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The 26th annual conference of the European Access Network (EAN) will take place September 20-22, 2017 at the Justus-Liebig-University in Giessen, Germany. It is hosted by ArbeiterKind.de, Germany´s largest network for first generation students. The overall conference theme is ‘Sharing stories of empowerment: Creating new strategies for diversity and inclusion in higher education’.

Early booking fees ending
Monday 31st July 

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Conference programme and new formats

We are taking on a new and interactive approach to our conference. We want you at the centre of it, so we can share even more and give better visibility to everyone's work.

We will be inviting an experienced conference facilitator to ensure a fruitful exchange between participants in all parts of the conference, through new interactive formats.

Check out the latest conference programme here


Keynote Speakers

We are delighted to have Prof Eileen Drew from Trinity College Dublin as a keynote speaker at the conference. An expert in gender issues, she will be sharing her strategies in achieving diversity in higher education

The four stands of this year's conference

Strand 1: Diversity in Higher Education
Strand 2: Equal Access to Higher Education in Immigrant Societies 
Strand 3: Student finance systems and their impact on access and success

Strand 4: Diversity in Higher Education: Who needs to join the conversation?
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For all the latest conference information
please check the event webpage on the EAN website

For any other queries please contact eangiessen2017@arbeiterkind.de

Join us in Giessen this September and help shape the future of higher education!
This conference would not be possible without the support of our partners, sponsors and volunteers. We are grateful for the support of Justus Liebig University and for a United Way Worldwide grant on behalf of the generosity of FedEx. 
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