Giving focus to the Cultural, Scientific and Social Dimension of EU - CELAC relations


EULAC Academic and Knowledge Summit

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Towards the construction of a Euro-Latin American and Caribbean common space of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, 5-6 October 2017, University of El Salvador

Rectors of EUA member universities and their representatives are invited to participate to the 3rd Academic and Knowledge Summit: Towards the construction of a Euro-Latin American and Caribbean common space of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation.

The Academic and Knowledge Summit is presented as the platform to advance in: the construction of the Euro-Latin American and Caribbean Common Space of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation EU-CELAC; deepening the dialogue with the university and scientific world; and the integration and incorporation of other actors and initiatives in the technological field, innovation and entrepreneurship. The outcomes of the Knowledge Summit will be communicated to the Heads of State and Government Summit that will take place at the end of October, also in El Salvador.   

EUA has worked with its Latin American partners in several projects over many years now, and is privileged to be the main European partner in this rapidly developing cooperation process. 

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Conference on Brazil in the context of EU – CELAC relations

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A conference entitled "EULAC FOCUS PROJECT - Brazil in the context of EU – CELAC relations" will take place at Universidade de São Paulo - São Paulo, Brazil on November, 23 - 2017. 

The objectves of the conference are:

  • Present and disseminate to the Brazilian academic community the EULAC FOCUS Project and its current results
  • Analyse Brazil’s position in terms of institutionalised relationship in the political and legal context between EU and CELAC (and its LAC precursors).  
  • Present the Brazilian vision and participation in the cultural, scientific and social relations and in the economic partnership developed between EU and LAC in the last decades. 
  • Present researches developed inside the EU-LAC cooperation, with Brazilian participation, and its results.
  • Present the cooperation between the two regions in Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, with Brazilian participation.


IRI Instituto de Relações Internacionais da Universidade de São Paulo - São Paulo, Brazil
Sala da Congregação 2º.Andar
Av. Prof. Lúcio Martins Rodrigues, s/n, travessas 4 e 5 - Cidade Universitária - CEP: 05508-020 - São Paulo-SP - Brasil

Preliminary Agenda

14:00 – 14:10   Welcome
Prof.Amâncio Jorge de Oliveira - IRI USP 
Barbara Göbel - Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut
14:10 – 14:20 The EULAC Focus Project 
Barbara Göbel - Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut
14:20 – 15:00 Keynote speaker 
Prof.Paulo Roberto Feldmann- FEA USP and Fudan Latin America University Consortium  “theme to be defined”
15:00 – 15:15 Coffee break
15:15 – 16:00  Panel 1: BG: What should be the focus of the panel: Could be: „Potentials and Challenges of EU – CELAC Relations“ 
Barbara Göbel - Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut
Paulo Siqueira – CNPq
Prof.Amâncio Jorge de Oliveira - IRI USP
16:00 – 16:30 Summary and closing remarks

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