Press invitation: VUB and European partners unveil strategy for new EUTOPIA alliance

EUTOPIA submits bid for Erasmus+ ‘European Universities’ programme grant

EUTOPIA, a new alliance of six European universities that strives to create a connected and inclusive academic community across the continent, launches its strategy on Thursday February 28th at the Solvay Library in Brussels. The press is invited to join this launch.

That same day, the Alliance will also submit its bid for the Erasmus+ ‘European Universities’ programme grant, which would boost its mission of working as a network of European campuses addressing global challenges – through collaborative research, increased mobility of students and staff, and with shared innovations which serve the wider public in regional communities.

The university partners of EUTOPIA are: Vrije Universiteit Brussel, University of Gothenburg, University of Ljubljana, Université Paris Seine, University Pompeu Fabra and University of Warwick.

Programme

  • 3:45 - 4.00 PM: Welcome
  • 4.00 - 6:00 PM: Presentation of EUTOPIA strategy
  • 6.00 - 7:00 PM: Reception

The opening speech will focus on the further development of higher education in Europe in line with the vision of the EUTOPIA Alliance.

Location

Solvay Library
Leopold Park
Rue Belliard 137
1040 Brussels

Registrations

Please confirm your presence by sending an email to sarah.g.janssens@vub.be

More information on the EUTOPIA Alliance:

Luk Van Langenhove, Head of International Institutes and Networks, Vrije Universiteit Brussel:

  • E Luk.Van.Langenhove@vub.be
  • M 32 (0)473 98 19 56
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