Launch event: Excellent Education in Research-rich Universities

02 February 2017

On 2 February the League of European Research Universities (LERU) will launch a new position paper, entitled ‘Excellent Education in Research-rich Universities’.

The paper analyses the particular features of student education at research-rich universities and how excellence in education is conceived and practiced. It is enriched with examples on how excellent education is supported and stimulated in the LERU member universities.

The paper will be presented by its main author, Professor Dilly Fung (University College London), at an event in Brussels. An expert panel will respond to the paper, after which there will be time for Q&A.


08.30am : Registration with coffee and pastries

09.00am : Welcome by Prof. Kurt Deketelaere, LERU Secretary-General

09.05am : Presentation of the paper by Prof. Dilly Fung, Director of the Centre for the Advancement of Learning and Teaching, University College London

09.30am : Panel responses, moderated by Laura Keustermans, LERU Senior Policy Officer

  • Līva Vikmane, Vice President, European Students' Union
  • Simon Roy, Policy Officer Higher Education (Modernisation Agenda), DG Education and Culture, European Commission
  • Dr Roeland van der Rijst, Graduate School of Teaching, Universiteit Leiden

10.30am : Discussion with the audience and closing


KoWi (European Liaison Office of the German Research Organisations)
Rue du Trône 98
1050 Brussels
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