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
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
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
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
"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
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
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
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 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
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
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
“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
"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
In the second call for 4EU+ joint educational projects, 47 proposals have been submitted and 30 of them have been selected for funding after the eligibility check by the local 4EU+ Officers and evaluation by the Flagship Programme Committee and educational experts.
12 May 2021
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
In 2021, Charles University selects 20 joint 4EU+ projects to receive seed funding for projects focused primarily on research.
12 April 2021
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
Watch our short video introducing Flagship 2: Europe in a changing world: Understanding and engaging societies, economies, cultures and languages
5 March 2021
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
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
Interview with Isabelle Kratz, new Secretary General of the 4EU+ Alliance.
26 January 2021
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
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
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
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
Interview with Sabine Bottin-Rousseau, leader of the 4EU+ educational project "Covid-19 crisis as a model for data literacy".
1 December 2020
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
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
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
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
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
We would like to inform our community that Volker Balli resigned from his position as Secretary General of the 4EU+ Alliance for family reasons.
29 October 2020
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
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
Biomedical Center of the Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen, Charles University is seeking PhD Students and Postdocs in translational genomics
18 October 2020
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
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
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
The project "E-learning course on Time Series Analysis in Remote Sensing for Understanding Human-Environment Interactions (E-TRAINEE)" has been awarded funding in the 2020 Erasmus+ "Strategic Partnerships" call. The project brings together experts from Charles University, Heidelberg University, University of Warsaw and the University of Innsbruck.
5 August 2020
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
24 July 2020
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
5 June 2020
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
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
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
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
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
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
On 20-21 February, University of Copenhagen, together with the 4EU+ Education Working Group, hosted a meeting entitled "4EU+ Getting Started with Education Activities".
1 March 2020
The doctoral school Modeling of Biomaterials was organised within the 4EU+ framework by SU, HU and CU in the second week of February in Kácov, Czech Republic.
26 February 2020
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
Academic Partnership in Teaching and Learning (API) project and the 4EU+ Alliance were presented at the Academic Cooperation Association (ACA) Seminar „What’s New in Brussels? Recent developments in European policies and programmes” that took place in Brussels on 24 January 2020.
11 February 2020
On 2 January 2020, Volker Balli became the 4EU+ Alliance Secretary General. He will be heading the Alliance office in Paris and will be leading a cross-institutional team comprised of staff at all six 4EU+ member universities.
9 January 2020
On 5th December, the University of Warsaw organised a 4EU+ information meeting for its entire academic community.
12 December 2019
On 17 November, the Czech Republic marked the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution. Celebrations commemorating the 1989 events took place across the country.
9 December 2019
During the last week of November, two Flagship 1 workshops were organized at Charles University that brought together speakers and participants from all 4EU+ universities.
4 December 2019
On 27 November, 4EU+ representatives took part in the seminar “New European Universities” organised by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education.
3 December 2019
The kick-off event of the European Universities Initiative took place on 7 November 2019 in Brussels.
9 November 2019
Memory is fashionable, so is Prague. As a historian who works with archival sources, I did not think twice when an opportunity to spend time at Charles University presented itself.
7 November 2019
The start of innovative short module programmes developed under the API project was the main focus of the meeting at the University of Heidelberg, which gathered representatives of four 4EU+ universities on 30-31 October.
4 November 2019
On 24 and 25 October, the University of Copenhagen hosted the first 4EU+ student conference. 35 students from the six alliance universities were gathered to discuss student representation and student perspectives in the future alliance collaboration.
30 October 2019
Read the remarks written by Tomasz Rawski from the University of Warsaw on his one-week fellowship at the Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University
29 October 2019
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
On 10 October, Charles University hosted a meeting of the 4EU+ Steering Committee, Working Group on Education and Support Team.
15 October 2019
The Summer School of Clinical Acid-Base and Homeostasis was organised by the 3rd Faculty of Medicine of Charles University in cooperation with University of Milano and University of Copenhagen.
2 October 2019
Workshop Mathematics meet pharmacy organized by three 4EU+ universities on 23 and 24 September in Hradec Kralove brought together research areas of pharmacy and mathematics.
30 September 2019
On 16 September, representatives from the three partner universities within the 4EU+ Alliance “Plurality of Memories in Europe in a Global Perspective” met in Paris to discuss the future goals, challenges and plans.
25 September 2019
On 16 September, the representatives of six universities discussed the development of education and research initiatives and other issues related to future collaboration between the partners.
17 September 2019
The University of Heidelberg’s Capella Carolina and Charles University‘s Collegium Paedagogicum performed together on 14 July in Heidelberg and on 21 July in Prague to commemorate the victims of the Thirty Years’ War.
