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ECIU Network
EVENT
May 26, 2020

Join the think tank Create Tomorrow

Get ready for the first online edition of the think tank Create Tomorrow on May 29. Students will work in teams on challenges presented by case partners. ECIU University is one of them. The main goal? To come up with creative solutions!
ECIU Network
EVENT
May 12, 2020

Challenge-based education as a core for teaching and research

Andrea Brose, Head of the Center for Teaching and Learning at Hamburg University of Technology, talks about the added value of challenge-based education as a core for teaching and research.
ECIU Network
EVENT
April 21, 2020

A new way of working: external societal stakeholders on board

The ECIU University is not shy in taking a novel approach to its board. Not only board members of all the member universities call the shots, seven so-called external, societal stakeholders also take up a pivotal role on the board.
ECIU Network
EVENT
April 21, 2020

Vanessa Debiais-Sainton: I am impressed by the originality and level of ambition

Vanessa Debiais-Sainton, Head of the Unit in charge of Higher Education Policies and Programme answers five questions about the new European University.
ECIU Network
EVENT
April 16, 2020

Join #EUvsVirus and participate in the fight against COVID-19!

Join #EUvsVirus and participate in the fight against COVID-19! Supported by the EU Commission, EUvsVirus is an online hackathon organized by the digital ecosystem actors from all over Europe and happening between April 24-26.
ECIU Network
EVENT
April 9, 2020

ECIU underlines the importance of rural-urban relations in Urban Transitions

The ECIU responded to a consultation on the draft concept of Driving Urban Transitions programme. This programme, coordinated by JPI Urban Europe, must support science-policy-society cooperation and build capacities to enhance ...
ECIU Network
EVENT
April 9, 2020

Towards a European Micro-Credentials Initiative

Conventional education models are challenged. The micro-credentialing movement supports the increased flexibiliy of education, easing accessibility for life-long learners and enhancing possibilities to work with society.
ECIU Network
EVENT
April 9, 2020

THE NEW ECIU UNIVERSITY VISUAL IDENTITY TO REFLECT WHO WE ARE

The new visual identity of the ECIU University will help to construct a homogeneous and spread the message to different audiences, helping birth of a new, modern and unconventional university.
ECIU Network
EVENT
April 8, 2020

LiU to lead major European AI network

The EU Commission has selected the four networks that are to strengthen European research within artificial intelligence (AI). One of the four networks is coordinated and run by Fredrik Heintz from LInköping University
Student
EVENT
April 7, 2020

Registration for the UAB Barcelona Summer School 2020 continues

Registration for the UAB Barcelona Summer School 2020 continues as originally planned, despite the Coronavirus pandemic. So check out the best way to enjoy the experience of an international summer school in Barcelona.
Staff
EVENT
March 29, 2020

The University of Aveiro has a vacancy for an Auxiliary Researcher

The University of Aveiro has a vacancy for an Auxiliary Researcher in the scientific area of Communication Science and Technologies to develop research in the Data Science/Big Data domain, under the scope of Social Sciences.
ECIU Network
EVENT
March 12, 2020

ECIU University Magazine

A special about the new ECIU University: 13 universities within the ECIU consortium who are laying their foundation for a European University and the future of higher education.

Join the think tank Create Tomorrow

ECIU Network
EVENT
May 26, 2020
Get ready for the first online edition of the think tank Create Tomorrow on May 29. Students will work in teams on challenges presented by case partners. ECIU University is one of them. The main goal? To come up with creative solutions!

Challenge-based education as a core for teaching and research

ECIU Network
EVENT
May 12, 2020
Andrea Brose, Head of the Center for Teaching and Learning at Hamburg University of Technology, talks about the added value of challenge-based education as a core for teaching and research.

A new way of working: external societal stakeholders on board

ECIU Network
EVENT
April 21, 2020
The ECIU University is not shy in taking a novel approach to its board. Not only board members of all the member universities call the shots, seven so-called external, societal stakeholders also take up a pivotal role on the board.

Vanessa Debiais-Sainton: I am impressed by the originality and level of ambition

ECIU Network
EVENT
April 21, 2020
Vanessa Debiais-Sainton, Head of the Unit in charge of Higher Education Policies and Programme answers five questions about the new European University.

Join #EUvsVirus and participate in the fight against COVID-19!

ECIU Network
EVENT
April 16, 2020
Join #EUvsVirus and participate in the fight against COVID-19! Supported by the EU Commission, EUvsVirus is an online hackathon organized by the digital ecosystem actors from all over Europe and happening between April 24-26.

ECIU underlines the importance of rural-urban relations in Urban Transitions

ECIU Network
EVENT
April 9, 2020
The ECIU responded to a consultation on the draft concept of Driving Urban Transitions programme. This programme, coordinated by JPI Urban Europe, must support science-policy-society cooperation and build capacities to enhance ...

