news 8.6.2022

RISEN University Alliance Rectors’ Council met in Antwerpen

RISEN Alliance had it’s second Rectors’ Council meeting this year together with the Management Team in Antwerp, Belgium. The meeting took place on 31st of May and 1st of June and it was hosted by KdG University of Applied Sciences and Arts.

RISEN Alliance members standing outside the building

During the first day the Rectors gave the presentations on their Universities and current topics. Also the future steps of the RISEN Alliance were discussed. During the day the participants were able to see KdG’s two campuses and learning and working spaces for both nursing and arts. The dinner was in the City at famous Grand Café Horta & Art Nouveau Zaal.

In the meeting of the Rectors’ Council during the second day the situation with European University Initiative call was discussed. The chairpersons, members of the Management Team and International Office Team were nominated for the second half of 2022. The chairpersons for the second half of 2022 come from the KdG and from the beginning of 2023 this role will be taken by Obuda University from Budapest, Hungary.

Also on agenda was workplan for the next six months. Rectors also agreed on the meetings for the Autumn.

More information

Vesa Saarikoski

Rehtori, Rector
Konsernin hallinto, Administration
Korkeakoulupalvelut, University Services

Heikki Malinen

Vararehtori, Vice Rector
Konsernin hallinto, Administration
Korkeakoulupalvelut, University Services