The Marquês de Valle Flôr Institute and the ISCTE – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa signed a protocol with the aim of developing cooperation activities within different domains between both institutions, on 22nd May 2015, at the rectory of ISCTE-IUL, in Lisbon.
The IMVF chairman of the border of directors, Dr. Paulo Freitas, the IMVF executive chairman, Sr. Vítor Martins, the projects director, Dr. Ahmed Zaky, the Strategy and Development Studies coordinator, Dr. Fernando Jorge Cardoso, the dean of ISCTE-IUL, Prof. Dr. Luís Antero Reto and the Director of the International Studies Center of ISCTE-IUL, Prof. Dr. Clara Carvalho, were present at the protocol signature.
This protocol foresees the definition and realization of application proposals in common interest domains, together or in partnership with other entities, the execution of courses, internships and learning sessions, as well as combined planning of conferences, seminars or other events, in that way establishing an imperative bridge between the university, the industry and the civil society institutions, one of the priorities of the new European scope and of the Horizon 2020.
The first cooperation initiative established between both entities is the concretization of a Summer Course called “Global Challenges” and it’s about the main international development challenges in scope of the project “Lisbon Conferences”, in which both institutions are partners, and that it is organized by the International Studies Center of ISCTE-IUL.
Check the program here.