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As a post doc in Japan in 1989. Here on the top of Mount Fuji. 
Published Feb. 5, 2021 2:17 PM

1 February, Svein Stølen was elected president of Circle U., and will steer the alliance through its initial development phase. In this interview Stølen, a Professor of Chemistry and Rector of the University of Oslo, shares his vision and motivation for Circle U, explains the potential it holds for students and staff, and reflects on his own experiences as an exchange student.

Published Nov. 4, 2020 9:45 AM

Circle U. was among the consortia selected for funding in the second ‘European Universities’ call for proposals. Webinars for rectors and students on 4 November mark the kick-off of the three year pilot project period. 

Published Mar. 28, 2020 10:21 AM

Student representatives from the universities of the Circle U. European Alliance met for a 3 day intensive, collaborative seminar hosted by Université de Paris from March 5th to 8th 2020.

Published Feb. 28, 2020 1:00 PM

Over the last 18 months, the Circle U. partners have met every month to build trust and mutual understanding. Presidents, academic leaders, students and administrative staff have assembled across institutions to find new ideas, and to discuss and debate obstacles and solutions.

Published Feb. 18, 2020 4:19 PM

The analytical tool at the centre of the InnovEd4TS project is starting to take shape. At a recent meeting in Louvain, educational developers from the Curricular Advisory Board presented and discussed their progress on the Transferable Skills Data Collection Grid.

Published Dec. 11, 2019 1:03 PM

Circle U. Presidents and Rectors met in Oslo 9 December to discuss goals, management structure and sign a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen the alliance.

Published Dec. 11, 2019 11:23 AM

This is what Circle U. is all about! Getting to know each other across institutions and borders, and through it making our alliance better. 

group picture of seminar participants
Published Sep. 27, 2019 11:02 AM

The future of higher education and universities were among the topics discussed when a total of 60 Deans and Presidents met in Oslo last week. Here, Rector at the University of Oslo, blogs about the seminar. 

administrative staff met in Paris in June
Published Aug. 17, 2019 10:31 AM

On 6 -7 June, Université de Paris hosted a first alliance seminar with an administrative focus. The overarching theme was to discuss what it will take to establish a European Inter-University Campus.

Coordination group members met with representatives from the student parliament
Published Aug. 17, 2019 10:12 AM

During the last coordination group meeting, the Alliance received valuable input from students. In the coming months the Alliance will use the input we receive from staff and students to construct innovative and sound work packages.

Published June 28, 2019 5:53 PM

The coordination group had a productive meeting in Brussels on 28 June. The alliance is making progress towards a strong application to become a European University.