Thematic University Business Forum

Starts on: 20 November 2014
Ends on: 21 November 2014
Title: Thematic University Business Forum
Organiser: Bundesvereinigung der Deutschen Arbeitgeberverbände (BDA)
Place: Berlin (Germany)
Date: 20 Nov 2014 - 21 Nov 2014
Representative: n/a
Documents: flyer
Summary: The European Commission, in cooperation with the HRK German Rectors' Conference and the BDA Confederation of German Employers' Associations, will organise a thematic University-Business Forum focusing on cooperation between higher education and business. Registration is open through the conference website at This event will bring together policy makers, representatives from business, higher education and public authorities from all over Europe. Since 2008, a series of events on University-Business Cooperation have been organised as part of the Modernisation Agenda of Higher Education in Europe ( Under the headline of "University-Business Cooperation: Driving Competitiveness, Employability and Prosperity" a set of parallel workshops which look at some important areas for the development and support of close collaboration between higher education institutions and the business sector:
  • Dual Study Programmes – Combining Academic and Professional Learning
  • Adapting Higher Education to Lifelong Learning
  • The Impact of University-Business Cooperation
  • Higher Education and Entrepreneurship
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