The 27th UNICA General Assembly and the Seminar "The social dimension of higher education and social responsibility of universities: experiences and challenges" were kindly hosted by Eötvös Loránd University Budapest, 16-17 November 2017.


During the General Assembly, UNICA elected its new Steering Committee for 2018-2019. Read more about the election...



Download the GA programme as of 10 November 2017 (final)


More photos are available in this Flickr album


Presentations at the General Assembly

UNICA Activity Report 2016 - 2017  by Professor Luciano SASO, UNICA President

UNICA Work Plan 2017-2018 by Professor Luciano SASO, UNICA President

Evaluation of the UNICA Sustainability Survey by Andreas WANKE, Sustainability and Energy Management Unit, Freie Universität Berlin


Presentations at the Rectors Seminar 

Social dimension of Higher Education in Europe by Sophia ERIKSSON-WATERSCHOOT, Director for Youth, Education and ERASMUS+ Department in the Directorate-General Education, Youth, Sport and Culture

Experiences and challenges in addressing inequitable access to HE in Europe: What universities can do to attract and retain students from disadvantaged backgrounds? by Caroline PAUWELS, Rector, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Ireland National Access Plan 2015-2019 from a university perspective by Andrew DEEKS, President, University College Dublin

Role of universities in strengthening values of freedom of thought, democracy and human rights by Zoltán FLECK, Professor, Head of the Centre for Theory of Law and Society, Faculty of Law, Eötvös Loránd University Budapest

New initiatives in strengthening the social responsibility of HE in Europe – King’s College London  by Tania LIMA, Director, Global Engagement – King’s Worldwide, King's College London


List of participants

List of participants (without emails) as of 13 November


Practical information

Download the Practical Guide 


Further information

For further information please contact Marta Brelih-Wasowska (UNICA Secretariat): marta.wasowska@unica-network.eu.

Thursday, 16 November, 2017 to Friday, 17 November, 2017
Host Institution: 
Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest
ELTE Budapest