UNICA Statement on COVID-19

UNICA President Prof. Luciano Saso, Members of the Steering Committee, and the UNICA Secretariat stand in solidarity with our Member Universities and all the countries across the world which are currently affected by the spread of the COVID-19. 


Having in mind the safety of participants and in order to minimise the risk of COVID-19 spreading further, UNICA has taken the decision to postpone all the activities scheduled in the period from April to the end of June 2020:


  • UNICA Green Workshop, Dubrovnik, 1-3 April 2020
  • UNICA Rectors Seminar, University of Ljubljana, 6-7 April 2020 (postponed to 29-30 March 2021)
  • UNICA informal dinner in the framework of the EUA General Assembly, Gdańsk, 15 April 2020
  • 26th IRO Meeting, University of Rome Tor Vergata, 11-13 May 2020
  • UNICA University, Culture & City working group and Session at the Transatlantic dialogue Conference, University of Luxembourg, 26 May
  • UNICA Rectors Seminar in the framework of the EHEA Ministerial Conference, Rome, organized by the universities of Rome "Sapienza", "Tor Vergata", "Roma Tre" and "Foro Italico", Rome, 23-25 June 

  • UNICA Student Conference, NOVA University of Lisbon, 8 June - 1 July 2020 (postponed to 2021 - precise dates TBC)


We will continue to closely monitoring the WHO and European Commission statements and travel advice on the outbreak and the development of the situation. Updates will be posted on the website and communicated via email if and when required.

We wish you all to be safe, and we look forward to meeting you soon.

The UNICA Secretariat (office@unica-network.eu) remains at your disposal for any questions you may have.