World Higher Education Week 2022
7 days / 17 events / 28 institutions

Barcelona 16-22 May 2022

About

What is the World Higher Education Week 2022?

Welcome to the World Higher Education Week (Barcelona 16-22 May 2022)
Barcelona will be home for a series of side-events between 16th and 22nd May 2022 in the framework of the UNESCO World Higher Education Conference 2022. We will offer innovative ideas, knowledge and creative alliances for the higher education community in favor of the 2030 Agenda for Development and beyond. Join us!

Schedule

Check out all the Barcelona World Higher Education Week 2022 events.

D1 / Mon, May 16


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THE Europe Universities Summit

Organized by Times Higher Education, Pompeu Fabra University and EUTOPIA European University
12:00 – 17:00 | Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona.

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Conference: Universities and Lifelong Learning

Organized by Ministry of Universities, Ministry of Labour and Social Economy, CRUE – Spanish Universities, University of Barcelona
10:00 – 12:30 | Universitat de Barcelona, Aula Magna. Gran via de les Corts Catalanes, 585.Barcelona

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Meeting Iberoamerica – European Union: a shared vision on the future of Higher Education

Organized by Universitat de Barcelona y SEGIB
15:30 – 17:30 | Aula Magna – Edificio Histórico Universidad de Barcelona

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Dialogues in the Horizon (scanning)
Four – stranded dialogues

Four brief dialogues outlining how higher education faces the challenges of a society that is being reformulated and becomes more resilient

Organized by Departament de Recerca i Universitats de la Generalitat de Catalunya
16:00 – 19:00 | Palau Reial de Pedralbes, Avinguda de Diagonal, 686, Barcelona



D2 / Thu, May 17


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THE Europe Universities Summit

Organized by Times Higher Education, Pompeu Fabra University and EUTOPIA European University
9:00 – 17:00 | Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona

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The challenges in Higher Education and the scientific investigation. How to transform universities?

Organized by CUIMPB
10:00 – 13:30 | Aula 1 CCCB

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(simultaneous translation available into Spanish and English)

Watch it HERE (Streaming)

(simultaneous translation available into Spanish and English)

Watch it HERE (Streaming)

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Program

Program


Cities and Universities: creating alliances for the social progress and the economy of the territory

Organized by ACUP, Ajuntament de Barcelona, Generalitat de Catalunya, CRUE and Ministerio de Universidades
16:30 – 18:45 | CaixaForum, Barcelona.


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OBREAL Global General Assembly 2022

Organized by OBREAL Global
15:00 – 16:30 | Sala Ramón y Cajal, Universitat de Barcelona

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Public presentation of the TRESAL survey

Organized by OBREAL Global y ENLACES
17:00 – 17:45 | Sala Ramón y Cajal, Universitat de Barcelona

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Debate and Cocktail Reception. Higher Education and the SDGs: Inter-regional perspectives.

Organized by DAAD, ENLACES, AAU, and OBREAL Global
18:15 – 20:30 | Gardens of the Historic Building of the Universitat de Barcelona


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Meeting Iberoamerica – European Union: a shared vision on the future of Higher Education

Organized by Universitat de Barcelona y SEGIB
9:30 – 16:00 | Aula Magna – Edificio Histórico Universidad de Barcelona

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GIRONA

International Cooperation for the training of researchers in the face of global challenges

Organized by Universitat de Girona
16:00 – 21:45 | Capella del Roser – Aula Magna de la Universitat de Girona



D3 / Wed, May 18


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Registration (for Online streaming)

Registration (for Online streaming)

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Registration (for in Person participation)

Registration (for in Person participation)


Re-thinking access to Universities

Organized by Fundació "La Caixa" i CATESCO
18:30 – 20:30 | CaixaForum Barcelona (in person) i educaixa.org (streaming)

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People-centered health care, Public-patient Involvement in Health Research, Community-University Engagement and training needs to make it happen

Organized by Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Instituto de Salud Global de Barcelona and Universitat de Barcelona
15:00 – 17:00 | Magna Room, Historic Building of the University of Barcelona, Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 585 · 08007, Barcelona



D4 / Thr, May 19


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Regional Dialogue Meeting: Towards Strategic Agenda for Cooperation on Higher Education and Research in the Mediterranean

Organized by UfM Secretariat
17:00 – 21:30 | UfM Secretariat Headquarters.

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The inequality in access to higher education

*Language of the event: Spanish with simultaneous translation into English
Organized by Fundació "la Caixa"
18:30 – 20:00 | CaixaForum, Barcelona

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Democracy, justice and equality: a dialogue between Spain and Latin America"

Organized by CLACSO
11:30 – 13:00 | Auditorium of the UPF – Barcelona School of management (c/balmes 132)

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Higher Education challenges from the Euro-latinamerican perspective: a university dialogue Argentina – Catalonia

Organized by OBREAL Global, CIN, ACUP
11:00 – 12:30 | Sala Ramón y Cajal, Universitat de Barcelona





D5 / Fri, May 20


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Vita Global Focus Group

Organized by Universitat Rovira i Virgili, OBREAL Global, ACUP and Vita Global
16:00 – 18:00 | Sala Joan Laporte, UOC



About

ACUP-GUNi

The WHEC2022 is organized by UNESCO in partnership with GUNi/ACUP, with the support of the Government of Spain, the Government of Catalonia, the Barcelona Provincial Council and the Barcelona City Council. We are very honored to be UNESCO’s main partner in the organization and celebration of such an event. The Conference is a unique opportunity for the higher education sector all over the world.


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UNESCO World Higher Education Conference (WHEC2022)

The Conference aims at reshaping ideas and practices in higher education to ensure sustainable development for the planet and humanity.

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