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, 11 May 2022

"Inclusive Excellence" - a Global Approach for European Higher Education?

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The principle of inclusive excellence is presented by the European Commission in the European Strategy for Universities as rooted in European values and as one of the distinct features and key strengths of Europe’s higher education, but what exactly does it mean for European higher education policies and practices?

Join us as we explore the strategic scope and role of Europe’s global higher education cooperation outlook and approach, through the emergent concept of inclusive excellence, and provide tangible ideas for implementation to EU policymakers and stakeholders.

The panellists will discuss what inclusive excellence means for HE actors in the context of global cooperation, how this approach could be (better) leveraged to achieve institutional, national, and European level missions, what could be done at the European level to enable these processes, and more. Explore the panel themes and speakers here.

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Missed this event? Watch the recordings and see some snapshots taken of the panellists below!

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Part 2:


Photos from the seminar


Welcome address given by Irina Ferencz, Director, ACA.


Panel 1: (Re-) Defining “inclusive excellence” in a changing geopolitical landscape – a new era of science and education diplomacy?

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Gerhard Volz, OeAD, introducing the first panel.                                            Dr. Márton Mihály Beke, TPF, Filip van Depoele, European           
                                                                                                                                                       Commission, and Gerhard Volz, OeAD.

               
               
Dr. Hilligje van’t Land, IAU, Dr. Martin Penny, European                              Dr. Márton Mihály Beke, TPF, Filip van Depoele, European     
Commission and Maija Airas, EDUFI.                                                                       Commission and Gerhard Volz, OeAD.
   

Panel 2: Pursuing inclusion and excellence through student and staff mobility

                
Wim Gabriels, ESN, Simone Burkhardt, DAAD, Katarzyna Aleksy, NAWA and Lucy Swan, European Commission.


Panel 3: Collaborative partnerships showcasing inclusive AND excellence-driven approaches


Lloyd Huitson, CESAER, Deirdre Lennan, European Commission                
and Alenka Flander, CMEPIUS.   


Hilde Haaland-Kramer, HK-Dir, Matthijs Landsmeer, Nuffic, Lloyd Huitson, CESAER, Deirdre Lennan, European Commission                
and Alenka Flander, CMEPIUS.

     

Panel 4: Taking Europe's global cooperation in higher education and research forward - key takeaways for policy and practice

                   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Michael Gabel, EUA, Deirdre Lennan, European Commission, Ulrich Grothus, ACA, and Piet Van Hove, EAIE.



Ulrich Grothus, ACA, and Piet Van Hove, EAIE.

                    
Michael Gabel, EUA, Deirdre Lennan, European Commission,             Michael Gabel, EUA, and Deirdre Lennan, European 
Ulrich Grothus, ACA, and Piet Van Hove, EAIE.                                              Commission.


Pictures taken by Martine DeGraeve, ACA.