Kick-off event of the European Universities Initiative

The kick-off event of the European Universities Initiative takes place on 7 November 2019 in Brussels.

Ministers, representatives of the 17 European Universities, students and academics will explore a range of topics related to the future of higher education at the event, including:

  • the need for the next generation of students, teachers and researchers to find solutions to contemporary societal challenges

  • preparing young people for the jobs and society of the future

  • accelerating the transformation of Europe's higher education institutions to ensure their quality, inclusiveness and international competitiveness

Jean Chambaz, President of Sorbonne University, will be among the speakers at the event.

The event will include an information session on the second call for proposals for the European Universities Initiative, due to be launched this autumn. This will be complemented by a closed morning dialogue with the selected European Universities and an informal dinner between EU ministers responsible for higher education.

The event will also be live-streamed and recorded for those of you unable to attend.

Event start 7 November 2019 at 1:00
Event end 7 November 2019 at 23:59
Event website
Venue Brussels, Belgium