First RUN-EU Double Degree Programme agreed for bachelor’s students in International Business

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.

Mobility Week at FHV and launch of EMIC

More than 30 mobility experts from the seven RUN-EU universities met at the Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences (Austria) from 28 to 31 March 2022. After previous online meetings, this was the first opportunity to get to know each other in person and to further deepen the cooperation.
The launch of the European Mobility Innovation Centre (EMIC) was an important achievement for RUN-EU. EMIC will work as a competence centre in the field of mobility innovation, similar to the international services / mobility offices of RUN-EU.

Ninety policy recommendations were submitted to the EU

The 90 policy recommendations drafted by the students who attended the Inaugural Session of the European Student Assembly (ESA) were published on the platform of the Conference on the Future of Europe. The proposals resulted from debates that gathered 275 students, representing 38 European University alliances, at the European Parliament in Strasbourg on 3 and 4 March.

Online Workshops on Open Science Principles and Practices

RUN-EU PLUS will organise two Online Workshops on Open Science Principles and Practices. They will be open to all RUN-EU staff and students and will take place via MS Teams on 1 and 2 June 2022 (13h00-17h00 CET). More information on the workshops programme and registration will be circulated in April 2022.

Joint statement from FOREU1 and FOREU2 in support to Ukraine

We, the 41 Alliances of European Universities, representing about 300 European Higher Education institutions, stand together and send our strongest solidarity to the Ukrainian people after the Russian Government’s attack. We also strongly condemn the bombardment of Kharkiv National University. Our Alliances have been built on a shared vision of a welcoming and peaceful Europe: we urge all stakeholders to restore peace, democracy and respect of human rights in Ukraine.

RUN-EU will participate in the Forum of Universities for the Future of Europe

On 25 and 26 January, the French Presidency of the Council of the EU will organise the online Forum of Universities for the Future of Europe. The event aims to be a space for debate and reflection on the role of universities in the Europe of the future and their contribution to its construction, recovery, and sense of belonging.

Fourteen students will represent RUN-EU at the European Student Assembly

Fourteen RUN-EU students will attend the Inaugural Session of the European Student Assembly (ESA) held at the European Parliament in Strasbourg on 3 and 4 March. This high-level conference will gather around 200 student representatives designated from all European University alliances out of 800 eligible applications.

First RUN-EU PLUS ICARUS conference engaged stakeholders from business and society in research

The first RUN-EU PLUS ICARUS brought together research students, scholars, researchers, and business and society stakeholders in discussions concerning the development of practice-based research degree programmes, open science practice and researcher career development across RUN-EU.

Inaugural RUN-EU PLUS conference will focus on open science and the researcher career

Hosted by the University of Győr – Széchenyi Istvan University, the first RUN-EU PLUS ‘Annual International Conference on Applied Research with Business and Society’ (ICARUS) will be held online on 14 December (10h00-15h00 CET). This will be the first conference of the RUN-EU PLUS project since it was launched on 5 November 2021, at the […]

The future of the alliance was discussed at the first RUN-EU General Assembly

Between 1-5 November, over 200 RUN-EU delegates, comprising students, researchers, academic staff members and associated partners from each country drawn from industry, enterprise, regional government and society, as well as the rectors/presidents of the seven member universities, came together as part of the first RUN-EU General Assembly at TUS.