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Programme and registration

Please find below the Coimbra Group Annual Conference Programme. For registration please use the registration form (code required).

Consider via the links the Map of the conference venues at the Academy Building, Bernoulliborg, and the Van Swinderenhuys. Upon arrival you will receive a file with all conference documents, including a final programme, a city map and conference papers.

Comments and questions with regard to the CG programme to:   or Tel. + 31 50 3635467.

Tuesday 10 June




13.00 – 14.00

Arrival of Executive Board and Lunch

Van Swinderenhuys

14.00 – 18.00

Executive Board Meeting

Van Swinderenhuys


Dinner for Executive Board


18.00 – 20.30


Entrance Hall Academy Building

19.00 – 20.30

Informal gathering for all other participants

Tapas in Restaurant Academia, Academy Building

Wednesday 11 June




08.15 – 09.00


Entrance Hall Academy Building

09.00 - 09.15

Official welcome of the Conference Participants by

Rector Magnificus

Aula Academy Building

09.20 – 10.30

Task Force meetings

  • European Neighbourhood
  • ACP-Countries
  • Latin America
  • Culture, Arts and Humanities
  • Employability and Career Guidance
  • Education, Training & Mobility
  • Doctoral Studies and Research
  • E-learning

Academy Building and Van Swinderenhuys

10.30 – 11.00

Coffee break

11.00 – 12.15

Continuation Task Force Meetings

Academy Building and Van Swinderenhuys

12.15 – 13.30

Buffet Lunch

13.30 – 15.00

Task Force Meeting continued. Seminars on horizontal issues (presentation, discussions, best practice, dissemination of project results, etc.) Parallel sessions.

  • Global Connections – how MOOCs and Virtual Exchange can reshape teaching and learning in the 21st Century
  • Thinking with Brazil
  • Researcher Recruitment Policies
  • An exemplary case of participatory learning: Coimbra Group Winterschool in Khartoum, Sudan
  • Tuning Educational Structures in Europe
  • Erasmus + : Opportunities for new projects (KA1 and KA2)

Go to the Seminars-page for more information.

15.00 -15.15

Coffee/Tea break

15.15 -16.00

Continuation of Task Force Meetings and seminars.

Wednesday 11 June


Parallel Event for Executive Board and Task Force Chairs


16.00 – 16.15

Coffee/Tea Break

16.15 - 18.00

Meeting of Executive Board & Task Force Chairs

Van Swinderenhuys

Wednesday 11 June




19.00 – 22.00

Dinner Buffet for Coimbra Group (informal setting)

Martini Church

Thursday 12 June


Symposium: Universities in the 21th Century: For infinity


9.00 - 18.00 Symposium Welcome and Programme Bernoulliborg, Zernike Campus

Thursday 12 June


Parallel event for Rectors and Executive Board


12.30 – 14.00

Rectors’ Advisory Group, lunch & meeting

Faculty Room, Bernoulliborg

14.00 – 16.00

Closed Rectors’ Meeting

Bernoulliborg Building, Max Gruber Room

All participants Coimbra Group Annual Conference and International Guests:
Time Event Venue

19.00 – 22.30

Welcome dinner for honorary doctors and international guests for 400 years celebration

Academy Building
NB: tenue de ville

Friday 13 June




09.00 -11.45

General Assembly Coimbra Group

Academy Building, Aula

11.45- 12.00

Closure of the Coimbra Group Annual Conference

12.00 -13.00

Lunch for Coimbra Group participants and international guests

13.00 – 13.30

Rectors and all full professors Dress up for academic procession (in the meantime: all other guest can take their seats in Martini Church)


Start of academic procession to Martini Church

Hall Academy Building

14.00 – 16.30

Official ceremony in Martini Church

16.30 - 17.30

Drinks in Martini Church

Choir Martini Church

Saturday 14 June


Optional Event


Departure 09.30

Boat trip through the province of Groningen
(a bus will bring you to the boat), including farewell lunch

Registration for this event is necessary

Laatst gewijzigd:06 juni 2014 13:53