Overview of EPICUR Universities

The European University Alliance EPICUR (European Partnership for an Innovative Campus Unifying Regions) aims to create an attractive, innovative European university for a new generation of students in Europe. EPICUR comprises the three projects EPICUR Education, EPICUR Research and EPIDI (European Partnership for Innovation in Distant Internships). There is a special focus on interaction with society.

The nine university partners in the EPICUR Alliance are Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan (Poland), University of Amsterdam (Netherlands), Aristotle University in Thessaloniki (Greece), Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg (Germany), University of Upper Alsace (France), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, KIT (Germany), University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna (Austria), South Danish University in Odense (Denmark) and University of Strasbourg (France). More about our alliance.

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22 German Universities start funding phase in national support program

With its program „Europäische Hochschulnetzwerke (EUN) - nationale Initiative“ the German Academic Foreign Service (DAAD) supports the EU initiativ of „European Universities“. Since the beginning of the year, KIT and 21 other German Universities are supported in the third round of funding. They get around 14 Million Euros until 2026 out of the budget of the Ministery for Education and Research in addition to the EU funds.

EPICluster Mobility Program - 2023 Call for Proposals

The EPICUR Alliance welcomes early career researchers of all disciplines to carry out collaborative research projects (“EPIClusters”) meant to tackle scientific and societal challenges for a period not exceeding six months.

EPIClusters offer tailor-made experiences at one of the partner universities for researchers from both academic and non-academia and serve as a network for scientific exploration and ideas spanning the Alliance.


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EPICUR in the Media

On the pathway towards European Universities

The European Universities are alliances of universities that take on the Challenges of Europe with new methods in Education and research. In this Video by the german international agency DAAD you can discover more about the goals and vision of the European Univerisites from students, scientists and emplyees of german Universities.

European high school alliances at the service of society

Core Goals of Universities are Education, Research and Innovation. But the European Comission also gave another responsibility to the "European Universities": To strenghten the connection between universities and society.