On Thursday 27th April, the EUFICH Jean Monnet European Project welcomed Mr. Francisco Michavila, Professor at the Politécnica University of Madrid (UPM) and Director of the UNESCO Chair on University Policy and Management. Professor Michavila addressed the issues that University faces at the EU level under the title «The European Dream and the University».After reviewing the key people of the European Union cultural and educational scenario through the common policy history, he
After reviewing the key people of the European Union cultural and educational scenario through the common policy history, he analysed the creation of the Erasmus programme. Afterwards, he commented the Declarations in the Sorbonne University, Bologna and Prague, highlighting the characteristics of the European University.
Finally, the Professor exposed the negative effects of the 2009 financial and economic crisis on society.
As usual, at the end of the seminar, the attendants posed questions and doubts to our speaker through a dynamic and interesting debate.