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"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


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


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


Initiation of research on mindfulness implementation in European schools

Experts from diverse fields – educational and clinical psychology, psychotherapy, sociology, andragogy and religion studies – have joined with support of a 4EU+ CU minigrant in order to study mindfulness applied in European schools.

7 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


4EU+ Community meets at the 2021 Annual Meeting in Heidelberg

Around 180 representatives of all 4EU+ member universities came to Heidelberg with the goal of mapping out further development for the transnational university alliance.

18 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


"Slope stability hazard in Alpine areas": a look back on the 4EU+ field trip in Italy

Read about the summer school organized within the 4EU+ Flagship 4 from the perspective of CU students and learn about slope movements and natural hazards in Apline areas.

15 November 2021


The 4EU+ ABC-LD training showcased at the EADTU conference in Bari

On 4 November 2021, Vassiliki Michou (Sorbonne University), Anna Pacholak and Dorota Sidor (both University of Warsaw) presented the 4EU+ Activity Based Curriculum Learning Design training at the EADTU Conference "Higher Education in the New Normal" in Bari.

10 November 2021


4EU+ Plurality of Memories Fellows write about their experience

"As part of the 4EU+ Fellowship I was able to come to Prague for my preliminary research in the archives of Charles University. This research stay constituted another stage of the archival queries aimed at collecting materials on the circles of researchers working on new concepts of vision in Central and Eastern Europe."

1 November 2021


4EU+ Management Committee meets in Warsaw

On 1 October 2021, members of the 4EU+ Management Committee met at the University of Warsaw where they also participated in the opening ceremony of the new academic year.

19 October 2021


4EU+ Annual Meeting in Heidelberg

With the aim of developing perspectives for taking the Alliance forward, the Annual Meeting of the 4EU+ European University Alliance will take place in Heidelberg from 3 to 5 November 2021.

4 October 2021


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


4EU+ Summer School: Nationalism, Religion & Violence in Europe

The second 4EU+ Plurality of Memories in Global Perspective Summer School – Borderlands of Memory: Nationalism, Religion & Violence in Europe took place in Prague, Czechia during the first week of September 2021.

12 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