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European / African Region

The European region includes countries inside and outside the EU, and also extends into Africa and the Middle East. 

European Regional Sections & Initiatives

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Teaching & Knowledge Exchange

Teaching & Knowledge Exchange Section of iSchools Organisation is dedicated to knowledge sharing, mobility experiences, international cooperation and partnership development.

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Female Presenter

Doctoral Seminar Series

The Doctoral Seminar Series is an ongoing forum in which doctoral students present their work to faculty and peers, and receive advice from mentorship and senior researchers.

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Traditional Library

Research & Supervision

The Section for Research and Supervision will focus on building research capacity and stimulating research connections and collaboration in joined projects on topics of mutual interest for the iSchools European Region and the wider iSchools Organisation.

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Group Calls

Virtual Student Exchange

The iSchools virtual exchange program enables students at participating iSchools in Europe to cross national boundaries, develop intercultural competence, and participate in programs specifically tailored for the online environment.

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Industry Partnership

The European iSchools have a keen interest in knowledge transfer activities that demonstrate the impact that research and training within our iSchools have in practical industry use cases and society as a whole.

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ERASMUS +

The Erasmus+ Programme is the European Union’s programme that supports higher education, training/vocational education, education, youth and sport. As a European Union project, it supports priorities and activities set out.

Section & Initatives EU

 Vision & Strategy 2022–2027

Vision
Events EU

European Regional Executive Committe

Upcoming Events

  • iConference 2024 virtual part
    iConference 2024 virtual part
    Mon, Apr 15
    iConference 2024 virtual part
    Apr 15, 2024, 12:00 AM – Apr 18, 2024, 11:50 PM
    iConference 2024 virtual part
    Apr 15, 2024, 12:00 AM – Apr 18, 2024, 11:50 PM
    iConference 2024 virtual part
    We would like to invite you to join us for iConference 2024 - Wisdom, Well-being, Win-win - our 19th iConference in the annual series taking place hybrid: online with the Virtual Academic Program (April 15 - 18, 2024) and onsite with Academic Program in Changchun, China (April 22 - 26, 2024).
  • iSchools Qualitative Research Group Meeting at the iConference 2024
    iSchools Qualitative Research Group Meeting at the iConference 2024
    Wed, Apr 17
    iConference 2024
    Apr 17, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM EDT
    iConference 2024
    Apr 17, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM EDT
    iConference 2024
    This is a meeting of the iSchools Qualitative Research Group Community at the iConference 2024
  • All Heads of Schools Meeting at the iConference 2024
    All Heads of Schools Meeting at the iConference 2024
    Thu, Apr 18
    iConference 2024
    Apr 18, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM GMT+8
    iConference 2024
    Apr 18, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM GMT+8
    iConference 2024
    This meeting is by invitation only.
  • iSchools Black Coalition Meeting at the iConference 2024
    iSchools Black Coalition Meeting at the iConference 2024
    Thu, Apr 18
    iConference 2024
    Apr 18, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
    iConference 2024
    Apr 18, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
    iConference 2024
    Back to business as usual: EDI backtracking and backlashing in the information science field What to do when your research is at odds with prevalent political positions?
  • American Regional Heads of Schools Meeting at the iConference 2024
    American Regional Heads of Schools Meeting at the iConference 2024
    Thu, Apr 18
    iConference 2024
    Apr 18, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM AKDT
    iConference 2024
    Apr 18, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM AKDT
    iConference 2024
    This meeting is by invitation only.
  • iConference 2024 onsite part
    iConference 2024 onsite part
    Mon, Apr 22
    Chang Chun Shi
    Apr 22, 2024, 12:00 AM – Apr 26, 2024, 11:50 PM
    Chang Chun Shi, R8XG+J73, Ren Min Da Jie, 南关区 Chang Chun Shi, Ji Lin Sheng, China, 130024
    Apr 22, 2024, 12:00 AM – Apr 26, 2024, 11:50 PM
    Chang Chun Shi, R8XG+J73, Ren Min Da Jie, 南关区 Chang Chun Shi, Ji Lin Sheng, China, 130024
    We would like to invite you to join us for iConference 2024 - Wisdom, Well-being, Win-win - our 19th iConference in the annual series taking place hybrid: online with the Virtual Academic Program (April 15 - 18, 2024) and onsite with Academic Program in Changchun, China (April 22 - 26, 2024).
  • Asia Pacific Regional Heads of Schools Meeting at the iConference 2024
    Asia Pacific Regional Heads of Schools Meeting at the iConference 2024
    Wed, Apr 24
    iConference 2024 in Changchun
    Apr 24, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM GMT+8
    iConference 2024 in Changchun, Changchun, Jilin, China
    Apr 24, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM GMT+8
    iConference 2024 in Changchun, Changchun, Jilin, China
    This meeting is by invitation only.
  • European/African Regional Meeting
    European/African Regional Meeting
    Thu, May 23
    Zoom
    May 23, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM GMT+2
    Zoom
    May 23, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM GMT+2
    Zoom
    This meeting is primarily for iSchools Heads and Representatives of the European/African Region. Please check with your iSchools Representative whether you might join the event as well.
  • 2024 Research Symposium: Inclusive & Sustainable Information Management through Recordkeeping Informatics
    2024 Research Symposium: Inclusive & Sustainable Information Management through Recordkeeping Informatics
    Wed, May 29
    Amsterdam
    May 29, 2024, 12:00 AM GMT+2 – May 30, 2024, 11:50 PM GMT+2
    Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    May 29, 2024, 12:00 AM GMT+2 – May 30, 2024, 11:50 PM GMT+2
    Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    This working symposium is of interest to anyone working in information management-related fields, including records managers, information officers, archivists, ICT experts, data and computer scientists, as well as students, educators, and researchers.
  • iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series
    iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series
    Wed, Jun 05
    iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series
    Jun 05, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM GMT+2
    iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series
    Jun 05, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM GMT+2
    iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series
    The iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series is an ongoing forum in which PhD students can present and promote their research, and receive feedback from peers and more senior scholars.
  • iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series
    iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series
    Wed, Aug 28
    iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series
    Aug 28, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM GMT+2
    iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series
    Aug 28, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM GMT+2
    iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series
    The iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series is an ongoing forum in which PhD students can present and promote their research, and receive feedback from peers and more senior scholars.
  • 3rd International Symposium on Digital Transformation
    3rd International Symposium on Digital Transformation
    Wed, Sep 11
    Linnaeus University Växjö
    Sep 11, 2024, 12:00 AM GMT+2 – Sep 13, 2024, 11:50 PM GMT+2
    Linnaeus University Växjö , Universitetsplatsen 1, 352 52 Växjö, Sweden
    Sep 11, 2024, 12:00 AM GMT+2 – Sep 13, 2024, 11:50 PM GMT+2
    Linnaeus University Växjö , Universitetsplatsen 1, 352 52 Växjö, Sweden
    The third annual International Symposium on Digital Transformation will again be hosted by Linnaeus University in Växjö, Sweden
  • iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series
    iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series
    Wed, Oct 02
    iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series
    Oct 02, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM GMT+2
    iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series
    Oct 02, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM GMT+2
    iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series
    The iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series is an ongoing forum in which PhD students can present and promote their research, and receive feedback from peers and more senior scholars.
  • European/African Regional Meeting
    European/African Regional Meeting
    Thu, Oct 17
    Zoom
    Oct 17, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM GMT+2
    Zoom
    Oct 17, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM GMT+2
    Zoom
    This meeting is primarily for iSchools Heads and Representatives of the European/African Region. Please check with your iSchools Representative whether you might join the event as well.
  • European/African Regional Meeting
    European/African Regional Meeting
    Thu, Nov 14
    Zoom
    Nov 14, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM GMT+1
    Zoom
    Nov 14, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM GMT+1
    Zoom
    This meeting is primarily for iSchools Heads and Representatives of the European/African Region. Please check with your iSchools Representative whether you might join the event as well.
  • Research Applications in Information and Library Studies (RAILS) Conference 2024
    Research Applications in Information and Library Studies (RAILS) Conference 2024
    Mon, Nov 18
    Perth
    Nov 18, 2024, 12:00 AM – Nov 20, 2024, 11:50 PM
    Perth, Perth WA, Australia
    Nov 18, 2024, 12:00 AM – Nov 20, 2024, 11:50 PM
    Perth, Perth WA, Australia
    RAILS is the Australasian conference on Research Applications in Information and Library Studies, the main gathering in Australasia for researchers, practitioners and educators in information studies and related disciplines.
  • International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries (ICADL)
    International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries (ICADL)
    Wed, Dec 04
    Ulu Kinta
    Dec 04, 2024, 12:00 AM GMT+8 – Dec 06, 2024, 11:50 PM GMT+8
    Ulu Kinta, Sunway City Ipoh, Ulu Kinta, Perak, Malaysia
    Dec 04, 2024, 12:00 AM GMT+8 – Dec 06, 2024, 11:50 PM GMT+8
    Ulu Kinta, Sunway City Ipoh, Ulu Kinta, Perak, Malaysia
    The 26th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries (ICADL 2024) December 4 - 6, 2024. Sunway City, Malaysia
  • iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series
    iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series
    Wed, Dec 04
    iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series
    Dec 04, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM GMT+1
    iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series
    Dec 04, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM GMT+1
    iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series
    The iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series is an ongoing forum in which PhD students can present and promote their research, and receive feedback from peers and more senior scholars.
Officers EU
Koraljka Golub

Koraljka Golub

European Chair

Linnaeus University

Växjö, Sweden

Kornelija Petr

Kornelija Petr

Teaching & Knowledge Exchange

Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek

Osijek, Croatia

Udo Kruschwitz

Udo Kruschwitz

Industry Partnership

University of Regensburg

Regensburg, Germany

Josep Cobarsí Morales

Josep Cobarsí Morales

Board of Directors, Europe

Open University of Catalonia

Barcelona, Spain

Ina Fourie

Ina Fourie

Research & Supervision

University of Pretoria

Pretoria, South Africa

Jaap Kamps

Jaap Kamps

Industry Partnership

University of Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Sara Martínez Cardama

Sara Martínez Cardama

Teaching & Knowledge Exchange

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Madrid, Spain

Tobias Blanke

Tobias Blanke

Research & Supervision

University of Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Romain Herault

Romain Herault

European Ph.D. Representative

Linnaues University

Växjö, Sweden

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