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.
Honorary Doctorate Awarded to Prof. Martin Paul
On its last session held in December 2020, the University of Rijeka Senate accepted the proposal to award the honorary doctorate of the University of Rijeka (Gradis Doctoris Honoris Causa) to Prof. Martin Paul, M.D., Ph.D., professor of clinical pharmacology and Rector of Maastricht University, for his personal contribution to the development of higher education and science at the University of Rijeka. The award ceremony will be held in 2021, as a part of the celebration of the Day of the University – Dies Academicus. Maastricht University and the University of Rijeka are both members of the YUFE Alliance. Learn more about Y…
Register for YUFE Townhall
YUFE is one of the first 17 alliances selected by the European Commission in 2019 to develop a unique model of a European University. The 14 YUFE partners aim to contribute to a more competitive, innovative and united Europe through structural cooperation in education, research, innovation, and engagement with local communities. YUFE Townhall is a 2.5-day umbrella event involving all of YUFE’s programs and activities for YUFE students, staff, and citizens. It is supposed to feature inspiring speakers from across Europe and beyond and provide a stimulating environment for YUFE students, staff, partners, and citizens. Its focus will be on the European higher education and its links to wider society. Due to the CO…
Launch of the YUFE Diploma Supplement Track
Imagine that you could create your own curriculum, choosing from academic courses offered at any of the YUFE universities. You could study, learn a language, do volunteer work, and professional training (virtually) in ten different countries. The information for organizing your own individual learning experience will be at your fingertips and all activities and accomplishments will be acknowledged on your YUFE Diploma Supplement and, in the future, on a true European Diploma recognized throughout Europe. You could be part of the first group of students piloting our European University; the Young Universities for the Future of Europe. YUFE is happy to open its first version of the