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  • Organisation | European University Foundation
    Assembly also known as the Board of Directors meeting The General Assembly has the broadest powers to manage the Foundation s activities and to undertake any acts in the interest and within the purpose of the Foundation in accordance with article 8 1 of the EUF s Charter Each member has one vote in the General Assembly The President of the Club d Europe is also a voting member of the General Assembly The General Assembly appoints the Steering Committee members who work in close cooperation with the Secretary General in overseeing the functioning and development of the EUF The current members of the Steering Committee 2015 2018 are Prof Miguel Angel Sotelo Vice Rector of the University of Alcalá Prof Heinz Fassmann Vice Rector of the University of Vienna Prof Ina Druviete Vice Rector of the University of Latvia Prof Wojciech Wolf honorary consul of Luxembourg in Poland Marija Drinjakovic International Relations Manager University of Nice Sophia Antipolis The Secretary General of the EUF is Prof Christoph Ehmann Cooperation among the members of the EUF is facilitated through the contact persons appointed in each university for the Coordinators workgroup and by the Secretariat team in Luxembourg Additionally there is

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  • Partners | European University Foundation
    Parliament European Parliament The EUF holds yearly meetings with the European Parliament s Culture and Education Committee Luxembourg Luxembourg The Luxembourg Government has generously supported the EUF from 2002 until 2015 Council of Europe Council of Europe The Council of Europe has given patronage to initiatives such as the Luxembourg Forum on Human Rights and Ride for Your Rights Erasmus Student Network Erasmus Student Network The Erasmus Student Network is Europe s biggest network of student organisations working with international students About Organisation Partners History Contact European Civil Society Platform for Lifelong Learning European Civil Society Platform for Lifelong Learning EUCIS LLL is an umbrella association that gathers 36 European organisations active in the field of education and training European Language Council European Language Council The European Language Council strives for improving the knowledge of languages and cultures in the EU and beyond European University Association European University Association The EUA is the largest organisation representing universities in Europe with 850 members in 47 countries Allianz Cultural Foundation Allianz Cultural Foundation The Allianz Cultural Foundation promotes cultural and educational projects in the spirit of European integration Volkswagen Foundation Volkswagen Foundation The Volkswagen Foundation is dedicated to the support of humanities

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  • History | European University Foundation
    the conference showed that this route was blocked by a multitude of formal and ideological obstacles the universities in attendance decided to undertake the project fully exploiting their own decision making autonomy Picture 2 former Prime Minister Jean Claude Juncker welcomes the Tour d Europe participants in Luxembourg The universities willing to undertake further cooperation agreed on the following closing communiqué The university representatives agree to examine the establishment of a consortium consisting of universities committed to excellence in research and learning Therefore the university representatives agree to consider and to examine the establishment of the European University Foundation as an organisational platform for the cooperating universities The European University Foundation will be the coordinating framework it serves to create conditions that are necessary for the successful cooperation between the member universities this framework contributes to greater self governance and a strategic vision The main purpose of the consortium is to create a field of experimentation generating exemplary experiences which would then feed into the process of establishing a network of higher education in Europe The consortium mainly aims at allowing students to gather multi various experiences in at least two participating universities in two different countries as well as to efficiently pursue their studies This should ultimately lead to the creation of a Campus Europae CE label Close cooperation and effective coordination between universities is thus required The participating universities decided therefore to form the association with the interested universities to fully exploit their own decision making possibilities and to include governments only in isolated cases Between 1998 and 2003 the EUF was funded by the Quandt Foundation the Allianz Kulturstiftung the Volkswagen Foundation and by a grant of the media entrepreneur Leo Kirch The government of the Grand Duchy of Luxemburg hosted all the conferences before it took over the financing of the project in 2004 and provided the secretariat with a venue in the Château de Munsbach close to the capital of the Grand Duchy Following the 2001 launching conference seven expert groups gathering professors from all participating universities undertook pilot projects in the areas of humanities natural sciences teacher training medicine business law and engineering The main objective of these working groups was to investigate in which way mobility solutions could be developed to systematically foster student exchange across the network Academic cooperation quickly became the heart and soul of the EUF and over time the workgroups developed into Subject Committees which until 2014 were the organ which provides the framework for intensive academic cooperation and is charged with setting up ex ante recognition mechanisms Picture 3 Prof Noel Whelan Prof Christoph Ehmann and Dr Konrad Schily At the end of 2003 the Rectors Council elected the first President and Secretary General respectively Prof Noel Whelan and Prof Christoph Ehmann The year 2004 was poised to be a pivotal year for the EUF Alongside with the first experimental student exchanges the definitive installation of the Secretariat in the Grand Duchy of Luxemburg was completed In the

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  • Contact | European University Foundation
    in charge of EU funding and public relations Main fields of responsibilities Employability and entrepreneurship Email joachim wyssling at uni foundation dot eu Stefan Jahnke Project manager in charge of services for universities and public relations Main field of responsibilities Active citizenship Email stefan jahnke at uni foundation dot eu Isabel J Catarino Office and event manager Email isabel catarino at uni foundation dot eu Mickaël Golinski Event and projects

