Who we are?
EUROPEAN INTERNSHIP CONSORTIA has been established by 8 partner institutions including Istanbul Kültür University as the coordinator institution (Istanbul Şehir University, Üsküdar University, Kadir Has University, Sabancı University, Istanbul Chamber of Industry, Turkish Informatics Foundation, Turkish Cultural Foundation–AFS) within the scope of “Mobility Project for Higher Education Students and Staff” under the “Erasmus+ Learning Mobility of Individuals” (Key Action 1) within the ERASMUS+ Programme which is funded by the European Commission and Turkish Republic, and will continue between the years of 2014-2020.
European Internship Consortia will support internship mobility of university students and mobility of academic/administrative university staff within the framework of Erasmus+ Programme. Ultimate objective of European Internship Consortia is to develop a cooperation culture between industry, universities, non-governmental organizations and professional representatives which will in turn contribute to the objectives of increasing employment of skilled workforce and modernization of higher education within the scope of the common objectives of Vision 2023 and Europe 2020
Communicating with similar Consortias in Europe and providing transfer of experiences and good practice examples between Consortias within the scope of cooperation, and thus strengthening the university-industry cooperations at international level, Establishing a practical and functional frame for the cooperations established between higher education institutions and industry within the scope of internship mobility, and providing transfer of the experiences gained within this cooperations framework to universities through updating curricula and/or developing new curricula.