News & Events

  • UCC Refugee Week 2021

    Our colleagues from the University College Cork (UCC) are hosting the Refugee Week 2021.This is the fourth edition of this series of events.  Throughout this week, participants will have the opportunity to discuss topics such as the experience of children in direct provision, narratives of migration, the migrant crisis in...
  • Impact study of EU projects in higher education and research in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean

    OBREAL Global and its chapters India, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean in collaboration with LINED based at the Universidad Nacional Mar del Plata, Argentina, and SARUA -the Southern African Regional Universities Association-, are pleased to invite you to participate in this survey on the impact of European projects in...
  • OBREAL Global at the 16th FICCI Higher Education Summit 2021 (February 25th -27th)

    The 16th FICCI Higher Education Summit 2021 will take place from 25-27 February.This conference is organised by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India and will bring together Higher Education Sector Decision makers, Government...
  • The South American Chapter of OBREAL Global has organised a series of focus groups in Argentina and Uruguay.

    The South American Chapter of OBREAL Global is articulating a range of capacity building initiatives in two priority areas in higher education. Digitalisation and virtualisation of the academic offer. Internationalisation of the curriculum. Following the focus groups in Brazil, on this occasion it is the Uruguayan and Argentinean members of the...
  • A series of focus groups will begin tomorrow in Brazil organized by the South American Chapter of OBREAL GLOBAL

    In 2021, the South American Chapter of OBREAL Global has organized a series of capacity building initiatives in Brazil within the framework of the following major themes:Digitalization and virtualization of academic programs.Internationalization of the curriculumA series of focus group meetings have been organized, with representative panels from Brazilian higher education...
  • Preparatory activities for the IX Central American University Congress will begin on February 2.

    OBREAL-GLOBAL, its Chapter Central America, the European Union – Latin America and Caribbean Foundation (EU-LAC Foundation) and the Consejo Superior Universitario Centroamericano (CSCUA) will offer a series of workshops and webinars as part of the preparatory activities for the IX Central American University Congress.The series opens on February 2nd with...
  • First steps in the PRICNAC project – First Consortium Meeting

    OBREAL Global has partnered with the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF), Office of the Central Africa and Great Lakes region, as well as with the Association of African Universities (AAU), the African and Malagashy Higher Education Council (CAMES) and the Network for experts in engineering training in Central Africa...
  • A new alliance opens options for strengthening Euro-Latin American and Caribbean research and innovation

    Hamburg, Bogota and Barcelona, January 25, 2021 – The European Union-Latin America and the Caribbean International Foundation (EU-LAC Foundation), the Colombian Association of Universities (ASCUN) and OBREAL-Global Observatory (OBREAL GLOBAL) met on January 22 to agree on a joint work plan for 2021 and 2022 that seeks to strengthen bi-regional...
  • New meeting of the Chapter South America of OBREAL GLOBAL: Progress in focus groups

    During this new meeting of the Chapter South America participants shared the different experiences of the Focus Groups on Internationalization of the curriculum (held in Chile in the last months of 2020). The members of the Chapter South America discussed about this issue, paying special attention to the differences in each...
  • HAQAA Ambassadors Kick Off Meeting

    The HAQAA Ambassadors Kick Off Meeting takes place on January 21stThe meeting is being called to revitalize and reinforce the role of HAQAA Ambassadors. It will take stock of current developments regarding Higher Education quality assurance in Africa and examine how the HAQAA1 training course has enabled the graduates to...
  • Building bridges between South America and East Africa: Regional Accreditation in Higher Education meeting

    In the context of the OBREAL GLOBAL South America and Africa Chapters, as well as the MoU that OBREAL GLOBAL has with the Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA), OBREAL GLOBAL organized with the support of AUGM and IUCEA, a virtual meeting to discuss issues of strategic and imminent importance...
  • Chapter Central America Webinar series

    OBREAL GLOBAL, EULAC Foundation and CSUCA will work together in a series of webinars promoted by the Chapter Central America of OBREAL GLOBAL to support the IX Central American University Congress on Higher Education.  More details will be announced soon!
  • Cooperation Agreement: EU-LAC Foundation – OBREAL GLOBAL

    Hamburg and Barcelona.  17 December 2020 - The European Union-Latin America and the Caribbean Foundation (EU-LAC Foundation) and OBREAL GLOBAL OBSERVATORY have sealed their willingness to cooperate by signing a framework agreement which establishes the basis for cooperation in the development of programmes and activities of mutual interest. The agreement between the...
  • OBREAL GLOBAL in the Kick – off Meeting of the CBHE Project SUCCESS

    The Kick – off Meeting of the CBHE Project SUCCESS (Sustainable University - Enterprise Cooperation for Improving Graduate Employability) took part online on 17th December 2020. The aim of the project is to modernize Western Balkan Country (WBC) universities through the strengthening of University-Enterprise partnerships in the areas of education and...
  • The first meting of the OBREAL-GLOBAL Inter-Chapter Chair Meeting!

