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Arqus Alliance

Arqus Alliance brings together seven comprehensive research universities with strong regional involvement: BergenGranadaGrazLeipzigLyonPadova and Vilnius. Arqus is one of 17 European Universities consortia selected and funded by the European Commission under the Erasmus+ programme. 

The Alliance’s name stems from the Latin term arcus or arquus, for arch, building bridges toward a shared future. Arqus aims to better respond to the grand global societal challenges and to advance towards deeper European integration.

Our principal ambition is to design, test and implement an innovative model for deep inter-university cooperation, enabling students, staff and the society at large. By bringing together students and researchers with diverse backgrounds from the partner universities, we will enhance the quality of teaching and learning, and to strengthen our joint research capacity.

Regional engagement, innovation and service to society are key features of the Alliance, and we invite stakeholders to get involved.

Student innovation
Virtual company creation
Apr 14

Virtual Company Creation Challenge – call for UiB students

Create a business model (your dream business idea?) and compete in the European final - win a trip to one of our European partners! All students at UiB are welcome to participate. Deadline 21st April.

Call for applications

Apply for twinning

Apply for a short term twinning-stay at one of the partner universities in the Arqus Alliance

Arqus NEWS
Participants in panel discussion

Panel discussion: Job consequences of European Universities

University of Bergen’s local Arqus coordinator, Katrine Moland Hansen, will on Tuesday December 8th at 11.30 participate in a panel discussion regarding emerging new jobs and the tasks and skills needed to work in a European University Alliance.