Events

Ongoing

Time and place: Dec. 1, 2022Dec. 2, 2022, Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris

The InnovEd4TS – Innovative Education for Transferable Skills strategic partnership will hold a final conference hosted by Université Paris Cité focusing on the key achievements, recommendations, repository as well as the future of the partnership through the Circle U. university alliance. 

Upcoming

Time and place: Dec. 5, 2022 1:00 PMDec. 6, 2022 12:00 PM, Domus Bibliotheca, Oslo

The University of Oslo’s National Conference takes place on Monday the 5th and Tuesday the 6th of December and focuses on issues related to democracies and European values.

Time and place: Dec. 7, 2022Dec. 8, 2022, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

Have you ever wanted to know more about Problem-based Learning (PBL) for one of your classes? Then join us in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium), for this 2-day training session on 7-8 December 2022.

Time and place: Dec. 14, 2022Dec. 16, 2022, UCLouvain, Louvain-la-Neuve campus

How to develop research support in the context of the European Universities initiative? Come to UCLouvain for this new Circle U. Staff Week and meet your Circle U. colleagues!

Time and place: Jan. 23, 2023Jan. 27, 2023, Paris

Kicking off with the celebration of Unesco’s International Education Day, Université Paris Cité will host and organise the Circle U. Week for the Future of Higher Education and Research.

Time and place: Mar. 9, 2023Mar. 13, 2023, Brussels, Belgium

The first Circle U. Model United Nations (MUN) will take place in Brussels on 9–13 March 2023 and gather students with the chief – and urgent – objective of making education more sustainable, for a better and more resilient world. Apply by 15 November – places are limited!

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Time and place: Nov. 28, 2022Nov. 29, 2022, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Join us for the second Circle U. National conference, taking place in Berlin on 28 and 29 November. The focus will be on how European university alliances can contribute to the United Nations’ sustainable development goals.

Time and place: Nov. 25, 2022 11:15 AM12:45 PM, UCLouvain and on YouTube

The award ceremony for the Inter Circle U. Prize will take place at the "Conference on interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research for sustainable development" at UCLouvain.

Time and place: Nov. 24, 2022Nov. 25, 2022, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

This conference highlights some of the remarkable initiatives carried out in Circle U. universities. The "Circle U. sandpits" will be concluded and the "Inter Circle U. Prize for inter- and transdisciplinary research" will be awarded during the conference.

Time and place: Nov. 19, 2022Nov. 20, 2022, The Kitchen, Universitetsbyen 14, Aarhus

The Kitchen in Aarhus is the place to visit if you have an idea for a business, a concept, a NGO or simply for the greater good.

Time and place: Oct. 15, 2022 9:30 AM5:00 PM, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

First thematic Circle U. seminar on Global Health. The seminar will address the roles of European universities, with a focus on innovative teaching and research lines, in the discourse on global health now and for the future.

Time and place: Oct. 4, 2022Oct. 6, 2022, Aarhus, Denmark

In October, Aarhus University will be hosting the 2022 Circle U. Staff Week. Here, you can get inspiration on how to increase student mobility – and meet your Circle U. colleagues face to face.

An illustration from the foyer of Georg Sverdrups hus with Circle U. Cafe written on it
Time and place: Sep. 27, 2022 2:30 PM4:00 PM, Domus Bibliotheca and online

How are universities enabling student participation in innovation? What impact may increased student participation have for students, universities, and society? How should universities support student innovation? 

Time and place: Sep. 26, 2022 9:00 AMSep. 27, 2022 1:00 PM, University of Oslo, Georg Sverdrups hus

The academic chairs in the Circle U. work package Sustainable Student Innovation organise a two-day workshop in Oslo addressing the issue of female innovators and entrepreneurs in universities and what we can do to support them.

Time and place: Sep. 8, 2022 5:00 PM8:00 PM, (CEST). Bush House, King’s College London and online

The goal of this policy roundtable is among other things to explore the obstacles and opportunities related to the alliance’s ambition of increasing multilingual practices and opportunities at our home universities.

Time and place: Sep. 8, 2022 3:30 PM4:30 PM, (CEST). Bush House, King’s College London and online

The Think and Do Tank Café will explore how informal learning groups of PhD students succeed at improving oral skills in other languages through thematic discussions around their own research work.

Time and place: Sep. 1, 2022 11:00 AM12:00 PM, Online Zoom

Circle U. invite all students and members of the academic community to join us at the online launching event to officially open the Circle U. Challenge.

Time and place: Aug. 25, 2022 4:00 PM, Berlin and online

How can we communicate climate science effectively and make a difference? And how can universities truly become drivers of sustainability? Join the public panel discussion online on 25 August.

An illustration from the foyer of Georg Sverdrups hus with Circle U. Cafe written on it
Time and place: Aug. 25, 2022 3:00 PM4:00 PM, Scene HumSam and online

Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam of Singapore reflects on the global governance reforms needed in light of a new confluence of global insecurities stemming from pandemics, the growing challenges of the global commons and a more polarised world.

Time and place: June 30, 2022, Palais des Congrès in Versailles, Paris

Circle U. is delighted to attend the conference “Campus of European Universities” on 30 June 2022. An initiative of the French Presidency of the EU, this major event will gather the 41 alliances as well as European and national policymakers and stakeholders.

Time and place: June 20, 2022 12:00 PM1:30 PM, (CEST). Online

If you are a student from a Circle U. university and want to contribute to shaping the future of higher education, then join us online for our brainstorming session! 

