Session 05.14

European and African universities: Avenues for cooperation

  • Thursday 28 Sept
  • Dock 15, Level 1, Rotterdam Ahoy
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Related Expert Communities Cooperation for Development

Joining forces strengthens higher education in a complex and competitive world. This session will look at how cooperation between African and European universities can help to improve higher education quality, address common challenges, harness opportunities and adapt to fast-moving trends, offering spaces for exchange, collaboration and mutual learning.


  • Partnerships
    • Capacity development partnerships
  • Leadership, strategy and policy
    • Knowledge diplomacy


  • Claire Herrmann, 
    European Commission, Belgium


  • Ingvild Hope, 
    Norwegian Directorate for Higher Education and Skills, Norway
  • Precious Ekwere, 
    Euraxess/MCAA (MSCA alumni association), South Africa