A recent visit from Aarhus University to Université Paris Cité has led to several new collaborations between researchers of cardiovascular medicine. The researchers from Aarhus see many benefits to visiting Circle U. partners.
At the General Assembly held on 18 November 2022 at the Université Paris Cité, Vincent Blondel, Rector of the University of Louvain, was elected as new President of Circle U. Succeeding Svein Stølen, Rector of the University of Oslo, he will steer the strategic development of Circle U.
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is offering early career researchers (PhD students and postdocs) funding for a research or teaching stay for up to three months in the period from January to November 2023.
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin enables students and early career researchers (PhD students and postdocs) to organize workshops, conferences and other formats of international cooperation in research in the period of January to November 2023.
In October, students from King’s College London, University of Belgrade, UCLouvain and Aarhus University came together in London to share and discuss their experiences of being first year students and develop ideas to improve the first-year experience across Circle U.
Following the elections involving the entire academic community, Professor Riccardo Zucchi has become the new rector of the University of Pisa for the term 2022-2026.
What learning opportunities would you like to find at your university? Why do you want to learn other languages? Circle U. invites the student community to contribute to improving education by expressing their opinions on learning foreign languages.
On the occasion of the World Health Summit held in Berlin on October 15th, Humboldt-Universität hosted the first Circle U. Global Health thematic seminar gathering forty academics, PhD students and experts.
Kevin Guillaume marks one year as Secretary General of Circle U. It has been busy, but the recent developments in Europe have reinforced his belief in the importance of universities and alliances like Circle U.
Launched in March 2022, the process "Circle U. 2030" aims at preparing the future of our alliance. It will also serve as a basis for our application to the next call for the European Universities Alliances, that is expected to be launched by the end of this year.
Circle U. International Autumn School “The Social and Cultural Dimensions of Democracy” took place at Humboldt-Universität 29 August – 2 September.
Hosted by King's College London, the Intercultural LAB was co-organised by the Circle U. Think & Do Tank, professors and pedagogical engineers engaged in developing blended learning opportunities within the alliance. The LAB brought together 15 students and staff from member universities during the Multilingualism Week held in London.
The University of Vienna’s exhibition about the Vienna Circle opened at the University of Belgrade on 15 September and will be on display until 14 October. In 2023 it will be possible to visit the exhibition in both Berlin and Paris.
Learning analytics can hold the key to increasing student retention – but there are both legal and ethical pitfalls. An administrative Circle U. working group explores some of these in a new white paper.
Université Paris Cité was delighted to host 36 PhD students and young researchers from the 9 Circle U. universities for the very first Circle U. Summer School on Global Health entitled "Rethinking Global Health". The summer school took place July 4-8, 2022 at Imagine Institute.
Off-campus summer school "From Farm to Fork" took 16 Circle U. students to southwestern Germany, where they got to experience the reality of farm life and agricultural food production. The goal? Seeing the EU’s strategy for a fair, healthy and environmentally friendly food system in action.
28 students from 8 universities and 17 different nationalities attended the course “Evidence and Democracy in Times of Crises”. It was an inspiring week in Oslo in the beginning of August.
Dear members and friends of the Circle U. community, please mark your calendars for the Berlin National Conference at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin on 28-29 November!
Congratulations to Professor Robert Arlinghaus (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin), Dr. Manon Bajard (University of Oslo) and Dr. Barbara McGillivray (King’s College London), for their innovative and novel approaches to inter- and trans-disciplinary research.
We are now halfway into the three-year Erasmus+ project period and recently we submitted the midterm report to the EU Commission, where we describe the status so far, the implementation of activities, and to what extent we meet our main objectives.
Five projects have been selected by the Université Paris Cité Jury, which praised the quality of the proposals received. These projects involve eight of the alliance's universities, and for several of them, associated partners and students within the project team.