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The Academic Refuge* Project is compiling inspiring practices describing how academic values are emphasized, protected and put into practice at Higher Education institutions around the world as part of an...Read more
Following the UNICA Student Conference 2017 in Rome, UNICA launched a call for project proposals open to the participants of the Students’ Fora who prepared the two winning Action plans...Read more
Eurodoc - the European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers - has published a report on Identifying Transferable Skills and Competences to Enhance Early-Career Researchers’ Employability and Competitiveness by...Read more
PRIMA - The Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area - has launched a Public Consultation allowing stakeholders to provide their inputs for the preparation of the next...Read more
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The Network of Universities the Capitals of Europe (UNICA) and the International Association of Universities (IAU) are pleased to launch their first joint Master class on internationalization of Higher Education...Read more
Dates: 
Sunday, 7 April, 2019 to Wednesday, 10 April, 2019
EUA seeks a highly-motivated professional to support the implementation of a wide range of activities aimed at strenghening the capacity of universities in research and innovation (R&I) and their representation...Read more
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The 9th UNICA GREEN Workshop: " Sustainable lifestyles - What role can universities play ?" will be hosted by the University of Lausanne, 6-8 March 2019 , and will focus...Read more
Dates: 
Wednesday, 6 March, 2019 to Friday, 8 March, 2019
On 8 December 2018 Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski will celebrate the 130th founding anniversary . UNICA Member Universities are invited to take part in the celebrations. Read the invitation...Read more
The UNICA Rectors Seminar: Shaping the University of the 21st century will take place at Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Please note that due to organizational reasons, the Seminar (which was...Read more
EU-JAPAN CONFERENCE ON SMART SOCIETY AND BEYOND FOR THE SUPER-AGING ERA Monday, 8 October, 2018 09:00 – 18:30 Belgian Royal Academy, ESPACE ROI BAUDOUIN, Rue Ducale 1, 1000 Brussels Waseda...Read more
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Following the 2 Conferences University, Culture and the City organised in Lisbon and Sophia in 2016 and 2017, UNICA organised in cooperation with the VUB a 2-day working meeting of...Read more
Dates: 
Wednesday, 29 August, 2018 to Thursday, 30 August, 2018
TALENT is a doctoral programme cofunded by the H2020 MSCA CO-FUND action , with 74 PhD scholarships in the natural and life sciences to be awarded and completed within the...Read more
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The UNICA meet-up & dinner at the EAIE Conference 2018 at Cave Valaisanne et Chalet Suisse on Tuesday 11 September 2018 gathered 44 participants! Thank you all for coming! Sessions...Read more
Dates: 
Tuesday, 11 September, 2018
On 3 September 2018, the Royal Academy of Belgium will host a conference "Understanding Cells To Revolutionize Healthcare for Europe". The event is jointly organised by Institut Curie and the...Read more
The Université libre de Bruxelles (Brussels, Belgium) opens its international postdoctoral programme IF@ULB , cofunded by the H2020 MSCA CO-FUND action. Over the next five years, ULB will launch three...Read more
The 2018 European Language Council Forum “The Challenges of Multilingualism for Scientific Practice” will be held at Freie Universität Berlin on 29-30 November. The Forum’s objective is to discuss issues...Read more
The European Commission is currently recruiting three Technical Experts to sit on the European Green Capital and European Green Leaf Awards Expert Panel . These competitions reward cities that achieve...Read more
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The 8th UNICA PR & Communication Workshop: Is university advertising pushing the boundaries too far? Best practices and lessons learned from PR to marketing and beyond! will be hosted by...Read more
Dates: 
Thursday, 2 May, 2019 to Friday, 3 May, 2019
The International Association of Universities (IAU) , a global Higher Education membership-based organisation that UNICA is a member organisation of, is currently conducting its 5th Global Survey on Internationalization of...Read more
Every year, the Caroline von Humboldt Award recognises an excellent female postdoc researcher and offers research project funding as well as a two-month period at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Scientist...Read more
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The Closing Conference of LEAD project took place in Brussels (Vrije Universiteit Brussel), 10-12 September 2018.Read more
Dates: 
Monday, 10 September, 2018 to Thursday, 12 September, 2019
A pool of substantial grants will be available to international guest lecturers interested in 2-5-month teaching assignments.Read more
UNICA, together with 13 European Higher Education networks and associations, has signed a joint statement calling upon the European Parliament and the Council to introduce concrete changes to the Horizon...Read more
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) announced its 5th call for applications for P.R.I.M.E, a funding opportunity provided by DAAD in Bonn (Germany) and co-funded by the European Commission under...Read more
RIS Fellowships is a brand new initiative offering internship opportunities in agri-food related companies to Master students and graduates of different study backgrounds from RIS countries.The RIS Fellowships project is...Read more