Seminars & Conferences


Two international conferences were organised at the end of the RecoLATIN project in 2019, one in Mexico and one in Italy. These events especially address staff from Universities of the Latin American and European Region, representatives from government institutions dealing with the accreditation and recognition of qualifications, credential evaluators, representatives from ENIC-NARIC centres and professionals of the higher education sector.


Wednesday, 2 October 2019
Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca 

The Final Conference in Europe took place in Rome on 2 October 2019. The program touched several important themes with particular regard to the presentation of the project outcomes and to the analysis presented by international experts about the role of digitalisation in the world of recognition and mobility.


Monday – Tuesday, 10 and 11 June 2019
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

The first Final Conference of the project was held in Mexico City, hosted by the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico. They were two days of intense work and stimulating discussions. During the first day, international experts gave a global and deep profile regarding national and regional qualifications frameworks. On the second day, one of the major outcomes of the project was presented: the National Reports of the higher education systems from Mexico, Panama and Uruguay. Then, some of the trending issues on the recognition world were approached through workshops.

Seminar and Conference on Transnational Education

In October 2018 a Conference and a Seminar on TNE (Transnational Education), Joint Programmes and Diploma Mills took place in Montevideo, Uruguay.


Thursday, 25 October 2018
UCU – Universidad de Católica del Uruguay

A Seminar on Transnational Education and Distance Learning was held at the Universidad Católica del Uruguay on 25 October 2018. The three Latin American countries gave a prospective an overview state of the art regarding this kind of education in their own higher education systems. The challenges that transnational education represents for their countries and the good practices that can be implement were enthusiastically debated.


Wednesday, 24 October 2018
UdelaR – Universidad de la República

An international conference regarding the trends of recognition and students mobility was held at the Universidad del la República on 24 October 2018. A particular focus was placed on mobility between the countries of MERCOSUR and the Mexican legislative reform about academic degree recognition. Another major topic of the day was diploma mills: its phenomena and how to tackle it.

Project Meetings

Several Consortium Meetings took place during the lifetime of the RecoLATIN project to organise, monitor, discuss and manage the project activities.

The last Consortium Meeting took place in Rome in the CRUI headquarters between the end of September and the beginning of October 2019. It was a formidable occasion of evaluating the work done during the three years of the project and to establish a dynamic dialogue regarding the ways of putting in practice the sustainability of the project plan.


On June 2019 the fourth Consortium Meeting took place in Mexico City. The Latin- American partners had the chance to share the final version of the Transnational Education Guidelines and the results of the WP6 Activity “Quality and Recognition” were presented.

In October 2018 the third Consortium Meeting of the RecoLATIN project took place in Montevideo at the Universidad Católica del Uruguay. The project partners from Mexico, Panama, Uruguay, France, Italy and Norway presented their activities of the second project year and planned the future development of the project.

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A Seminar on National Reports took place in Paris in December 2017. The partners learned about National Reports and started to draft three National Reports for their countries.

The second Consortium Meeting of the RecoLATIN project took place in Sèvres at the CIEP. The project partners presented the outcomes of the first year’s activities and planned the future development of the project.


The kick-off meeting in February 2017 in Panama City introduced the project activities and gave the chance to get to know all the project partners from Panama, Mexico, Uruguay, Norway, France and Italy. It was the moment when to present the single project activities and tasks for the single partners and talk about administrative and financial issues.