Deputy vice rectors and service officers

DEPUTY VICE RECTOR FOR INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS – MOBILITY ACTIVITIES

africaMaría de África Martínez Poveda is Deputy Vice Rector for International Relations – Mobility Activities:

  • Promote student body mobility and coordinate and enhance the reception of Spanish and international students at the UMH.
  • Coordinate and prepare calls for the various student mobility programs, drafting the corresponding reports (SICUE, ERASMUS, Destino, Science without Borders).
  • Coordinate searches for new mobility tools.

África Martínez is an associate professor at the Miguel Hernández University from the area of Economics, Sociology and Agricultural Policy, and is a member of the Agro-Environmental and Rural Economy, Policy and Development research group. She has authored several papers in this area, and in the course of her research, visited universities abroad. Furthermore, África is the Faculty Board Secretary.

Contact:

Telephone: +34 96 665 8522
Email: africa.martinez@umh.es
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DEPUTY VICE RECTOR FOR INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS – INTERNATIONAL PROJECTION

IF3bPlbA_400x400José Luis González Esteban is Deputy Vice Rector for International Relations – International Projection:

  • Increase the presence and enhance the visibility and international projection of the UMH in Latin America and non-EU countries, establishing stable agreements and alliances that promote the interests of all university groups.
  • Foster the incorporation of faculty and researchers from these areas.

José Luis González is an associate professor of journalism at the UMH and belongs to the Research Group on Communication in Valencia (GICOV). Holder of a PhD from the Complutense University of Madrid, José Luis has been a visiting professor at several foreign universities and is editor of the Miguel Hernández Communication Journal, in which investigators from the Autonomous University of Baja California (Mexico) participate.

Contact:

Telephone: +34 96 665 8522
Email: jose.gonzalez@umh.es
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INTERNATIONALIZATION DIRECTOR

José Manuel Blanes Martínez is the Director of the Area of Internationalization: 

  • Increase the university’s international presence, especially within European Union, North American, and Asian countries, formalizing agreements and alliances that promote the interests of all university groups.
  • Promote linguistic mobility and training for university faculty and staff.
  • Foster development of graduate-level training with an international profile, especially English-language instruction.
  • Coordinate actions with the Vice Rectorate for International Relations aimed at planning internationalization of distinct UMH units, as well as managing related requests.
  • Consolidate and support the establishment of dual undergraduate- and graduate-level education with universities, higher education institutions, and non-academic entities in conjunction with the Vice Rectorate for Academic Affairs.
  • Coordinate proper management of communicating data in international rankings in collaboration with the UMH Registrar and the Vice Rectorate for Student Affairs and Coordination. Guide internal UMH policy in order to improve the positions of the UMH in international rankings.

José Manuel Blanes is an associate professor at the Miguel Hernández University of Elche from the Materials Science, Optics and Electronic Technology Department. He is also a member of the Industrial Electronics Research Group

Contact:

Telephone: +34 96 665 8522
Email:  jmblanes@umh.es
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4 February 2020