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Vilnius University will award Emmanuel Macron the title of Doctor Honoris Causa for the idea of creating the European Universities Initiative

Next Tuesday, 29th of September, Vilnius University will award the Presidence of France, Emmanuel Macron, the title of Doctor Honoris Causa of the University.

The Arqus European University Alliance would not be a reality if the European Universities Initiative did not exist. And it all…

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Arqus creates a pathfinder group on the future of mobility

The new pathfinder group will explore how to maximize the benefits of mobility of students and staff in the changing context of the new decade. Thus, the experts will discuss issues such as sustainability, digitalization, inclusion and quality learning among many others.

The crisis…

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Arqus opens the first call for applications for mentoring stays.

High quality mentoring of doctoral and postdoctoral researchers is one of the main objectives of the Arqus career development scheme. To this end, Arqus opens the first call for supporting mentoring stays of 3 days at one of the Arqus partner universities, for 4 to 5 doctoral/…

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Arqus holds its first virtual workshop for teachers of German as a foreign language

For every lesson, but especially for teaching (in) a foreign language, clear and correct pronunciation is a prerequisite for success. "Research studies on the effects of speaking have shown that the better the pronunciation, the more competent you will be rated by the listeners," explains…

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Arqus universities have received more than €4.5M for COVID-19 related research projects

The universities of Bergen, Granada, Leipzig, Lyon and Vilnius have received more than €4.5M for research on COVID-19, whereas Graz and Padua have launched fundraising campaigns to support COVID-19 research projects.

It has been nearly 5 months since the pandemic hit Europe back in…

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The Arqus European University Alliance awarded €2 million in the H2020 call for support for the Research and Innovation Dimension of European Universities

Through this project, Arqus aims to enhance the research and innovation dimension of the Alliance’s activities and to address current global societal challenges through intensified joint research characterised by the pursuit of excellence, openness, transparency and effective engagement with…

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Arqus opens the call for the ISLYE (International Soft Landing for Young Entrepreneurs) applications 2020-21

After the webinars on the different business cultures that took place at the end of June, Arqus opens the call for applications for the Arqus ISLYE (international mobility for young entrepreneurs) programme for student…

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Arqus is preparing its Virtual Company Creation Challenge

The Arqus “Entrepreneurial University and Regional Engagement” Action Line is preparing the 2020 Virtual Company Creation Challenge European Finals.

Each partner university will select its best…


Arqus opens the second round of 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.

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Arqus holds the first meeting of the Arqus PhD Council

On June 30th, the first virtual meeting of the Arqus PhD Council took place, which was organized by the University of Graz as part of the Arqus Action Line 6 "Research Support and Early Stage Researcher…