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International Education Week

LAU is organizing its 2nd International Education Week under the theme of “International Education in the MENA region: beginnings, evolution and innovation” on its Beirut and Byblos campuses during the week of April 3-7, 2017. 

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This event is under the patronage of the Ministry of Tourism. Embassies, consulates, international education institutions, and international universities from countries all over the world will take part to present their culture and the opportunities available to the LAU community and the public.

Program:

Monday April 3 - Beirut campus : 

4:00-6:00 p.m.

Registration
Networking reception: Roundtable meetings

Tuesday April 4- Beirut campus: 

11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.: Opening Ceremony AKSB 903
10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.: Beirut campus fair

Wednesday April 5 - Beirut campus

International Education Week- Faculty & Staff Info Sessions
Time Title Presenter Location
10:00-11:00 a.m. Best Practices, Setting Up a Comprehensive International Exchange Office in the UAE Dr. Linda C. Angell- American University of Sharjah  Irwin A / Science 607
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. International Education in Lebanon: LAU experience Ms. Dina Abdulrahman - Lebanese American University
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. German Academic Exchange Service Ms. Bahar Sayyas- DAAD
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Opportunities for funding by the EU Dr. Aref AL Soufi- National Erasmus+ Office
       
International Education Week- Students Info Sessions
Time Title Presenter Location
12:00-12:30 p.m. Presentation of the master courses taught in English  Ms. Elena Fontana- University of Pavia AKSOB 903
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Transcontinental education and student mobility: Parsons School of Design, legacy of excellence on 2 continents. Ms. Florence Leclerc and Mr. Mike Fakih- Parsons School of Design  AKSOB 903
1:30-2:15 p.m. From Furniture to Coast Design: IED Creative Summer Courses in Italy Spain and Brazil IED Istituto Europeo Di Design AKSOB 903
2:15-3:00 p.m. Study Abroad opportunities  Ms. Sarah Issa- Educom Overseas  AKSOB 903
1:00-2:00 p.m. Fulbright Scholarship AMIDEAST Irwin A/Science 607
2:00-3:00 p.m. Study, research and career chances in Germany - Land of ideas Ms. Bahar Sayyas- DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Irwin A/Science 607
12:00-1:00 p.m. Cross Cultural Understanding  AIESEC Lebanon Sage G02
1:00- 2:00 p.m. Find your destination abroad Mr. Mohamad El Kadi- Studypedia Sage G02
2:00-3:00 p.m. Pending Grenoble School of Management Sage G03

Thursday April 6 - Byblos campus

10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.: Byblos campus Fair

Friday April 7

Cultural touristic day out for international visitors - Discover Lebanon
Destination: Beit ElDin/Chouf Cedars reserve

List of participants:

 

Institutions

1 AIESEC
2 AMIDEAST/Lebanon
3 Education Basket
4 Educom Overseas
5 EDUGATE GATEWAY PTY LTD.
6 Global Study UK
7 ISIC (International student identity card)
8 Studypedia
9 Swiss Education Group - SEG

 

Embassies/ governmental institutions

1 Campus France
2 DAAD - German Academic Exchange Service
3 Embassy of Brazil in Lebanon
4 Embassy of Canada to Lebanon
5 Embassy of Italy in Lebanon
6 Embassy of Germany in Lebanon 
7 Embassy of Japan in Lebanon
8 Embassy of Spain in Lebanon
9 National Erasmus+ Office - Lebanon
10 Russian Cultural Center in Beirut
11 U.S. Embassy in Beirut

 

Universities

1 American University of Sharjah
2 EPITA Graduate School of Computer Engineering
3 EU BUSINESS SCHOOL
4 Grenoble Graduate School of Business
5 IED ISTITUTO EUROPEO DI DESIGN
6 McNeese State University - USA
7 Parsons Paris, The New School
8 Queen’s University Belfast - UK
9 Russian State Social University - Russia
10 Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore - Italy
11 Università degli Studi di Pavia - Italy

Sponsors:

  • Ministry of Tourism
  • BankMed
  • NRJ
  • LiveLoveBeirut

For questions do not hesitate to contact us on international.services@lau.edu.lb.

International Education Week 2016

April 16-21, 2016

Following LAU’s commitment to international education, we host each year an international event on our campuses to spread the internationalization culture within LAU and Lebanon in general.

This year LAU will be celebrating the benefits of international education by hosting its 1st International Education Week through which LAU’s exchange and study abroad programs will be promoted. Also Embassies of top destinations in the world, partner Institutions of Higher Education, and Promoters of International Programs are invited to represent education in their countries and to celebrate cultural diversity that is the main driving force of this expanding practice in Higher Education worldwide.

Below is full program and attached is poster of the event.

Program:

  • Monday April 18 (Byblos campus)
    • As of 11:00am: Arrival and Registration of international partners;
    • 12:30pm: Lunch for participants/networking event;
    • 2:30pm: Thematic Session: Education in the MENA region
  • Tuesday April 19 (Byblos campus)
    • Fair in Byblos campus (10:00am-3:00pm)
    • 11:00am: Official Opening Ceremony (ceremony program will be sent out next week) Attached is the invitation cards for the Ceremony for your use too.
  • Wednesday April 20 (Beirut campus)
    • Fair in Beirut campus (10:00am-3:00pm)
  • Thursday April 21: (Beirut campus)
    • Training/info sessions below

 

11:00 Irwin A/Sc607 (video conference)    
SArD-Faculty led study trips Mr. Harfouche (School of Architecture and Design) faculty
LAU Internationalization Strategy Dr. Jordan Srour/OIS faculty

 

12:00-2:00pm    
Higher Education in the UK Global Study UK students
Find your Destination Studypedia students
Study in Germany and DAAD scholarships DAAD students
Educom Overseas/AIESEC Lebanon International internships/Volunteer programs students

 

2:00pm Erasmus+/DAAD scholarships    
Study in Germany and DAAD scholarships (for faculty) DAAD faculty
About Erasmus+ and how to apply for funding Erasmus+ Office Ataturk University faculty

 

Participants
Ministry of Tourism-Lebanon
U.S. Embassy in Beirut
EMBASSY OF BRAZIL IN BEIRUT
EMBASSY OF SPAIN
EMBASSY OF CHILE
Embassy of Japan in Lebanon
Embassy of Germany
Embassy of France
Embassy of Russia
EducationUSA
Erasmus+ National Office
Global Study UK
Studypedia
Edugate Gateway PTY LTD.
DAAD /Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst
Swiss Education Group - SEG
Education Basket
CEPU Education Group
Educom Overseas
Kaplan International Colleges
L’Institut Superieur des Arts Appliques LISAA Paris
EU Business School (Barcelona, Munich, Geneva, Montreux)
IESEG School of Management - Lille & Paris
EPITA, Graduate School of Computer Science
Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM)
Ataturk University-Turkey
Pavia University Italy
University di Bologna-Italy
Granada university- Spain
Universite Montpellier de Sciences et Techniques-France
Uppsala University-Sweden
Vilniaus University - Lithuania
Parsons Paris- The New School
Cranfield University-UK
ISIC Lebanon
AIESEC Lebanon

 

Sponsors
Ministry of Tourism-Lebanon
Souk El Akel
No garlic no onions
NRJ Radio Station
MTV Lebanon
Outfilming
Live Love Beirut

 

For questions, you can contact Ms. Dina Abdul Rahman

 

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