Session 05.01

Higher education in 2040: changing concepts

  • Thursday 26 Sept
  • Room 101AB, Level 1, Messukeskus Expo and Convention Centre
  • Level: all
  • Related Expert Communities Strategy and Management

The landscape of higher education is evolving rapidly and profoundly. What trends and global challenges (eg climate change) will have an impact on the concept of universities, and how will this necessitate a rethinking of the role of internationalisation in research and education? The audience will be invited to engage with the panel members - including the author of ‘Higher Education in 2040: A Global Approach', and discuss the necessary changes in higher education in the decades to come.


  • Leadership & strategy


  • Michelle Stewart, 
    University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom


  • Bert van der Zwaan, 
    Utrecht University, Netherlands
  • Stefano Ronchi, 
    Politecnico di Milano, Italy


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