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World Congress on Undergraduate Research

World Congress on Undergraduate Research 4th to 6th of April 2023 at the Univeristy of Warwick

The University of Warwick hosted WorldCUR 2023.

The World Congress on Undergraduate Research was jointly hosted with the British Conference of Undergraduate Research in April 2023. We were excited to host this opportunity to bring together communities supporting undergraduate research from the UK and across the world in a joint celebration of undergraduate research.

Further details can be found here for WorldCUR-BCUR2023.

The IATL team were delighted to have received Warwick WOWLink opens in a new window for their work on WorldCUR-BCUR 2023.

WorldCUR 2026

The host institution for WorldCUR 2026 is yet to be confirmed by the AGUR Steering Committee.

Further information will be posted here when available.

PLEASE NOTE: The IATL Student Research Team assists with the organisation of University of Warwick students participation at WorldCUR across all departments. If you are interested in being part of WorldCUR 2026, or would like guidance to support your students to attend, please contact the team direct 

About WorldCUR

The World Congress on Undergraduate Research promotes undergraduate research in all disciplines. The Congress meets periodically once every three years at a different global university. Undergraduates of all levels are invited to submit an abstract to the Congress. Abstracts are peer-reviewed and those accepted will be invited to attend the Congress. Congress fees are usually paid by the student’s own university. The call for abstracts is published by each host institution.

WorldCUR was hosted by its inaugural institution Qatar University in 2016 and then by the University of Oldenburg in 2019. In 2023, the University of Warwick was proud to welcome WorldCUR to campus when WorldCUR was jointly held with BCUR cementing WorldCUR’s presence as a regular, prominent showcasing platform for UG research.

WorldCUR is one of the largest platforms in the world dedicated exclusively to undergraduate research. Previous Congresses have seen over 300 delegates from over 30 different countries over the three days presenting their research work on a diverse range of topics.

WorldCUR Travel Fund

In order to widen participation WorldCUR offer a generous Travel Fund to students studying in low-middle income countries*.

*low-middle income countries identified by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and DevelopmentLink opens in a new windowLink opens in a new window(OECD)

Support and guidance

Including writing an abstract, presenting and networking

WorldCUR dates and locations

Alliance for Undergraduate Research (AGUR)Link opens in a new window

The AGUR Steering Committee is the organisation which created WorldCUR to provide a platform to disseminate UG research from around the world.

www.cur.orgLink opens in a new window

The Council on Undergraduate Research website