International Relations Officers’ Network
of the Association of European Life Science Universities

IROICA Annual Conference 2020

IROICA Conference 2020 postponed

In the face of uncertainty and potential grave risk, it is with great regret that the IROICA Executive Committee has decided to postpone the annual conference scheduled for June 2020 to June 2021.
New date is 8-11 June 2021. The IROICA Conference 2021 will be held at Ghent University.

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The theme of the conference is “Green networking future. The new Erasmus experience”

The conference programme and further details will follow in the beginning of 2021.

1st IROICA Webinar

IROICA will offer its first webinar on

What is internationalisation without mobility? (preliminary title)

Save the date: 13th October2020, 2 pm

Further information will follow in September 2020.

European FooD Studies & Training Alliance (EUFood-STA)


The ERASMUS+ Knowledge Alliance project (554312-EPP-1-2014-1-AT-EPPKA2-KA) will establish an independent “EuFooD-STA Center”, a platform with local hubs in different regions, as an organisational frame for international and sustainable collaborations between industry and academia in the food sector.

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Make IROICA Conferences a Sustainable Event

SDG IROICAIROICA initiated a sustainability strategy to reduce the carbon footprint of the IROICA conferences.

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10th ICA Rectors and Deans Forum 2020

2050 How the Earth Survived: The contribution of Agricultural and Life Science Universities through harnessing university engagement to address the megatrand
22/10 - 23/10/2020,  Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

The Forum 2020 will be held jointly with the ICA sister associations in the US and Canada.

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