The European Consortium of Innovative Universities
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ECIU is the leading international consortium of research intensive universities, with collective emphasis on innovation, creativity and societal impact, driving the development of a knowledge-based economy.

Towards a European University

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ECIU input to the Horizon Europe Consultation

ECIU Network
EVENT
November 14, 2019
ECIU shared its views on the revised version of the Orientations towards the first Strategic Plan for Horizon Europe document. .

The challenge-based ECIU University is born!

ECIU Network
EVENT
November 7, 2019
Celebrating the status of European University given by the EU, 11 members or the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU) met in Barcelona on 7 November to mark the official kick-off of their innovative university model.

‘Students as Change Agents’ project of the University of Nottingham wins ECIU Team Award 2019

Student
EVENT
November 7, 2019
The ECIU Team Award 2019 was given to the Students as Change Agents team for their inspiring work in enabling Nottingham students to work in partnership with staff to make positive changes to the curriculum and to their experiences there.

International Partner Days

EVENT
ECIU Network
October 21, 2019
This International Partner Days are aimed at creating network opportunities, sharing best practices and training our and your skills in a stimulating context. The University of Trento is pleased to invite you from 21st to 23rd October 2019.

ECIU Presents a Smart Regions Agenda for Europe

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ECIU Network
October 9, 2019
The European Consortium of Innovative Universities presented ‘A Smart Regions Agenda for Europe: A networked university's perspective’ at an event in Brussels on 9 October 2019.

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ECIU input to the Horizon Europe Consultation

ECIU Network
EVENT
November 14, 2019
ECIU shared its views on the revised version of the Orientations towards the first Strategic Plan for Horizon Europe document. .

‘Students as Change Agents’ project of the University of Nottingham wins ECIU Team Award 2019

Student
EVENT
November 7, 2019
The ECIU Team Award 2019 was given to the Students as Change Agents team for their inspiring work in enabling Nottingham students to work in partnership with staff to make positive changes to the curriculum and to their experiences there.

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Excellent Results for ECIU
in THE Ranking 2015
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Congrats to our young universities DCU, UAB, Aveiro, Linkoeping and Aalborg for the excellent results in the THE 100 Under 50 Ranking 2015! Special congrats to DCU (up 20 places on last year) and Aveiro (up 10 places on last year)
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Meet ECIU
at the EAIE Conference in Glasgow
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The University of Strathclyde would like to introduce ECIU. You are welcome at their networking event at: Technology and Innovation Centre at University of Strathclyde
September 15 | 6-8pm
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Challenging conventional thinking in

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