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  • University of Hamburg | European University Foundation
    and academics Nobel prize winners such as Otto Stern and Wolfgang Pauli and Isidor Isaac Rabi have worked at the Universität Hamburg During the last decades Hamburg became the press capital of Germany and an important cultural centre The Beatles international career took off in Hamburg in the same neighbourhood where even today many of the music clubs of the city lie This international port city promises a sea spirit with its harbour canals and the largest single warehouse complex in the world Becoming a member Becoming a member The EUF member universities are among the best in their respective countries and share a culture of academic excellence They are committed to the advancement of the European Higher Education Area each contributing with best practices and project proposals that reflect their respective strengths and expertise The EUF member universities can expect to Be actively involved in projects and discussions aimed at shaping future EU policies Benefit from the cooperation of a close knit network of academics and staff Establish synergies with partner universities that enhance the quality and impact of their international activities The advantages of being a EUF member are Be invited for EUF conferences staff trainings and other events To access to the EUF Project Incubator which supports member universities in putting forward competitive EU funding applications Participate in the multilateral arrangements for student exchange Participation for students in EUF summer schools and seminars Participation for students in the Club d Europe projects and activities Priority access to and support using the EUF online tools and resources 50 discount on all EUF conferences staff trainings and other events Receive the EUF internal newsletter 6 times per year Use of the EUF Secretariat to obtain information and facilitate EU contacts Eligibility to propose projects labelled under the aegis of

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  • University of Eastern Finland | European University Foundation
    instance in Joensuu Kuopio and Savonlinna One of the aspects that make the UEF a particularly attractive destination for international students is the vast choice of non degree and degree programmes taught in English Joensuu Kuopio and Savonlinna are located in the eastern Finnish lake area where one can enjoy the advantages of an urban and cultural lifestyle together with the great natural beauty of the region s forests lakes and islands Becoming a member Becoming a member The EUF member universities are among the best in their respective countries and share a culture of academic excellence They are committed to the advancement of the European Higher Education Area each contributing with best practices and project proposals that reflect their respective strengths and expertise The EUF member universities can expect to Be actively involved in projects and discussions aimed at shaping future EU policies Benefit from the cooperation of a close knit network of academics and staff Establish synergies with partner universities that enhance the quality and impact of their international activities The advantages of being a EUF member are Be invited for EUF conferences staff trainings and other events To access to the EUF Project Incubator which supports member universities in putting forward competitive EU funding applications Participate in the multilateral arrangements for student exchange Participation for students in EUF summer schools and seminars Participation for students in the Club d Europe projects and activities Priority access to and support using the EUF online tools and resources 50 discount on all EUF conferences staff trainings and other events Receive the EUF internal newsletter 6 times per year Use of the EUF Secretariat to obtain information and facilitate EU contacts Eligibility to propose projects labelled under the aegis of the EUF Disseminate your projects and events through the EUF communication

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  • University of Lorraine | European University Foundation
    Belgium and Germany Research oriented it has 61 laboratories strongly anchored in ten specific fields Lorraine is one of the old historic provinces of France with 2 large cities Metz and Nancy both typically charming French cities where you can visit beautiful squares monuments and the Centre Pompidou Metz a satellite of the famous Paris museum The Lorraine region provides a pleasant environment and a rich cultural life while being just 1h30 away from the French capital by TGV Becoming a member Becoming a member The EUF member universities are among the best in their respective countries and share a culture of academic excellence They are committed to the advancement of the European Higher Education Area each contributing with best practices and project proposals that reflect their respective strengths and expertise The EUF member universities can expect to Be actively involved in projects and discussions aimed at shaping future EU policies Benefit from the cooperation of a close knit network of academics and staff Establish synergies with partner universities that enhance the quality and impact of their international activities The advantages of being a EUF member are Be invited for EUF conferences staff trainings and other events To access to the EUF Project Incubator which supports member universities in putting forward competitive EU funding applications Participate in the multilateral arrangements for student exchange Participation for students in EUF summer schools and seminars Participation for students in the Club d Europe projects and activities Priority access to and support using the EUF online tools and resources 50 discount on all EUF conferences staff trainings and other events Receive the EUF internal newsletter 6 times per year Use of the EUF Secretariat to obtain information and facilitate EU contacts Eligibility to propose projects labelled under the aegis of the EUF Disseminate your

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  • University of Nice Sophia Antipolis | European University Foundation
    000 foreign students The academic facilities include the prestigious IAE Nice Graduate School of Management which offers undergraduate postgraduate and doctoral programs and focuses on research and education in finance and management Located on the French Riviera Nice is 2nd most appealing city in France welcoming 2 million visitors per year Between Montecarlo and Cannes it is a year round sunny metropolis where you can enjoy the Mediterranean Sea exceptional food beautiful views and local arts Becoming a member Becoming a member The EUF member universities are among the best in their respective countries and share a culture of academic excellence They are committed to the advancement of the European Higher Education Area each contributing with best practices and project proposals that reflect their respective strengths and expertise The EUF member universities can expect to Be actively involved in projects and discussions aimed at shaping future EU policies Benefit from the cooperation of a close knit network of academics and staff Establish synergies with partner universities that enhance the quality and impact of their international activities The advantages of being a EUF member are Be invited for EUF conferences staff trainings and other events To access to the EUF Project Incubator which supports member universities in putting forward competitive EU funding applications Participate in the multilateral arrangements for student exchange Participation for students in EUF summer schools and seminars Participation for students in the Club d Europe projects and activities Priority access to and support using the EUF online tools and resources 50 discount on all EUF conferences staff trainings and other events Receive the EUF internal newsletter 6 times per year Use of the EUF Secretariat to obtain information and facilitate EU contacts Eligibility to propose projects labelled under the aegis of the EUF Disseminate your projects and events

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