The Young Universities for the Future of Europe (YUFE) alliance is a major strategic partnership established between eight young research-intensive universities from as many European countries. The YUFE alliance, together with its six associate partners, aims at bringing a radical change in European higher education by establishing itself as the leading model of a young, student-centred, non-elitist, open and inclusive European University. A unique ecosystem linking universities to communities, YUFE will be based on cooperation between higher education institutions, the public and private sector, and citizens across Europe.
YUFE -Young Universities for the Future of Europe
First Yufe4Postdocs Call
The YUFE universities are pleased to announce two calls for postdoctoral research positions in all disciplines, with a project addressing one or more urban opportunities and challenges. Postdocs will carry out their projects anchored in a YUFE host university of their choice. They will define and develop their projects within YUFE focus areas: Sustainability, Digital Society, Citizens Wellbeing, and European Identity. In total, 51 positions are offered for researchers appointed across nine universities. Selected YUFE postdocs can conduct a research training project in a broad range of disciplines…
All YUFE representatives gather in Rijeka for the annual YUFE Townhall
This year’s YUFE Townhall, the largest annual event of the European University Alliance YUFE, was held at the University of Rijeka from 15 to 17 February. More than 100 participants from all partner YUFE universities took part in an interesting programme dedicated to various discussions on innovative approaches and innovation in European higher education. The three-day conference started with a formal reception held at the Sugar Refinery Palace in Rijeka on Wednesday, February 15, where the participants were welcomed by the hosts, i.e. University of Rijeka Rector Prof. Snježana Prijić-Samaržija, Ph.D., and Director of the YUFE Alliance Dr. Daniela Trani. As the University of Rijeka takes grea…
The Rijeka D&I team at the YUFE WP7 meeting in Rome
Representatives of the University of Rijeka and members of the Diversity and Inclusivity Team – Daria Glavan Šćulac, Ana Tomaško Obradović, Sandra Nuždić, and Tino Vodanović – visited Tor Vergata University in Rome in September. As part of the YUFE work package dedicated to improving diversity and inclusive policies and practices in the YUFE network and partner universities, the meetings in Rome included the sharing of experiences and good inclusive practices of the gathered representatives from seven YUFE universities. Tor Vergata University presented a number of initiatives that improve the position of people in underrepresented areas or…