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The Shape(s) of RUN‑EU International Conference Was a Space to Meet, Reflect and Plan for the Future
22 November 2023
More than 260 students, academic, research and administrative staff, associated partners and external stakeholders embarked on a transformative journey by attending The Shape(s) of RUN‑EU International Conference, at the Polytechnic University of Leiria (IPLeiria) on 16 and 17 November.
RUN‑EU 2023 Students Week & General Assembly: Leading Interregional Development and Shaping the Future
20 November 2023
RUN‑EU Students, researchers, academic staff and associated partners from various countries and fields, ranging from industry and business to regional government and civil society, met at the Polytechnic University of Leiria (IPLeiria), in Portugal, from 13 to 17 November.
RUN‑EU Celebrates New Milestone With Two Joint PhD Degree Programmes
16 November 2023
RUN‑EU has reached another significant milestone with the recent signing of two ground-breaking double and joint PhD programme agreements.
The Shape(s) of RUN‑EU International Conference
18 October 2023
Embark on a transformative journey by joining us at The Shape(s) of RUN‑EU International Conference to be held at the Polytechnic University of Leiria, Portugal, from 16-17 November.
The Students’ Week and General Assembly 2023 will take place in Portugal
18 October 2023
The Polytechnic University of Leiria (Portugal) will host the third RUN‑EU Students’ Week and the General Assembly (GA) between 13 and 17 November 2023.
The RUN‑EU Student Council Summit: a Collaborative and Enriching Event
12 October 2023
The RUN‑EU Student Council Summit, held at the NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences (NHL Stenden), from 4–6 October, gathered 63 RUN‑EU students.
European Student Assembly 2024 Applications Are Now Open
7 October 2023
The European Student Assembly (#ESA24) is back, inviting youth voices for discussions on Europe’s future. From 10–12 April 2024, Strasbourg will host this dynamic assembly, bringing together more than 230 students from 50 European University Alliances.
RUN‑EU Signs Joint FOREU Statement Over The Future Investment Pathway
4 October 2023
RUN‑EU has joined forces with 40 other European University Alliances to welcome the new EU Commissioner, Iliana Ivanova, and advocate for a clear and sustainable investment pathway, in a significant move towards shaping the future of higher education in Europe.
Unraveling the Enriching Diversity of the RUN‑EU Research SAPs
20 July 2023
With a programme full of activities and workshops, more than 100 students from the RUN‑EU universe experienced four Research Short Advanced Programmes (SAPs) – integrated into the Research Summer Schools that have been taking place since May at the Polytechnic of Cávado and Ave (IPCA).
The 10th Edition of CONFIA was Coordinated by RUN‑EU
18 July 2023
The 10th International Conference on Illustration and Animation CONFIA 2023, took place on 6 and 7 July in Caldas da Rainha, in a joint event coordinated by the two Portuguese Polytechnics members of RUN‑EU: the Polytechnic of Cávado and Ave (IPCA) and the Polytechnic of Leiria.
RUN‑EU Secures New Funding on the European Universities Erasmus+ Call 2023
3 July 2023
Today is an important milestone and an exciting day as our Regional University Network – European University (RUN‑EU) stands among the 30 alliances that received positive news.
RUN‑EU Awarded for Breakout Session at EURASHE Conference on Skills for Europe
14 June 2023
RUN‑EU significantly impacted the EURASHE 32nd Annual Conference held in Bucharest, Romania, from 8 to 9 June 2023.
RUN‑EU attended a Training and Cooperation Activity Conference in Norway
13 June 2023
A Training and Cooperation Activity (TCA) conference titled ‘Spreading Innovative Results from European University Alliances’ took place in Bergen, Norway, from 3 to 5 May 2023.
RUN‑EU Empowers Students at the 2nd European Student Assembly
12 June 2023
Eleven RUN‑EU students attended the 2nd edition of the European Student Assembly held at the European Parliament in Strasbourg from 31 May to 2 June, bringing together a dynamic group of 230 students from 40 European University Alliances.
Ice Cream and Innovation Exploring the Boundaries of Possibility
5 June 2023
The Design Factory Workshop ‘The Future – What if Humanity Depended on Ice Cream?’, co-organised by the School of Arts and Design of Polytechnic of Leiria (ESAD.CR), RUN‑EU FASA and the Future Design Factory, was highly successful!