Time and place: June 17, 2022 11:30 AM2:30 PM, (CET) King's College London and Online

The aim of this event is to celebrate refugee artists and their resilience. Artists, students, academics, and activists will co-create a platform for dialogue on refugee and minority well-being and rights in Circle U. member countries.

Time and place: June 17, 2022 9:00 AM12:00 PM, Online

How may our institutions cooperate to increase the mobility of students with "fewer opportunities"? Which services and policies are available at the different institutions to support students, staff and faculty?

Time and place: June 12, 2022June 14, 2022, University of Belgrade

The 18th International Symposium SymOrg will welcome Circle U. partners and their vision for students – to become more innovative and sustainably driven!

Time and place: June 8, 2022 3:00 PM7:00 PM, Auditorium Smalltalk, Ole Johan Dahls Hus

We are happy to invite you to take part in our first event dedicated to raising awareness about female entrepreneurs.

An illustration from the foyer of Georg Sverdrups hus with Circle U. Cafe written on it
Time and place: June 2, 2022 2:00 PM4:00 PM, Scene HumSam and online

The COVID-19 pandemic has infected at least 500 million people and killed more than six million. How can we learn from these events and develop a complete pandemic preparedness and response system? What role can universities and university alliances play?

Time and place: May 26, 2022May 27, 2022, University of Pisa and online

On 26-27 May 2022, the University of Pisa will host the workshop "Global Changes and Water Resources: Past, Present and Future".

Time and place: May 23, 2022May 25, 2022, Online

The Virtual Staff Week offers the opportunity to meet your Circle U. colleagues and share ideas on how to increase mobility for all students.   

Time and place: May 19, 2022 3:00 PM6:00 PM, (CEST). Online

Teaching and living leadership for addressing Sustainable Development Goals – the role of universities.

Time and place: May 12, 2022 10:00 AM12:00 PM, CEST. Online Zoom

The breakfast club is all about creating a safe space to empower female founders and students who consider founding a company.

Time and place: Apr. 28, 2022 3:00 PM, Online and Humboldt University

In collaboration with Humboldt University, the Circle U. Think & Do Tank Café invites you to attend a hybrid workshop on "Micro-Collaborations".

Time and place: Mar. 30, 2022 5:00 PM6:30 PM, Online Zoom

Learn more about Circle U. and how to apply for our free summer schools in Berlin, Oslo and Paris. Join our webinar on March 30!

Time and place: Mar. 29, 2022 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Online

If you are interested in innovative pedagogies, shaping the future development of teaching and learning in our universities, we are inviting you to join this afternoon online session on 29 March.

An illustration from the foyer of Georg Sverdrups hus with Circle U. Cafe written on it
Time and place: Mar. 28, 2022 3:00 PM5:00 PM, Scene HumSam and online

How can active student engagement in research improve the quality of education? Learn from colleagues at King’s College London and the University of Oslo.

Time and place: Mar. 25, 2022, Brussels

At the occasion of the extension of our alliance with Università di Pisa and Universität Wien, the member universities of Circle U. will meet at a networking seminar in Brussels.

Time and place: Mar. 23, 2022 12:00 PM1:15 PM, Online Zoom

Sustainability education is on the top agenda of many higher education institutions. Join the conversation on lessons learned and paths forward.

Time and place: Mar. 16, 2022 12:00 PM4:15 PM, Online

Interested in partnerships in teaching? Learn from your Circle U. colleagues about internships in Norway, research with students in Denmark, and a legal clinic in Belgium. 

Time and place: Mar. 15, 2022, Online

Four online training sessions for teachers are offered during the Louvain Learning Days. The sessions are in French and focus on the themes of student evaluation, feedback and problem-based learning.

Time and place: Jan. 26, 2022 11:00 AM1:00 PM, Online

Université de Paris invite Circle U. colleagues to discuss flagship initiatives identified in the mapping of innovative pedagogies: internationalisation, integration of external stakeholders, involvement of students, and inter- and trans-disciplinarity.

Time and place: Jan. 21, 2022 3:00 PM5:30 PM, Online

Nick Wilson, Professor of Culture & Creativity, King's College London will be hosting the event Tolerating Uncertainty - Cultures of Care and invites Circle U. colleagues to join.

Time and place: Dec. 10, 2021 12:00 PM2:00 PM, Digital meeting

How do Students with Disabilities Experience Emergency Remote Education Due to COVID-19 in Berlin and in Palestine?

Scrabble pieces spell out TRUST, while we focus on the importance of trust of the media in this event
Time and place: Dec. 9, 2021 2:00 PM3:00 PM, Online

Join us for a seminar where we discuss trust and the news media. To what extent can the erosion of trust in the news media undermine trust in democratic institutions? This seminar is organized by Circle U.'s Democracy hub!

Time and place: Sep. 2, 2021 4:00 PM5:00 PM, Online event

This seminar kickstarts a series of seminars on “Evidence and Democracy in Times of Crises”. The series aims to introduce innovative ways of addressing real-life solutions to pressing global challenges. This first seminar will be broadcasted as a webinar from Oslo. 

Universitetsplassen, Oslo
Time and place: Sep. 19, 2019 7:00 PMSep. 20, 2019 4:30 PM, Professorboligen, Oslo

Welcome to the European University Academic Leader Seminar in Oslo! We are excited to meet all of you and to continue our discussion about how to foster a new generation of creative Europeans, who are able to cooperate across languages, borders and disciplines to address the big challenges that Europe faces