Free MOOC "Dangerous Questions: Why Academic Freedom Matters" starts on 4 June!

Do Higher Education values change depending on the context and political situation in a given country? How can you contribute to strengthening Higher Education values as a University Leader, IRO, Student? Do you want to build a pro-values culture that will help you manage risks at your HEI and in international partnerships? 

Join the free Massive Open Online Course

"Dangerous Questions: Why Academic Freedom Matters" 

starting on 4 June 2018!


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Who is it for? Staff and students working in Higher Education


Duration: 3 weeks / 3 hours per week (access to the course in the free version: 5 weeks)


Topics to be covered:

  • Traditional and socially engaged definitions of academic freedom
  • Academic freedom in relation to other core Higher Education values
  • Threats to academic freedom in different settings
  • Consequences of threats to academic freedom
  • How you can contribute to strengthening core higher education values at your home institution and in partnerships
  • How you can assess and react to incidents relating to the core higher education values


The course was developed in the framework of ACADEMIC REFUGE project, co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union.