The MODERN project

thumb1MODERN is a European platform

MODERN is a European platform which promotes the modernisation of higher education management.  Under the leadership of ESMU, MODERN is a consortium of 10 core and 28 associate partners who have joined forces to provide a structured answer to the fragmentation in the supply of  management support to HEIs, their leaders and managers.

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Higher Education Reforms


Higher Education Reforms

Under the Modernisation Agenda the European Union encourages Member States to improve governance, funding and curriclum reforms for the higher education sector and individual HEIs.

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Mapping the field exercise
MODERN is currently working on a survey of the supply and the demand for HEM programmes. From April 2009 join the online survey !
European portfolio on HEM programmes
As a result of the mapping the field exercise, MODERN will produce an online tool with a portfolio on the provision of HEM programmes.
Peer learning activities
From the autumn 2009 MODERN will be offering peer learning activities for HEIs. Look out for further information on the website.

Five conferences will deal with key topics for the EU modernisation agenda and for Higher Education professionalisation: Governance, Regional Innovation, Internationalisation and Quality Assurance, Funding and Knowledge Transfer.
Specialised executive reports
Special reports will be produced on the five conference themes on state-of-the-art knowledge and innovations on university leadership, governance and management issues.