A global learning experience, individually tailored.

The International Association of University Presidents (IAUP), in an effort to contribute to the enhancement of senior leadership in the context of current trends and future needs, is proud to present the IV Seminar on Leadership Development for New Presidents and Emerging Leaders, to be held July 22-25, 2024 in Denmark. Join us in this unique Seminar, organized jointly with Qatar Foundation and Santander Universidades, that will provide peer-to-peer learning and valuable insights from current and former university Presidents as well as higher education experts from around the world!

Speakers 2023

Francisco Marmolejo
Higher Education President, Qatar Foundation (Qatar)
Ted Mitchell
President, American Council on Education (USA) - Virtual
Devorah Lieberman
President Emerita, University of LaVerne and ACE Senior Advisor to the President (USA) - Virtual
Paul LeBlanc
President, Southern New Hampshire University (USA) - Virtual
Yusra Mouzughi
President, Royal University for Women (Bahrain)
Arturo Cherbowski
Executive Director, Santander Universidades (Mexico)
Tomás Morales
President, California State University, San Bernardino (USA) - Virtual
Fadlo Khuri
President, American University of Beirut (Lebanon)- Virtual
Gerald Reisinger
President, University of Applied Sciences of Upper Austria and IAUP Former Secretary-General (Austria)
Susanna Karakhanyan
Higher Education Policy & Regulation Director (United Arab Emirates)
Ahmad Dallal
President, American University in Cairo (Egypt)
Letlhokwa Mpedi
Vice-Chancellor and Principal, University of Johannesburg (South Africa)
Ignacio Sánchez
President, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (Chile) - Virtual
Hans de Wit
Emeritus Professor & Distinguished Fellow, Boston College (USA/Netherlands)
Sue Cunningham
President, Council for Advancement and Support of Education (USA) - Virtual
Fernando León García
President, CETYS University and IAUP President (Mexico)
Shawn Chen
Chancellor, SIAS International University and IAUP President-Elect (China)
Kakha Shengelia
President Caucasus University and IAUP Chairman of the Board (Georgia)
H.E. Hassan Diab
Former Prime Minister of Lebanon and Former Vice President American University of Beirut (Lebanon)
Peter Eckel
Senior Fellow and Director of Leadership Programs, University of Pennsylvania (USA)
Amr Salama
Secretary General, Association of Arab Universities (Jordan)
Md Sabur Khan
President & Founder Daffodil International University and AUAP President (Bangladesh)
David Julien
Executive Director, Inter-American Organization for Higher Education (Canada)
Victoria Galán-Muros
Chief Research and Analysis, UNESCO IESALC (Spain)
Samuel Martin-Barbero
President, Franklin University Switzerland (Switzerland)
Lin Li
Vice President, Hunan University of Science and Technology (China)
Carlos H. García
Chief of Staff and Director of Institutional Relations, CETYS University (Mexico)

A Word from Participants