Local impact, global influence

22-24 June 2021

The seventh annual THE Young Universities Summit will explore and demonstrate how young universities can expand their spheres of influence both globally and locally. In particular, this summit will hear leaders of young universities ­– defined as higher education institutions established since 1945 – discuss opportunities to further consolidate their reputation and impact at home and abroad. It will be a showcase for thought leadership from both young and long-established institutions, as well as industry and government leaders.


Perfect academic gathering and a friendly atmosphere created by the staff of THE with the opportunity to listen and talk to prominent, well-known people in the academic world.

Huseyn Baghirov
Chairman of the Board of Trustees
Western Caspian University


I always find lots of inspiration at THE summits for my future work, as they give me the chance to experience and understand the global perspective.

Joanna Morawska-Jancelewicz
Public engagement officer
Adam Mickiewicz University


I really enjoyed this conference. It provided an excellent mix of speakers, content and networking at a fantastic venue in one of Europe's leading cities.

James Rolfe
Chief operating officer
Anglia Ruskin University

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