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Institutional visit of Eszterházy Károly Catholic University Rector to the University of La Rioja

Institutional visit of Eszterházy Károly Catholic University Rector to the University of La Rioja

Ilona Pajtokne Tari, Rector of the Eszterházy Károly Catholic University, and Juan Carlos Ayala, Rector of the University of La Rioja.During the week of 11-15 March 2024, Rector Ilona Pajtokne Tari and Vice-Rector for General Affairs Kálmán Zoltán Váczy, from the Eszterházy Károly Catholic University (Hungary), paid an institutional visit to the University of La Rioja (UR). The Hungarian higher education institution is part of the European consortium "European University for Geographical Identity as a Driver for Food Systems Transition to Sustainability (EU-GIFT)". The EU-GIFT strategic project seeks to establish a partnership between seven European universities located in different regions of Central, Southern and Eastern Europe (Portugal, France, Italy, Germany, Hungary, Romania and Spain). These universities have a strong connection with their respective territories, which are mainly characterised by their agricultural activity. The main objective of this alliance is to boost the...

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The University of La Rioja signs an agreement with Eszterházy Károly Catholic University

The University of La Rioja signs an agreement with Eszterházy Károly Catholic University

Signing of the agreement between EKCU and URFrom left to right, Miguel Ángel Acedo, Elena González Fandos and Juan Carlos Ayala with the rector and vice-rectors of the Eszterházy Károly Catholic UniversityJuan Carlos Ayala, Rector of the University of La Rioja, has signed a collaboration agreement with the Eszterházy Károly Catholic University within the framework of an institutional trip to Eger (Hungary) and the Enorregion and European University EU-GIFT projects. From October 16 to 18, Rector Juan Carlos Ayala led a delegation from the University of La Rioja, which also counted with Elena González Fandos, director of the Enorregion Project, and Miguel Angel Acedo, deputy director of the European University Project. They paid a visit to Eszterházy Károly Catholic University, a member of the European University EU-GIFT project (European University for Geographical Identity as a Driver for Food Systems Transition to Sustainability). This strategic project aims to create an alliance...

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Institutional visit of the Vice-Rector of Eszterhazy University (Hungary) to the University of La Rioja

Institutional visit of the Vice-Rector of Eszterhazy University (Hungary) to the University of La Rioja

Caption 1 - Institutional visit of the vice-rector of Eszterhazy university (Hungary) to the University of La Rioja.The vice-rector for general affairs of the Eszterhazy University (Hungary) Kálmán Zoltán Váczy has made a working visit to the University of La Rioja within the project  European University of food and beverages with geographical identity, on Monday, 2nd October 2023. During the course of this visit, a meeting took place with the Rector of the University of La Rioja and with various members of the teaching and research staff of this institution. Eszterhazy University is a member of the European University Alliance for Food and Beverages with Geographical Identity. The alliance consists of partners from European higher education institutions located in different European regions known for their wine and the production of geographically identified food products. The objective is to design a joint strategic plan focused on excellence in teaching and research in this field....

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Institutional Trip of Representatives from the Enorregión Project – International Wine Campus to Georgia

Institutional Trip of Representatives from the Enorregión Project – International Wine Campus to Georgia

Caption 1 - Elena González Fandos, director of the Enorregión project, and Miguel Angel Acedo, deputy director of the European Wine University project in Audiovisual room of the Caucasus UniversityRepresentatives from the Enorregión Project - International Wine Campus undertook an institutional trip to Georgia from July 3rd to 7th, 2023, with the aim of strengthening the relations between the University of La Rioja and the International University of the Caucasus (CIS). The Enorregión project aims, among other things, at the green and digital transformation of the value chain for wine and high-quality differentiated foods. To achieve this, two priority areas of action focus on generating knowledge to attain leadership in research, development, and innovation in the field of wine and food, as well as providing education at different levels and in various modalities within this domain. The development of these priority areas requires the establishment of an International Wine Campus...

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