General information

Eurasian Higher Education Leaders Forum 2017: Governance, Management and Leadership in Higher Education

The sixth annual Eurasian Higher Education Leaders’ Forum will take place on May 31 and June 1, 2017 at Nazarbayev University.

The Forum aims to bring together education stakeholders to share their ideas and engage in lively debates on issues that higher education leaders are facing worldwide.

This year, we have come up with a series of interesting sessions geared to the theme of “Governance, Management and Leadership in Higher Education”.  

Plenary Session

Under the umbrella theme, we are arranging an interactive plenary session with following topics:

      University Autonomy and Shared governance

      Good management practices

      Student leadership

      Academic Leadership

Leading international and global experts in the fields of education, economics and industry will be participating in the conference.


Sharing NU Experience

In addition to the plenary session of the Forum, visitors can take part in seminars at which Nazarbayev University will share its experience. Sharing Nazarbayev University experience sessions will take place on June 1, 2017 and will comprise of seminars on various topics, such as quality enhancement through annual program review; practical details of selection and admission of students to the Nazarbayev University; NU Graduate School of Education’s seminars on curriculum development, teaching and assessment, implementing corporate governance and conducting research in humanities, and many more.

Conference proceedings

Forum participants can submit their articles for publication in the Conference Proceedings indexed in the Thompson Reuters. The guide for authors is available at this link. Conference Proceedings from previous years can be found here.

Registration fee

Participation in the Forum is 15, 000 tenge. 



Steering Committee

Eurasian Higher Education Leaders Forum

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