General information

Eurasian Higher Education Leaders Forum 2018: Innovating Higher Education in the Age of Disruption

VII annual Eurasian Higher Education Leaders’ Forum will take place on June 7-8, 2018 at Nazarbayev University (Astana, Kazakhstan).

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 “Innovating Higher Education in the Age of Disruption”.

Previous themes:

2017: Governance, Management and Leadership in Higher Education

2016: Higher education and modernization of the economy: innovative and entrepreneurial universities

2015: Graduate employability in the 21st century

2014: Successful universities: what are they and how to build one?

2013: Global trends in higher education and their impact on the region

2012: Management of Research, Teaching and Learning

2011: Contemporary Trends in Education


Plenary Session

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

  • Innovating higher education against a backdrop of a disruptive age
  • Disruption impacts at Nazarbayev University Schools

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

The registration fee is 15 000 KZT, early bird registration fee is 10 000 KZT (available until April 30), and 5000 KZT for students.



Steering Committee

Eurasian Higher Education Leaders Forum