Speakers

  • Melita Kovacevic   was EUA-CDE Steering Committee member (2009-2016) and Chair (2012-2016).  Melita Kovacevic has been a member of different national and European bodies related to higher education. She has been frequently invited to give talks on different topics related to HE  home and abroad. Within the UNICA network Melita Kovacevic served as a Steering Committee member and she has been in particular active in the area of doctoral education and research. Melita Kovacevic contributes largely to the debate on doctoral education in Europe and beyond.

Melita Kovacevic is a former  Vice-Rector for Research and Technology at the University of Zagreb (2006-2014). She is Full Professor at the Department of Speech and Language Pathology. She is Head of the Laboratory for Psycholinguistic Research and Director of the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Programme Language and Cognitive Neuroscience. Melita Kovacevic held research and visiting positions at different European and American universities and is a member of various national and international societies. 

  • Mick Fuller  Professor Fuller was Head of Graduate School at Plymouth University from 2004 until 2015 with responsibility for the strategic activities of research students. He was very active with international recruitment and the sourcing of productive international research partnerships and oversaw the establishment of more than 20 PhD agreements across the world. He was also the Chair of the UK Council for Graduate Education (UKCGE) and a member of the Steering Group for the European Universities Association’s Council for Doctoral Education (EUA-CDE). He also holds the post of Professor of Plant Physiology in the School of Biological Science and has an active research group currently comprising 3 research students and 1 postdoc working on aspects of abiotic stress physiology in plants.  He has supervised 40 research students and his current research students come from Syria, Kurdistan and the UK and he has examined over 50 PhDs from across the UK, Cuba, Pakistan, Fiji, France, Denmark, India and Ireland and published more than 200 research papers and reports. He is an International Member of the Plant Biotechnology Research Group (BPRG), King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and is a Master at the De Tao Academy in Shanghai. He launched his independent education consultancy company in 2015 and is involved in projects in the UK, Saudi Arabia, Ireland, Uzbekistan and China.
  • Patricia Rosado Pinto is the Head of NOVA Doctoral School and she is a member of the NOVA Rectoral Team, as Pro-Rector. She also coordinates the Professional Development Unit for Academic Staff at NOVA where she has been responsible for organizing and delivering transversal pedagogical courses dedicated to NOVA’s academic staff and for producing pedagogical documentation to support the teaching activity at the University. She holds a PhD in Education (Teachers’ Training) and at NOVA Medical School (NMS) she has been responsible for the Medical Education Office where she has been running Higher Education teachers’ training courses for the last twelve years. She is also an invited Professor of NMS where she teaches academic skills. She has been involved in several national and international Continuing Medical Education programmes and in educational consultancy activities (both in Europe and inPortuguese Speaking Countries. Her fields of expertise and publication are Medical Education and Teaching & Learning in Higher Education.
  • Rainer Herpers   Dr. Rainer Herpers is a Full Professor in Computer Science at Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, Germany. Since 2001 he holds an Adjunct Faculty position at the Faculty of Graduate Studies at York University and since 2008 an Adjunct Faculty position at the Faculty of Computer Science at University of New Brunswick, both Canada. He received his Diploma degree in Computer Science from the Technical University Aachen (RWTH Aachen), in 1991 and Ph.D degree in Computer Science from the Faculty of Engineering of Kiel University, Germany in 1997 respectively.
    Currently he serves as Founding Director of the Graduate Institute and as Co-Director of the Institute of Visual Computing at his home institution. His research interests span the following areas: Image Processing, Computer Vision and Computer Graphics with emphasis on Virtual Environments and Virtual Reality; Medical Informatics and Health Telematics. He has published over 100 articles in international conferences and journals and has served in numerous program committees. He acted as grantholder in two Tempus III and two EU/Canada projects funded by the European Commission. He is a member of the IEEE, VDI, GI, DAGM and GMDS. 
    Further information about his research projects can be found at:  http://vc.inf.h-bonn-rhein-sieg.de/ivc/ 
  • Lucas Zinner    Since more than 20 years Lucas Zinner is dedicated to research and research policy. After conduction research in Mathematics and working in the Austrian Science Foundation he returned to the University of Vienna in 2004 and help establishing the Research Services and Technology Transfer Department. Since 2007 he has been also focusing on doctoral education. In particular, he was in charge of setting up the university-wide Centre for Doctoral Studies. Lucas is involved in many international projects related to the Research – Education – Innovation triangle. He is actively participating in  international conferences and I was invited speaker, e.g. at the University Business Forum 2013, the 2013 Meeting of the Council of Deans and Directors of Graduate Research in Australia, at EUA-CDE and UKCGE in 2015 or PraxisUnico in 2016. Lucas was delegated by the Austrian Ministry to the ERA Working Group on Innovative Doctoral Training of the European Commission, and - linking theory and practice - he has experiences in acting as a facilitator and trainer in workshops for PhD supervisors. As coordinator of the EU funded LLP Project PRIDE dealing with the professionalization of staff supporting doctoral education at higher education institutions Lucas prepared the basis to establish an international Association for Professionals.
  • Lennart Stoy    is Project Manager in the Research & Innovation unit of the European University Association. He joined EUA in 2014 and works on the development of EUA’s European Platform for Universities in Energy Research & Education and the UNI-SET project (‘Universities in the SET-Plan’), Lennart is a graduate of Leiden University’s Master’s programme in Political Science and holds a Bachelor’s degree in East Asian Economical & Political Studies from Ruhr University Bochum. Before joining EUA, he worked in the Global Knowledge Sharing and Learning unit at the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and at the Sino-German Cultural and Economic Association in Taipei.
  • Sylvie Daviet  Vice-President for International Affairs, since 2013, Aix-Marseille University (France)

