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EUTOPIA European university alliance awarded €5m by Erasmus+

EUTOPIA, an established alliance of six European universities that exists to create a connected and inclusive community addressing global and local challenges, has been successful in its bid for a €5m grant from the Erasmus+ ‘European Universities’ programme. June 2019

Thu 27 Jun 2019, 14:27 | Tags: EUTOPIA

BuzzFeed: 'Universities Are Weighing Up The Cost Of Language Students' Years Abroad After A No-Deal Brexit'

BuzzFeed writes about the future of language students' year abroad, and reports on the launch of the EUTOPIA alliance.

Warwick Vice-Chancellor Professor Stuart Croft says: "together, we will strive to foster greater mobility for ideas and people [...] and push forward the new generation of higher education in Europe." March 2019

Fri 08 Mar 2019, 10:27 | Tags: EUTOPIA, Coverage

‘Macron network’ to establish €10m post-doc programme

The EUTOPIA community has been awarded Horizon 2020 funding to set up a post-doc programme for early career researchers on data and artificial intelligence, health and disease, and energy and sustainability - reported in World University News (February 2020)

Wed 19 Feb 2020, 12:22 | Tags: EUTOPIA, Coverage

European university alliance to launch €10.2M postdoctoral fellowship

Science Business magazine reports on EUTOPIA's new €10.2 million postdoctoral programme for early-career researchers who are working on data and artificial intelligence, health and disease, and energy and sustainability. (February 2020)

Wed 19 Feb 2020, 12:20 | Tags: EUTOPIA, Coverage

EUTOPIA invests €10.2m in young researchers tackling real-world challenges

EUTOPIA — a community of six European campuses striving to address global and regional challenges, and to develop a new form of open, inclusive, innovative higher education — is to invest €10.2 million to train early career researchers in fields such as data, health, welfare, and sustainability. (February 2020)


Wed 19 Feb 2020, 12:15 | Tags: EUTOPIA

EUTOPIA already co-teaching European PhDs as Erasmus+ project commences

EUTOPIA, a next-generation teaching and research community of six European universities, which was successful in its selection to be part of the Erasmus+ ‘European Universities’ Programme this year, officially began its project in December 2019.


Wed 19 Feb 2020, 12:07 | Tags: EUTOPIA

University Business: ‘Warwick is, and has been since its foundation, a European university’ - Prof Stuart Croft

"Universities should indeed be internationally connected centres of knowledge that encourage the movement of people and ideas to improve wider society — and that is precisely the focus of our EUTOPIA partnership."

Professor Stuart Croft, Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Warwick, writes in University Business about the EUTOPIA community of European campuses, which commenced its ERASMUS+ 'European Universities' project this month. (December 2019).

Fri 13 Dec 2019, 09:31 | Tags: EUTOPIA, Coverage

DELO: Evropska univerza prihodnosti

Slovenia's biggest national newspaper, Delo, reports on the start of the official start of the ERASMUS+ 'European Universities' pilot for the EUTOPIA network, and the meeting of the partner universities in Ljubljana. (December 2019).

Mon 09 Dec 2019, 12:52 | Tags: EUTOPIA, Coverage

STA: Work starting on "university of the future"

Slovenian press agency STA reports that the EUTOPIA project by six European universities to develop a new model of internationally connected, inclusive, student-led higher education officially kicked off in Ljubljana on Monday. (December 2019)

Thu 05 Dec 2019, 12:47 | Tags: EUTOPIA, Coverage

La Vanguardia: Varios países de la UE apuestan por construir una Universidad Europea

La Vanguardia in Barcelona reports on the commencement of the EUTOPIA community's project to build the European university of the future, dedicated to inclusivity, openness, and improving the lives of citizens across the continent. (December 2019).

Thu 05 Dec 2019, 12:35 | Tags: EUTOPIA, Coverage

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