PONCHO – Internationalization of Latin American peripheral Universities through sustainable integration and inclusive implementation of International Relations Offices

The main goal of the PONCHO project is to promote the internationalization process of Latin American universities, particularly peripheral ones. These institutions, also characterized by their low volume of students, have not been able to develop their internalization processes in the same way as major universities in the area. Specifically, PONCHO aims to (a) strengthen the network of collaboration and cohesion among the partner universities, (b) implement the technical capacities of its International Relation Offices (IROs) or related departments; (c) encourage the participation of academic communities in the process of internationalization of their universities; and (d) strengthen the recognition and positioning of PONCHO partners at an international level.