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Arqus participates in the #EUvsVirus hackathon organized by the European Commission

As of tomorrow and throughout the weekend, the Commission will host the pan-European #EUvsVirus Hackathon, under the patronage of Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth.

Arqus is very proud to participate as a partner in this initiative to develop innovative solutions to overcome coronavirus-related challenges.

This event connects…

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Special sections in all Arqus universities for the confinement period

All Arqus universities have launched a special section on their websites to keep students and staff informed during this extraordinary period of confinement.

Our universities have adapted their services and activities to the quarantine circumstances, offering online teaching and keeping their services in remote.

These new sections include information such as the measures we must take to stay safe, activities going on during this period and information about classes in remote.

Here you have the list of all the sites:

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The 4-day Refresher “Teaching in English“ course starts tomorrow!

The Refresher course, organized by the University of Graz, is part of a series of courses organized within the Action Line 4, Multilingual & Multicultural University of the Arqus European University Alliance. The course will be followed by the 4-day basic course called Certificate “Teaching in English”. Both courses will be offered online.

The Refresher course is intended for university teachers who are already familiar with the basics of English Medium Instruction (EMI). Participants will learn how to keep their students interested and motivated by making online teaching interactive, entertaining, supportive and with lots of opportunities for students…

The GUSSEGG Summer School 2020 has been postponed to 2021.

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Due to the current exceptional situation worldwide the GUSEGG Summer School 2020 "Stability, Security, and Happiness: State – Society – Religion”, organised by the University of Graz, had to be postponed to next year.

Arqus activities continue remotely

Arqus activities continue remotely

26th March 2020. The world health crisis caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and the emergency measures in place in all of our countries mean that all of our Arqus universities have suspended in-class teaching activities and, in most cases, have temporarily ceased all other face-to-face activities, with our staff and students working and studying from home.

We are in the process of re-organizing our Arqus workflow and adapting the work plan to this exceptional situation, so we will be able to continue with our activities from…

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The University of Granada offers fee waivers for Arqus universities members to participate in Staff Training Weeks

The University of Granada has published different Staff Training Weeks and in all of them, fee wavers are offered for the participants from Arqus partner universities.

All the information about these calls may be found here.

Arqus postpones its first Annual Conference due to the situation caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

With deep regret, the Arqus European University Alliance informs you that the University of Lyon together with the Arqus Steering Committee have had to postpone the Arqus Annual Conference 2020, due to be held from the 16th to the 18th of March in Lyon. This is in accordance with official recommendations from the French health authorities and the Erasmus+ National Agency regarding the situation caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

However, some activities will still take place in the form of the Arqus Virtual Forum 2020, where a series of virtual meetings have been planned for some internal…

Arqus presented in the final conference of the ICMED Erasmus+ project

The Arqus European University Alliance was presented last week in Algeria during the final conference of the Erasmus+ project "ICMED: International Credit Mobility: a new challenge for the Mediterranean Region".

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Irene Pedreira Romero, the Director of International Projects and Agreements of the University of Granada and member of the Arqus Steering Committee, highlighted the main goals and objectives of the Alliance in the medium and long term, and presented the different Action Lines and the main features of…

The University of Graz offers a scholarship to Arqus students for the Graz International Summer School Seggau 2020

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The University of Graz organises the Graz International Summer School Seggau 2020. Focusing on the emphasis areas of Southeastern Europe and North, Central and South America, the 15th edition of the summer school is titled Stability, Security, and Happiness: State – Society – Religion. The summer school will take place from July 5 to July 18, 2020 at Seggau Castle in Styria, Austria.

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Arqus opens its first calls for Research Exchange Stays and Networking Site Visits

These programmes are addressed to PhD students, postgraduate students, early stage researchers, senior researchers and professors of the 7 universities that form the Alliance.

Among other activities, Arqus is meant to support research stays at one of the Arqus partner universities by funding travel expenses and providing opportunities for further intensified cooperation with the host university. It is also meant to support joint doctoral training within the group of partner universities by enabling site visits and joint activities.

This call offers 2 types of stay…