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Managing the Spanish campus: “El campus del futuro es una ciudad”

by Alexandra den Heijer

Last week I joined the group of directors of estate (campus managers) of Dutch universities to Spain. Together we visited the campuses of 5 universities in and around Madrid and Toledo:

-1- University of Alcalá | Universidad de Alcalá (UAH)
-2- University UNED | Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED)
-3- Technical University of Madrid | Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM)
-4- University Carlos III | Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M)
-5- University of Castilla-La Mancha | La Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM)

Some of lessons and photos can be found below. The title of this post “El campus del futuro es una ciudad” is one of the proposition of my PhD thesis (see PROPOSITIONS). This proposition also applies to (my vision on) Spanish campus development.

University of Castilla-La Mancha, San Pedro Martir building in Toledo

Last week University of Castilla-La Mancha also put a photo and notice of our visit on their website: Noticia UCLM.

P.S. This week I also received a link to a short film that summarized a conference in Barcelona about “Social Learning Spaces” – see post “Inspired in Spain”. The link to the film – on the website of University of Barcelona – can be found below.

Espacios sociales de aprendizaje | UBTV.

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Inspired in Spain

by Alexandra den Heijer

I just returned from Barcelona, where I felt very welcome to share knowledge and experience with experts and academics. I was honoured by the presence of the Secretary of State of universities. My presentation can be found under DOWNLOADS. I attached a photo of the Spanish lecture hall from the stage, just before my lecture.

lecture hall at Barcelona's Parc Cientific

I want to thank the Spanish Secretary of State of Universities Mr. Rubiralta and DEGW for the invitation and for organising a very inspiring conference about “Social Learning Spaces” for Spanish universities. The shared knowledge strenghened both the professional and academic network.

PS My book is sold out since the day after the Spanish conference. An attendee was so kind to notify me even before the publisher did! We still have some copies left in Delft (for the same price). Anyone interested in the last copies of the first edition can send me a message (a.c.denheijer@tudelft.nl).

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Sharing knowledge

At least two more events this week to share knowledge with other specialists (expert meeting on Monday, April 11) and with decision makers (Friday, April 15). Below some photos of the expert meeting with Spanish guest Pablo Campos. For presentations Pablo and Alexandra, see DOWNLOADS.

experts listening to lectures

lecture Pablo Campos

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