Towards a European Micro-Credentials Initiative

ECIU Network
EVENT
April 9, 2020
Conventional education models are challenged. The micro-credentialing movement supports the increased flexibiliy of education, easing accessibility for life-long learners and enhancing possibilities to work with society.

THE NEW ECIU UNIVERSITY VISUAL IDENTITY TO REFLECT WHO WE ARE

ECIU Network
EVENT
April 9, 2020
The new visual identity of the ECIU University will help to construct a homogeneous and spread the message to different audiences, helping birth of a new, modern and unconventional university.

LiU to lead major European AI network

ECIU Network
EVENT
April 8, 2020
The EU Commission has selected the four networks that are to strengthen European research within artificial intelligence (AI). One of the four networks is coordinated and run by Fredrik Heintz from LInköping University

ECIU University Magazine

ECIU Network
EVENT
March 12, 2020
A special about the new ECIU University: 13 universities within the ECIU consortium who are laying their foundation for a European University and the future of higher education.

How can universities and regions grow stronger?

ECIU Network
EVENT
March 9, 2020
On Wednesday, mayors, governors and regional representatives gathered in Brussels to discuss cooperation with ECIU University. How can universities and regions grow stronger and attract more EU funds?

Educational innovation is a shared responsibility

ECIU Network
EVENT
March 4, 2020
Speak up, let’s be bold and dare to dream. With these words, Victor van der Chijs, chairman of the UT's Executive Board and of the ECIU, opened the first high-level event on the Future of European Universities.

PBL 2020 – TRANSFORMING PBL THROUGH HYBRID LEARNING MODELS

Research
EVENT
September 23, 2019
The goal of PBL 2020 international conference is to challenge, transform and expand current practices through the lenses of envisioned future hybrid learning models and environments for engaging students.

IRSPBL 2020 – 8TH INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM ON PBL

Research
EVENT
September 23, 2019
United Nations developed the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which constitute a framework for sustainable development actions towards 2030. The IRSPBL 2020 welcomes research and best practices contributions

Call for papers about entrepreneurship and digital transformation

Research
EVENT
November 14, 2018
At HTSF (High Technology Small Firms), researchers convene to discuss the current state of research on technology and science based entrepreneurship. We invite papers on themes relevant to technology and science entrepreneurship.

Marie Curie Grant for UT project on employee well-being and health

Research
EVENT
February 21, 2018
Stéphanie Gauttier (BMS Faculty) received this prestigious and competitive fellowship. Together with DCU she will start a project to assess the impact of human enhancement technologies used at work onto employees and their performance.

Europe's most entrepreneurial universities launch joint Research Mobility Fund

Research
EVENT
February 14, 2018
ECIU has just launched a Research Mobility Fund, aiming at increasing collaboration amongst its researchers. Researchers are invited to apply for a travel grant of up to 5.000 Euros.

KTU is looking to widen the pool of the teachers in ICT field.

Research
EVENT
March 5, 2017
Faculty of Informatics at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) is looking to widen the pool of the teachers in ICT field. Therefore we kindly invite both academics and practitioners to become a visiting lecturers at KTU.

3.7 milion Euros for ECIU universities for innovation research

Research
EVENT
September 1, 2016
A major European research project will equip young innovation researchers for careers contributing to regional development. Seven universities from across Europe are taking part in the project.

Meet us at the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Forum

Research
EVENT
June 29, 2016
Troels Jacobsen, chair of the ECIU Steering Committee Entrepreneurship and Societal Impact of Research will participate in the panel discussion – June 29 2016

University of Aveiro Business Incubator (IEUA) awarded "Best Science Based Incubator"

Research
EVENT
December 10, 2014
The University of Aveiro Business Incubator (IEUA) won the “Best Science Based Incubator” award in the “Return on Investment” category.

SEK 1.8 billion for research

Research
EVENT
May 28, 2015
The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, various universities and companies will invest SEK 1.8 billion over an 11-year period on research and development of autonomous systems.

The University of Aveiro has a vacancy for an Auxiliary Researcher

Staff
EVENT
March 29, 2020
The University of Aveiro has a vacancy for an Auxiliary Researcher in the scientific area of Communication Science and Technologies to develop research in the Data Science/Big Data domain, under the scope of Social Sciences.

How high tech facilities of partner universities can be used with the ECIU mobility fund

Staff
EVENT
June 5, 2019
Ali Baghizadeh, a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Materials and Ceramics Engineering Aveiro, is one of the researchers who spent a period at the University of Twente, within the ECIU mobility Fund.

ECIU Mobility Award in November at Autonomous University of Barcelona

Staff
EVENT
June 5, 2019
Luís Novo, Researcher and head of the Laboratory of Experimental and Applied Phytotechnologies (LEAPH) used the ECIU Research Mobility Fund to join forces with the Protecsols group coordinated by Professor Josep-Maria Alcañiz.

The physics of drumming

Staff
EVENT
April 4, 2019
In October 2018, Professor Räsänen from Tampere University made use of the ECIU Research Mobility Fund and visited his colleague, Professor Moriarty, at the University of Nottingham. Read their story about the physics of drumming.

