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Announcement to the 4EU+ community

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


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


E-TRAINEE project selected in the Erasmus+ "Strategic Partnerships" call

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


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


Setting a framework for 4EU+ joint educational activities at the University of Copenhagen

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


Young researchers in biomechanics learn about mathematical modelling

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


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+ and API project presented during an ACA seminar in Brussels

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


4EU+ Secretary General takes office

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


University of Warsaw informs its academic community about 4EU+

On 5th December, the University of Warsaw organised a 4EU+ information meeting for its entire academic community.

12 December 2019


Charles University celebrates 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution with 4EU+ partners

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


Charles University hosts two Flagship 1 workshops

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


4EU+ supports universities applying in the 2nd Erasmus+ European Universities call

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


Kick-off event of the European Universities Initiative

The kick-off event of the European Universities Initiative took place on 7 November 2019 in Brussels.

9 November 2019


Maciej Ptaszyński: My days in Prague

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


First short module programmes soon to be launched under the API project

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


Students wish to influence the future of the 4EU+ alliance

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


The plurality of Memories: Remarks on 4EU+ fellowship in Prague

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


Various 4EU+ groups gather in Prague

On 10 October, Charles University hosted a meeting of the 4EU+ Steering Committee, Working Group on Education and Support Team.

15 October 2019


Acid-base enthusiasts met in Prague

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


Mathematics met pharmacy in Hradec Kralove

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


CU, UW and SU meet in Paris to discuss the future of the 4EU+ “Plurality of Memory” cooperation

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


8th 4EU+ Steering Committee meeting in Warsaw

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


Capella Carolina and Collegium Paedagogicum perform Mozart's Requiem together

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


Sorbonne University opens an artificial intelligence centre

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


A European Workshop Against Cancer

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


A Staff Celebration under the European University Banner

4 July 2019, Paris, France. The Sorbonne University Staff Celebration kicked-off this year with Europe as the central theme.

19 July 2019


API Workshop on the development of innovative didactic materials, tools and techniques

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


Full stream ahead: the 4EU+ Alliance is selected as a pilot ‘European University’

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


Applications for the Prague Philosophy Summer School are open until 10 July

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


CU, HU and UW invite you to the joint interdisciplinary workshop “Mathematics meet pharmacy 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


7th 4EU+ Steering Committee meeting in Prague

On 23rd May, 4EU+ Steering Committee held its 7th in-person meeting at Charles University in Prague.

13 June 2019


The University of Warsaw “Spring of Choirs” Festival brings together university ensembles from four 4EU+ partner universities

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


UW and HU students participate in the "Smart cities for ageing societies" first joint interdisciplinary seminar

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 meets in Prague

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


4EU+ at the University of Warsaw Open Day

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


API Project Meeting in Prague

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


Sorbonne University staff learns about 4EU + Opportunities

On Tuesday, 16 April, the 4EU + Alliance was presented to the Sorbonne university’s staff.

4 May 2019


Charles University selects 20 projects for funding in a first 4EU+ mini-grants competition

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


Technology Transfer Offices representatives gather in Prague

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


4EU+ Libraries initiative kicks off in Warsaw

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


„Smart cities for ageing societies” project meeting at the University of Warsaw

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


4EU+ Education experts meet in Prague

Watch a video from 4EU+ Working Group on Education meeting in Prague.

5 March 2019


4EU+ Alliance responds to the Erasmus+ European Universities call

On 28 February 2019, the 4EU+ Alliance submitted an application in the Erasmus+ “European Universities” dedicated call.

28 February 2019


Partnering with the Public and Private Sector

The 4EU+ Alliance has received commitments of support and cooperation from more than 20 organisations from eight countries.

27 February 2019


6th 4EU+ Steering Committee meeting takes place in Copenhagen

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


API kick-off meeting

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


Meeting of Technology Transfer Offices

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 at Sorbonne University’s Welcome Days

4EU generated considerable interest during Sorbonne University Welcome days for new students on 13 and 14 September 2018.

16 December 2018