Ca' Foscari and partner universities
- Ca' Foscari University of Venice (Italy)
- Erasmus University Rotterdam (The Netherlands)
- Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain)
- University of Antwerp (Belgium)
- University of Split (Croatia)
Established on August 6th 1868 as a Royal Business College, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice was the first educational institution in Italy to offer higher education in business and economics.
Nowadays Ca’ Foscari offers 4 main subject areas of teaching and research activities (Economics, Humanities, Languages and Sciences) and it is the 2nd Italian university in the 2010 ranking of the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR), scoring 20,1% more than the year before.
Ca’ Foscari actively participates in the city cultural life, organizing over 400 events every year, collaborating with other prestigious cultural institutions and organizing successful art exhibitions at “Ca’ Foscari Esposizioni”, the exhibition space in the main building.
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- Prof. dr. Jan van der Borg (Course director) - email@example.com
- Ca’ Foscari Challenge School – Education Secretariat - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Website: www.unive.it
The Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) is one of the largest universities in the Netherlands. This government-sponsored university, named after the humanist Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (1469-1536), was created in 1973 by the merger of the former Netherlands School of Economics (NEH) and the Medical Faculty Rotterdam. The number of students attending EUR has increased from 7,500 in 1973 to approximately 16,000 in 2001. The quality of Erasmus University is reflected in international University rankings – for example the Times Magazine ranked Erasmus University Rotterdam as the 16th best University in Europe. In social and economic sciences the University holds the 21st position in the world, according to Times.
Erasmus School of Economics of the Erasmus University Rotterdam is a leading academic institution in the world. The School hosts many of the world’s experts in their fields and offers the best education in the major areas of economics and business. The international orientation required in an international port and necessary for the practice of economic science has always been an important factor in developments affecting Erasmus School of Economics. The School participates actively in international research projects, often commissioned by organizations such as the European Community, the United Nations and the World Bank. Most of the MMR lecturers work at Erasmus School of Economics, at the department of Regional Economics, Port and Transport economics.
The Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB) was founded in 1968, and is therefore a young and dynamic university. The university comprises the following Faculties: Science, Medicine, Psychology, Veterinary Sciences, Law, Economics & Business Administration, Mass Communications, Political Science & Sociology, Arts & Letters, as well as some specialist institutes among which the Institut d'Estudis Metropolitans de Barcelona. Most faculties and the Institut d'Estudis Metropolitans are situated on the Bellaterra Campus. This vast campus is located some 20 km outside of Barcelona (half an hour by subway). The cooperation with the MMR takes place with the Department of Geography.
- Dr. Francesc Muñoz - email@example.com
- Dr. Oriol Nello - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Website: www.uab.es/
In July 2002 the University of Antwerp (UA) merged its three constituent parts: the Universitair Centrum Antwerpen (RUCA), the Universitaire Faculteiten Sint-Ignatius Antwerpen (UFSIA) and the Universitaire Instelling Antwerpen (UIA).The origins of RUCA and UFSIA go back to 1852, the UIA was founded in 1971. The University of Antwerp has faculties in sciences, medicine, biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences, law, political and social sciences, communication sciences, literature, history and philosophy, and applied economics. The three campuses are situated in the historic city centre and in the green belt to the south of the city. The University of Antwerp has approximately 10.000 students. The Faculty of Applied Economics is the cooperation partner of the MMR at University of Antwerp. The faculty offers a specialization in Transport Economics which is particularly interesting to the Master's participants in the program 'Management of the Metropolitan Region'.
The University of Split was officially established on 15 June 1974 when the units having already had an effect in their professional, scientific and teaching areas entered its structure. As a predominant scientific and teaching institution in the region the University of Split has expanded during the course of the past 30 years to include nine Faculties, one Academy of Arts, two University colleges and two University Departments as well as several institutes and scientific units.
On 29 January 2003 the University of Zadar was founded, incorporating the Faculty of Philosophy in Zadar, College for Teacher Training in Zadar, and Student's Centre in Zadar, previously belonging to the University of Split.
The focus of the research work carried out by the University is on scientific areas with reference to disciplines characterized by natural, cultural, historical, social, economic and other features of the region as a part of the Croatian Adriatic and the Mediterranean region as a whole.
This involves the research and protection of art and construction heritage, philology, field crops, oceanography and fishing, Adriatic botany and zoology, island and coastal economy, Adriatic tourism, maritime law, nautical science, naval architecture and a range of other specific disciplines of technical sciences such as chemical engineering, civil engineering, electrical and mechanical engineering, all of which distinguish the University of Split, not only in Croatia but also beyond its borders.
- Professor Drs Maja Fredotovic – email@example.com