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The SEFI Annual Conference is a scientific conference focused on Engineering Education and the biggest event of this type in Europe. They are a unique opportunity for professors, students, industry and professional organisations to exchange their views and to meet their peers and create a European network of contacts. The papers presented at the conference are listed in SCOPUS. Furthermore, as of 2022 each accepted paper will receive a Digital Object Identifier (DOI).

Upcoming conferences

Annual Conference 2023 – “Engineering Education for Sustainability” – 11-14 – Sept 2023 – TU Dublin, IE

Annual Conference 2024 – Sept 2024 – EPFL Lausanne, CH

Recent conferences

Annual Conference 2022 – “Towards a New Future in Engineering Education” – 19-22 Sept 2022 – Barcelona ES

Annual Conference 2021 – “Blended Learning in Engineering Education: challenging, enlightening – and lasting” – 13-16 Sept 2021, Berlin GE – proceedings

Annual Conference 2020 – “Engaging Engineering Education” – 20-24 Sept 2020, online – proceedings

Annual Conference 2019 –  “Varietas delectat: Complexity is the new normality” – 16-19 Sept 2019, Budapest, HU – highlights; proceedings

Annual Conference 2018 –  “Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship for EE Excellence” – 17-21 Sept 2018, Copenhagen, DK – highlights, photos, proceedings

Annual Conference 2017 – “Education Excellence for Sustainable Development” – 18-21 Sept 2017, Terceira, Azores, PT – highlights, photos, proceedings

Annual Conference 2016 – “Engineering Education on Top of the World: Industry-University Cooperation” – Tampere, FI  – highlights

Annual Conference 2015
– “Diversity in Engineering Education: an opportunity to face new trends in engineering” – Orléans, FR – highlights

Annual Conference 2014
– “Educating Engineers for Global Competitiveness” – Birmingham, UK – highlights

Annual Conference 2013 and SEFI 40th anniversary
–  “Engineering Education 1973-2013: Fast Forward” – Leuven, BE – highlights

  • Engineering Education 2020 – Meet the Future (Thessaloniki, 2012)
  • Global Engineering Recognition, Sustainability and Mobility – 1st World EE Flash Week (Lisbon, 2011)
  • Joint SEFI-IGIP Conference (Trnava, 2010)
  • Attracting Student in Engineering – Engineering is Fun (Rotterdam, 2009)
  • Quality Assessment, Employability and Innovation (Aalborg, 2008)
  • Joining Forces in Engineering Education towards Excellence (Miskolc, 2007)
  • Engineering Education and Active Students (Uppsala, 2006)
  • Engineering Education at the Cross-Roads of Civilisations (Ankara, 2005)
  • The XXI Century: The Golden Opportunity for Engineering Education (Valencia, 2004)
  • Global Engineer: Education and Training for Mobility (Porto, 2003)
  • The Renaissance Engineer of Tomorrow – Innovation, Interdisciplinarity and Flexibility in European Engineer Education (Florence, 2002)
  • New Engineering Competences: Changing the Paradigm! (Copenhagen, 2001)
  • The Many Facets of  International Engineering Education (Paris, 2000)
  • Engineering Education: Re-discovering the Centre (Winterthur/Zürich, 1999)
  • Entrepreneurship, Management and Engineering Education (Helsinki, 1998)
  • Humanities and Arts in a Balanced Engineering Education (Crakow, 1997)
  • Educating the Engineer for Lifelong Learning (Vienna, 1996)
  • Engineering Education for Innovation (Compiègne, 1995)
  • Visions and Strategies for Europe: an Examination of the First five years of the New East-West Partnership in Engineering Education (organised in co-operation with IGIP, Prague, 1994)
  • Achieving and Assessing Quality of Engineering Education (Luleå, 1993)
  • Annual Conference in co-operation with the 3rd World Conference on Engineering Education Portsmouth, 1992)
  • New Perspectives on the Dissemination and Synthesis of Engineering Knowledge (Marseille,1991)
  • Design in Engineering Education (Dublin, 1990)
  • New Roles for the Engineer in a Changing World (Napoli, 1989)
  • Engineering Education in Europe (Leuven, 1988)
  • Interdisciplinarity and International Cooperation in Engineering Education (Helsinki, 1987)
  • Industry and Engineering Education (Edinburgh, 1986)
  • Engineering Education: Patterns for the Future (Madrid, 1985)
  • The Impact of Information Technology on Engineering Education (Erlangen-Nürnberg, 1984)
  • 2nd World Conference on Continuing Engineering Education (Paris, 1983)
  • Training for Innovation (Delft, 1982)
  • Governments and Engineering Education (Brighton, 1981)
  • The Education of the Engineer in and for his Society: New Trends in a World  Perspective (Paris, 1980)
  • The First Years in Engineering Education (Louvain-la-Neuve, 1979)
  • Engineering Education and New Professional Requirements (Pavia, 1978)
  • Essential Elements in Engineering Education (Copenhagen, 1977)
  • Continuing Education of Engineers (Aachen, 1976)
  • Research in Educational Institutions (Saint-Sulpice, 1975)
  • Project-oriented Studies in Engineering Education (Manchester, 1974)
  • Non-technical Training of Engineers (Chatenay-Malabry, 1973)
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