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SHADOW - Peer to peer shadowing : a pilot project for foreign language and culture learning

After two series of shadowing, students participating in the project were offered the opportunity to meet in person for the first time in Milan. The first results of the analysis of this method will be presented in Paris on 4 October.

19 September 2021


The 4EU+ Governing Board meets in Prague

Watch the video from the first face-to-face meeting of academic leaders of 4EU+ member universities since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

15 July 2021


Meet the finalists of the Europeanness Photo Contest

Valeria Frigerio, student of the University of Milan, has won the first-ever 4EU+ Instagram Photo Contest dedicated to the topic of Europeanness. The second place was awarded to Francisco Tenjo Castano, PhD candidate at the University of Copenhagen, and the third place was taken by Aleksandra Matynia, student of Sorbonne University.

22 June 2021


4EU+ Migration Days: interview with Professor Chiara Ragni

“Students do not perceive migration as a problem, but as an opportunity for people to move to other countries, to meet people of different nationalities and to build up integrated societies,” says Professor Chiara Ragni (University of Milan), coordinator of the 4EU+ Flagship 2 joint project “Migration Studies and New Societies” and main organiser of the 4EU+ Migration Days.

21 June 2021


4EU+ (Sorbonne University): the roadmap of its secretary general to develop the Alliance

"The transition to the status of association is an important step for the 4EU+ Alliance, and its symbolic aspect should not be underestimated, as it is a formal commitment by the six member universities. But it is also a very pragmatic choice," says Isabelle Kratz, secretary general of the European 4EU+ Alliance, to News Tank.

17 May 2021


4EU+ Alliance Becomes an Association

The 4EU+ Governing Board, comprising Rectors of six member universities of the 4EU+ Alliance, met online

on 1 April 2021 to pass a resolution to establish an association "4EU+ European University Alliance e.V."

The association’s registered office will be in Heidelberg, Germany.

14 April 2021


Charles University supports 20 research projects in the third edition of 4EU+ mini-grants

In 2021, Charles University selects 20 joint 4EU+ projects to receive seed funding for projects focused primarily on research.

12 April 2021


Jean Chambaz: Keynote speech on European University Alliances

On 8 April, Prof. Jean Chambaz, Rector of Sorbonne University, addressed the Directors-General for Higher Education of all EU member states with a keynote speech on European University Alliance.

12 April 2021


What is behind Flagship 2?

Watch our short video introducing Flagship 2: Europe in a changing world: Understanding and engaging societies, economies, cultures and languages

5 March 2021


4EU+ students' perspective on the future of European higher education

Students Julia Kostro (University of Warsaw/ 4EU+ Alliance) and George Apeitos (University of Cyprus/Young Universities for the Future of Europe, YUFE) shared their visions of the European "University of the future" in an online panel discussion "European Universities: Visions and hopes of European students" organised under the umbrella of the European Youth Event, 27 January 2021.

18 February 2021


Kick-off of the TRAIN4EU+ project

TRAIN4EU+ project officially started on 1 January 2021. As leading partner in the project, University of Copenhagen (UCPH) hosted the project’s kick-off meeting on 13-14 January 2021.

28 January 2021


Building Tomorrow’s European University

Interview with Isabelle Kratz, new Secretary General of the 4EU+ Alliance.

26 January 2021


Second edition of UW research mini-grants: selection results

University of Warsaw has selected four projects in the second edition of research mini-grants, aiming to support joint research initiatives in the four Flagships of the 4EU+ Alliance. The mini-grants are funded by the University of Warsaw from the "Excellence Initiative - Research University" project.

7 January 2021


15 alliances share practices, lessons learned and plans for the (post-) Covid future

Henrik S. Wegener, Rector of University of Copenhagen, represented 4EU+ Alliance at the online event „European Universities Initiative: Sharing good practices, lessons learned and plans among UNICA members” organised by the UNICA Network on 30 November.

14 December 2020


Students share their impressions of the micro think-tanks

The three micro think-tank sessions of the 4EU+ Annual Meeting, dedicated to the topics of mobility, 4EU+ contribution to Europe and synergy between research and teaching, were co-chaired by students. Here's what they had to say about the discussions.

11 December 2020


The winners of the first 4EU+ Urban Health Case Challenge

On Friday 27 November, the participating teams of the first ever 4EU+ Urban Health Case Challenge presented their solutions in front of a jury and the winners were announced. The first price went to Team 12 from Sorbonne University, second price to Team 2 from University of Warsaw and third price to Team 7 from Uppsala University.

2 December 2020


A New European Online Course on the Covid-19 Pandemic

Interview with Sabine Bottin-Rousseau, leader of the 4EU+ educational project "Covid-19 crisis as a model for data literacy".

1 December 2020


International Workshop on Content and Language Integrated Learning

Participating in the workshop were professors, young researchers, doctoral candidates and master’s students from a total of five 4EU+ partner universities.

30 November 2020


Cooperation of CU and HU brings a new collective monography

The volume is addressed to one of the most fascinating issues in contemporary historical linguistics and medieval studies, which is the extremely fast expansion of the Slavic language across great parts of Europe in the Early Middle Ages.

27 November 2020


CONFIG: Geological Transect from Germany to Czechia

Early September saw 22 participants from three universities of the 4EU+ consortium joining a one week geological field trip focussing on up to date knowledge in two Variscan suture zones preserved in the Central Europe.

25 November 2020


Fellowship in times of a pandemic

Considering memory being an object of study of many different disciplines and regional-particular approaches, transnational opportunities to alight upon each other perspectives are more than necessary. Greater than ever is that true for the current year of 2020, in which international mobility, implicit for the European academic experience, is no longer taken for granted.

24 November 2020


From an Idea to a Reality: The 2020 4EU+ Annual Meeting

The 2020 Annual Meeting of the 4EU+ Alliance, hosted by Charles University was held on Monday 16 November, with members, associated partners and government officials gathering online to reflect on the Alliance’s achievements of the last year, discuss current challenges for research-based teaching, hybrid courses, and propose strategies for ensuring a successful future for the 4EU+ European University.

24 November 2020


International Summer School: Mathematical and Computational Methods for Challenging Applications

The summer school brought together around 30 postgraduate students and young researchers from three 4EU+ member universities with a background in mathematics and computer science.

23 October 2020


The Summer School: „From Fungal Morphology to Genotype“

An innovative Summer School combining both traditional mycological field excursions with work on student projects was successfully organized in the Bohemian-Saxon Switzerland on 13-20 September 2020.

22 October 2020


ERA Chair in Cancer Genomics Taking off

Biomedical Center of the Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen, Charles University is seeking PhD Students and Postdocs in translational genomics

18 October 2020


European case competition in innovation and pandemics

In November, 4EU+ University Alliance and the School of Global Health at University of Copenhagen will be holding a new case competition for bachelor, master's and PhD students. The goal is to equip the participants with real-world problem-solving skills.

5 October 2020


4EU+ Alliance holds its first Annual Meeting

On 21 and 22 October, Sorbonne University hosted the first 4EU+ Annual Meeting. During the two-day event, the Alliance consolidated its structure and developed its work programme for joint activities in education, research and community building.

25 October 2019