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EU offers overseas study opportunities for Filipinos


The European Union (EU) Delegation in Manila will open its 2021 one-stop-shop for Filipinos who aspire to study in European universities.

With the current movement restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the European Higher Education Fair (EHEF) will shift to virtual this year, expecting to reach more Filipinos, with more higher education institutions participating in the event from October 1 to 2.

According to the PNA report, the event will feature 140 colleges and universities from Belgium, the Czech Republic, Germany, Ireland, Spain, France, Italy, Hungary, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Finland, and Sweden.

“Through this fair, the EU wants to give Filipino students access to information about pursuing their higher education in European universities, institutes, and colleges. We also want to underscore the importance of mobility, innovation, partnerships, and lifelong learning,” EU Ambassador to the Philippines Luc Veron said Thursday.

The event will also serve as a virtual information hub for Filipinos who want to avail of financial support through the Erasmus Mundus, an EU scholarship program that has already sent 65 Filipino students to Europe in 2021 alone.

Moreover, the fair will serve as a partnership opportunities exploration between European and Philippine higher education institutions, as well as mobility exchanges, joint research undertakings, and other forms of higher education cooperation.

This coming October 1 to 2, EHEF participants will be allowed to chat live with other Filipino alumni and representatives of different European schools. They will also receive free access to webinars on specialized courses and programs.

EHEF 2021 LIVE stream will premiere at https://www.ehefphilippines.com and the EU Delegation to the Philippines’ Facebook for free. – WhatALife.ph

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