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ECIU Network
EVENT
October 15, 2020

What are the keywords for the European University of 2030?

Celebrating the Erasmus Days 2020, we ask you: What are the keywords for the European University of 2030? SUBMIT YOUR ANSWER IN THE WORD CLOUD
Student
EVENT
October 7, 2020

Kick-off meeting of the Autumn Challenge at University of Twente

Initiator Elena Tsigki looks back with satisfaction on the kick-off meeting of the Autumn Challenge at University of Twente last Thursday. For twelve weeks, the forty participants work on challenges based on social issues.
ECIU Network
EVENT
October 2, 2020

ECIU University one year after launch: ‘Our commitment is one hundred percent’

The ECIU University of the ECIU is almost a year on its way. Project director Sander Lotze looks back on an eventful period, with COVID-19 as an extra challenge. He also looks ahead and outlines opportunities and expectations.
ECIU Network
EVENT
September 30, 2020

Local ecosystems are key to success for Europe’s Knowledge Areas

Today is an important day for European knowledge policies. ECIU welcomes the communication on a new ERA for Research and Innovation, Achieving the European Education Area by 2025 and the Digital Education Action Plan 2021-2027
ECIU Network
EVENT
September 29, 2020

ECIU University Launches Long-term Joint Research Strategy on Smart Regions

ECIU University, an initiative of the ECIU, has launched a joint long-term research strategy on smart regions, building on the rapid development of digital infrastructures across Europe.
Student
EVENT
September 15, 2020

The first ECIU university challenges and micro modules start this autumn semester

The core of the ECIU University is the challenge-based approach – the model where students, learners and researchers cooperate with cities and businesses to solve real-life challenges. Check out the first list of micro-modules!
ECIU Network
EVENT
September 10, 2020

First pioneering steps into virtual reality with ECIU XR Campus!

ECIU University is all about the community. In order to provide people digital environments of true interaction, creativity and the sense of community, new innovative solutions are needed.
ECIU Network
EVENT
September 3, 2020

ECIU position on the Digital Education Action Plan

Our new reality is virtual. The digital transformation disrupts higher education, accelerated by the current COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore ECIU proposes four EU-actions.
ECIU Network
EVENT
September 2, 2020

INSA recognized as a full member of the ECIU University

One of the newest members of the ECIU family, Institut National Des Sciences Appliquées (INSA Group) in France, was recently recognized as a full member of the ECIU University by the European Commission.
ECIU Network
EVENT
September 1, 2020

Happy New Academic Year from the ECIU University

Greetings with the new Academic year 2020/2021 from the rectors and directors of the ECIU University members. From 12 European countries and in 12 languages – the cultural and language diversity is one of our strengths.
ECIU Network
EVENT
September 1, 2020

ECIU is now on LinkedIn

We are happy to announce that the ECIU LinkedIn account is launched. Follow us to get more information about the ECIU and the ECIU University activities.
Student
EVENT
August 20, 2020

Apply now for the Challenge Experience Programme powered by ECIU University

An inspiring autumn experience connecting and working towards creating smart resilient and happy communities.

What are the keywords for the European University of 2030?

ECIU Network
EVENT
October 15, 2020
Celebrating the Erasmus Days 2020, we ask you: What are the keywords for the European University of 2030? SUBMIT YOUR ANSWER IN THE WORD CLOUD

ECIU University one year after launch: ‘Our commitment is one hundred percent’

ECIU Network
EVENT
October 2, 2020
The ECIU University of the ECIU is almost a year on its way. Project director Sander Lotze looks back on an eventful period, with COVID-19 as an extra challenge. He also looks ahead and outlines opportunities and expectations.

Local ecosystems are key to success for Europe’s Knowledge Areas

ECIU Network
EVENT
September 30, 2020
Today is an important day for European knowledge policies. ECIU welcomes the communication on a new ERA for Research and Innovation, Achieving the European Education Area by 2025 and the Digital Education Action Plan 2021-2027

ECIU University Launches Long-term Joint Research Strategy on Smart Regions

ECIU Network
EVENT
September 29, 2020
ECIU University, an initiative of the ECIU, has launched a joint long-term research strategy on smart regions, building on the rapid development of digital infrastructures across Europe.

First pioneering steps into virtual reality with ECIU XR Campus!

ECIU Network
EVENT
September 10, 2020
ECIU University is all about the community. In order to provide people digital environments of true interaction, creativity and the sense of community, new innovative solutions are needed.

ECIU position on the Digital Education Action Plan

ECIU Network
EVENT
September 3, 2020
Our new reality is virtual. The digital transformation disrupts higher education, accelerated by the current COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore ECIU proposes four EU-actions.

INSA recognized as a full member of the ECIU University

ECIU Network
EVENT
September 2, 2020
One of the newest members of the ECIU family, Institut National Des Sciences Appliquées (INSA Group) in France, was recently recognized as a full member of the ECIU University by the European Commission.

Happy New Academic Year from the ECIU University

ECIU Network
EVENT
September 1, 2020
Greetings with the new Academic year 2020/2021 from the rectors and directors of the ECIU University members. From 12 European countries and in 12 languages – the cultural and language diversity is one of our strengths.

ECIU is now on LinkedIn

ECIU Network
EVENT
September 1, 2020
We are happy to announce that the ECIU LinkedIn account is launched. Follow us to get more information about the ECIU and the ECIU University activities.

Horizon 2020 support for the ECIU University SMART-ER research and innovation activities

ECIU Network
EVENT
July 28, 2020
The ECIU university will receive 2 million euros from Horizon 2020 programme. This support will enable the ECIU University to strengthen research and innovation mission and establish the SMART-ER.

#EUInvestInKnowledge

ECIU Network
EVENT
July 14, 2020
15 associations representing more than 800 universities have called for an ambitious long-term EU budget for research, innovation and education to boost efforts to solve the manifold future challenges.

The new ECIU University Erasmus Inter-Institutional Agreement changes the mind-set towards mobility

ECIU Network
EVENT
July 1, 2020
The Erasmus Inter-Institutional Agreement was recently signed between all 12 partner institutions at the ECIU University and gives the necessary breakthrough to intensify the already existing mobility of students and staff.

AAU-RESEARCHER NOMINATED FOR SDG AWARD

Research
EVENT
August 19, 2020
Associate professor Jens Myrup Pedersen has been nominated for a Danish SDG award. The nomination is based on the project regarding poverty and improvement of health and education among Brazilian catadores who collect recyclables.

1st KEEN Forum PhD Colloquium 2020

Research
EVENT
June 22, 2020
The first KEEN Forum PhD Colloquium is organized by consortium of universities and will be held virtually on August 20, 2020.

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’,

Kick-off meeting of the Autumn Challenge at University of Twente

Student
EVENT
October 7, 2020
Initiator Elena Tsigki looks back with satisfaction on the kick-off meeting of the Autumn Challenge at University of Twente last Thursday. For twelve weeks, the forty participants work on challenges based on social issues.

The first ECIU university challenges and micro modules start this autumn semester

Student
EVENT
September 15, 2020
The core of the ECIU University is the challenge-based approach – the model where students, learners and researchers cooperate with cities and businesses to solve real-life challenges. Check out the first list of micro-modules!

Apply now for the Challenge Experience Programme powered by ECIU University

Student
EVENT
August 20, 2020
An inspiring autumn experience connecting and working towards creating smart resilient and happy communities.

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.