Conference on European Universities

14 Apr 2021
14 Apr 2021
Leiria, Portugal

The conference 'European Universities: pioneering transformation in education, research and innovation' brings together representatives from European Universities, including Rectors, Presidents and Coordinators, but also students, researchers and academic staff, with representatives from the European Commission and the Member States as well as relevant stakeholders from business and society.

The panel discussions will address the main topics on the agenda for the European Universities Initiative, including the transformation potential of these transnational alliances, how the European Universities can contribute to the goals of creating a green, digital and inclusive society as well as provide the future and advanced skills for societal transformation. The final panel will engage representative from the governments of the regions of the RUN-EU – Regional European Network European University, to discuss the role of European Universities in regional development and in the leadership of regional innovation ecosystems, as a way to create a European Zone for Interregional Development.