Professor in the Department of Geography and Planning Aix-Marseille University

Researcher in UMR TELEMME, a laboratory affiliated to the CNRS and dedicated to Mediterranean Studies 

Sylvie DAVIET is an economic and social geographer with interests in territorial development, innovation and entrepreneurship. She has developed studies on emerging sectors and is now focusing on energy transition. She has numerous links with researchers from the Mediterranean and North America. She is used to working in interdisciplinary programs in the framework of social sciences and in the field of sustainable development. After the French Agregation of Geography, Sylvie Daviet became assistant professor (1992) then full professor in Geography (2005) at Aix-Marseille University. She held a Jean Monnet permanent course from 1998 to 2001 and developed several research program. From 2010 to 2012, she was researcher in Tunis (Tunisia) inside the IRMC, a French Institute for Maghreb Studies, to lead a program on Trans-Mediterranean Entrepreneurship. She also was expert for Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada in 2014. She received in 2016 the title of “Chevalier dans l’Ordre National du Mérite”.

  • Angelo Riccaboni    is full Professor of “Management Control Systems” at Faculty of Economics and Management “R. M. Goodwin”. He has been Rector of the University of Siena from 2010 to 2016 and he was also Chair of the CRUI Foundation, the operating body of CRUI, the Association of Italian Rectors. He is a member of the board of the International Association of Universities (IAU) and head of the working group on sustainability, since 2012. He is a member of the Leadership Council of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Solutions Network, Chair of SDSN Assembly and Chair of the Regional Centre of the SDSN for the Mediterranean since 2012. He is Chair, by MIUR appointment, of the PRIMA General Assembly since 2013. He has been Dean of the Richard Goodwin Faculty of Economics and Management (2005-2010). His research has a strong international emphasis, focusing on the topics of Governance and Control and on the role of organizations and universities to promote Sustainable Development. He has been President of SIDREA (Italian Society of Accounting and Business Administration Teachers), which gathers together Italian academics of Business Administration from 2010 to 2014. He is a member of Bank of Italy’s Board of Auditors. 
  • Rigas Arvanitis  is sociologist and senior researcher at the Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), research unit CEPED ( www.ceped.org), specializing in sociology of science, innovation,  and research policy. He is also founding member and director of IFRIS, a French consortium on research, innovation and society (www.ifris.org). He has worked for ten years in Latin America (Venezuela and Mexico), followed by a four years project in China on innovation policies and technological learning. More recently, he has been appointed at the Lebanese National Research Council (CNRS-L) and invited professor at the American University of Beirut (AUB). He has coordinated various European research projects and international conferences. His work focuses today on international scientific collaborations. Recently (Jan 2016) he coordinated, with Canadian IDRC, a conference on the Transformation of research systems in the South. He has been editor in chief of the Revue d’Anthropologie des Connaissances (2007-2014).

