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Training program

Online course on Capacity building on Internationalization of Higher Education:

Improvement in Management of Internationalization of Higher Education (PEGIES by its acronym in Spanish).

PEGIES modules are:




Responsible HEI

1. Internationalization strategies

  • Internationalization key trends
  • Internationalization of curriculum
  • Internationalization abroad
  • Internationalization policies and planning

36 hrs

(6 weeks)


2. Management of university cooperation projects for development

  • Management of university cooperation projects for development

18 hrs

(3 weeks)


3. Management of international projects


  • R+D Project management
  • Knowledge management and intellectual property

36 hrs

(6 weeks)


4. Entrepreneurial and innovative university

  • Institutional processes for R&D projects
  • Securing funds
  • Entrepreneurial and innovative university model
  • Link with the business sector

18 hrs

(3 weeks)


Total teaching hours

108 hrs. (18 weeks)

The first edition was offered from August 21, 2017 to March 18, 2018.
Second edition course dates:
  • Internationalization strategies (Part 1).
  • This week will also serve as an introduction for the entire course.
  • Monday, August 6 to Sunday, August 12, 2018
  • University cooperation for development
  • Monday, August 13 to Sunday, September 2, 2018
  • Break
  • Formulation and management of international projects
  • Monday, September 10 to Sunday, October 21, 2018
  • Break
  • Entrepreneurial and innovative university
  • Monday, October 29 to Sunday, November 18, 2018
  • Break
  • Internationalization strategies (Part 2).
  • Monday, November 26 to Sunday, December 23, 2018

From March 14 to 16, 2018, the Intensive On-site Course for IES executives in LAC took place, within the framework of the XXI Cátedra Europa of the Universidad del Norte de Colombia in Barranquilla.


Workshop topics included:

  • Internationalization (CHEI-USC)
  • International projects management (UA)
  • University cooperation for development (VUB)
  • R&D&i and linking University-Industry (MUAS)

From February 13 to 15, 2019 RIESAL organized an academic congress during which the project's results and achievemnete were shown. The program included workshops, presentations of other Erasmus + projects on issues of internationalization of higher education, and the positions of the governments of Cuba, Brazil and Mexico regarding the subject.

For more information:


Project partners will be responsible for organizing a webinar. Webinars offered can be seen on our YouTube channel. Https://

Webinars on Internationalization of HEIs

(1) Comprehensive Internationalization, June 2017, UCSC.

(2) Internationalization of research, international scientific collaboration and academic mobility, December 2017, UNESP/UFRJ and FAUBAI.

(3) Internationalization of the curriculum, double and joint degrees and student mobility, February 2018, UDELAR.

(4) Internationalization at home, March 2018, UNINORTE.

(5) International Offices management, communication strategies and external and internal visibility May 2018, EAFIT.

(6) Organization of student mobility, June 2018, UdeG.

(7) Internationalization and regional integration, July 2018, AUGM.

(8) Strategic planning for internationalization, October 2018 FAUBAI.

(9) Institutional policies and organizational strategies for internationalization, October 2018, BUAP.

(10) Internationalization trends in Latin America and Caribbean, November 2018, UdeG.

Webinars on Best Practices

(1) Student mobility strategies, February 2019 ORT.

(2) University-Business Cooperation: How to get started and succeed?, March 2019, MUAS

(3) Becoming an Entrepreneurial University, May 2019, MUAS.

(4) International scientific cooperation strategies. May2019, UFRJ / UNESP.

(5) Higher Education internationalization: transcendence and relevance, June 2019, ASCUN.

(6) Higher Secondary Education Internationalisation, June 2019, BUAP.

(7) Good practices in International Projects Management, September 2019, UA.

(8)  Good practices in European Projects Management: a Latin America view, October 2019, ORT.