GTKE-MEET EU: Advancing Your Career by Studying in Europe


This panel is designed for students and alumni who want to study in Europe and discover everything they need to know to plan and complete higher education studies in Europe, especially in France, Germany, Italy, and Spain.

European experts in education spoke about the benefits of studying in Europe for bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral studies, summer programs and more. They provided information about organizing and funding studies in Europe.

Opening Remarks:

Michael Curtis
Deputy Ambassador
Delegation of the European Union to the United States of America


Eva Alvino
Deputy Consul General of Italy in Miami

Lisa Arias Rodriguez
Education Advisor
Education Office of the Embassy of Spain

Caroline Lowe
Higher Education Officer
Advisor and Partner Relations
Campus France USA
French Embassy to the United States

Hanni Geist
Senior Manager, University Relations
Head of Information Point San Francisco
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)


Markus Thiel, PhD
Director, Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence
Professor, Politics & International Relations, FIU


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MEET EU is funded by a generous Getting to Know Europe (GTKE) grant from the Delegation of the European Union to the United States.

This publication was produced with the financial support of the European Union. Its contents are the sole responsibility of the Miami-Florida Jean Monnet European Center of Excellence at Florida International University and do not necessarily reflect the views of the European Union.