Université Paris Cité has launched a call for project proposals geared towards teachers, researchers, students and administrative staff at Circle U. universities. Funding for this call is kindly provided by the French government (gouvernement.fr/).
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As the rest of the world, the Circle U. community has been shocked by the military attacks of Russia in Ukraine. The ambition and vision of our alliance is to empower our community to mobilize knowledge for impact in order to make and keep the world healthy, prosperous, peaceful and democratic.
Circle U. is an aircraft being built in full flight, and YOU can shape both its form and trajectory. Now that we are halfway into the project period, we asked Chair of the Management Board Berit Eika, Secretary General Kevin Guillaume, and President Svein Stølen some easy and some difficult questions.
Our secretary general participated in the Forum of Universities for the Future of Europe, organized under the French Presidency of the EU. In the workshop on synergies between higher education and research, Kevin Guillaume explained how the academic chairs, the knowledge hubs, and the open school of public governance are making those synergies a reality.
On 3-4 March 2022, Circle U. students will be among 275 student representatives to meet in Strasbourg and discuss the future of Europe. This is a unique opportunity for our students to shape the public debate.
The Circle U. Think and Do Tank engages with students and external stakeholders with the aim to influence the policy agenda on higher education.
In its first White Paper, the Think and Do tank shares an initial joint understanding of its mission, its way of working and its main development strategy.
The framework for recognition marks a major milestone for Circle U. – and particularly its students – on the path towards seamless mobility.
Climate Chair Professor Marcel Robischon explains how to save the climate around the globe and at the dinner table. Set a reminder for this live stream from Humboldt-University zu Berlin at 6 pm on 10 December!
In preparation for the upcoming French Presidency of the European Union, French Minister for higher education, research and innovation, Frédérique Vidal, met the 41 alliances on 15 November to discuss their ongoing developments and the future of the European Universities initiative.
On November 19, the Circle U. Chair Academy held its inaugural meeting. Academic Chairs from across the Circle U. alliance convened to discuss their vision and priorities for the Academy and share the innovative projects and collaborations which are underway or in the planning stages.
CUSU's second physical meeting took place in Aarhus in November. Representative from Oslo, Erlend Aag, gives us an update.
In October, Oslo, Louvain and Paris came together to organize the first international Circle U. hackathon. The objective was to come up with solutions to tackle the issue of burnout in the healthcare system. It was three intense days of brainstorming, learning, collaborating and exchanging of ideas.
39 professors from Circle U. member universities have been appointed in the framework of the Academic Chair Programme. Seven of them in the Knowledge Hub on Global Health. Who are they, and what are their main tasks?
39 professors from Circle U. member universities have been appointed in the framework of the Academic Chair Programme. Nine of them in the Knowledge Hub on Democracy. Who are they, and what are their main tasks?
What are the future roles of universities in creating social and regional integration in Europe, in a shifting global context? Join Circle U. colleagues at The Keystone Conference European Universities – Critical Futures.
We are pleased to announce the broadening of the alliance with two new members, the University of Vienna and the University of Pisa. The excellence of these research-intensive universities and their regional, European and global engagement will open new opportunities for students and staff in Circle U.
On 1st September 2021, the project Circle U. ERIA (Empowering Research and Innovation Actions) was officially launched. ERIA will strengthen the Research and Innovation dimensions of Circle U. by supporting pilot activities in its Knowledge Hubs and empowering its early-career researchers.
At the end of October, we are launching an online directory where researchers and professors from the Circle U. Alliance who are willing to collaborate or just eager to show their belonging to Circle U. will be presented. With this solution, reaching out to your colleagues from other Circle U. universities will be easy.
Students from across European University Networks have joined together to highlight an important cause ahead of the European Commission’s launch of the next Erasmus+ funding programme for the European Universities Initiative.
On 2 September, the Knowledge hub on Democracy kicked off its seminar series “Evidence and Democracy in Times of Crises.” Three speakers from Circle U. institutions spoke on the role of evidence during a crisis. Thank you to the more than 350 people who stopped by digitally to watch the webinar! See the recording here.
Save the date! On September 2, Circle U. will host the first seminar of its Knowledge Hub on Democracy. The topic is "What evidence?" (in the context of crises), and the seminar is the first in a Circle U. seminar series on "Evidence and Democracy in Times of Crises".
37 year old Belgian Kevin Guillaume is the new Secretary General of Circle U. In this first interview, he shares his ambitions for Circle U. and reveals that his deep interest in music goes further than just playing drums and guitar.