MODERN is a three-year EU- funded project which aims to provide a structured answer to the fragmentation in the supply of management support to HEIs, their leaders and managers. Under the leadership of ESMU (European Centre for the Strategic Management of Universities) MODERN is a consortium of 10 core and 26 associate partners joining forces in a Structural Network under the EU-funded Lifelong Learning Programme (ERASMUS) to respond to the Modernisation Agenda of the European Union and to the need to invest in people, to support future leaders and encourage the professionalisation of higher education management at all levels. Among others, MODERN ( is a web-based community: the European platform is intended as an interactive information and meeting point for HEM providers, experts, target group learners and interested stakeholders. Activities will include a survey on needs and demands for HEM programmes, five thematic conferences and peer learning activities.

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Completed Projects
UNICA as Partner