Our colleagues visited Phuket Campus of the Prince of Songkla University in Thailand

According to  Széchenyi István University's internationalisation strategy,  Prof. Dr. Livia Ablonczy Mihályka, vice-dean  of the  Apáczai Faculty, and Dr. Eva Happ, vice-dean for international relations  of the Kautz Gyula Faculty, visited the Phuket Campus of the Prince of Songkla University in Thailand.

In the course of the meeting they discussed possible students and staff mobility projects within the framework of the Erasmus + programme in the field of International Relations and Tourism and Catering programmes, in addition to opportunities for international cooperation, joint research. 

The Thai university has the same faculties as Széchenyi István thus welcomed its offer of cooperation.

Following the negotiations, the visitors took part on a campus tour, where the education related infrastructure was presented. 

As a result of the successful discussions, the two universities are jointly applying for next year's Erasmus + International Credit Mobility scholarship project, making it possible for International Studies and Tourism and Catering students to take part in a one semester exchange programme, in addition to teaching staff mobility being realised in the context of English language programmes.