LerNet Project Meeting
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, May 22-25 2006
LerNET (Language Engineering and Rigourous Software Development) is a network of higher education and research institutions in the Area of Computer Science, formed under the auspices of the European Comission ALFA Programme (Latin America Academic Training) programme.
The main goal of LerNET is the implementation of a joint PhD programme on Software Design and Programming Language Engineering, building on a significant number of existing contacts between Latin-American and European Researchers.
By stimulating a high level of interaction between Latin-American students and the European research community, the program will contribute to create expertise in a research area of very high strategic relevance.
The programme will have an undeniable impact on the national academic systems, and also, by training highly competent professionals in software development, contribute to technology transfer toward industry.