The reflection I would like to draw upon is the qualification of the title of this presentation. There are two events which represent a new challenge for the Europeans: 11 September and the Enlargement of the European Union. At the same time, we have to promote universal values in order to be able to answer the 9-11 event and also to direct Europeans towards a political expansion of Europe.
Universities have a role which goes beyond education. Firms create jobs, and universities form future workers, but firms and universities have to go beyond this simple definition.