MCO Secretary General recognised by Scholars at Risk

Scholars at Risk (SAR), a strategic partner of the Magna Charta Observatory, has recognised David Lock, the MCO’s Secretary General with the award of an inscribed trophy.

EUA interviews former MCO Chair on the MCU and University Values

Published on 6 July 2022

Registration open for the Anniversary of the Magna Charta Universitatum!

14 - 16 September 2022 Bologna, Italy

Magna Charta Observatory Research developments

Call for Expressions of Interest

Professor Narend Baijnath

It is with much sadness to report that Narend Baijnath, member of the Magna Charta Observatory (MCO) Governing Council, died on 1 May, 2022.

MCO at Association of Arab Universities General Assembly

The MCO Secretary General, David Lock, gave a keynote address at the General Assembly of the Association of Arab Universities in Jordan in March 2022.

REGISTRATON NOW OPEN for the MCO Webinar "Academic Freedom, roots and realities"

11 May 2022 - 1530 CET Webinar on Zoom

Discussing the war in Ukraine, research and putting university values in practice

By Astrid Söderbergh Widding Vice-President, Governing Council, Magna Charta Observatory President, Stockholm University, Sweden

Russian hostilities in the Ukraine

MCO second statement

MCO Statement on Ukraine

The Magna Charta Observatory has 87 signatory universities in Ukraine and stands with them and with all universities in Ukraine at this time

MCO Public statement on Academic freedom in Turkey

Restoration of Academic Freedom and Autonomy at Boğaziçi University

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Published on 24 January 2022