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The new project ACADEMIC REFUGE (Strategic Partnership to Promote Core Academic Values and Welcome Refugees and Threatened Academics to European Campuses) has been granted financial support from the European Commission...Read more
The 11th EU Research Liaison Officers meeting was hosted by the University of Vienna in cooperation with IST Austria, 28-29 November (Monday-Tuesday) . Report by Diana Pustula, Deputy Head of...Read more
Monday, 28 November, 2016 to Tuesday, 29 November, 2016
The European Disability Forum, an umbrella organisation representing 80 million people with disabilities in Europe, and the company Oracle are pleased to offer a scholarship of EUR 8,000 for a...Read more
The project​ ExchangeAbility: Fostering mobility of students with disabilities , coordinated by UNICA between 2010 and 2011, is part of the European Commission's ExchangeAbility in "Erasmus+ and Creative Europe Success...Read more
The European Youth Information and Counselling Agency (ERYICA) is an independent European organization based in Luxembourg and composed of national and regional youth information coordination bodies and networks. It works...Read more
UNICA supports the EUA statement on Higher Education in Turkey following the resignation of more than 1500 university Deans. more
Ms Rachida El Garani, Belgian director of Moroccan origin and alumni of the Erasmushogeschool Brussel, has recently won several prices at international film festivals with her MA graduation film 'Into...Read more
On 28 June 2016, the Ataturk Airport in Istanbul was struck by yet another terrorist attack that left more than 40 people dead and hundreds injured. UNICA President Prof. Luciano...Read more
On 23 June, citizens of the United Kingdom voted in a referendum to leave the European Union. While recognizing and respecting the democratic right of UK citizens to decide on...Read more
Five universities – Freie Universität Berlin (UNICA member university), Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Peking University, St. Petersburg State University and the University of British Columbia – joined forces and in...Read more
The second year of the SAVES project has come to an end, and it is time to award students whose dormitories have achieved the highest energy savings. Students from dormitories...Read more
Building on the success of the previous editions, the 3rd EUA Funding Forum will be hosted by the University of Porto, Portugal on 6 and 7 October 2016. A biennial...Read more
The European Association of Erasmus Coordinators, in cooperation with the European Office of Cyprus and Thales Foundation, organises a 3-day training course on Innovation Management. The intensive training will be...Read more
During a ceremony held in the framework of the University's Dies Academicus on 3 June 2016, UNICA Secretary General Mrs Kris Dejonckheere received the Prize of the University of Lausanne...Read more
In May 2016, Université libre de Bruxelles launched "Emergency Greece" campaign to raise awareness about the Greek healthcare crisis and urge European authorities to take action over the alarming situation...Read more
On 8 June 2016 the European Commission and EU High Representative / Vice-President Federica Mogherini adopted the Strategy for international cultural relations. The strategy aims to contribute to making the...Read more
The PRIDE project: Professionals in Doctoral Education concluded with a Final Conference in Berlin (Humboldt Graduate School), 8-9 September 2016.Read more
Thursday, 8 September, 2016 to Friday, 9 September, 2016
The European Women Rectors Association (EWORA) will hold its inaugural ceremony at the University Foundation in Brussels on 20 June 2016, 14:00-18:00.The meeting will bring together EU representatives, female university...Read more
Monday, 20 June, 2016
CALOHEE: Measuring and Comparing Achievements of Learning Outcomes in Higher Education in Europe is an Erasmus+ project launched in 2015. The project intends to develop an infrastructure that will eventually...Read more
Are you currently working in a research institute in France, Germany or Luxemburg and wondering what will be the next step in your career? Are you looking for a job...Read more
On 24 May 2016, Vrije Universiteit Brussel held the 1st "We Are VUB" Congress which summed up the joined reflection of academic leadership, university students and staff on what VUB...Read more
Launched in October 2015, SwitchMed Connect is an annual gathering of Mediterranean stakeholders aimed to build synergies, exchange knowledge, and scale up eco and social innovations. Annually, leading start-ups and...Read more
The consortium of the EGRACONS project has been nominated for the EAIE Bo Gregersen Award for Best Practice in the Internationalisation of European higher education. The award acknowledges individuals or...Read more
European University Association - Brussels, 12 May 2016 The European Women Rectors Association (EWORA) will hold its inaugural ceremony at the University Foundation in Brussels on 20 June 2016. The...Read more
High-profile international organisations in Youth and Education sectors - UNICA, EYCA, ESN, and the Class of 2020 - endorse Uniplaces in the 3rd edition of the world’s most positive Scholarship...Read more