    The chairs of OBREAL Global's chapters in Central America, the Caribbean, South America, Africa and India met with European members and the General Secretariat of OBREAL Global to discuss the association's global strategy.  During the meeting the chairs of the chapters were constituted as a permanent and consultative body of...
  • New meeting of the Chapter India

    The Chapter India of OBREAL GLOBAL gathered the Indian Institute of Science, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, NPTEL, KTH Royal Institute of Technology , Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Asian Institute of Design, Middle East College and National Institute of Technology Karnatka. The Chapter had the opportunity to invite Universitat Politècnica...
  • USP Seminar: The post-pandemic world: global transformations and challenges for development

    On December 2nd will take place the International seminar organized by USP entitled "The Post-pandemic world: Global Transformations and challenes for development" We are honoured to announce that our President, Ramon Torrent will be one of the panelists at this interesting event. Dr. Torrent will talk about Perspectives on regional integration...
  • First meeting of the Chapter Central America

    On December 1st was held the first meeting of the Chapter Central America of OBREAL GLOBAL. During this meeting, members of CSUCA, coordinators of this Chapter, presented their proposals for the development of this initiative. The participants analyzed and discussed the proposal and split the tasks to be carried out. In...
  • Mimir ANDINO in perspective: Building and recognizing the national and Euro-Latin American dimension of Research

    On December 2nd the event Mimir ANDINO in perspective: Building and recognizing the national and Euro-Latin American dimension of Research will take place.In this event, Universidad de Piura, la Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina, y la Universidad Nacional Toribio Rodríguez de Mendoza, Peruvian partner institutions of the Mimir ANDINO project,...
  • Third meeting of the Chapter SouthAmerica

    The third meeting of the Chapter South America of OBREAL GLOBAL took place on November 30th, 2020. During this meeting, members continued with the analysis, debate and development of the work plan of this initiative. The participants divided up the tasks to be carried out and it was agreed that the next...
  • Seminar “Latin America and the Caribbean and the Future Horizon Europe Program” organized by the EU-LAC foundation

    On November 23rd took place the seminar "Latin America and the Caribbean and the Future Horizon Europe Program" organized by the EU-LAC foundation. This seminar was attended by the following panelists: Rita Lecbychova, (Directorate General for Research and Innovation and International Cooperation, European Commission) Nicolás Patrici (OBREAL-Global Observatory) Claudia Romano (Uruguayan...
  • OBREAL GLOBAL General Assembly

    The General Assembly of OBREAL GLOBAL was held on Wednesday, November 11th, 2020. It was held through Zoom due to the international health crisis caused by Covid'19.  This session was attended by a large representation of OBREAL GLOBAL members: Asociación de Universidades Grupo de Montevideo – AUGM - (Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile,...
  • EU-LAC Seminar on “Latin American and Caribbean and the future Horizon Europe porgramme””

    The second seminar on "Capacity building in Latin American and Caribbean institutions to apply for project financing within the future Horizon Europe program" will take place on November 23rd from 15h to 16:30h (CET). The following panelists will participate in this interesting seminar: Rita Lecbychova, (Dirección General de Investigación e Innovación...
  • OBREAL-Global Indian Chapter meeting

    The OBREAL-Global Indian Chapter met on November 6th. During this meeting partners, led by Dr.Vidya Yeravdekar from Symbiosis International (Deemed University) Chair of the Chapter, were able to discuss: 1. Visibility on internationalization strategy and internationalizing India. 2. Research capacities from a South-South-North perspective. 3. Focus Group to create a good practice book related...
  • OBREAL-Global Indian Chapter in University World News

    University World News echoes the creation of the OBREAL-Global Indian Chapter  You can access the full article by clicking here