Session 08.13

How to benefit from an international network: The success story of a network for international relations officers

The International Relations Officers’ Network of the Association for European Life Science Universities currently has about 200 members. In this session, we will discuss how to benefit from the network, the activities it organises, the role of international relations officers in making networks successful, and the importance of sustainability and green mobility. You will also be invited to join in a debate and exchange best practices.


  • Partnerships
    • Associations, networks and consortia
  • Social responsibility
    • Climate change and environmental sustainability


  • Hilde Vandecasteele, 
    Ghent University, Belgium


  • Rasa Pakeltiene, 
    Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy, Lithuania
  • Matt Tips, 
    KU Leuven, Belgium