Global University Leaders Council

Every two years, university leaders from around the world discuss the core mission of university at the Global University Leaders Council Hamburg (GUC Hamburg). The central aim of the conference is to jointly shape the worldwide development of universities, a process that has otherwise primarily been driven by global competition. In the run-up to the conference, a study is published that presents data and assessments of the conferences’ main topics.

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GUC Hamburg is a joint initiative of the German Rectors’ Conference, Körber-Stiftung and Universität Hamburg.

News

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At the Global University Leaders Council Hamburg, university leaders from all over the world have adopted recommendations on the commitment of universities to global sustainability and against climate change.

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All of us – including universities – must take action in the fight against climate change! But how can that be done when a nation’s government, like the one in Brazil, hardly acts sustainably? And where do Germany’s universities stand on the topic of sustainability? In the podcast »Improving Society« the researcher Tristan McCowan gives insights in...

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Contact

Friederike Schneider
Programme Director
German Thesis Award; Global University Leaders Council Hamburg

+49 • 40 • 80 81 92 - 151
schneider@koerber-stiftung.de

Nina Ritter
Programme Manager
German Thesis Award; Global University Leaders Council Hamburg

+49 • 40 • 80 81 92 - 150
ritter@koerber-stiftung.de

Petra Althelmig
Office Manager
German Thesis Award; Global University Leaders Council Hamburg

+49 • 40 • 80 81 92 - 143
althelmig@koerber-stiftung.de

Sabine Stutterheim
Office Manager
German Thesis Award; Global University Leaders Council Hamburg

+49 • 40 • 80 81 92 - 143
stutterheim@koerber-stiftung.de