6 November 2013 / 14:00 - 15:30
Welcome and opening remarks
Giovanni Finocchietti is Director of the Erasmus Mundus National Contact Point – Italy (www.erasmusmundus.it). He is Senior Executive at CIMEA (Centro di informazione sulla mobilità e le equivalenze accademiche), the Italian NARIC-ENIC centre for information and advice on mobility and academic recognition issues (www.cimea.it). He is a sociologist and is the Director of the “Eurostudent survey on the living conditions of university students in Italy” (http://www.eurostudent-italia.it/), a project carried out since 1993 in the framework of the Europe-wide comparative survey Eurostudent - Social and economic conditions of student life in Europe (http://www.eurostudent.eu/). He has also carried out a number of surveys on different issues related to Higher Education in Italy and in the International scenario. He is a member of the editorial staff of the journal UNIVERSITAS (www.rivistauniversitas.it).