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The 2021 YERUN Research Mobility Awards call is OPEN!


Are you a researcher from a YERUN institution willing to collaborate with another researcher from another YERUN university? Then, this opportunity is for you!





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Published: April 12, 2021 | By: YERUN Office

YERUN has a new strategy!


The Young European Research Universities Network is proud to present its new Strategy 2021-2025! 





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Published: December 17, 2020 | By: YERUN Office

YERUN Reflection Paper on The World Higher Education after COVID-19


After four months since the beginning of lockdowns across Europe due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, on Monday 6 July YERUN has published a Reflection Paper on The World of Higher Education after COVID-19. The paper is structured in three parts: the first, "What has changed so far", is an overview of the challenges that we have taken stock of across our networks and the solutions identified so far by our members; the second part, "What is coming next" explores three possible post-COVID-19 horizons; the third and last part, "What can we gain", identifies those opportunities coming from this challenging situation that we should not miss. 





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Published: July 7, 2020 | By: YERUN Office

  • The YERUN April Newsletter is out!

    Hello and welcome to the YERUN April newsletter! At the beginning of the month, the University of Southern Denmark hosted the YERUN Staff Days, which this year focused on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The virtual event brought together more than 150 colleagues from across the YERUN network, who exchanged views and practices on the SDGs and how they engage with them in their everyday life. Do you want to know more about it? Here is a nice playlist summarising the inspiring discussions! On 22 April, we also celebrated the World Earth Day, which provides a moment of reflection across the globe on what we can and must do to protect our planet. To wrap-up this exciting month, we dedicate this newsletter to projects and initiatives carried out by YERUN universities with regard to sustainability. Enjoy your read! 

    Click here to read the YERUN April Newsletter!

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    Published: April 28, 2021 | By: YERUN Office

    Research on problems that really matter

    Brunel University London is committed to using sources and disposing of materials in a responsible way. Many are, in fact, the initiatives taken by Brunel to ensure a sustainable approach to the university’s life: food and supplies are sourced ethically, through a responsible procurement strategy; the use of plastic is minimised through an updated environment policy, and through the research of the Partnership for Sustainable Food Future. The university has put in place policies on reducing the waste sent to landfill, through elimination, reduction, reuse and recycling – and it has increased the proportion of waste they recycle. Moreover, a tracking system of the way in which handle hazardous and toxic materials is handled is put in place.

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    Published: April 27, 2021 | By: YERUN Office

    YERUN President interviewed by 'Vox Academiae'

    The YERUN President, and Rector of the University of Bremen, Professor Bernd Scholz-Reiter, was recently interviewed by the Croatian magazine 'Vox Academiae', which is a special supplement to regional newspaper Novi list Daily, dedicated to higher education, science, and arts. The 39th issue of the magazine featuring the interview was published on Friday 23 April.

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    Published: April 27, 2021 | By: YERUN Office

    New UC3M Agenda for compliance with the SDGs

    Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) has presented its Agenda for compliance with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), aimed at proposing new lines of actions in all of the University institutional activities (teaching, research, administration and government, and social leadership) to convert the SDGs into one of UC3M’s strategic pillars for development.  In addition, the Agenda seeks to raise awareness in the University Community on this matter and encourage active participation to achieve these goals. UC3M commits to compliance with the diverse measures included in this plan by the end of 2023. 

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    Published: April 26, 2021 | By: YERUN Office

    University of Konstanz: shaping a sustainable future together

    Sustainable development is a high priority goal for the University of Konstanz and a topic that it deals with intensively, both institutionally and academically. In 2015, it was the first university in Germany that established a student-led Green Office, and a continuous working group “Sustainable Development” was founded in 2020. More recently, in April 2021, the university’s  new Vice Rector for Sustainability, Information and Communication Technology, Professor Christine Peter, took office, anchoring sustainable development goals (SDGs) at the highest level of leadership at the university.

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    Published: April 26, 2021 | By: YERUN Office

    UAntwerp SDG Youth Hub brings students together to exchange best practices

    The University of Antwerp attaches great importance to sustainability, in many different areas. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) play a role in various parts of life at the university, from student initiatives to research activities. But there are target groups in the outside world too, including young people and local authorities. 

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    Published: April 26, 2021 | By: YERUN Office

    DCU - The University of Transformation and Impact

    Bringing beneficial impact to individuals and communities is central to the DNA of Dublin City University. DCU's aspiration is to be known as a University of Transformation and Impact that strives to deliver on the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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    Published: April 26, 2021 | By: YERUN Office

    Innovation District – sustainability best practices

    NOVA University Lisbon launched the Innovation District, a project aiming to create a new global city in Almada, that will combine a unique and sustainable lifestyle in a new geography of innovation and technological knowledge. NOVA School of Science and Technology is the heart of the Innovation District in Almada, a project developed by NOVA together with public and private partners. 

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    Published: April 26, 2021 | By: YERUN Office
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