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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


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


Summer School "Eastern Europe from the Post-Socialist Perspective: Changes and Challenges"

Despite the coronavirus crisis, MA and Ph.D. students from universities participating in 4EU+ Alliance managed to visit the Czech Republic at the offline Summer School.

23 September 2020


Results of the 1st 4EU+ call for educational projects are out

Out of more than 50 applications submitted in the first 4EU+ call for educational projects, 31 projects have been approved for funding. The projects’ implementation will be an important step towards building a joint education framework of the Alliance.

9 September 2020


Flagship 2 research mini-grants: selection results

University of Warsaw has selected five projects in the pilot edition of research mini-grants, aiming to support 4EU+ joint research initiatives in Flagship 2 “Europe in a changing world: understanding societies, economies, cultures and languages”.

4 August 2020



API project presented at the NAFSA 2020 virtual poster tour

On 4 June, the Academic Partnership for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (API) project was presented at the virtual poster tour organised as one of the online replacement events for the NAFSA 2020 Annual Conference.

6 June 2020



COVID-19: Research projects at Heidelberg University

The effects of coronavirus/COVID-19 are investigated at Heidelberg University from various disciplinary perspectives. Besides the life and natural science, researchers are also pursuing projects related to the coronavirus pandemic in other subject areas.

3 June 2020


"4EU+ Plurality of Memories in Global Perspective" active despite the coronavirus restrictions

Last Friday, 29 May, an official 4EU+ Plurality of Memories in Global Perspective (Flagship 2) gathering took place on the Zoom, connecting representatives from the five 4EU+ universities at one computer screen.

2 June 2020


More than 85% of University of Milan students satisfied with online teaching, survey reveals

With a targeted survey, University of Milan has collected students’ opinions in order to assess the impact of the "digital revolution" sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic.

1 June 2020


"Le pouvoir en écritures dans l’Europe humaniste : fin XIVe – début XVII siècles" to take place in 2021

Due to COVID-19 situation the workshop "Le pouvoir en écritures dans l’Europe humaniste: fin XIVe – début XVII siècles" has been postponed and will take place in 2021.

26 May 2020


4EU+ universities fighting against Covid-19

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, 4EU+ universities are moving to online education. Our scientists are working to prevent the further spread of the virus and mitigate the impact of the pandemic. Staff and students are also joining the battle against COVID-19 through different solidarity actions.

7 April 2020


4EU+ activities are moving online

As most of the 4EU+ universities suspend regular lectures and classes in the face of the coronavirus threat, teaching activities are moving online.

13 March 2020


Memory in Conflict Winter School brings together young researchers in memory studies

The 1st 4EU+ Plurality of Memories in Global Perspective Winter School – Memory in Conflict – took place in Warsaw, 9-15 February 2020.

20 February 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