Academic Ranking of World Universities

2015-11-01 00:00:00
 
6th International Conference on World-Class Universities, 1-4 November, 2015, Shanghai, China

WCU-1

1st International Conference on World-Class Universities

16 - 19 June, 2005

Shanghai, China


Thursday, 16 June, 2005

Whole day Arrival of participants
18:00-20:00  Welcome reception

Friday, 17 June, 2005

8:30-9:00 Opening Session: Welcoming remarks and overview of meeting objectives
Prof. Nian Cai Liu, Director, Institute of Higher Education, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Prof. Sheng Wu Xie, President, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
9:00-10:20 Session I
Chair: Dr. Jan Sadlak, Director, European Center for Higher Education (CEPES), UNESCO
Prof. Ian Chubb, President, Australian National University, Australia
"Distinguishing Universities"
Prof. John Niland, Former President, Australian Vice-Chancellor’s Committee, Australia
"Elements of Being World-Class"
Prof. Hsiou-Hsia Tai, Institute of Education, Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, China
"Features of World-Class Universities"
10:20-10:40 Coffee Break
10:40-12:00 Session II
Chair: Prof. Bo Sundqvist, President, Uppsala University, Sweden
Prof. Max Baur, Vice-President, University of Bonn, Germany
"The Definition of Quality in Science, Teaching and Management"
Prof. Hans Weder, President, University of Zurich, Switzerland
"Measuring Quality by Quantity: Comments from a University"
Prof. Bertrand Bellon, Research Center ADIS, University of Paris 11, France
"Can Ranking Ambition Learn from Evaluation Practices"
General discussion
12:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-16:00 Session III
Chair: Prof. Ross Williams, Melbourne Institute, University of Melbourne, Australia
Mr. Arnold Kee, Institute for Higher Education Policy, Washington DC, USA
"Finding 'World-Class' in Our Universities"
Prof. DH Feng, Vice President, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
"Comparison of World University Rankings"
Prof. Anthony FJ van Raan, CWTS, Leiden University, The Netherlands
"Challenges in Ranking Universities"
Dr. Ghislaine Filliatreau and Mr. Michel Zitt, Observatory of Science and Technology, France
"Being a World-Class University: Bibliometric Considerations"
Prof. Roland Proulx, University of Montreal, Canada
"Criteria for Ranking Universities with Affiliated Components"
General discussion
16:00-16:20 Coffee Break
16:20-18:00 Session IV
Chair: Prof. Anthony FJ van Raan, CWTS, Leiden University, The Netherlands
Prof. Detlef Mueller-Boeling and Mr. Gero Federkeil, Center for Higher Education Development (CHE), Germany
"The CHE Ranking of German, Swiss and Austrian Universities"
Prof. Ross Williams, Melbourne Institute, University of Melbourne, Australia
"Broadening the Criteria: Lessons from the Australian Rankings"
Dr. Chun Mei Zhao, Carnegie Foundation, USA
"Building World-Class Universities: Unintended Impact of Ranking & Classification"
Dr. Jan Sadlak, Director, European Center for Higher Education (CEPES), UNESCO
"Developments in Higher Education and How They Relate to University Rankings"
General discussion
19:00-21:00 Dinner

Saturday, 18 June, 2005

8:30-10:20 Session V
Chair: Prof. Ian Chubb, President, Australian National University, Australia
Prof. Gabriel Ruget, Directeur, Ecole Normale Superieur Paris, France
"World Class Research in Higher Education: a French Touch in a Global System"
Prof. Bo Sundqvist, President, Uppsala University, Sweden
"Monitoring a Comprehensive Research University"
Prof. Hans Juergen Proemel, Vice Rector, Humboldt-University, Berlin, Germany
"Enhancing Excellency: Lessons from Humboldt"
Prof. Pierre de Maret, Rector, Brussels Free University, Belgium
"Universities in the World: What For"
10:20-10:40 Coffee Break
10:40-11:30 Session VI
Chair: Prof. Detlef Mueller-Boeling, Center for Higher Education Development (CHE), Germany
Prof. Akiyoshi Yonezawa, National Institute for Academic Degrees (NIAD), Japan
"Profile of Japanese Research Universities Aiming for World-Class Status"
Prof. Ying Jie Wang, Comparative Education Center, Beijing Normal University, China
"University Crisis: Challenges in Building World-Class Universities""
11:30-12:00 Closing Session
Chair: Prof. Nian Cai Liu, Director, Institute of Higher Education, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
"Discussion on future activities including publications and conferences"
"Discussion on the possibility of establishing an association on WCU"
"Final remarks and close of the conference"

Sunday, 19 June, 2005

Whole day Departure (transportation to airport will be provided)
Download the Final Program of WCU-1 in PDF.
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