Join the discussion on Monday 25 April | 6-8 p.m. | Senate Room, Academy Building
In the framework of the launching of ENLIGHT’s Global Engagement Module in Groningen, the French Embassy in The Netherlands and UG will organize a joint event to explore the ways in which EU University Alliances can help address global challenges. Welcoming remarks by rector Cisca Wijmenga are followed by a short keynote, a panel discussion and a reception.The working language will be English.
Please register before Friday 22 April
Moderator: Mervin Bakker, Director International Strategy & Relations
This panel discussion in Groningen is the launch event of a series on European Universities organized by the Institut français des Pays-Bas in the framework of the French EU Presidency, and in cooperation with Leiden. European City of Science.
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