See Full on:  http://rigas.ouvaton.org/cv   rigas.arvanitis@ird.fr

  • Jaques Lanares  Prof. Jacques Lanarès has been Vice Rector of the University of Lausanne between 2006 and 2016. He was in charge of Quality, Human Resources, Development of Teaching and eLearning. He is involved in Quality matters at national and international level. He chaired the Quality Delegation of the Swiss rectors conference and is member of the Swiss Accreditation Council. He is also Quality expert for several organisations such as the European Association of Universities (EUA/IEP), ENQA or the World Bank and various national accreditation agencies (Belgium, Finland, France, Ireland, Lithuania,). He was trained in Neuropsychology and obtained a PhD in Psychology (University of Geneva). He is Professor  at the University of  Lausanne (Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and Life Long Learning).
  • Dr. Adnan Badran is currently the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the University of Jordan, and the Chancellor of University of Petra, biologist with 120 publications, including 22 books and 4 patents.  Awarded honorary doctorates from, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul (1981); an  Honorary  Doctorate  in Science from Michigan State University, (2007); West Watkins distinguished Lectureship Award (2009) and the Hall of Fame Alumni Award from Oklahoma State University, USA; Honorary Professorship from L.N. Gumilev Eurasian National University Kazakhstan (2012); an Honorary Doctorate in Business, from Yarmouk University, Jordan (2014).Awarded the Arab Thought Foundation for best Arab Scientist in higher education research 2005; TWAS Regional Prize for "Building Scientific Institutions", 2009;  the World Education Asia award for Outstanding Contribution to education 2011 and the Shoman award for Peer review of young Arab scientists.Badran is a former Prime Minister of Jordan (2005), former Minister of Agriculture and former Minister of Education. Joined UNESCO as Deputy Director-General of UNESCO  (ADG) (DDG) from 1990 - 1998; Senator and Chair of the Senate Committee on Science, Education and Culture, and President of the National Centre of Human Rights of Jordan, and President of the Asia-Pacific Forum on human rights, Sidney (2009-2011).  He is a Fellow and vice-president of the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS), and fellow of the Islamic World Academy of Sciences and the Arab Thought Forum, also, President of the Arab Academy of Sciences, and President of the Board of AFED in Beirut.Badran received his B.Sc from Oklahoma State University (1959), and Master then PhD from Michigan State University (1963), USA.
  • Joel Guiot,  Joël Guiot (63 year old) got his master degree in physics in 1976 and his Ph.D. degree in 1981 at the University of Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgique). He got a post-doctoral fellowship in the Canadian Centre of Climate (Toronto) in 1984. He obtained a permanent position from CNRS in 1985. He is now director of research in the European Centre for Research and Training in Environment Geosciences (CEREGE, Aix-en-Provence, France). He received the silver medal of CNRS in 2005. In 2008 he founded, with several colleagues, the network ECCOREV (Continental Ecosystems and Environemental Risks) to promote interdisciplinarity in environmental sciences, in particular with social sciences. He obtained from the French Program of “Investissements d’Avenir” a funding of 7 M€ for studying the risks related to climate and natural hazards in the Mediterranean region. He created with W. Cramer, the Mediterranean group of experts on environmental and climate changes (MedECC), an science-society interface. He is lead author for the IPCC special report on the impact of a 1.5°C global warming. His main research is on impact of climatic changes on Mediterranean ecosystems, including socio-economical aspects. Joel Guiot has published more than 180 papers in journals in international scientific journals. 
  • Marcello Scalisi: UNIMED Director (since 2008). Degree in Historical Sciences of the territory and for international cooperation, Faculty Literature, Philosophy and Languages. Roma Tre University, Rome. UNIMED, Mediterranean Universities Union, founded in 1991, is an association of 93 Universities from 22 countries of both shores of the Mediterranean. Dr. Scalisi is Coordinator for UNIMED’s European, international and national funded initiatives and projects. Through the many initiatives carried out during his mandate, UNIMED has continuously promoted the international dimension of its associated Universities and therefore, the collaboration between universities of the Mediterranean, becoming a point of reference of the international university cooperation. UNIMED has a track record in EU project participation and management and, particularly, on mobility and in the development of scientific and educational cooperation in the Euro-Mediterranean region.
  • Mihaela  Albu graduated from Politehnica University of Bucharest (UPB) in 1987 and holds the Ph.D. degree (1998) from the same university. Since 2002 she is a Professor of Electrical Engineering at UPB. Her research interests include wide area measurement systems; smart energy grids; virtual and Internet-based laboratories. She is the founder of MicroDERLab group at UPB and coordinates several research teams working in projects funded by national and international grants, with results published in more than 90 papers in journals and conference proceedings. Prof. Albu serves as member of the UNI-SET Steering Committee and has been part of the FP7 - project IDE4L Advisory board, the Intellicis: COST Action and several standardization initiatives. Dr. Albu was spending a leave at Arizona State University as a Fulbright Fellow 2002 – 2003 and in 2010. Since 2016 she is nominated Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE-Instrumentation and Measurement Society. As a mentor, dr. Albu is proud of having been proctor of the Powerhouse team, with excellent results in the IEEEXtreme Challenge series of competitions (2009-2015); students in MicroDERlab have benefited from Erasmus programs or are winners of Eurelectric competitions, GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders Program and Fulbright in Science and Technology Award.
  • Amr Ezzat Salama is the Counselor of The American University in Cairo and former Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Technology of Egypt.He was also a former member of the Shura Council (upper house of the parliament of Egypt) and head of its housing committee.Dr. Salama is the Chairman of the Management Engineering Society and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees and the President of the Executive Bureau of 57357 Foundation (Children Cancer Hospital).In addition, Dr. Salama is the Chairman of the Council of Housing and Building of Academy of Scientific Research and Technology.Formerly, Dr. Salama served as Chairman of the Housing and Building National Research Centre and President of Helwan University.Dr. Salama has worked as Professor of Civil Engineering and Chair of the University’s Centre for Technology Development.He received the Excellency Award in 2006 and the State Award for Science in Engineering Science in 1012.
  • Marwan Awartani, Professor of Mathematics, Currently serves as the President of the Palestine Technical University and President of the Palestine Academy of Science and Technology and Chairman of the Palestinian European Academic Cooperation Program. He is also the Secretary General of the Universal Education Foundation and member of the Supreme Council on Innovation and member of the Supreme council on Technical Education. He served as the Director of the National Science and Technology Policy and cofounder of the Network of Palestinian Scientists and Technologists Abroad.
