Governance and Academic Leadership of Chinese and European Universities in the Context of Innovation and Internationalization (LEAD)

Işık Güler H. (Executive) , Kondakçı Y. , Köksal G. , Çağıltay K. , Yorgun İ.

Erasmus Project, 2015 - 2018

  • Project Type: Erasmus Project
  • Begin Date: October 2015
  • End Date: October 2018

Project Abstract

This project aims to enhance the capacity of higher education institutions related to governance and academic leadership in the context of innovation and internationalisation of higher education. The specific objectives of the project include:

  1. to develop and implement training for academic leaders on university governance and academic leadership
  2. to enhance capacities of academic leaders of HEIs on university governance and leadership (such as policy making, strategic planning and change management)
  3. to support and enhance internationalization of HEIs
  4. to strengthen EU-China cooperation on university governance & academic leadership and foster a better understanding of academic leadership approaches in the EU and China

The LEAD project has developed and implemented the following main activities:

  • Workshops and training/coaching on university governance and leadership for academic leaders 
  • Job shadowing
  • Round table on HEI academic leadership
  • Development of training material (printed and online MOOC course on HEI governance & academic leadership)
  • University site visits for academic leaders focusing on university governance related issues
  • Dissemination conferences and events