Europe-China Rectors Seminar



The Europe-China Seminar will be hosted by Universidade NOVA de Lisboa on Friday, 5 May 2017.


The Seminar, bringing together Rectors/Presidents and Vice-Rectors/Vice-Presidents from both UNICA member universities and top Chinese HEIs, is organised with the support of the Mission of the People's Republic of China to the European Union and in the framework of the EU-China High Level People-to-People Dialogue (HPPD). It is also a follow-up event of the China-EU Education Ministers Conference. Beijing, 11 October 2016.


The Seminar is held in the framework of the EU co-financed Erasmus+ Capacity Building LEAD project: Governance and Academic Leadership of Chinese and European Universities in the Context of Innovation and Internationalisation, coordinated by Vrije Universiteit Brussel and co-coordinated by UNICA. The project is co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union.


Find out more about the LEAD project



Download the programme (as of 27/03/17)
Dowload the 'Meet the Speakers!' announcement (as of 17/03/17)



Registration deadline: Friday, 7 April 2017

In order to register please complete and submit this online registration form. After submitting your form, you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your submission. Your form will be automatically recorded in the UNICA registrations system. If you encounter any problems with the submission or have any questions related to your participation, do not hesitate to contact Marta Brelih-Wasowska from the UNICA Secretariat (




As May marks the start of high tourist season in Lisbon and many hotels in Lisbon are already booked for the visit of the Pope to Portugal (starting in the week following the Seminar), we strongly recommend that you book your accommodation at your earliest convenience.

The participants from UNICA member universities can book rooms at Corinthia Hotel pre-booked by Universidade NOVA de Lisboa.

Room rates:

  • Executive Queen/Twin Individual: € 185.00
  • Executive Queen/Twin Duplo: € 205.00

**Fares are per room, per night and incluide VAT. The Municipal Touristic Fee is not included (1€ per person/per night charged during stay). 

Credit card details are needed to guarantee the rooms.

NEW booking deadline: Monday, 3 April 2017

To book a room, please send an e-mail to by Monday 3 April 2017, indicating in the email subject "Reitoria da Universidade Nova de Lisboa". Each participant is resposible for reservation & payment directly with the Hotel. Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis.


More information:

For questions about the Seminar, please contact:

Marta Brelih-Wasowska ( AND Marta Rachlewicz (



Friday, 5 May, 2017
Universidade Nova de Lisboa