PROF. DR. JOAQUÍN MARHUENDA
ACADEMIC DIRECTOR, UA
Joaquín Marhuenda, former Academic Director of Institutional Projects at the University of Alicante, is the Academic Director of the IDC Latin America at the University of Alicante, and responsible for different international projects such as the Havana Project. From 2012 to 2019 he was Responsible for the Science Park of Alicante. Between 2006 and 2012, he was Vice- Chancellor of Planning Studies, period in which the European Higher Education Framework was implemented. Moreover, at the University of Alicante, Marhuenda has been Dean of the Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences (2002-2006) and Director of the Department of Financial Economy, Accounting and Marketing (1998-2002).
PROJECT COORDINATOR, UA
Carolina Madeleine has dedicated her professional career to the management of international projects in the areas of higher education, international cooperation and public diplomacy. Since 2005, she has implemented projects in over 45 countries in Latin America, Africa, Asia and Europe for HEIs, Ministries, International Organizations and Civil Society.
Having studied in France, the Netherlands and Spain, she received a BA in history and literature from the University of Montpellier, a Master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Amsterdam and a Master’s degree in Human Rights from the University of Barcelona.
PROJECT COORDINATOR, UDS
Yaiza Andarias holds a master's degree in International Development from the University of Edinburgh (Scotland) and a bachelor's degree in Translation and Interpreting from the University of Alicante (Spain). She was actively involved in different cross-cultural social and educational programmes in Asia and Europe and gained diverse professional experience as a translator, as a field researcher, and as an executive assistant at an international level before joining the DIES IDC Latin America Team in January 2020.
PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, UA
Eva Sánchez has experience in Project Management, Education and IT. She has a master's degree in Marketing from the ICADE - Comillas Pontifical University in Madrid (Spain) as well as a bachelor's degree in English Philology and a certificate in Teaching, both from the University of Alicante. Eva has coordinated and worked in EU capacity building projects such as FP5, ACP, Tempus, and Edulink, on topics related to IT Transfer, Internationalisation, Quality Assurance and Accreditation, and Innovation and Research Management. She joined the DIES IDC LA Team in 2011.
FINANCIAL ADVISOR, UDS
Christiane Lermen finished her commercial education in 1981 before receiving her diploma on Business Administration in 1993. She has been working for Saarland University ever since. In 2006, she joined the International Deans' Course Latin America as the financial advisor of the project at the UdS.