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N. 26 - October/December, 2018

URV International

The URV seeks to expand its agreements with more than 20 Chinese universities


A URV delegation headed by the rector has visited the Asian country for the 80th anniversary celebrations of Yunnan Normal University and to promote student and academic staff mobility and collaboration in teaching and research | » More

The URV welcomes its new intake of international students for the 2018-19 academic year


740 new students from other countries will be studying at the University during the first semester | » More

“After my PhD I would like to keep working on sustainability and innovation”


Junjing Wang, international student at the ETSEQ, awarded a grant by Martí i Franquès COFUND Fellowship Programme | » More

The URV outlines new forms of collaboration with the Yunnan University of Finance and Economics


The Chinese university visits the URV to prepare the draft cooperation agreement to teach a joint degree with the Faculty of Tourism and Geography | » More

The University of Borås visits the URV


Administrative staff from the Swedish university were interested in the management of mobility and administration of students at the URV | » More

Jordi Salas and Eudald Carbonell, among the most highly cited researchers in the world


The list "Highly Cited Researchers 2018", published by Clarivate Analytics, regards these URV professors as being among the most influential in the world because of the impact of their research | » More

The Centre for Hispanic Studies and the Binhai School of Foreign Affairs are now working even more closely together


The framework agreement with this institution was signed in 2009 and since then the Centre for Hispanic Studies has been receiving students from this university | » More

The URV presents its courses at the China Education Expo

Certain dietary or nutritional supplements could improve sperm quality

The URV publicises its courses in the United Arab Emirates

Wealthier people do less in the struggle against climate change

The Martí i Franquès programme announces 17 predoctoral contracts

A hypocaloric Mediterranean diet and daily exercise maintain weight loss and reduce cardiovascular risk

The population of North Africa took place 500,000 years earlier than previously thought

Dear friends and colleagues,

One of the key issues in the URV’s internationalization strategy is creating and developing new international partnerships with foreign universities and other institutions. Our attendance at international congresses, in Europe, Asia and the USA every year, is one healthy source of these new contacts. Sometimes these initial meetings are planned, being scheduled well in advance of the meeting; other times they are random meetings, where URV and the other institution’s representatives fall into a conversation and discover that they have some particular interest or problem in common, and decide to work on it together.

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John Style
—Vice-Rector for Internationalization
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