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30 June - 2 July 2020, São Paulo, Brazil

What is the THE Latin America Universities Summit?


The Times Higher Education Latin American Universities Summit 2020 will examine how the higher education sector across the region can develop strategies to build capacity, increase impact and improve public understanding of universities’ role in progressing society.

The summit will bring together leaders from across the region to focus on the internationalisation of universities within South and Central America, and how universities can strengthen their work in the humanities, reinforce their partnerships with the private sector, and reposition themselves as agents for positive change.

The University of São Paulo is one of the largest institutions of higher education in Latin America, and produces a significant proportion of the scientific papers published by Brazilian researchers. The summit will feature extensive and exclusive data workshops led by THE’s data team revealing the latest trends and insights into the strengths and weaknesses of higher education in the region. It will be the essential forum to attend for leaders and policymakers committed to advancing universities’ abilities to effect change in Latin America.

 

The summit will also feature the exclusive full reveal of the THE  Latin America University Rankings 2020, accompanied by a detailed masterclass examining the latest data.

 

Find out more about the summit

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A summit of great value for leaders from top universities to come together and discuss common challenges and opportunities. This is how we can innovate, associate with each other and create the conditions for the development of higher education.

Esteban Duran
Director of evaluation
University of Science and Technology

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Food for thought. I left the summit with an open mind, absorbing and reflecting on new perspectives and ideas.

Cynthia Ebert
Coordinator of the language centre
University of the Itajaí Valley

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Well-chosen discussion topics, with a huge diversity of presentations and points of view.

Danilo Marcondes de Souza Filho
Coordinator of internationalisation
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio

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