Session 09.08

How to foster openness: Three psychological concepts you should know about

Open minds, open borders and open societies are fundamental for flourishing societies. Openness is vital for innovation and is fundamental for progress. This session will present three psychological concepts that internationalisation practitioners should be aware of when fostering an openness-driven organisational culture.


  • Social responsibility
    • Global citizenship
  • Leadership, strategy and policy
    • Academic freedom, ethics and integrity


  • Jerome Rickmann, 
    Aalto University, Finland


  • John L. Dennis, 
    UCSC Milan and Uni Perugia, Italy