Promoting Québec’s educational opportunities in Mexico
Hélène Oeconomo, the representative of the Québec Government Office in Mexico, participated in the 19th meeting of the Mexican National Association of Universities and Higher Education Institutions (ANUIES) on September 5 and 6. The theme of the meeting was academic and scientific cooperation between Québec and Mexico.
Ms. Oeconomo made a much appreciated presentation entitled “New exchange opportunities and funding mechanisms” to an audience of some fifty people
She presented part of Québec’s higher education and research system, the actors and tools involved in academic internationalization in Québec and examples of new forms of cooperation with Mexico.
A rich history of institutional cooperation
The governments of Québec and Mexico have signed cooperation agreements in the fields of higher education and professional and technical training.
Student exchanges, merit scholarships, the sharing of teaching expertise, and teacher and researcher mobility form the core of these partnerships. Numerous inter-university projects have also been set in motion, including:
- The Chair in contemporary Mexican studies at the University of Montréal
- The Chair in contemporary Québec studies at the Autonomous University of Nuevo Léon in Mexico
Québec Government Office in Mexico
Cooperation between Québec and Mexico