International Forum


Held every two years, the AC21 International Forum provides member institutions with the opportunity to reassess the role of higher education in society through the staging of keynote addresses by prominent public figures, presentations and panel discussions. It has also become a tradition that the AC21 International Forum is complemented by more specialized ‘parallel’ sessions and workshops, which enable representatives from member institutions to give presentations and discuss the latest developments in areas of research, technology and international education.


The prime purpose is to develop AC21 as an effective and truly global network. To help bring us forward in this mission, the AC21 International Forums have a dual function as the occasion for the AC21 General Assembly, where all member institutions should gather. The main aims of the Forum are:

  • to act as a portal to maintain host institutions at the forefront of trends in globalization in higher education
  • to share information on AC21 activities among the member institutions.
  • to promote the organization to non-member institutions.


December 7-9, 2022 International Forum 2022
December 7-9, 2020 International Forum 2020
July 4 -7, 2018  International Forum 2018
April 30 - May 3, 2016 International Forum 2016
April 13-16, 2014 International Forum 2014
June 12-14, 2012 International Forum 2012
October 18-21, 2010 International Forum 2010
July 28-30, 2008 International Forum 2008
July 4-6, 2006 International Forum 2006
July 21-24, 2004 International Forum 2004
June 22-25, 2002 International Forum 2002