IROs Forum Coffee with the President of the CRASP International Affairs Committee – 30/04/2021

On the 30th of April 2021 took place a virtual meeting of IROs Forum representatives with the President of the CRASP International Affairs Committee, His Magnificence Prof. Jerzy Lis, Rector of the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow.

The fruitful discussion concerned, among others sustainable foreign policy or the issue of reevaluating the priorities of Polish universities in foreign academic cooperation after the post-pandemic period.

The President of IROs Forum, Mrs Marta Foryś, presented the challenges currently faced by Polish universities such as Erasmus Without Paper or the difficulties in obtaining visas by foreigners.

In order to take into account the voice of the community of people associated with the internationalization of Polish universities, Prof. Jerzy Lis suggested that IROs Forum should have its representative during the meetings of the CRASP International Affairs Committee. The aim of the Committee is to define the priorities of foreign cooperation for the next years. The representatives of IROs Forum declared their willingness to support CRASP in its intended activities related to building the brand of Polish higher education in the world.