Poitiers Declaration

The Coimbra Group annual conference on 9 June 2016 highlighted cooperation initiatives in collaboration between CG Universities and their local socio-economic environment, including cities and municipalities in which the CG universities are present and influential.

The meeting between CG Rectors and Mayors, at Poitiers City Hall in the morning of the same day discussed the “Poitiers Declaration” and participating Rectors and Mayors signed the Declaration. The document defines a collaborative framework for CG Universities and their Municipalities, including a set of objectives and accompanying initiatives to be pursued in the coming years.

Poitiers Declaration

Rectors & City Mayors Meeting

Knowledge & Culture for all Citizens, Modernization of Higher Education


Integration of Campuses, Heritage and Development Policy

Panel Discussion


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