Edition 52 - August 2005

Next ACA Conference in Vienna and upcoming English-language Seminar

The next ACA Conference! “The future of the university”

Vienna, 30 November-2 December 2005

ACA is happy to invite you to our next conference in the wonderful city of Vienna. “The future of the University” conference will feature high-level speakers from Europe, but also from other continents. Among them are Peter Scott, the President of ACA; Angelique Verli, European Commission; Philip Altbach, Boston College; Georg Winckler, the President of EUA; and Sohail Inayatullah, Tamkang University. Its 250 European and international participants will be decision-makers from higher education and the world of politics. The event will be held in a format consisting of plenary addresses, panel discussions and interactive workshops.

For more information on the theme, the programme and online registration, please go to http://www.aca-secretariat.be/index.php?id=159

Between Babel and Anglo-Saxon Imperialism? English-taught-programmes and language policy in European higher education

Brussels, 30 September 2005

Early-bird deadline is approaching, registers before 9 September and save 50 Euro

This seminar explores and questions the present and future role of English in higher education in the context of European language policies and provides an insight into the practical implications, benefits and shortcomings of a higher education which is partly or fully imparted in English.

ACA is proud to announce Philippe van Parijs (Universit? Catholique de Louvain), Luca Tomasi (European Commission), Robert Wilkinson (University of Maastricht), Claus Gnutzmann (Technische Universität Braunschweig), Hilde de Ridder- Symoens (University of Gent) and Bernd Wächter (ACA).

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