Alliance of eight European Universities under the name “CIVIS – a European civic University”
With the publication of the Erasmus+ call for projects for the year 2019, the European Commission has initiated the launch of a new initiative to support the creation and development of 20 alliances of European universities by 2024. Through this initiative, the Commission has the ambition to bring Europeans closer together and to improve the international competitiveness of our higher education institutions.
European Universities Initiative - Building the universities of the future8 November 2019“Today’s event marks the beginning of a new chapter. Through European Universities, we have together created a before and an after in European Higher Education.” Themis Christophidou
Kick off meeting of the European Universities initiative by the European Commission4 November 2019To mark the kick-off of the first 17 European Universities alliances, the European Commission is organising an event on the European Universities Initiative on Thursday 7th November 2019.
Official launch of CIVIS, the European Civic University1 October 2019On Tuesday 1st October 2019, we celebrate the launch of the CIVIS Alliance, the European Civic University with the partnership of eight leading universities across the Mediterranean and Baltic seas: Aix-Marseille Université (Aix-en-Provence and Marseille, France), National Kapodistrian University of Athens (Athens, Greece), Université libre de Bruxelles (Brussels, Belgium), Universitatea din București (Bucharest, Romania), Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Madrid, Spain), Sapienza Università di Roma (Rome, Italy), Stockholm University (Stockholm, Sweden) and Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen (Germany)
CIVIS is a 2019-2022 pilot project for the "European Universities" initiative of the European Commission28 June 2019On June 26, 2019, the European Commission has announced that CIVIS would be one of the first pilot projects for its "European Universities" programme. CIVIS is proud to receive the opportunity to contribute fully to the first phase of construction of this major initiative for the future of the European higher education landscape.