Education fair hopes to entice Filipinos to study in Europe

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Oct 07 2017 05:26 PM

Filipinos who wish to study in Europe will get a chance to learn more about the continent's education system in an upcoming event, the European Union Delegation to the Philippines said Friday.

The European Higher Education Fair (EHEF) will feature a series of lectures on October 18 at the Grand Atrium of Shangri-La Plaza in Mandaluyong City.

“Through EHEF, we want to encourage all Filipino students, teachers, members of the academe to grab this opportunity and experience diversified and excellent post-graduate and doctorate degree programs from top-notch EU universities,” EU Ambassador Franz Jessen said in a statement.

Participants and prospective applicants will also have the chance to talk with EU alumni volunteers and learn more about university life in Europe.

Twenty-four higher-education institutions from Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, and United Kingdom will participate in the fair.

Admission to the EHEF is free, however, online registration is recommended.

Meanwhile, 37 Filipinos have been granted a scholarship from the Erasmus+ Program on its 30th anniversary. The program is funded by the EU and supports education, training, youth and sports in Europe.