HEADCET Project: Higher Education pArtnerships for sustainable local Development through Circular Economy and social innovaTion 2023-2025

HEADCET aims to support Higher Education Institutions of Argentina, Paraguay, and Chile in tackling the challenges of sustainable development by enhancing their relevance for the labor markets and the society at large. The project specifically focuses on Circular Economy and Social Innovation which are strongly interrelated in Latin American Countries and are considered crucial to foster a more sustainable growth and to identify new jobs opportunities.

The main objectives of the project are: 

  • To strengthen the skills and competencies of Latin-American HEIs on sustainable development and circular economy.
  • To foster university’ engagement through multi-level governance and partnerships for sustainable development and circular economy.
  • To improve the employability of HEI’s graduate students and boost job matching in the field of sustainable development and circular economy.
  • To stimulate regional and international networking cooperation of HEIs and exchange of good practice.

The HEADCET Partners include: 

6 higher education institutions in Latin America: Argentina – Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Universidad Nacional de Quilmes; Chile – Universidad Andres Bello, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile; Paraguay – Universidad Nacional de Itapua, Universidad de San Carlos

3 European higher education institutions: University of Florence, Florence, Italy; Interuniversity Research Institute and Center for Postgraduate Studies, Barcelona, Spain; University of Economics – Varna, Bulgaria.

University Centers: Center for International Relations (CEI) at the University of Barcelona, Spain; PIN S.c.r.l. – Educational and Scientific Services for the University of Florence, Italy

More Information

For more information about this project, check out the project summary or go to the HEADCET website

Latest update: 08.01.2024