UVIECON 2015 - University of Vienna Conference 2015
"Global Universities and their Regional Impact"
International Anniversary Conference of the University of Vienna, 13 March 2015
The social, cultural and economic impact of global universities will be explored both in a regional and a more general context. The role of global universities as driving force of innovations will be a thematic priority.
In conjunction with these aims, strategies of achieving and sustaining a world-class university level will be discussed. Moreover, the Conference will address various aspects of the universities’ future such as the implications of world wide web mediated university studies.
The conference topics will be addressed both in plenary lectures and in working groups.
The political postulates emerging from the Conference will be publicly presented as the Vienna Communiqé 2015.