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EUROPEAN HIGHER EDUCATION VIRTUAL FAIR INDIA AND SOUTH ASIA 2016 
EU ORGANISES WEBINARS TO CONNECT 
INDIAN STUDENTS WITH EU UNIVERSITIES

NEW DELHI 12 JULY 2016: The Delegation of the European Union to India is organizing a series of webinars from 13-16 July 2016 as part of the European Higher Education Virtual Fair India and South Asia 2016 to provide a virtual dialogue platform between European higher education institutions (HEIs) and Indian/South Asian students.  
The EHEVF 2016 consists of an online portal www.study-europe.net which hosts web-pages of more than 180 institutions and two series of webinars to be organized in July and September 2016 wherein participating HEIs are able to address Indian students and answer questions in real time. The July series of webinars will have subject sessions on popular courses sought by Indian / international students in European universities such as Engineering, Computer Science and Information Technology, Business management and marketing / MBA and medicine and health. Each subject webinar session comprises of a two-hour session with four slots during which different European universities will address the students about the opportunities offered by them for Indian/South Asian students. The student will thus be able to talk to different European universities in real time, from the comfort of his or her home or hostel and without spending any money whatsoever.  
In addition, there will be leading HEI sessions giving the chance to select institutions to present themselves to Indian students. Similarly, there will be Country sessions with presentations from EU Member States including Germany, Netherlands, Estonia, France, Slovenia and Hungary (tbc).  There will also be Business sessions in which representatives of leading European business organisations including Dassault Systemes, The Maersk Group and EURAXESS bizkaia: talent, will talk to the students about the career prospects available after higher education in Europe. 

Detailed webinar schedule is available online at this link:
http://www.study-europe.net/content/webinar-schedule   

EHEVF 2016 follows from the success of the first ever Virtual Fair (EHEVF 2015) held form 26-29 Nov 2015 which attracted the participation of more than 3200 Indian/ South Asian students in 75 webinar sessions involving more than 30 EU HEIs.  The webinars are aimed at Indian high school and college students looking to go abroad for higher education. 

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NOTE FOR EDITORS: 

Detailed programme of the July series of EHEVF webinars during 13-16 July is given below. 

DAY 1 (Wednesday 13 July): 

Country session (Germany and France): The EHEVF 2016 webinars series will start with a Country presentation by Germany and France on 13th July from 2.00 – 3.00 pm (IST).  Please this link to access the webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2272344564229146881
Engineering: Students interested in pursuing an Engineering degree course (civil engineering, mechanical engineering etc.,) would be able to speak to four leading universities by attending the webinar on Wednesday 13th July from 3.00 – 5.00 pm.  These universities are: 
1.    Jönköping University, Sweden
2.    Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
3.    Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic
4.    University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, Bulgaria
Please click this link to join the webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1897117529554039041
Accounting, Finance, Economics and Law: Students interested in pursuing Accounting, Finance, Economics and Law courses would be able to speak to the following four universities by attending the webinar on Wednesday 13th July from 5.00 – 7.00 pm: 
1.    Universidad de Navarra, Spain
2.    University of Groningen, Netherlands
3.    Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
4.    Radom Academy of Economics, Poland
Please click this link to join the webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1033650157540669441
Thematic session (Scholarships and Research opportunities): First-hand information on Scholarships and Research opportunities available in Europe would be provided by experts in the thematic session to be held on Wednesday 13th July from 7.00 - .800 pm.  Please click this link to join the webinar: 
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5423058905296978945

DAY 2 (Thursday 14 July 2016):

Country sessions (Estonia and The Netherlands):  The day 2 will start with Country presentations from Estonia and the Netherlands to be held on Thursday 14 July from 2.00 – 3.00 pm. The following is the link to access this webinar: 
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6931602052744004609
Medical: Students interested in Medical degree courses in Europe can interact with the following four universities by joining the webinar on Thursday 14 July from 3.00 – 5.00 pm: 
1.    University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, Bulgaria
2.    University of Tartu, Estonia
3.    Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
4.    Radboud University, Netherlands

Link to join this webinar session: 
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2717205869317086977
Actuarial / Textiles etc.:  A variety of disciplines from Actuarial Science to Textiles Engineering as given below will be covered by the following universities in the webinar session on Thursday 14 July from 5.00 – 7.00 pm: 
1.    University of Kent (Actuarial Sciences), United Kingdom
2.    Maastricht School of Management (MSM Career Services: CV and motivational letter writing for the Benelux market), Netherlands
3.    Technical University of Liberec (Textile engineering), Czech Republic
4.    Universidad de Navarra (International Foundation program), Spain
Link to join this webinar session:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5463617690222531585
Business session: Career prospects for European alumni will be discussed with leading business organisations in the session on Business to be held on Thursday 14 July from 7.00 – 8.00 pm in which the representative of The Maersk Group and EURAXESS bizkaia: talent, will take part. 
Link to join this webinar session:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7819666599383888129

DAY 3, Friday 15 July 2016: 
Country session (France and Slovenia): Day 3 will begin with a country presentation from France and Slovenia which will be held on Friday 15 July 2016 from 2.00 – 3.00 pm. Link to join this webinar is: 
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6115368600748273921
Leading institutions session which will be held on Friday 15 July 2016 from 3.00 – 5.00 pm will feature the following four universities: 
1.    Chalmers University, Sweden
2.    Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra,     Slovak Republic
3.    Aarhus University, Denmark
4.    Central European University, Hungary
The link to join the leading HEIs session is: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3886704710736037121
Computer Science and Information Technology: Students interested in Computer Science and Information Technology can join the webinar on Friday 15 July from 5.00 – 7.00 pm and interact with the following four universities: 
1.    Dublin City University, Ireland
2.    EISTI, France
3.    EURECOM, France
4.    Polytechnic of Leiria, Portugal
The link to join the leading HEIs session is: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/941483595342641665
Career prospects Career prospects for European alumni will be discussed with one of the leading business organisations (Dassault Systemes) in the session on Business to be held on Friday 15 July from 7.00 – 8.00 pm. 
The link to join the Business session is:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4850758704993372929

Day 4 (Saturday 16 July) 
Leading HEIs session: The day 4 will start with a session on leading HEIs (including Masaryk University, the Czech Republic) which will be held on Saturday 16 July 2016 from 1.25 – 1.50 pm.  Please click here to join the session: 
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4206980353279290881
Country sessions: This will be followed by country sessions from 2.00 – 2.50 pm in which Hungary will take part (to be confirmed).  The link to join the Country session is: 
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4841989000249626113

Business Management and Marketing/ MBA Students interested in Business Management and Marketing/ MBA courses in Europe can talk to the following four institutes by participating in the webinar scheduled from 3.00 – 5.00 pm on Saturday 16 July: 
1.    Halmstad University, Sweden
2.    International Business Academy (IBA), Denmark
3.    Dublin City University, Ireland
4.    University of Groningen, the Netherlands
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8756038189388655361

Computer Science and Information Technology Students interested in Computer Science and Information Technology get a second chance to interact with European universities. They can join the webinar on Saturday 16 July from 5.00 – 7.00 pm and interact with the following four universities: 
1.    Radom Academy of Economics, Poland
2.    University of Tartu, Estonia
3.    Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Poland
4.    Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania
The link to join this webinar is: 
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7833126820731227649

Life as a Student in Europe and Scholarship opportunities: The final session of the July series will address the thematic topics of Life as a Student in Europe and Scholarship opportunities for Higher Education in Europe which will be held on Saturday 16 July from 7.00 – 8.00 pm.  
The link to join this webinar is: 
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8209634786453953281

For further information:  info@study-europe.net