Tampere University invites ECIU colleagues to staff week

Staff
EVENT
June 10, 2019
Tampere University would like to welcome ECIU staff to take part in their International week on 10 - 14 June 2019.

Participants of the International PhD Summer School: Scientists have to be great communicators

Staff
EVENT
August 20, 2018
The popularity of the International PhD Summer School organised by Kaunas University of Technology together with ECIU, University of Stavanger and University of Aveiro is growing. This year the Summer School was organised for the 3rd time.

Apply now for the ECIU Team Award

Staff
EVENT
May 12, 2020
The ECIU Team Award for Innovation in Teaching and Learning aims to recognise the role that teams of people play within and/or across universities in successfully developing and implementing educational innovations. Apply now!

Register now for the ECIU Masterclass "Leading and (Re)Design Study Programs"

Staff
EVENT
November 22, 2017
This year Kaunas University of Technology is hosting ECIU Masterclass on LEADING AND (RE)DESIGN STUDY PROGRAMS. The 2-day event will be held in Kaunas, in innovative and open minded city, on November 22nd and 23rd, 2017.

4th International Conference on Educational Innovation

Staff
EVENT
December 11, 2017
The 4th International Conference on Educational Innovation, “Designing the Future of Education” will be held from December 11th to 13th, 2017 at the Tecnológico de Monterrey’s campus in Mexico City.

KTU Hosted ECIU Leadership Development Program

Staff
EVENT
September 5, 2017
20 representatives of ECIU members were sharing their knowledge and insights on leadership and strategic management in higher education context in Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) earlier this month.

Register now for the ECIU Masterclass "Study Programs for Future: Leadership and (Re)Design"

Staff
EVENT
November 22, 2017
This year Kaunas University of Technology is hosting ECIU Masterclass on LEADING AND (RE)DESIGN STUDY PROGRAMS. The 2-day event will be held in Kaunas, in innovative and open minded city in the heart of Lithuania, 22 – 23 November, 2017

What impact does technology have on people and on our culture?

Staff
EVENT
September 8, 2017
On the 7th and 8th of September, Prof. Verbeek, the Professor of Philosophy of Technology at the University of Twente, was inaugurated as an honorary professor at Aalborg University. His inaugural lecture dealt with ‘techno-anthropology’,

Registration for the UAB Barcelona Summer School 2020 continues

Student
EVENT
April 7, 2020
Registration for the UAB Barcelona Summer School 2020 continues as originally planned, despite the Coronavirus pandemic. So check out the best way to enjoy the experience of an international summer school in Barcelona.

Challenge-based learning in practice

Student
EVENT
February 13, 2020
‍The challenge? Redesign a bus from HAVI Travel BV that was rented out to by FC Twente for their away football games. How? Through Challenge Based Learning (CBL). Three UT students presented their ideas last Friday during the InGenious even

‘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.

Join the Leaders of Innovation and Impact Summer School!

Student
EVENT
August 12, 2019
From the 12th until the 19th of August 2019 the summer school “Leaders of Innovation and Impact” will be organized at the campus of the University of Twente. Get 20% off as ECIU student.

ECIU Students about the University of 2040

Student
EVENT
November 6, 2018
In a unique event that took place in Brussels on 6 November 2018, students of the ECIU universities challenged conventional thinking and discussed the role of universities in 2040. Check out the aftermovie!

Make the best of your summer – Enrol for the UAB Barcelona Summer School

Student
EVENT
February 20, 2019
The best way to enjoy the experience of an international, green and dynamic campus while having the opportunity to discover Barcelona. Students from ECIU universities will have a 20% discount in tuition fees!

i Summer MX – Explore México with this summer schools

Student
EVENT
December 4, 2018
Discover four of the most iconic states in Mexico with i Summer MX – Tec de Monterrey, 2 July – 27 July 2018

Students «hacking» Stavanger’s challenges

Student
EVENT
September 14, 2018
In cooperation with the municipality of Stavanger, these students are working to find better solutions for the city’s inhabitants.

Trying to help society

Student
EVENT
September 11, 2018
The first ECIU Creathon will kick-off this Friday at the UT. It is organised by Novel-T and DesignLab for ECIU members and will welcome over 80 participants.

ECIU creathon for smarter regional development

Student
EVENT
September 14, 2018
Digitalisation, Urbanisation, Climate Change, Sustainability… How do these global trends affect our daily lives and how challenging can they be for the cities that we live in?

PhD Summer School in Palanga

Student
EVENT
August 20, 2018
Kaunas University of Technology will hold the 3rd International PhD Summer School for development of transferable skills – 20-24 August 2018 in Palanga, Lithuania. Join us this summer!

UAB International Summer Term

Student
EVENT
June 25, 2018
This summer, the UAB will once again organise its International Summer Term, which teaches undergraduate subjects in a range of different fields. Apply now!