Europe-China Rectors Seminar

04
May
05
May

 

The Seminar, bringing together Rectors/Presidents and Vice-Rectors/Vice-Presidents from both UNICA member universities and top Chinese HEIs, was 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 was also a follow-up event of the China-EU Education Ministers Conference. Beijing, 11 October 2016.

The Seminar was 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

 

 

Presentations

 

Thursday, 4 May 2017

Session on EU Initiatives (in the framework of Annual Meeting of EU-China Higher Education latform for Exchange and Cooperation HEPEC)

EU-China Higher Education Platform for Cooperation and Exchange (HEPCE) by Vito BORRELLI, Head of Sector Jean Monnet & China Desk, DG Education and Culture, European Commission

Addressing Global Challenges in Higher Education in a comparable, compatible framework. "Tuning EU-China: towards Phase Two" by Ann Katherine ISAACS, Italian representative in ET2020 Committee and TUNING expert

European Studies in China by Weiping HUANG, Chairman of Academic Board of Centre for EU Studies, Renmin University of China, Jean Monnet Chair

 

Friday, 5 May 2017: Europe-China Rectors Seminar

 

SESSION I: UNIVERSITIES IN THE HIGHER EDUCATION LANDSCAPES IN EUROPE AND CHINA

From Bologna Process to the EHEA by Michael GAEBEL, Director of the Higher Education Policy Unit, European University Association (EUA)

Structural Reform of Higher Education in China by Zhihong YI, Vice-President, Renmin University of China

 

SESSION II: THE FUTURE OF INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION: CHALLENGES, OPPORTUNITIES, NEW DIMENSIONS

International partnerships: what next? Perspective from a UK university by Tânia LIMA, Director Global Engagement – King’s Worldwide, King's College London

 

SESSION III: SUCCESS FACTORS IN INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH COOPERATION

Research impact beyond publications – a social responsibility of the internationally networked university by Jan CORNELIS, former Vice-Rector for International Policy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

International Research Collaboration at Beihang University by Haijun HUANG, Vice President, Beihang University

Success factors in international research cooperation. Stockholm University perspective by Maryam Hansson EDALAT, Head of Research Support Office, Stockholm University

 

Programme

Download here the programme 
 
Participants

Download here the list of participants 

Speakers

Download here the information on Speakers & Chairs

Download the 'Meet the Speakers!' announcement (as of 04/04/17)

 

Practical information

Download here the Seminar's practical guide prepared by Universidade NOVA de Lisboa

 

Contact & further information

For questions about the Seminar, please contact:

Marta Brelih-Wasowska (marta.wasowska@unica-network.eu) AND Marta Rachlewicz (marta.rachlewicz@unica-network.eu).

 

 

Dates: 
Thursday, 4 May, 2017 to Friday, 5 May, 2017
Organiser: 
Universidade Nova de Lisboa