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 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.


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Detailed programme of the Seminar will be available in early March.


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Online registration to the Seminar will open in the week of 20 February.

Registration deadline: Friday, 7 April 2017



The participants of the Seminar will be able to book rooms in hotels pre-booked by Universidade NOVA de Lisboa.



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.


More information:

For questions about the Seminar, please contact:

Marta Brelih-Wasowska ( and Marta Rachlewicz (

Friday, 5 May, 2017
Universidade Nova de Lisboa