The Université de Lyon participates in the first Arqus Academy Week, a week of discussions to shape the university of the future

From May 3, 2021 to May 7, 2021

From May 3 to 7, 2021, Vilnius University hosts the Arqus Academy Week 2021 on behalf of the Arqus European University Alliance. This first edition, with the motto of “shaping the university of the future”, aims to engage the communities of the seven universities in discussing a renewed vision for higher education.

The series of events, fully online, will analyse questions related to the fundamental subject of “Shaping the university of the future”. This will allow participants to take a comprehensive look at the activities and changes of higher education schools. During the Arqus Academy Week, 21 events will be organised in 6 different sub-subjects which reflect the characteristics of the future university fostered by the partners of the Alliance.

Programme of the week

The Week will start with a debate with representatives of the seven universities, which will be moderated by Dr Artūras Vasiliauskas.

On the remaining days of the event, subjects such as student inclusion, women in education and distance learning will be discussed.

Speakers of the Arqus Academy Week will discuss the quality of studies, development of programmes, multilingualism at university and challenges of teaching and learning, among others.

Members of the community of the Arqus universities – researchers, scientists and specialists – will present the latest trends and will discuss the topics such as entrepreneurship, student exchange or citizen science in different discussions and debates.

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A panel "PhD and entrepreneurship: exploring new opportunities" organized by the Université de Lyon

As head of the "Entrepreneurial University and Regional Engagement" Action Line, the Université de Lyon is organising a one-hour webinar specifically dedicated to raising awareness on entrepreneurship as a career path for PhD candidates and Postdocs.

On May 4, 2021 | At 2 PM GMT+2
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