LEAD2 Young Academic Leadership Blended Training program Spring Class is open for registration!


Important dates:

Registration deadline:11 March 2022

Opening ceremony & start of the YAL training: 28 March 2022 

Graduation ceremony: 26 May 2022

LEAD2 Young Academic Leadership (YAL) Training program is jointly organised by the LEAD2 partnership including 12 higher education institutions (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, University of Vienna, Universidade Nova De Lisboa, Aarhus University, Silesian University of Technology, Middle East Technical University, NAEA, BNU, TJU, GXNU, CUG & YNNU).

Are you interested in improving your leadership skills as an academic member or academic leader in higher education? The LEAD2 Young Academic Leadership Training program aims to provide you knowledge & insights about leadership theories and leadership styles in higher education; moreover, it focuses on bringing together academic leadership experiences from stakeholders in different higher education settings. The main themes include leadership theories and styles, the digital transformation of higher education, academic leadership practices in higher education, challenges of young academic leaders, and innovative strategies and growth paths, as well as peer coaching & networking-based academic leadership development.

The training program focuses on the connections between key theories and academic leadership practices. A special emphasis is given on the sharing of experiences and academic leadership development through peer learning and improvement!

Details of the program can be found here

The registration form can be found here


There are limited places for registration. The registration and the training is Free of charge. 


Contact person: Dr. Aysun Caliskan, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Email: Aysun.Calikan@vub.be