The Foundation


Summary of latest news.


On 27 June, the Minister of Education, Ángel Gabilondo, chaired the meeting of the Board of Trustees. This is the eighth meeting since the Foundation’s creation, and the first since the new director, José Manuel Martínez Sierra, took up office.


On 15 and 16 June, the Foundation and the Menendez Pelayo International University (UIMP) organized a course at the Palacio de la Magdalena in Santander under the title “Universities and their international promotion: Actors and instruments”, aimed mainly at heads of international relations and communication at Spanish universiti


On Tuesday 7 June, director-general José Manuel Martínez Sierra was interviewed on Antena3 TV’s 3 o’clock news program, Antena3 Noticias.


Under the title "The excellence imperative. World-class aspirations and real-world needs", the annual conference of the Academic Cooperation Association (ACA) was held between 22 and 24 May in Vienna (Austria), and was attended by major European strategists in the internationalization of higher education.