  • Turki Obaidat is a Professor of Civil Engineering at Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) and currently on leave at Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan (ZUJ). He is the President of Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan (ZUJ) since October 2015. Prof. Obaidat received his Ph.D in Civil Engineering from Purdue University (U.S.A.) in 1988. He is involved in teaching, research, training and consultation. He published more than seventy research articles in different scientific journals and conferences. In addition, he has long and extensive experience in academic administration at JUST. He was the Head of Civil Engineering Department (1993-1995), Director of the Consultative Center (2000-2004), Dean of Scientific Research (2004-2005), and Dean of Faculty of Engineering (2005-2007). Professor’s Obaidat sound academic leadership is proved by leading the Faculty of Engineering at JUST to obtaining accreditation by the American Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET). Also, he led the administration development committee and put forward the framework of the first strategic plan at JUST.  During the period 1997-2000, Prof. Obaidat worked as Roads Expert in Dubai Government where he supervised the planning and the design of mega transportation projects in Dubai City. Owing to his outstanding achievements not only in engineering profession, but also in strategic planning and total quality management, he was awarded Dubai Excellence Prize in 1999. Prof. Obaidat was also the Secretary General of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and Director of the Scientific Research Support Fund in Jordan for three years (2007-2010). During his career, he was involved in different activities and projects related to fund raising, strategic planning, performance measurement, accreditation, and quality assurance of higher education.
  •  Ghassan Aouad has been the President of the Applied Science University since November 2014. He was named as one of the top ten academic leaders shaping executive education in the Middle East by the Middle East Economic Digest. He spent five years in the Department of Civil and Building Engineering of Loughborough University (sponsored by Hariri Foundation), where he obtained his MSc in Construction (1987) and his PhD entitled Integrated Planning Systems for the Construction Industry (1991). In 1992, Professor Aouad joined the University of Salford as a Research Fellow and progressed through to the role of Pro Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation and Dean of the College of Science & Technology before he left in December 2011. During that time, he successfully supervised 24 PhD students, externally examined 52 PhD students, authored 3 major research books and co-authored one book, generated more than £10M in research funding as Principal Investigator and £8M as CoInvestigator, published 92 papers in top rated refereed journals, delivered more than 50 keynote speeches and invited lectures, and presented his work in more than 42 countries. In January 2012, he became President of the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) where he led the development of the Strategic Plan 2013-2018 and the preparation of the documentation for the institution licensure renewal and the University achieved during his time an increase of 13% in student recruitment. In May 2013, he became Vice President for Academic Affairs at Gulf University for Science & Technology (GUST) based in Kuwait. Furthermore, Prof Aouad was appointed as Vice President of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) in March 2010 and became President in June 2014 for a year. He is the first ever president with a Middle Eastern background. The Chartered Institute of Building is the world’s largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership established in 1834 with a membership of 45,000 from across the globe. He was appointed as International Reviewer (ELIR: Enhanced Learning Institutional Review, QAA Scotland). In addition he sat on the REF (Research Excellence Framework) sub-panel 16: Architecture, Built Environment and Planning. REF is in charge of assessing national research in the UK. Recently, Professor Aouad received an honorary doctorate of technology from Loughborough University in the UK in July 2016.
  • Abdelhamid El-Zoheiry,  is the President of the Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI) in Slovenia and professor at Cairo University Faculty of Medicine. Serving as Senior Policy Advisor to the Egyptian Minister and Executive Director of the Research Development and Innovation (RDI) Programme, he acquired extensive experience in initiating and managing Euro-Mediterranean partnerships in Education and Research. He participated in reform of the Egyptian Research and Innovation Strategy, managed innovation grants to the Research community and initiated public engagement in Science and Innovation. He is the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Euro-Mediterranean Studies and founding President of FEMIA, an international association for innovation in the Euro-Mediterranean. He formerly served as the director of the Learning Resource Centre at Cairo University Faculty of Medicine and the President of Heliopolis University, Cairo.
  •  Abdallah Al-Zoubi received his BSc and PhD in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Nottingham, UK, in 1983 and 1987 respectively. He is a senior member of IEEE, Vice President of the International Association of Online Engineering (IAOE), co-founder of the International eLearning Association (IELA), member of the International Mobile Learning Association and Co-Editor of the International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET). Professor Al-Zoubi has been a keen advocate for the internationalisation and reform of higher education in Jordan and the Arab world through his position as advisor to the Association of Arab Universities for International Affairs, and has vast experience in EU projects. He plays a key role in strategic projects such as enhancing quality for technology-enhanced learning at Jordanian universities, knowledge of recognition procedures in ENPI south countries, modernizing undergraduate renewable energy education, enhancing quality assurance management in Jordanian universities, achieving sustainable programmes in regeneration and entrepreneurship, internationalisation of higher education network in MEDA region, towards a national qualifications framework in Jordan, modernisation of institutional management of innovation and research in south neighbouring countries, a bottom-up approach for opening up education in south-Mediterranean countries, and European project design and management in the south Mediterranean region. He has also been involved in numerous exchange projects for staff and students between Europe and Arab universities through Erasmus Mundus and international credit mobility projects. Professor Al-Zoubi is a regular invited speaker in prestigious regional and international conferences and functions. He is actively involved in research in the fields of internationalisation of higher education, engineering education and remote labs, and quality assurance of online learning. Professor Al-Zoubi is currently a vice president for internationalisation at Princess Sumaya University for Technology.  

