What is an academic network?

An academic network is understood as an organization composed of all the institutions, entities, establishments or persons who are working for a common interest in the academic, scientific, cultural, social or sports areas. The networks are distributed in different places and regions around the world with the aim of sharing knowledge and experiences related to a specific topic.

Importance of academic networks

– They contribute to the generation of new knowledge.

– They allow for greater flexibility in dialogues and sharing of knowledge among scholars and researchers.

– They foster dynamic academic and scientific exchange.

– They establish manners of relations and organization.

– They define complex and dynamic nodes among experts.

– They facilitate social and cultural cooperation  among groups, communities, regions and countries.