The objective is to promote and explore challenges of internationalisation at Russian higher education institutions by introducing the Erasmus Mundus programme to the universities in Russia. The seminar is aimed at Russian university vice rectors of international affairs, heads of international departments, and other university personnel interested in implementing international higher education mobility programmes.

The seminar is free of charge but participants will need to cover their travel and other related expenses. Participants should fill in the registration form latest by 21 October 2010.

For further information regarding the organization of the conference, please contact Ms Olga Vershinina (

Seminar will be held at the Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University on 27 October 2010, at 12-18 o'clock. The exact location of the seminar will be confirmed later.

Language of the conference is English.

All participants are warmly welcome in Kazan!