It's About People 2024: In Service of Sustainability and Dignity

The 12th Annual Conference of Europe’s Sciences and Arts Leaders and Scholars

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The Future of European University Alliances

12 March at 14:00 – 15:45 CET


Dive into the future of European university integration and alliances! Join four distinguished experts as they share insights, debate strategies, and answer the provocative question: Is Europe on the brink of creating multi-campus mega universities? Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable perspectives on shaping the future of higher education in Europe.


Jan Palmowski is Secretary-General of the Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities, Professor of Modern History and former Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Academic Vice-President  at the University of Warwick, and Adjunct Professor of Higher Education Studies at the University of Oslo.


Nadia Manzoni is a PhD candidate at the Central European University and has worked at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture on the implementation of the Erasmus+ programme in higher education. 


Jurij Toplak, a professor at Alma Mater Europaea and adjunct professor at Fordham Law School in New York. He served as a university provost and launched study programs. In 2014, he ranked all Slovenian schools, igniting a heated debate about education.


Agata Lambrechts holds a PhD in Education and is a postdoc at the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI). She has published on higher education in journals such as Higher Education, Scientific Data, Journal of Qualitative Research Methods, American Journal of Qualitative Research and International Higher Education.

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Jan Palmowski

Jan Palmowski

‘A Conquest for Future Generations’? European Universities from Vision to Practice


Jurij Toplak

Comparing the 50 European University Alliances

Nadia Manzoni

Taking the European Cooperation in Higher Education to the Next Level – What Does It Take?

Agata Lambrechts

The European Universities initiative: between status hierarchies and inclusion