3rd Series of LEAD workshops in Tampere, Finland and Lisbon, Portugal, 2-6 May 2017

The 3rd Series of LEAD workshops will take place at University of Tampere, Finland from 2-3 May and at the UNIVERSIDADE NOVA DE LISBOA, Portugal from 4-6 May 2017.

During 2-6 May, a series of LEAD workshops and events will be orgnised by the LEAD project.


On 2 May 2017, the LEAD project organises a full-day workshop on 'Structural Transformation of Universities'. Three specific themes will be tackled in the workshops:

  • The Role of HEIs in regional innovation systems and economic development
  • Structural transformation within universities for strengthening the university’s societal engagement
  • Management and academic leadership in EU-China higher education cooperation

The workshop is hosted by University of Tampere. More than 50 Chinese and European participants will join the workshops.

NOVA, Lisbon

On 4 May 2017, the LEAD project organises the LEAD workshop on Academic Leadership in Lisbon, Portugal.

More than 50 participants will join the workshops and share experiences and insights among Chinese and European academic leaders.

On 5 May 2017, the Europe-China Rectors' Seminar is organised by the LEAD partnership (UNICA, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and the project coordinator VUB). The event is hosted by Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. The Europe-China Rectors' Seminar is also organised under the EU-China HPPD framework.

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Interested in the LEAD workshops and events? Please contact eche@vub.ac.be.