It’s high time to kick start your dream to study in the EU through this year’s European Higher Education Fair (EHEF). With 85 higher education institutions and diplomatic missions participating on-ground and online from Belgium, The Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Spain, France, Italy, Hungary, The Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Finland, and Sweden, you’ll have a broad selection of schools and programs to choose from that fits best with your interests and passion.
Similar to previous EHEFs, this year’s fair features a hybrid format with an on-ground event on 30 September to 1 October at the East and Grand Atriums of Shangri-La Plaza, Mandaluyong City; as well as an online edition on 2 October at ehefphilippines.com and on its FB page at @ehefphilippines, where EU higher education institutions will virtually present their offerings and key programs to students and professional aspirants.
Revolving on the theme, “Pathways to Excellence” the Delegation of the European Union to the Philippines and the European Union Member States’ Embassies aim to provide an immersive platform where aspirants can freely explore diverse fields of study and open global opportunities through the fair.
As the biggest and longest-running education fair in the country, EHEF offers a unique opportunity for Filipino students, professionals, academe, researchers, and university officials to engage directly with some of the top higher education institutions from the EU.
More than that, EHEF, whether on-site or online, will hold fun activities and seminars from known academics and EU university alumni. Furthermore, you can participate in language sessions from EU representatives themselves!
Caught your fancy? Here are more reasons why you should come to EHEF:
Meet and directly engage with EU education institution representatives and EU alumni
Get a chance to personally converse with exhibitors from the EU and consult various programs that can help you jumpstart your plans and land you to your dream university in the EU. Beyond that, you can also meet and greet alumni from the EU and learn firsthand the amazing things that await you.
Discover different courses that fit your interests and passion
In line with this year’s theme “Pathways to Excellence,” the exhibitors from the EU provide different courses that appeal to your interests! Courses ranging from business, medicine to the humanities are provided by each EU university coming to this year’s EHEF. You can directly engage with the university representatives to know more about what they offer just for you!
Apply for scholarships as an international student
If you’re worried about tuition fees and accommodations, EHEF will provide options! The EU universities participating in this year’s EHEF have scholarship grants just for international students. In addition, the university of your choice provides dormitory rooms as part of your enrollment.
At the fair, you may participate in sessions that will provide in-depth information on higher education systems, research grants, and scholarship opportunities like Erasmus+, Horizon Europe, and Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, open for students and educators alike.
Overall, the main goal of EHEF is to give opportunities for you to grow in your personal life and career. This is the sign to take that opportunity to pursue an education abroad and carve your own pathways to excellence.
EHEF is supported by the Commission on Higher Education, together with regional hubs University of the Cordilleras (Luzon), Wesleyan University (Luzon), and Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan (Mindanao); university partners Ateneo de Manila University – European Studies Programme, De La Salle University – Manila, Holy Cross of Davao College, Lyceum of the Philippines University - Cavite, Mabalacat City College, University of the Philippines Diliman, University of Santo Tomas – Manila, and Visayas State University; professional organisations Mathematical Society of the Philippines, Philippine College of Physicians, Philippine Communication Society, Physics Society of the Philippines, and The EdukCircle; and media partners Business World Spark Up, CNN Philippines, iOrbit News Central Luzon, Rank Magazine, Seawave Magazine, Subselfie, The Philbiz News, and When In Manila.
Registration and entrance to the fair is free. Sign up at ehefphilippines.com or visit @EHEFPhilippines on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.