News & Events

With the academic year 2018/2019 coming to an end, UNICA's Steering Committee gathered in Brussels on June 11 to discuss planned activities until the end of 2019 but also to...Read more
The Université Libre de Bruxelles (Brussels, Belgium) has just opened a second call for its international postdoctoral programme, IF@ULB , co-funded by the H2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Cofund action. The call...Read more
The event Higher Education Values in Practice - Integration of highly skilled refugees and at-risk academics in Europe gathered more than one hundred higher education stakeholders at the European Committee...Read more
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The 10th UNICA Student Conference "Dream your University in your capital city!" will be hosted by NOVA University Lisbon, Sunday, 28 June – Wednesday, 1 July 2020. Initiated in 2000...Read more
Dates: 
Sunday, 28 June, 2020 to Wednesday, 1 July, 2020
Former Secretary-General of the UN Ban Ki-Moon will deliver a keynote speech on global sustainability through education at the 2nd Conference of the Hanseatic League of Universitie s, which will...Read more
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) is actively recruiting experienced researchers for the prestigious Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action – Individual Fellowship (MSCA-IF) , which is part of the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 funding...Read more
The VUB Chair of Social Entrepreneurship is organizing the Social Entrepreneurship Summit 2019 on the 12 & 13 of September in Santa Marta, Colombia. The Summit, which revolves around the...Read more
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The UNICA Rectors Seminar " Role of Social Sciences and Humanities in Innovation ” will be kindly hosted by the University of Latvia, Riga, 30 September - 1 October 2019...Read more
Dates: 
Monday, 30 September, 2019 to Tuesday, 1 October, 2019
The European Women Rectors Association (EWORA) shared their concerns on gender equality last week at the 6th Women Rectors Conference at Malmö University, Sweden. Their concerns resulted in a declaration...Read more
In the European Elections of 2015, the lowest rate of voters was registered in the population aged 18-24. Explanations for this phenomenon are vast, spanning from national situations to lack...Read more
On May 2 and 3 the University of Cyprus hosted the 8th UNICA PR & Communication Workshop . This year’s edition focused on academic marketing, starting from the question "Is...Read more
The SAVES 2 Horizon 2020 project has been selected as one of the 12 finalists of the EUSEW 19 (EU Sustainable Energy Awards) and public voting is now open for...Read more
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The University of Luxembourg is organizing the 5th edition of the Transatlantic Dialogue conference from May 25 to 28, 2020. The Conference will focus on reimagining the Tower of Babel,...Read more
Dates: 
Monday, 25 May, 2020 to Thursday, 28 May, 2020
The UNICA IRO Group has elected today Damiano Pinnacchio , Coordinator of the International Relations Office of the University of Rome Tor Vergata, to the position of IRO Observer to...Read more
ECOOM (Centre for Research & Development Monitoring, a interuniversity consortium with participation of KU Leuven, UGent, VUB, UAntwerpen and UHasselt) invite submissions of papers that address the current state-of-the art,...Read more
The European Centre for Economic, Academic & Cultural Diplomacy (CIDIC) organised a two-day mission to Bucharest in the framework of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union...Read more
If your institution has impactful and innovative work worth-telling, then this is for you! International Association of Universities (IAU) is looking for stories that translate core university values into action...Read more
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This year we celebrate the 20th anniversary of UNICA EduLAB meetings ! Vice-rectors, Vice-Presidents for Education, other representatives of academic leadership responsible for Education &Teaching, Deans and Coordinators of Study...Read more
Dates: 
Thursday, 5 December, 2019 to Friday, 6 December, 2019
NUS Sustainability Team is carrying out a research on students' expectations of learning and demand for action from their university on sustainability. The research was conducted in the past 9...Read more
On April 7 -10, the Center for Advanced Academic Studies of the University of Zagreb , in Dubrovnik, welcomed the UNICA-IAU ( International Association of Universities ) Master Class on...Read more
EIT Food RIS Fellowships is an initiative offering paid 3-6 month internship opportunities abroad in the food industry to MSc students, graduates, young entrepreneurs, doctoral students and post-docs with different...Read more
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The 29th UNICA General Assembly & Rectors Seminar "Capital cities’ ecosystems and university structures to foster entrepreneurship and innovation" will be hosted by King's College London, 28-29 November 2019 Theme...Read more
Dates: 
Thursday, 28 November, 2019 to Friday, 29 November, 2019
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Dubrovnik welcomes another edition of the UNICA PhD Master Class in September 2019! This year's edition is a special one as we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the PhD Master...Read more
Dates: 
Sunday, 1 September, 2019 to Wednesday, 4 September, 2019
The University of Cyprus has launched two new postgraduate programmes offered by the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering: 1. Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology- MSc and PhD levels (taught in...Read more
The Transatlantic Dialogue conference series on global citizens, held in Luxembourg since 2008, explores the significance of culture and liberal education for fostering global citizenship from both US and European...Read more