Externado signs academic agreement with the Istituto Europeo di Design of Barcelona
The Agreement affords students of the Externado Masters in Business Innovation Management Program the opportunity to obtain a double degree, starting in 2018.
In its mission to provide humanist higher education contributing to individuals’ integral development, society’s well-being, and the training of responsible leaders capable of responding to the demands of a globalized environment, the Externado de Colombia University signed an agreement with the Istituto Europeo di Design (IED).
Under the terms of the agreement, students of the Externado Masters in Business Innovation Management Program will be able to obtain a double degree, starting in 2018. The Catalan institution will award the degree “Master in Innovation Strategies and Entrepreneurship ‘. The program will be imparted in face-to-face and virtual modes.
The agreement, signed by Rector Juan Carlos Henao and the director of the Istituto Europeo di Design in Barcelona, Alessandro Manetti, envisages face-to-face classes in Colombia and Barcelona, as well as graduating work guided, virtually, by IED tutors.
The agreement, for a five-year period, may be extended by the parties’ express consent.
Students wishing to obtain the double degree must meet the following requirements:
- Have a higher education degree
- Pass the Externado University selection process
- Have the computer and communications equipment required to carry out the course in the mode established by IED, in Barcelona.