LEAD Academic Network Symposium on Academic Leadership & Internationalisation to be held at Vrije Universiteit Brussel on July 4

On July 4, 2024, the LEAD Academic Network will host a significant symposium at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), focusing on Academic Leadership and Internationalization. This symposium will bring together top scholars and experts from around the world to share their insights and research findings in the field of academic leadership.


Vrije Universiteit Brussel is a renowned international research university located in the heart of Brussels, the capital of Belgium. Known for its excellence in academic standards and innovative research, VUB is dedicated to providing high-quality education and research opportunities for students and researchers. The university excels in multiple academic disciplines and serves as a crucial hub for academic exchange and collaboration.

The symposium will feature a series of keynote speeches and thematic discussions, covering a range of crucial topics related to academic leadership, internationalization, and cooperation. Participants will have the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the current opportunities and challenges facing the academic community and to exchange experiences and perspectives with their peers.

For more detailed information about the agenda and activities, please click here.


The LEAD Academic Network is an international and interdisciplinary platform of collaboration among academics and academic leaders for discussing and shared learning of theories, research and practice of academic leadership, university governance, and capacity building of academics and academic leaders. 

The Network aims to support the advancement of academic leadership through research-based knowledge and networked learning, and to create a community with shared interests in producing and disseminating academic leadership knowledge and experiences and linking research to academic leadership practices.