Archive year 2016

31 December 2016 | From UNICA

20 December, 2016

UNICA message following the attack in Berlin

On 19 December 2016, the city of Berlin was struck by an atrocious attack at a Christmas market that left 12 people killed and 48 injured. UNICA President Prof. Luciano…Read more

12 December, 2016 – 16:35

Holiday wishes from UNICA

We wish all our Members and Partners all the joys of the holiday season and a New Year filled with health, peace, and happiness. We look forward to working with you in 2017!Read more

8 December, 2016 – 13:25

Job vacancy: Assistant at UNICA Secretariat, Brussels (closed)

Assistant Secretariat of UNICA – Network of Universities from the Capitals of Europe Brussels, BELGIUM ****Recruitment closed**** WHO WE ARE The Secretariat of UNICA – Network of Universities from the…Read more

29 November, 2016 – 13:14

Extended call for Speaker contributions (2 December): AECHE 4 Conference

UNICA, member of the AECHE Steering Committee, invites its members to constribute to the Fourth Arab-Euro Conference on Higher Education (AECHE 4): Research for sustainable societies – the role of…Read more

13 September, 2016 – 09:07

UNICA at the EAIE Conference Liverpool 2016

As every year, UNICA members contributed to the Conference’s workshops, sessions and the EAIE Exhibition.Read more

31 August, 2016 – 16:32

UZDOC 2.0. selected for EU co-funding

We are proud to announce that the project proposal UZDOC 2.0. – Furthering the quality of doctoral education at Higher Education Institutions in Uzbekistan has been selected for EU co-funding…Read more

19 August, 2016 – 12:18

New project on refugee support selected for funding under Erasmus+ Strategic partnership

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

16 August, 2016 – 13:30

European Disability Forum and Oracle join to offer a Scholarship to European students with disabilities in the ICT field (deadline: 31 October)

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

16 August, 2016 – 12:22

ExchangeAbility in “Erasmus+ and Creative Europe Success Stories” campaign

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

7 July, 2016 – 11:10

Filmmaker & RUMI project partner Rachida El Garani receives awards for her graduation film “Into Darkness”

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

29 June, 2016 – 10:27

UNICA message following the attacks at the Ataturk Airport

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

24 June, 2016 – 19:17

UNICA message following the UK’s vote to leave the European Union

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

9 June, 2016 – 17:22

UNICA Secretary General Kris Dejonckheere receives the Prize of the University of Lausanne

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

26 May, 2016 – 15:57

Nine UNICA member universities participating in the activities of the CALOHEE project

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

23 May, 2016 – 13:43

EGRACONS nominated for the EAIE Bo Gregersen Award for Best Practice in Internationalisation

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

4 April, 2016 – 10:49

“The Golden Wall” Student Conference takes place in Subotica, Serbia

On 2 April 2016, a Student Conference “The Golden Wall” gathered 30 European students to discuss the refugee crisis, intercultural tolerance and European identities. The event took place in Subotica,…Read more

23 March, 2016 – 13:57

Diplomatic, Economic and Academic Mission to the Netherlands

The Diplomatic, Economic and Academic (DEA) Mission to the Netherlands is organised by International Diplomatic and Consular Society (CIDIC), European Centre for Economic Diplomacy and in cooperation with UNICA on…Read more

23 March, 2016 – 11:34

LEAD project kicks off with a conference and workshops for European and Chinese academic leaders

On 21 March 2016 Vrije Universiteit Brussel welcomed leaders from European and Chinese universities to a conference and workshops on university governance and academic leadership in a changing Higher Education…Read more

23 March, 2016 – 09:56

UNICA message following the Brussels attacks

UNICA President Prof. Luciano Saso, Members of the Steering Committee, and the staff of the UNICA Secretariat extend heartfelt condolences to the families, relatives and friends of the victims.Read more

18 March, 2016 – 15:18

New Savings in the SAVES Project

Supporting environmentally responsible behaviour in halls, putting students at the heart of an energy-efficient EuropeRead more

23 January, 2016 – 11:35

Communications Traineeship at UNICA Secretariat in Brussels (second extended deadline: 17 February)

If you are a Master student interested in gaining hands-on experience in the area of communications and event management in an international NGO, apply for a traineeship at the UNICA Secretariat in Brussels!Read more

22 January, 2016 – 13:03

Joint event on Higher Education and Culture cooperation with Uzbekistan, Brussels, 11 February 2016

On 11 February in Brussels, UNICA, together with the Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan to the Kingdom of Belgium, will hold a joint event on Higher Education and cultural…Read more


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