  • Mohamed Loutfi is a Professor of Internationalisation and Pro Vice-Chancellor at Cardiff Metropolitan University with responsibility of Partnerships and Internationalisation including the development and implementation of the University's Internationalisation Strategy at home and abroad. Before joining Cardiff Met, he held the posts of Senior Lecturer, Principal Lecturer, and Head of Transnational Education at the University of Sunderland, UK. Nationally, Professor Loutfi is an International Associate of Leadership Foundation for Higher Education and a member the reference group for the Global Leadership Programme for Higher Education. Internationally, he is a council member at the Magna Charta Observatory of Fundamental University Values and Rights in Bologna and a member of the board of the European Quality Assurance Agency. Professor Loutfi has become the first in Europe to take part in a global education think tank, set up by the Ministry of Education in China, National Centre for Schooling Development Programme, to promote innovation, entrepreneurship and start-up education.    Professor Loutfi is responsible for instigating and coordinating partnerships with over 25 different countries, some at Governmental level. Projects have included building partnerships with universities in different countries and enhancing institutional cooperation in learning, teaching and enterprise, as well as delivering programmes for university leaders to implement national higher education reform and internationalisation strategies. He has also worked on many EU projects for Higher Education Reforms and on Accreditation and Quality Assurance in Ukraine, Russia, Jordan, Lebanon and Egypt. In addition, he led with the ministries of Higher Education in Lebanon, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Morocco to develop a framework for building capacity for leadership in Higher Education through European experiences in this field. Professor Loutfi holds a BSc in Economics and Political Science, an MSc in Information Technology and a PhD in Systems Thinking.  His research involves Modelling and Simulation of Social Systems, Non-linear, Dynamic Feedback Systems. He has completed the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education Top Management Programme (TMP35) in 2015 and has an extensive record in university leadership and management. 

