Programme Manager for Higher Education and Research at the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean in Barcelona
Emmanuelle Gardan is programme manager for Higher Education and Research at the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) in Barcelona. She works at the UfM since 2013 where she participates to the preparation and follow-up of Euro-Mediterranean Ministerial conferences in the sector. She has launched and coordinates a regional multi-stakeholder policy dialogue on issues related to higher education internationalization and academic mobility in the Euro-Mediterranean region, while supporting the development and implementation of concrete regional initiatives and projects in the Mediterranean mostly related to youth mobility, higher education, vocational training, research and innovation.
She is a senior expert and has a wide experience in the fields of internationalization of higher education and vocational training, university cooperation, youth mobility. She previously served in France during a decade as National Contact Point for Erasmus Mundus and programme manager for Leonardo da Vinci. She graduated in political science from Sciences Po Lyon & Strasbourg including one exchange year at the University of Montreal.