Archive year 2013

31 December 2013 | From UNICA

19 December, 2013 – 11:25

UGAF TRAINEESHIP CALL 2014: Apply by 24 January 2014!

UNICA Secretariat, based in Brussels, is seeking a trainee with an academic background and/or keen interest in environmental sustainability to work with the UNICA team on the UNICA Green Academic…Read more

13 December, 2013 – 11:38

Happy holidays from UNICA!

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13 December, 2013 – 10:43

University of Belgrade and University of Iceland join the UNICA Network!

The UNICA General Assembly 2013 in Rome voted unanimously in favour of the University of Belgrade and the University of Iceland joining the UNICA Network. We are pleased to welcome…Read more

15 November, 2013 – 16:53

Call for Experts: Request for technical assistance in a project with the Overseas Countries and Territories of the European Union (OCTs)

UNICA is involved in a technical assistance project with the Overseas Countries and Territories of the European Union (OCTs). We have been requested to support the identification of experts with…Read more

14 November, 2013 – 16:34

UNICA welcomes new members to the Steering Committee

UNICA is pleased to announce the election of the new members of the UNICA Steering Committee (2014-2015): Prof. Emmanuel Fraisse (Vice-President for International and European Relations, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris…Read more

9 October, 2013 – 09:39

EUA’s latest activities in the area of university governance, autonomy and funding

The DEFINE project, which looks at strategies for efficient funding of higher education in Europe , is well under way and is now entering its second year. The EUA-led consortium…Read more

7 October, 2013 – 10:49

European Commission launches ‘Opening up Education’ to boost innovation and digital skills in schools and universities

Commission launches ‘Opening up Education’ to boost innovation and digital skills in schools and universities More than 60% of nine year olds in the EU are in schools which are…Read more

23 September, 2013 – 17:52

Over 650 institutions registered for the first U-Multirank edition!

Over 650 Higher Education institutions registered for the first edition of the U-Multirank project, a new university ranking system, officially launched by the European Union on 30 January 2013, seeking…Read more

27 August, 2013 – 10:57

Magna Charta 25th Anniversary Conference “Universities, Students and Societies. Connecting Academic Freedom and Creative Cities”, Bologna, 19-20 September 2013

Universities, Students and Societies. Connecting Academic Freedom and Creative Cities is the title of the 25th Magna Charta Universtitatum Conference that will take place on 19 and 20 September 2013…Read more

16 August, 2013 – 12:06

Eighteen UNICA universities among 100 HEIs receiving Erasmus students!

Eighteen UNICA universities were among 100 higher education institutions that received the highest number of Erasmus students in the academic year 2011/2012, according to the report of the European Commission…Read more

18 July, 2013 – 12:39

Erasmus Mundus selection: 8 projects coordinated by UNICA member universities

Erasmus Mundus has completed its selection of consortia, partnerships and projects under two Actions of the Programme within the Call for Proposals EACEA 38/12. Out of 60 projects selected for…Read more

17 July, 2013 – 11:16

New book “The ERASMUS Phenomenon – Symbol of a New European Generation?”

I s there a “Generation ERASMUS”, and what characteristics does it have? Can ERASMUS serve as a symbol for “new” Europeans? The recently published book ” T he ERASMUS Phenomenon…Read more

11 July, 2013 – 17:16

European Commission launches Communication “European higher education in the world”

European universities need to think global, says European Commission The international higher education landscape is changing dramatically in shape and size, with greater competition from countries such as China and…Read more

12 June, 2013 – 09:30

News from the UNICA Bologna Lab

After the next UNICA Bologna Lab meeting, the UNICA Bologna Lab Group will see a change of chairmanship: Luciano Saso (UNICA SC member and Deputy Rector for International Mobility at…Read more

11 June, 2013 – 18:56

The finalists of the UNICA Entrepreneurship Competition 2011: Where are they now?

It’s been almost 2 years since the final of the 2nd UNICA Entrepreneurship Competition , sponsored by the Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation . Back then, at the Award Ceremony organised…Read more

30 April, 2013 – 11:46

UNICA at the ESN Annual General Meeting 2013 in Maribor

From Thursday 11 till Sunday 14 April the Annual General Meeting of Erasmus Student Network took place in Maribor, Slovenia. All the ESN sections gathered for four days to decide…Read more

24 April, 2013 – 13:15

Student of the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” awarded the 1st prize in the UGAF Student Photo Contest

Niccolò Ara, the student of University of Rome “Tor Vergata” was awarded the 1st prize in the UGAF Student Photo Contest, organised by UNICA and the UNICA Green Academic Footprint…Read more

6 March, 2013 – 17:47

Erasmus Staff Mobility Week at Sapienza University, Rome 3-7 June 2013 (deadline for the applications 14 March 2013)

As in the past, Erasmus Staff Mobility Week is aimed at exchanging know-how and good experiences with other European Institutions. According to the INTERNATIONALISATION AT HOME model presented at the…Read more

29 January, 2013 – 11:56

UNICA Entrepreneurship Competition 2011 runner-up receives funding from Frühphasenfonds Brandenburg

Investment fund “Frühphasenfonds Brandenburg” (BFB), issued by the German state of Brandenburg’s investment and development bank “Investitionsbank” (ILB) has invested in 3D vegetation software start-up Laubwerk GmbH , which has…Read more

9 January, 2013 – 11:31

UNICA’s partnership with Debating Europe

In December, UNICA signed an agreement with Debating Europe , an online discussion platform for European affairs. Debating Europe is an online platform launched in partnership with Friends of Europe…Read more

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