Following and completing the needs analysis made during the project proposal preparation, at the beginning of the project activities a suvey on Latin American HEIs internationalization capacities is conducted in order to identify specific needs of each institution.
The aim is to get a state-of-the-art picture of the internationalization “practices” within each LA HEI according to the five project dimensions:
Diagnosis of partner HEIs’ strategy, attitudes, and present positioning on internationalization;
Territorial fora or focus groups involving stakeholders ;
Research on best practices of internationalization and opportunities for international co-financing; IEPs design;
Purchase of equipment: video conference room in each Latin American HEI.