The International Network of Universities (INU) is a global consortium comprised of higher education institutions that actively seek international partnerships and experiences, create innovative programming and delivery methods, and embrace the internationalization movement. The INU activities focus on:
- Advancing internationalization of member universities
- Preparing students for lives and careers as global citizens
- Engaging students and staff in international mobility programs
- Sharing experiences and best practices
- Delivering joint teaching and degrees
- Supporting early career researchers
INU Workshop on Global Health and Nursing, the third annual workshop will be held August 3-10, 2015 at Hiroshima University, Japan. With the theme of Disaster Nursing, this workshop will bring together expert nursing faculty and nursing student from around the world to examine the role of nursing in situations when natural and man-made disasters impact human populations.
INU Summer Master’s School for Global Citizenship and Peace, the seventh annual master’s school will be held August 4-11, 2015 at Hiroshima University, Japan. The following themes will be addressed during the program:
- Global Governance and International Policy (International Law / Treaties)
- Responsibility and Justice in Global Politics
- Strategic Decision Making
- Realising Human Rights: The case of ASEAN
Master’s school will bring together academics and students from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America to examine the relationships among global change, globalization , and the concept of global citizenship.
INU Master’s School for Environmental Science, the fourth annual master’s school will be held August 5-11, 2015 at Hiroshima University, Japan. With the theme of Global Environmental Sustainability – Water Quality, Master’s School for Environmental Science will bring together academics and graduate students to explore ways of addressing this compelling global problem.
INU Student Seminar for Global Citizenship and Peace, the tenth annual seminar will be held August 5-11, 2015, at Hiroshima University, Japan. With a theme of Gender, Peace, and Security seminar will bring together academics and students from around the world to explore role of gender in addressing peace and security. Scheduled to take place concurrent with the Peace Memorial Ceremony on August 6.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the INU Student Seminar for Global Citizenship and Peace and the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. To commemorate these two events, Hiroshima University invited senior leaders from INU member institutions, or their representatives, to participate in President Summit. The President Summit will provide an opportunity for senior leadership of INU institutions to discuss the importance of internationalization, as well as the significance of the summer programs at Hiroshima University and the INU in general, to their institutions.
INU representatives who will be present at the EAIE Conference are invited to the meeting at Clydebuilt, conveniently located at the front entrance of the SECC, the venue for the 2015 EAIE conference in Glasgow. INU delegates will be informed about agenda items and topics to consider in preparation for the 20th INU Council meeting.
The 20th INU Council meeting will take place immediately after the EAIE conference, starting with the campus tour of European University Viadrina and cultural program on the afternoon of Saturday, September 19, and ending with the dinner on Monday, September 21, 2015. More information will be provided at a later time.
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