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European University Alliances: strategies, challenges, and impacts on libraries
Presentation and exchange event organised at Sciences Po as part of an Erasmus+ mobility staff week dedicated to libraries in European alliances. Language of the event: English

What are European universities?

How is the European Universities Initiative positioned in the evolving landscape of European higher education? What are the first results of the alliances’ projects? What is the impact on libraries?

Program :
2:00 Opening Session :
Marc Martinez, Director of Sciences Po library and Frank Stadelmaier, CIVICA senior manager.

2:15 Speakers’ interventions
"The European Universities Initiative and system level reforms: current challenges and considerations for the future” by Anna-Lena Claeys-Kulik, Deputy Director for Policy Coordination & Foresight at the European University Association (EUA).*

"Between cooperation and competition : what is at stake in merging European universities in a time of academic globalization?" by Romuald Normand, Professor of Sociology & associate expert at the Advanced Institute in Education and Training-Institut des Hautes Études en Éducation et Formation (Ministry of Education).

"The CVICA alliance and the involvement of libraries in the project" by Hélène Bouche, CIVICA Academic Affairs Manager and Sophie Forcadell, CIVICA Project Officer at Sciences Po Library.

3:15 Break
3:30 Panel discussion and Q&A with the audience
4:45 Closing remarks and end of conference

* The EUA briefing can be downloaded here:

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Dec 5, 2022 02:00 PM in Paris

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