From the birth of the European Society for Engineering Education – SEFI – in 1973 until now, higher education in general and engineering education in particular have developed in a revolutionary way. During the SEFI 2013 Annual Conference European leaders and innovators in Engineering Education will look back in order to turn the strengths and weaknesses of the last 40 years of engineering education into opportunities.
We celebrate a lifetime of SEFI working on a bright future.Delegates from all over Europe and from the World, academic and corporate representatives as well as students will join the SEFI Annual Conference on Engineering Education from September 16th till September 20th 2013, in the beautiful city of Leuven, Belgium. KU Leuven, the conference host and the venue of SEFI’s first European conference, is Belgium’s largest university founded in 1425.
Various topics relating to engineering education will be covered including attractiveness to youngsters, different types of engineering schools, integration of research, specific education and learning concepts, students as key actors in change process, curriculum development, the role of mathematics, physics and biology, language issues, entrepreneurship, internationalisation, internships, interaction with industry, inclusive design, ecodesign, sustainability, ethics, lifelong learning and continuing education, adapted education tools, information and communication technologies, quality assurance and accreditation, diversity and gender issues, employability, …
Deadline for submission of abstracts: March 15, 2013
Deadline for submission of papers: May 15, 2013
Early registration deadline: June 30, 2013
Full information and abstract submission is now available on the website www.sefi2013.com