Third Vice Chancellors Forum for Islamic Countries

Date: 2015-08-23 08:00 - 2015-08-24 17:00

Venue: Serena Hotel, Club Road, Islamabad, Pakistan  |  City: Islamabad, Pakistan

The third vice chancellors forum for Islamic Countries is being held at Serena Hotel, Islamabad on the 23rd and 24th of February 2015.  The theme of the 3rd VC forum is “Global Challenges faced by Universities of Islamic countries”. 110 VCs from Islamic countries have participated in this event. About 100 VCs of Pakistani Universities participated. Other attendees include ministers and Ambassadors. NBEAC established a stall with HEC and offered the accreditation of Business Programs to the Islamic world through OIC and ISESCO.

The aims and objectives of this forum is to help establish linkages and promote networking amongst the participating universities. To pool resources including but not limited to offering scholarships for higher studies. To promote exchange of students and faculty among the participating universities/institutions and most importantly to create virtual centers of excellence.

Themes of discussions during the two days at the Forum include Fostering links with Community, sustainable higher education systems, sharing of knowledge and fostering collaborations, Higher Education, innovation and Entrepreneurship. International landscapes; Role of University Leadership. Higher education; new visions for future. Role of Higher Education in Economic Revitalization, Mapping international research collaboration-Future trends, Equality of access and role of women in higher education and in society and Partnering with industry. These discussions will be detailed and will strengthen cooperation and encourage dialogue among the participants and various institutions. 


Khayaban-e-Suhrwardy, Opposite Convention Centre,
Islamabad 44000, Pakistan




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