Heads of University Management & Administration Network Europe
HUMANE - The Heads of University Management & Administration Network Europe is the only organization representing leading universities in Europe. OUS and only 3 other universities in Switzerland were able to get the approval of being full members of HUMANE.eu
We are proud to be the one and only independent Swiss Private University on the HUMANE list.
HUMANE was set up in 1997 with the aim of grouping all heads of university administration in Europe in a network, devoted to professional development by sharing best practices. HUMANE received encouragement and initial financial support from the European Commission. Now, HUMANE is a non-profit association registered in Belgium with the Secretariat based in Brussels. HUMANE has some 170 members from 26 different European countries.
HUMANE is a network of professional excellence which:
Provides rich opportunities for Heads of University Management and their staff to meet and exchange experiences, share good practice and facilitate innovation in Higher Education institutions.
Supports Heads of Administration as leaders within their organizations.
Disseminates knowledge and skills of high relevance for the administration of European Higher Education institutions.
Enhances operational leadership, day-to-day management, and administration as a profession crucial to the success of Higher Education institutions.
Reinforces the relationships between academic and administrative leadership in Higher Education institutions.
Provides advice to and works with European agencies to influence the development of efficient management procedures