RUN‑EU Super Week 2023
31 May 2023
From 22-26 May, the NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences hosted RUN‑EU’s 4th Super Week, in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. The event brought together 87 educators, researchers, HR professionals, and academic leaders to explore new educational models and design factories.
Two RUN‑EU Events at IPCA
22 May 2023
From 15 to 19 May the Polytechnic of Cávado and Ave hosted two RUN‑EU events: the RUN‑EU Dissemination Event, and the first Short Advanced Programme for Staff ‘RUN‑EU Path’, in Barcelos, Portugal.
A Week of RUN‑EU Collaboration and Inspiration in Győr
5 May 2023
The RUN‑EU Presidents’ Meeting, Management Committee Meeting, and Research Students’ Week took place at the University of Győr – Széchenyi István University (SZE) in Hungary.
RUN‑EU Celebrates Milestone with New Double Degree Programmes
3 May 2023
The RUN‑EU alliance has reached a significant milestone with the recent signing of three ground-breaking double-degree programme agreements. The ceremony took place at the University of Győr – Széchenyi István University, marking an important step towards international academic collaboration and excellence.
RUN‑EU International RDI Mobility Programme – 2nd Call for Applications
20 April 2023
RUN‑EU has designed an international internship programme for the mobility of researchers, providing networking opportunities for researchers and innovators to strengthen the RUN‑EU consortium research clusters to address Horizon Europe scientific, technological, and societal challenges in promoting and spreading excellence, fostering interdisciplinary research, and empowering independence of our young researchers and innovators.
RUN‑EU Super Week – 4th edition
26 March 2023
The NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences will host the 4th edition of the RUN‑EU Super Week including the first-ever Future Skills for Developing Higher Education Conference, by FASA, in the week of 22 May 2023.
RUN‑EU Staff Mobilities are a Skills Development Opportunity
17 March 2023
There are many ways to acquire international work experience at RUN‑EU. Employees of all seven members can develop their skills in RUN‑EU through joint study and degree programmes, research projects and short-term staff mobility periods, for example, exchanges and visits.
RUN‑EU and other 43 European Universities Alliances met in Brussels
9 March 2023
On 6 March, a consultation meeting with the Coordinators of all European Universities, from the first and second calls, took place in Brussels.
RUN‑EU Portuguese Polytechnics will now grant doctoral degrees
1 March 2023
Earlier this week, the law change that will allow the Portuguese Polytechnics to grant PhDs was approved.
Researcher Career Development Training Programme 2023
16 January 2023
RUN‑EU PLUS is organising the 2023 Researcher Career Development Training Programme to support RUN‑EU researchers in identifying their research skills and personal career paths and encourage inter-sectoral and international mobility.
A new RUN‑EU Bachelor’s Double Degree in Design is on its way
2 December 2022
The Häme University of Applied Sciences and the Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences are in the final stages of creating a Double Degree Programme in Design for bachelor students from both institutions.
A new RUN‑EU Double Degree was signed at HAMK
21 November 2022
The Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences (FHV) Managing Director Stefan Fitz-Rankl and Carlos Rabadão, President of the Polytechnic of Leiria signed the contract for the joint double degree programme at the Häme University of Applied Sciences in Finland (HAMK).
RUN‑EU PLUS ICARUS 2 Conference 2022
20 October 2022
Hosted by the Technological University of the Shannon, the second RUN‑EU PLUS Annual International Conference on Applied Research with Business and Society (ICARUS 2), will be held online on 14 December 2022 (10h00-15h00 CET).
A new RUN‑EU Double Degree was signed at FHV
13 October 2022
The double degree programme for students of the Bachelor of International Business between the Häme University of Applied Sciences in Finland (HAMK) and the Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences (FHV) was designed last spring and signed a few days ago, in Dornbirn, by representatives of both universities.
The first two RUN‑EU Double Degrees were signed at IPCA
26 September 2022
September 14, 2022, was a historic day for RUN‑EU, with the signing of the first two Double Degree agreements, in an event at the IPCA Campus. The first agreement was concluded between the Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave (IPCA) and the Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences (FHV), for the master’s courses of the two institutions in Electronic and Mechatronics Engineering. The Polytechnic of Leiria also signed an agreement with the University of Győr – Széchenyi István (SZE) for a Double Degree in Tourism.
First RUN‑EU Double Degree Programme agreed for bachelor’s students in International Business
21 April 2022
The Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK) and the Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences (FHV) have agreed on creating the first RUN‑EU Double Degree Programme for bachelor students in International Business from both institutions.
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