Happy Holidays from EURAS & EURIE Team

We deeply wish our members happy holidays. We are getting to the final week of 2017 and what better is there than to celebrate a hardworking year with time spent with your family. We kindly hope that everyone will have a great, relaxing week with their friends, families and relatives. May your new year be filled with peace, health and prosperity!

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EURIE 2018 Conference Program will touch upon salient issues in international education with the participation by international education professionals, experienced industry leaders and experts. Some of our presenters are Johannes Mueller from University of Cologne, Ivor Emmanuel from UC Berkeley and David Oliva Uribe from EUMex-Connect talking on Leveraging Strategic Partnerships that will be taken place during EURIE 2018 – Eurasia Higher Education Summit to be held in Istanbul on 14-16 February, 2018. Register for EURIE Summit now and visit EURIE website to have a look at EURIE 2018 Summit Presenters now!

Innovation and Invention Workshops held by EURAS and IFIA were achieved successfully

“Road to Success” and “Innovation and Invention: From Idea to Invention, from Invention to Commercialization” workshops were held successfully in Istanbul Aydin University on 20 December, 2017. Eurasian Universities Union and International Federation of Innovators Association (IFIA) were the organizers of the workshop and Dr. Masoud Tajbakhsh, Director of Planning and Academic Cooperation of IFIA honored the workshop with his speech.


Baroness Amos awarded honorary degree at Middlesex University

The College of Pharmacy in Gulf Medical University will be providing the students with the knowledge and skills to successfully face medical challenges in a systematic academic manner that shall evolve continuously to meet developments. The programs offered are dynamic and flexible to address the new challenges. Basic and Medical courses are integrated and clinically oriented. For more information on applications click here

Admissions for Doctor of pharmacy are open for spring semester in Gulf Medical University

On 6th of December, the Faculty of Humanities of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU) organized a meeting marking the 90th birth anniversary of Georgian linguist, Givi Machavariani. Rector of TSU, Giorgi Sharvashidze; Dean of the TSU Faculty of Humanities, Prof. Nana Gaprindashvili; scientists, academics, students and invited guests attended the event. Rector of TSU, Giorgi Sharvashidze said that Givi Machavariani created an epoch in terms of comparative analysis of Kartvelian languages. “He was distinguished by his intensive scientific activities, unique skills. read more

Joint scientific cooperation between University of Baghdad and French Scientific Research Center

Dean of the College of Physical Education and Sports Sciences at University of Baghdad, Prof. Dr. Uday Tariq al-Rubaie conducted joint scientific meetings with the Director of the French Scientific Research Center (Euro Mov) Prof. Pinot Pardi and Director of Barcelona Sports Academies Frederick Martin under the framework of mutual scientific cooperation between the two sides to develop skills of the college's coaches and academics as well as to keep abreast of developments in this regard… read more

23rd anniversary of University of Tetova, Macedonia

On the occasion of marking the 23rd anniversary of the foundation of the University of Tetova, the university leadership headed by the Rector of the University, Prof. Dr. Vullnet Ameti, together with senators, deans, professors and students paid homage at the memorial of the martyr of Albanian education, Abdilselam Emini, as well as the tomb of the founder and first historic rector of UT- Prof. Dr. Fadil Sulejmani...read more


Fewer international students are observed to apply for public universities in Bangladesh

A large number of international students who decide to pursue higher education in Bangladesh are observed to choose private universities over public ones. The admission eligibility at private universities is more flexible than the public universities. Hence, many foreigners cannot even apply to public universities. Last year, there were only 355 international students at 19 public universities, while the figure stood at 1,927 at 34 private universities. University Grants Commission’s report attributed the increasing number of overseas students at private universities mainly to massive digitalization of higher education and public universities’ inability to keep up with it... read more

This century is expected to be Chinese century in higher education

Recent geopolitical events such as Brexit and the US turning its back on multilateral trade and cooperation create waves of uncertainty in higher education regarding international cooperation, the free movement of students, academics, scientific knowledge and ideas. However on the eastern section of the globe, China is launching new global initiatives with its New Silk Road (or One Belt One Road) project, which could potentially span and integrate major parts of the world across the Euro-Asian continents… read more

Turkish Universities gathered at Erasmus+ Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting of Erasmus+ for Turkish Universities was organized by Turkish National Agency on 21-22 December, 2017 hosted by Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey. During the meeting, specific updates and evaluations were expressed as well as current situations such as: 2018 Call for proposals and latest changes, recognition processes, reducing the documents and workload of Erasmus+ offices, the establishment of cultural workshops for the outgoing students not to stumble culturally and updated Erasmus+ procedures.

Cyber-Security Malaysia plans to raise more experts on its field within universities

CyberSecurity Malaysia, the national cyber security specialist agency under the ministry of science, technology and innovation, is working closely with universities in the country to develop talent that covers a comprehensive set of expertise in the cyber security field. Its Chief Executive Officer Datuk Dr. Amirudin Abdul Wahab said cyber security professionals in Malaysia are lacking just like elsewhere in the world. He strictly believes that cyber security specialists must be developed in the face of rising cyber risks… read more


European College JURIDICA is looking for Partners for joint projects on juridical fields

European College JURIDICA (UCJ) is looking for partners on various joint projects including student, academic, intern exchange and events. We would like to ask you to review Call for Partner section of EURAS website for cooperating with UCJ on the interested fields. To take place on Call For Partner on EURAS.EXPRESS in next coming weeks please download and fulfill the form on EURAS website and return it to us on [email protected]


Gulf Medical University (GMU) established in 1998 is a leading medical university in the Gulf region. GMU offers Medical and Health Professional Education in the field of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Nursing, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Anesthesia & Surgical Technology, and Medical Imaging Sciences. GMU offers postgraduate programs in Toxicology, Public Health, and Clinical Pathology. In addition, the university also offers Short Term Certificate Courses for Health workforce development and career enhancement. GMU differentiates itself having its own network of hospitals, clinics, and institutes.

At present, the university has 100,000 Sq. meters. of built-up area and 29,728.97 sq. meters. area is under construction for a 400-bed smart facility Teaching Hospital, a Dental Hospital with 80 dental chairs and an advanced Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Center. The new hospital which is expected to be completed by 2017-18, will be the biggest private academic hospital in the region. It is envisioned as a state-of-the-art, smart facility and will also focus on medical tourism.

We are delighted to have Gulf Medical University within Eurasian Universities Union. We are eagerly looking forward to our future cooperation and strengthening our bonds.


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