Work programme of the Bologna Follow-Up Group 2005-2007
Conference on the Future of the university
“The future of the university” - Academic Cooperation Association conference in Vienna - 30 November - 2 December 2005. A conference hosted by ACA and ÖAD to explore the need for reform of universities in the context of the Lisbon Agenda.
“The future of the university” will explore the need for reform of universities in the context of the Lisbon Agenda, by focusing on issues of funding, governance, and international attractiveness of European universities, as well as the external factors that influence the present and future of European universities. The event will feature high-level speakers from Europe, but also from other continents. Among them are Peter Scott, the President of ACA; Guy Haug, European Commission; Philip Altbach, Boston College; Georg Winckler, the President of EUA; and Sohail Inayatullah, Tamkang University. The event is under consideration for funding from the Bologna actions of the European Commission.