of the 21st the overarching target for Europe is integration and competitiveness, and education has to contribute in its own role. For the past three decades – primarily in HE – there has been a growing demand for internationalisation. It has become a defining element not only in the strategies of higher education institutions (HEIs) globally but also in the education policies at national and regional levels. The oldest, largest and most influential international HE activity, the driving force of internationalisation is cross-border mobility. To encourage it...

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