Istanbul Aydin University, Turkey
11-14 June 2019
The 2nd FRIENDS meeting was attended by 39 participants representing all 16 partner HEIs involved in the project. The 4-day meeting took place at the premises of IAU in Istanbul, a city that is a symbol of cultural diversity in itself. The meeting agenda included panels on project management and planning, quality, and dissemination. During the meeting, the FRIENDS partners discussed and endorsed the FRIENDS Code of Conduct that establishes the guiding principles and values to be followed by all project team members, target users and stakeholders when engaging with the project. The 2nd partner meeting was combined with the workshop European Higher Education in the World, a staff training delivered by the European partners that kick-started the capacity building activities in Work Package 2.