ARQUS Alliance
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European Universities Initiative

The aim of this initiative is to bring together a new generation of creative Europeans able to cooperate across languages, borders and disciplines to address societal challenges and skills shortages faced in Europe.

Arqus Alliance
European University Initiative

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What are European Universities?

European Universities are ambitious transnational alliances of higher education institutions developing long-term structural and strategic cooperation, promoting European values and identity and revolutionizing the quality and competitiveness of European higher education.

The alliances: 

  • include partners from all types of higher education institution and cover a broad geographic scope across Europe 

  • are based upon a co-envisioned long-term strategy focussed on sustainability, excellence and European values 

  • offer student-centred curricula jointly delivered across inter-university campuses, where diverse student bodies can build their own programmes and experience mobility at all levels of study 

  • adopt a challenge-based approach according to which students, academics and external partners can cooperate in inter-disciplinary teams to tackle the biggest issues facing Europe today 

Read more about the European Universities Initiative here