4EU+ community gathered at the 2022 Annual Meeting in Copenhagen

‘Sustainability’ was the overall theme at this year’s 4EU+ Annual Meeting that took place at the University of Copenhagen on 26-28 October.

4 November 2022

UW summarised its participation in 4EU+ at a conference

165 shared courses, coordination of 12 educational projects, joint research, summer schools and workshops organised under four Flagship programmes, development of the 4EU+ student portal, and intensification of international cooperation - the University of Warsaw has summarised its participation in the 4EU+ Alliance, during a conference held on 10 October 2022.

24 October 2022

ABC-LD @4EU+ Online Event stimulated lively discussions

On 29 September, the 4EU+ alliance had the pleasure of hosting the first online event dedicated to supporting academic development in the age of European universities.  

18 October 2022

University of Copenhagen professor wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The 4EU+ Alliance and its community congratulate Professor Morten Meldal of the University of Copenhagen for being awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

6 October 2022

First 4EU+ Staff Training Week brings together the HR specialists

From 12 to 15 September 2022, a group of HR specialists met in Prague at the first 4EU+ Staff Training Week. Participants had the possibility to share best practices and learnt about HR offices and structures at each institution.

29 September 2022

MERGED. Master of Science in Global Environment and Development

4EU+ Alliance would like to invite interested candidates to apply for our first Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters project to be carried out under the Erasmus+ programme. The project, realised within the framework of Flagship 4, will last 74 months.

27 September 2022

Watch a video from the 4EU+ Collegio Futuro workshop

The final workshop of the Collegio Futuro project took place in Warsaw on 26-28 July 2022. The project seeks to foster the essential skills that future leaders need in order to tackle our urgent environmental, economic and social challenges.

8 August 2022

Media and Migration course art work

As part of their final assignment, the students of the Media and Migration course had the possibility to create an artwork based on the theories, projects, studies and ideas we discussed during this course. Have a look at some of the students' projects!

5 August 2022

The 4EU+ Alliance welcomes the University of Geneva

In July 2022, the integration of the University of Geneva (UNIGE, Switzerland) as a new member of the 4EU+ European University Alliance was unanimously approved by the Governing Board. UNIGE will become a full member of the 4EU+ European University Alliance Association on 1 August 2022, strengthening 4EU+ objectives in research, teaching and transfer, while intensifying the cooperation and dialogue with stakeholders across Europe.

28 July 2022

4EU+ project 1CORE awarded funding in the Erasmus+ call for European University Alliances!

The 4EU+ Alliance is proud to announce that its project –One Comprehensive Research European University (1CORE) – has been selected under the 2022 European Universities call launched by the European Commission. 

27 July 2022

4EU+ Against Cancer Summer School in Warsaw

Thirty students from the 4EU+ member universities participated in the "4EU+ Against Cancer" Summer School organized in the framework of the Flagship 1 educational project at the University of Warsaw.

25 July 2022

GerCoLiNet workshop day for young researchers

Chosen at the second call for proposals of 4EU+ educational projects, the GerCoLiNet project saw its members, professors, students and PhD candidates come together in person for one last time during a workshop day at Charles University in Prague, on 27 July 2022.

21 July 2022

Prof. Anna Wojtyś represents 4EU+ at the Education and Innovation Summit

On 23 June 2022, the European Commission organized the first Education and Innovation Summit. 4EU+ was represented by prof. Anna Wojtyś from the University of Warsaw, who participated in the session dedicated to the digital transformation of education through cross-sectoral cooperation.

19 July 2022

"Visual Literacy: Understanding Images across Europe - Past and Present": student testimonials

The concluding workshop of the 4EU+ course "Visual Literacy: Understanding Images across Europe - Past and Present" took place in the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw on 5 and 6 June 2022. Read the nice words that students participating in the course wrote about their experience!

27 June 2022

4EU+ Conference: Learnings, challenges and obstacles in educational and research infrastructure

We should keep building on what is already there. The 4EU+ conference held on 8 June showed the pressing need for collaboration within educational and research infrastructure. Participants expressed their readiness to do so – collaborating across differences and similarities.

21 June 2022

Research Meets Practice: Visual Communication and PR in Cultural Institutions

The team specializing in visual communication and public relations in cultural institutions, esp. museums and galleries, supported by a CU mini-grant, organized two joint events at the Charles University (25 May 2022) and at the University of Warsaw (15 June 2022).

20 June 2022

4EU+ Student mini-grants: result are out!

The second half of the year will bring many interesting events organized by the 4EU+ student groups, usually for other students and doctoral candidates. We are happy to announce that in the pilot edition of the student mini-grants scheme, Charles University has supported ten teams composed of students and young researchers from all six partner institutions.

17 June 2022

Students take an active role in designing 4EU+ digital platforms

Following a series of online workshops where representatives of 4EU+ students and academics involved in the Flagships shared their vision of the Student Portal and its expected functionalities, Sorbonne University invited stakeholders to Paris to meet in person and take the process of creation of this key component of the future 4EU+ digital platform one step further.

3 June 2022

4EU+ Student Committee meets in Milan

Members of the Student Committee discussed how to move forward in building the 4EU+ Student Community and participated in the 4EU+ Day at the University of Milan. Read the report from written by Julia Kostro, Chair of the 4EU+ Student Committee.

