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.
Prof. Martin Paul stepping down from Maastricht University as of 1 November 2021
Professor Martin Paul, President of Maastricht University (UM), has been elected Rector of Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB), Germany. His term as UM President will end when he takes up his new position at RUB on 1 November 2021. That also means that YUFE will have to say goodbye to its first Chair on that date. “I am honoured that the Senate and Supervisory Board of Ruhr-Universität Bochum have elected me as its Rector,” Martin Paul said in his announcement. “I am pleased to be able to put my experience in Maastricht to good use at one of the largest and most highly regarded universities in Germany. I am now halfway through my third and final term at UM. I have been President here f…
Webinar: Integrating inspirational entrepreneurship in the classroom
The University of Antwerp’s Department of Education is organizing a webinar on entrepreneurship in higher education, on May 7, 2021 (11:00 AM – 1:00 PM CET). The central question of the webinar is: How do you integrate inspirational entrepreneurship into the classroom? This online webinar aims to bring together lecturers, education support staff members, and policy officers from different higher education institutions. You will be inspired by 4 good practices of entrepreneurship in the classroom. Lecturers from the University of Antwerp will give two presentations. Two other good practices will be presented by lecturers from the University of Bremen and the University of Ess…
YUFE D&I Lecture Series
The YUFE D&I Lecture Series is a means of promoting and celebrating D&I education and engagement across the YUFE community. We aim to showcase D&I in practice through speakers who are experts in their fields. YUFE D&I lectures currently take place online and are open to all, with the target audience specified for each lecture. Lectures: 30 April 2021 (14.00 – 15.15 CET): Inclusive Selection & Recruitment in Academia; John Delap, Senior Policy & Project Officer, Inclusion at Academic Cooperation Association (ACA) Belgium18 May …