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ECOLAS is a Europe-wide network of liberal arts and sciences institutions addressing the challenges of undergraduate, bachelor education for the 21st century

Revival of Liberal Education Student Conference

LESC 2024 in Freiburg, Germany

LESC is to be revived after five long years. The conference will be held on 9-11 May 2024 in Freiburg and its theme is “Liberal what?” Liberal Education: Rethink and Reconnect...

ECOLAS supports students’ initiatives

The past academic year (2021/2022) has seen a resurrection of student initiatives interrupted by the pandemic of covid-19. Earlier, the tradition of Liberal Education Student Conferences (LESC) was endangered by cancellation of LESC planned in Vilnius, Lithuania in the spring 2020. Students of liberal arts from all over Europe were inspired by...


LED Lecture on democratic virtues

L(iberalArts) ED(ucation) Lecture series presents: Seven Democratic Virtues of Liberal Education by Teun Dekker (University College Maastricht) on Wednesday, 29 March 2023... […]