Documents Ethical Forum 2018

Programme Ethical Forum 2018 - December 6, 2018.

Towards Anglophone universities ? 

Provisional programme

Welcome desk   13.30 - 14.00 

Part 1: 14.00 – 15.30 

Jacques WILLEMS (chairman of the University Foundation)

Jean-Paul LAMBERT (coordinator of the Ethical Forum 2018)


 Keynote addresses


  • Bernd WÄCHTER, Director of ACA (Academic Cooperation Association): Will teaching in future European higher education be exclusively in English? You must be kidding.
  • Karen LAURIDSEN, Aarhus University, Denmark: English Taught University Programmes: an opportunity or a challenge? 
  • François GRIN, Université de Genève, Switzerland: Distinguishing internationalization from anglicization in higher education: diagnosis and strategies.

 Part 2: 16.00 – 18.00

Panel discussion chaired by Jean-Paul LAMBERT


  • Dan VAN RAEMDONCK, Université Libre de Bruxelles and Vrije Universiteit Brussel,
  • Godelieve LAUREYS, Universiteit Gent,
  • Chems MABROUK, student representative, FEF (Fédération des Étudiants Francophones), Unversité Libre de Bruxelles,
  • Camille PASCAL, doctoral researcher, Université Catholique de Louvain,
  • Frank VAN SPLUNDER, Universiteit Antwerpen.


General discussion: Keynote speakers, panel members and audience

Concluding remarks by Philippe VAN PARIJS


The available presentations and a number of interesting relevant background documents can be found in the "DOWNLOADS 2018" section of this website.