iHED – International Higher Education Dialogue

The three-day iHED conference is a platform for stakeholders and higher education institutions from Germany, India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka to connect and liaison. The conference aims to discuss the future of international exchange in higher education, share good practices and enables you to connect with other key stakeholders across higher education and research spectrum. This year, France is invited as the guest country. The participants can collaborate during the sessions and establish new contacts through B2B meetings.

Be a part of the iHED – International Higher Education Dialogue and actively participate in the conference from 4 to 6 May 2022. The DAAD and the Association of Indian Universities look forward to your participation.

International cooperation, mobility, and exchange in the field of higher education and research have been evolving over the last decades globally. Germany and India have been highlighting internationalisation as the key factor in their current policies and strategies to develop the higher education and research system.

Student mobility, international cooperation, capacity building and rankings still drive the agenda of internationalisation. Topics such as quality of education equity and access are gaining traction in the international discourse.

The conference will include:

  • Keynotes
    I. Transnational Education
    by Kevin Van-Cauter, British Council
    II. Philanthropic Funding
    by Prof. Dr. Kavita A Sharma, South Asian University

  • Panel Discussion:The Role of International Higher Education in Times of Changing Geopolitics

  • Parallel Sessions
    I. Equity and Access
    II. Improving Quality of Higher Education through Ranking
    III. Strategic Partnerships
    IV. Non-Degree Seeking Mobility

  • Parallel B2B Meetings
    The B2B meetings will take place using a specially designed online tool. Participants need to create their profile on the platform. They can view the profiles of other attendees and request meetings which will take place during the B2B session.

Event Information

Dates: May 4 – May 6, 2022

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