interregional webinar series

Towards the Engaged University

Policies, Strategies and Practices


Join us in comparing different models of university-society partnership for development.

These 5 webinars will collect experiences and practices from Latin America, Africa and Europe.

What will you learn?

In this webinar series, you will learn about the different interregional perspectives of the Engaged Universities concept and its importance, with a particular focus on enhancing the capacity of higher education institutions to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals.

How does the webinar series work?

The series consists of 5 sessions, each of which includes learning materials, a live webinar, and a feedback and reflection quiz. Webinars will be conducted in English and recorded for future viewing.


Introduction: What is the Engaged University and why is this model important to discuss inter-regionally?

3 May – 16:00 to 18:00 CEST


Incorporating engagement into Institutional Strategy and M & E systems

17 May – 16:00 to 18:00 CEST


Engaged HEI for innovation: Quadruple and Quintuple Helix models for knowledge production

31 May – 16:00 to 18:00 CEST


Internationalization and capacity building for higher education local engagement

14 June – 16:00 to 18:00 CEST


Enabling engaged universities for development: a multi-regional policy perspective

24 June – 16:00 to 18:00 CEST

Attendance at all five webinars and completion of all feedback and reflection quizzes is required to receive a certificate of completion.

Meet the team!

We will have panelists from Africa, Latin America and Europe!


Kibrome M. Haile


René Pellissier



José Frantz

University of the Western Cape

Andree Sursock

European University Association

Marirajan Thiruppathi

Unicaf University

Ellen Hazelkorn

Technological University Dublin

Daniel Antenucci

National University of Mar del Plata

Elizabeth Colucci


Gemma Delicado

EU GREEN European Alliance

Maria Assumpta Aneas

University of Barcelona

Gylmar Mariel

Autonomous University of San Luis Potosí

Elizabeth Bernal


Cliona Maher

University College Cork

Alejandra Montané

Universitat de Barcelona

Núria Lorenzo

Universitat de Barcelona

Chipo Plaxedes Mubaya

Chinhoyi University of Technology

Núria Lorenzo

Universitat de Barcelona

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