30 July 2019
On 19 June 2019, Sorbonne University, together with the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), Natural History Museum and several other partners, officially launched the Sorbonne University Centre for Artificial Intelligence (SCAI).
29 July 2019
On June 13 and 14, 2019, the "Network Against Cancer" workshop brought together the European universities of the 4EU + alliance at the Sorbonne University Faculty of Medicine.
25 July 2019
4 July 2019, Paris, France. The Sorbonne University Staff Celebration kicked-off this year with Europe as the central theme.
19 July 2019
On 25-27 June, 22 representatives of the 4EU+ Alliance participated in the workshop on the development of innovative didactic materials, tools and techniques hosted by the University of Warsaw.
5 July 2019
The 4EU+ Alliance is among the consortia selected for funding in the first pilot ‘European Universities’ call for proposals, launched as part of the 2019 Erasmus+ programme.
26 June 2019
Students of the 4EU+ universities are cordially invited to take part in the summer school organized by the Society for Philosophical Antropology at the Faculty of Humanities, Charles University.
Work days: 23 - 27 August 2019
No registration fee.
25 June 2019
Taking place in Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic, on 23-24 September, the workshop addresses scientists and students from both pharmaceutical or related health sciences and mathematicians. Registration is open until 30 June.
17 June 2019
On 23rd May, 4EU+ Steering Committee held its 7th in-person meeting at Charles University in Prague.
13 June 2019
More than 200 singers from university choirs of Charles University, Heidelberg University, Sorbonne University and the University of Warsaw participated in the 3rd international edition of the “Spring of Choirs”, University of Warsaw’s choir music festival.
7 June 2019
On 16-17 May 2019, Master’s students from Heidelberg University and the University of Warsaw (Faculty of Economic Sciences) participated in the first joint interdisciplinary seminar "Economic, Psychological, and IT-related Challenges of Ageing Societies: Contrasting Poland and Germany".
6 June 2019
Europa Universalis working group, bringing together academics from Charles University, Sorbonne University and University of Warsaw, met at Faculty of Arts of Charles University to discuss the organisation of a common course for the students from 4EU+ universities.
21 May 2019
The Open Day organised at the University of Warsaw on 27 April was a great occasion for the visitors to get to know the 4EU+ Alliance and its activities.
6 May 2019
On 25 and 26 April 2019 Charles University hosted representatives of 4EU partner universities - partners within the project "Academic Partnership for Innovation in Teaching and Learning" (API).
5 May 2019
On Tuesday, 16 April, the 4EU + Alliance was presented to the Sorbonne university’s staff.
4 May 2019
Charles University recently announced the winners of the first 4EU+ mini-grants competition, organised and funded by CU. 23 applications were submitted in the call.
17 April 2019
Charles University’s Centre for Knowledge and Technology Transfer was delighted to host colleagues from partner universities in the 4EU+ Alliance on 3 and 4 April 2019. Representatives of Sorbonne University, Heidelberg University and University of Copenhagen got the chance to present how their organisations work and discuss similarities and differences between their structures and positions within the universities.
12 April 2019
Held in the modern and distinct building of the University of Warsaw Library on 28-29 March 2019, the 4EU+ Libraries meeting was a first step to establishing a closer collaboration in Open Science, information literacy education and research support among universities of the Alliance.
1 April 2019
On 19 February, University of Warsaw hosted the meeting of the “Smart cities for ageing societies” project. The initiative brings together researchers and academic teachers from three institutions of the Alliance: Charles University, Heidelberg University and the University of Warsaw.
6 March 2019
Watch a video from 4EU+ Working Group on Education meeting in Prague.
5 March 2019
On 28 February 2019, the 4EU+ Alliance submitted an application in the Erasmus+ “European Universities” dedicated call.
28 February 2019
The 4EU+ Alliance has received commitments of support and cooperation from more than 20 organisations from eight countries.
27 February 2019
On 21 February in Copenhagen, the 6th Steering Committee meeting of the alliance brought together the representatives of academic leadership as well as administrative coordinators from each of the six 4EU+ institutions.
23 February 2019
University of Warsaw hosted the kick-off meeting of the project Academic Partnership for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (API) on 29 and 30 January
23 February 2019
Centre for Knowledge and Technology Transfer at Charles University was delighted to welcome colleagues from Technology Transfer Office at University of Warsaw on 15 and 16 January.
18 January 2019
4EU generated considerable interest during Sorbonne University Welcome days for new students on 13 and 14 September 2018.
16 December 2018