Conference: Higher Education in the Nordic Region. Current Priorities and Future Challenges


The Swedish Higher Education Authority (UKÄ) is organising a Nordic conference on quality in higher education in Stockholm 13 June. The conference is an opportunity for learning, dialogue and conversation about relevant issues.

The conference will focus on such areas as:

·         The challenges and opportunities of digitisation. The world is facing a digital revolution. What is the role of higher education in society’s digitalisation process? What are the consequences for higher education of an ever-increasing use of modern communication technologies?

·         Linking research and education. How do we assure high quality in the link between research and higher education? What demands does the transition to a knowledge society make on HEIs and individuals? Is the Nordic Region prepared to take on the new challenges of the impending knowledge society?

·         The conference will also highlight gender equality as it relates to higher education.

The Swedish Minister for Higher Education and Research, Helene Hellmark Knutsson, will participate in the conference. The conference programme can be found here The conference will be held in English.


Sist oppdatert av Hege Rosså (29.05.2018)

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