AU, through the Vice President for International Relations and Cooperation, promotes and manages the international university cooperation: exchange of students, faculty and personnel administration and services, in an unstoppable process of internationalization of higher education institutions in Europe and around the world, one of the strategic thrusts of the University of Alicante. Moreover, given the similarity with the international programs are managed at national level: SICUE and DRAC.
1. The Erasmus Program
is the most prominent and important for its success and its implications, embrióny being the source of the ongoing integration of space European Higher Education Area (EHEA). The convergence of the universities of the European Union has given way to the new Lifelong Learning Program (Lifelong Learning Program), which continues to integrate the Erasmus action. Furthermore, in recognition of the work done by our university in the promotion and dissemination of activities supported by the Erasmus Program, the European Commission has granted the University Charter enlarged.
Within the LLP (Lifelong Learning Program), University of Alicante maintains agreements Erasmus with 371 institutions higher education, which continue to highlight France, Germany, Italy and United Kingdom.
in its quality policy, the Secretariat of International Programs and Mobility has carried out a study of the status of agreements to enhance mobility our students to countries with more demand on their part.
Here follows the policy of previous years to promote mobility in areas and countries represented.
In 2007-08, 931 students of universities in the European Union chose our university for a of study of course half or full course. This success as a destination university in Europe is accompanied by significant efforts to encourage and increase the output of 480 students of our own from the UA to European universities, efforts in which the AU has supported by the Generalitat Valenciana, banks and savings institutions, and municipalities.
2. No European Mobility Program
A second prominent member of the International Mobility AU is building its "non-European Mobility Program," through which students receive scholarships and for which our university has signed exchange agreements with universities in USA, Canada, Australia, Mexico and Chile.
3. Program SICUE
With regard to mobility within the country, the program SICUE (Exchange System Campus Españoles), still growing, being ú ; nico exchange program in which the University of Alicante sends more students to receive.
4. DRAC Program
The program aims to enhance mobility for all sectors of the university community of the member institutions of the Xarxa Vives d'Universitats XVU association of universities that promotes relations between the universities of Catalonia, Valencia, the Balearic Islands, Catalonia and Northern Andorra, as well as other territories with links to geographical, historical, cultural and common language.
1. Teaching Staff Mobility
Mobility Teaching Staff Mobility " of the faculty within the Erasmus program is the largest Spanish universities , as shown in the table below:
In 2007-08, 53 teachers at the UA teaching universities in periods of one or two weeks, and welcomed the AU , a similar number of teachers from partner universities who taught our students, which is an invaluable component of the internationalization of our university, our teaching and our classroom.
Absolute numbers of exchanges:
2. Own Program for the Promotion of Institutional and International Relations
In this first course and the Secretariat of International Programs and Mobility is responsible for managing the program for Proper Development of Relations Institutional and International (PPI). The Vice President for International Relations and Cooperation convenes this program of support for mobility and placement of teaching and research staff of the AU in foreign centers linked to higher education and research. In 2007/08 the course were awarded a total of 135 aid according to the following pattern:
- 85 grants for international conferences outside the national territory
3. DRAC Program
Del DRAC program more than 17 teachers have received aid to the mobility of staff between teaching and research universities in the Xarxa Vives d'Universitats. < ;/p>
1. International mobility of personnel administration and services through educational programs and activities abroad during the academic year 2007-2008.