Representatives from more than 30 Universities will attend the XXII General Assembly of the Compostela Group in Castelló
• The Assembly will include the presentation ceremony of the XX International Prize Grupo Compostela-Xunta de Galicia to CIRCOM Regional
• The Universitat Jaume I hosts this International event in the frame of its 25 anniversary
The Compostela Group of Universities (CGU) celebrates on 19-20 September its XXII General Assembly at the Universitat Jaume I in Castelló, Spain. The Assembly will include the celebration of its General Council Meeting, an academic journey focused on the role of civil society in university innovation, as well as the awarding ceremony of the International Prize Grupo Compostela-Xunta de Galicia.
More than 60 representatives from 30 HEIs will join in Castelló, in the frame of the 25 anniversary of the host University. There, they will have the opportunity to attend an experts’ debate on internationalization and its relation with civil society and industry.
On Monday 19th, the CGU member Universities will join the General council meeting, and ten institutions will be welcome to the Group; likewise, a team of students from the Universitat Jaume I will be awarded as winners of the V International Video Contest.
On Tuesday 20th, professor Per Kristensson, from Karlstad University, will be in charge of the opening session with a presentation on the relations among university, public sector, industry and civil society. In this journey, the results of the pilot edition of the International Research Pitches will be presented.
In addition, the third edition of the Compostela Dialogues in Higher Education will be focused in the ethical perspective from these different sectors. The academic journey will be closured with the second edition of the Compostela Café, a series of thematic simultaneous round tables about the higher education internationalization.
Award to the European Association of Regional Televisions
The awarding ceremony of the XX International Prize Grupo Compostela-Xunta de Galicia will take place in Castelló, in the frame of the General Assembly, on Tuesday, 20th of September.
This year, the Prize recognises the labour of CIRCOM Regional, the Professional Association of Regional Public Service Television in Europe. The Jury highlighted CIRCOM’s promotion of the values of tolerance, diversity and integration, as well as its role in the construction of the European identity.
CIRCOM Regional was founded in 1983 and nowadays is composed of 300 TV channels from 33 European States. The President of CIRCOM, Tone Kunst, and the Secretary General, Fernando Ojea, will attend the ceremony.