1 June 2022

4EU+ Collegio Futuro holds a workshop in Milan

On 23-25 May 2022, students and teachers involved in the 4EU+ Colleagio Futuro project met on a co-creation workshop at the University of Milan.

31 May 2022

Workshop at Heidelberg University: Rethinking Europe through Contemporary Latin American Literature

Depictions of Europe and transcultural identity in twenty-first-century Latin American migration narratives were the topic of an international workshop which took place at Heidelberg University within the framework of the 4EU+ Alliance.

22 May 2022

University alliances focus of CU conference

On 11 May 2022, Charles University, in conjunction with the French Embassy, the Education Ministry,  (Czech National Agency for International Education and Research) and Erasmus+, hosted a conference on the importance of university alliances. 

13 May 2022

4EU+ students report from the European Student Assembly in Strasbourg

"A truly inspirational event with students from all over Europe". Read more about the experience of 4EU+ students participatin in the European Student Assembly in Strasbourg.

11 April 2022

Fifty participants meet at the 4EU+ UNREAD project conference in Warsaw

We asked the participants to share with us their experiences and reflections about participation in the UNREAD project – watch the video to hear about their impressions.

6 April 2022

Students of 4EU+ Visual Literacy course participate in an intensive workshop in Prague

An intensive workshop of the 4EU+ Flagship 2 course Visual Literacy: Understanding the images of Europe - past and present took place in Prague on 18 and 19 March. The course was prepared by the University of Warsaw, University of Milan and Charles University within the 4EU+ educational project.

28 March 2022

Charles University supports 22 project in the 4th edition of 4EU+ mini-grants

In the fourth edition of the call for 4EU+ mini-grants, Charles University selected 22 project proposals to recieve seed funding for activities focused on research and research-based education.

22 March 2022

CU Rector Milena Králíčková takes inaugural oath in the presence of representatives of all 4EU+ universities

On 3 March 2022, former 4EU+ Flagship 1 co-leader Professor Milena Králíčková was officially inaugurated to the position of Rector of Charles University. Representatives of all 4EU+ member universities as well as the 4EU+ Secretary General were present at the ceremony.

11 March 2022

Julia Kostro represents 4EU+ at the Forum of Universities for the Future of Europe in Paris

On 25 and 26 January, Forum of Universities for the Future of Europe was organized in Paris by the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation. Read about the experience of Julia Kostro, 4EU+ student representative attending the event as a rapporteur.

2 March 2022

4EU+ Alliance expresses solidarity with Ukraine and its citizens

The whole community of the 4EU+ Alliance expresses solidarity with Ukraine and its citizens, who face the brutal invasion of Putin's Russia of their independent country. In these dark hours, our thoughts are with all Ukrainian people, especially the students and colleagues who are the members of our academic environments, who study and work at the six universities of the Alliance.

24 February 2022

GerCoLInet Winter School in Warsaw

In January 2022, the European Network of German and Contrastive Linguistics, (GerCoLiNet), organized a winter school at the University of Warsaw entitled “Lexicology and Lexicography in Practice in European Comparison: Theory and Empiricism in German and Comparative Languages”.

16 February 2022

“Student mobility triples within 4EU+ university alliance”, says Kathrine Bruun Funch, 4EU+ Programme Coordinator at UCPH

For Kathrine Bruun Funch, 4EU+ Programme Coordinator at the University of Copenhagen, a clear effect of the 4EU+ mobility programme and the shared commitment to collaborate, is the significant increase in mobilities between the 4EU+ member universities. Numbers have tripled compared to Erasmus+ mobilities between the same universities in past years.

16 February 2022

4EU+ students attend a winter school at the European University Institute

The winter school was organized at the HAEU in Florence as part of the 4EU+ educational project "History of European cooperation since 1919: research skills for junior researchers".

27 January 2022

4EU+ expresses its heartfelt condolences to the academic community of Heidelberg University

The 4EU+ Alliance is expressing its heartfelt condolences to the academic community of Heidelberg University, after the shooting at the campus on 24 January 2022.

25 January 2022

4EU+ Course UNREAD: Student testimonials

Watch testimonials of our students taking part in the 4EU+ Flagship 1 Course UNREAD concerning changes in the conditions of the urban development of smart cities.

14 January 2022

2nd 4EU+ Urban Health Case Challenge ended

Read about the results of the second edition of the 4EU+ Urban Health Case Challange focused on the mental health in urban spaces and see stories from participating students!

5 January 2022

Resilient Cities: A diary from the workshop

During the last winter semester, the “Resilient Cities” Seminar has been introduced to our curriculum. It was held as an innovative teaching format under the umbrella of Flagship 1 of the 4EU+ Alliance.

13 December 2021

Erasmus+ call for 2022 and other new funding opportunities launched by the European Commission

Find out more about the Erasmus+ call for 2022, Digital Europe Programme (DIGITAL) and the European Universities call highly relevant for 4EU+.

30 November 2021

What causes cancer: Risk factors and mechanisms

How can we reduce the vulnerability of people facing cancer? This is one of the core questions being addressed by Flagship 1. In an online lecture, Prof. Kari Hemminki, European Research Area Chair of Translational Oncology, gives insights into the cancer risk factors and mechanisms.

26 November 2021

What is at the heart of Flagship 1?

4EU+ Flagships are the building blocks for our joint education and research activities, but what are they actually about? In this short video we take you through the mission and goals of Flagship 1: Health and demographic change in an urban environment.

15 November 2021