  • Pierre Gédéon  With a PhD in Information and Communication Sciences from Paris 8 University, he is the author and co-author of fifteen educational books on information and communication technologies in education. Following his experience in computer systems (Olivetti France where he worked on the digitization of the museum of Chantilly in 1985, and Head of Micro-Informatics Business Unit at Wang France in the 1980s known as the specialist and leader in image processing), Dr. Gedeon became Head of Marketing for Southern Europe (France, Italy, Spain and Portugal) of the computer software company Gupta Technologies in the 1990s. He is the founding Dean of the Faculty of Informatics & Telecommunications Engineering at Antonine University in Baabda, Békaa and Mejdlaya, Lebanon. Dr. Gedeon is currently the Director of International Relations at Notre Dame University and a Higher Education Reform Expert (HERE) for modernization of Higher Education at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education since 2008 as part of the Tempus and then Erasmus+ program of the European Commission.
  • Doris Wastl-Walter   is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Bern and since 2011 also member of the executive board of the University, responsible for quality management, Equal Opportunity and Sustainable Development. She has done extensive research in social and political geography and Gender studies, as well in international projects as on a national level. She has published widely and she is series editor at Routledge
  • Anne Zimmermann is a senior research scientist at the Centre for Development and Environment, University of Bern. She co-leads the Centre’s Education for Sustainable Development cluster, has long-term experience of teaching inter- and transdisciplinary research skills in a North-South context, and publishes on research for sustainable development. She is also Associate Editor of Mountain Research and Development and feeds her experience into scientific writing courses.
  •  Ramon Torrent, University of Barcelona, Spain
  • Jauad EL Kharraz, MEDRC (Middle East Desalination Research Center)
  • BadrIkken, IRESEN, Morocco
  • Faisal Mansouri, Sousse University, Tunisia
  • Obaid Al Saidy, Oman Research Council 
  • Hanan Malkaoui, Royal Scientific Society
  • Bregt Saenen, EUA
  • Michael Gaebel, EUA
  • Lesley Wilson, EUA
  • Nicolas Patrici, University of Barcelona, Spain
  • Joan J. Carvajal,  Rovira I Virgili University
  • Albert Tuijnman, European Investment Bank
  • Bernardo Cascales Salinas, University of Murcia
  • Tuomo Melasuo, unimed
  • Christina Russo, European commission
  • Paul J. Pace, Minister for Education and Employment of Malta
  • Sergi Farré, UfM
  • Roman luckscheiter, DAAD Cairo Office
  • Christophe de Beauvais, CIFRE Programm France/Morocco
  • Abdullah Saif Al Sabahy, Middle East College