In collaboration with:
University of Phoenix
Orlando, Florida, USA February 15-17, 2017


GUIDE Association


GUIDE Association – Global Universities In Distance Education - was founded in 2005 by Marconi University (Rome, Italy) with the aim to develop and support international cooperation and open and distance learning worldwide. By strengthening the role of higher education institutions as innovation and development drivers, GUIDE promotes the implementation of innovative results, insights and best practices in order to identify present, emergent and future needs of REGIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL stakeholders and highlight potential areas for STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP and transnational cooperation.

Nowadays, the Association has reached a global dimension with more than 150 member Universities coming from all over the world. All the members work together to realize a global cooperation model for every university and institution linked to the e-learning and distance education sector.

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University of Phoenix

University of Phoenix provides access to higher education opportunities that enable students to develop knowledge and skills necessary to achieve their professional goals, improve the performance of their organizations, and provide leadership and service to their communities. John Sperling, PhD, a Cambridge-educated economist and professor-turned-entrepreneur, founded University of Phoenix in 1976. He made a commitment to provide working adults with higher education at times convenient to them. Our students have access to a wealth of information and support through our unique education platform, experienced and professional faculty, and continually updated resources. Our core goal is to meet the needs of working and underserved students. We offer associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, in addition to certificate programs, in the fields of Business, Criminal Justice, Education, Healthcare, Humanities, and Technology.

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Università degli studi Guglielmo Marconi


Marconi University was recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research in 2004. At present Marconi University counts more than 14000 students. Six different Schools offer a diverse spectrum of undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate degree programs, providing multi-disciplinary learning opportunities.

Marconi academic expertise builds on a rich European educational tradition and provides the added value of research and innovation in the field of learning technologies.

The Marconi educational model consists of both an online and blended format, which combines face-to-face and interactive activities and promotes student-faculty interaction and a more efficient use of institutional resources.

Marconi’s mission is to provide innovative and affordable high-quality degree programs and learning opportunities to both domestic and international students alike, utilizing the latest technologies and responding to students’ needs in their pursuit of academic, personal, and professional integrity.

When you pursue a degree with Marconi University, not only will you have access to the latest online learning technologies, but to university-standard teaching, facilities and support.

Our active partnerships with local, national and international institutions contribute to a sustainable common aim of placing and advancing students within the workforce.

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