Creation of EUCOR in 1989.Hannes-Dirk Flury © Universitätsarchiv Freiburg

The European grouping of territorial cooperation (EGTC) Eucor – The European Campus is the result of long cooperation between the universities of the Upper Rhine. As early as 1989, they formed the European Confederation of Upper Rhine universities (EUCOR), whose assignments were later taken over by the EGTC.

28/02/2019, Strasbourg


A MAp of Europe with all partner universities within EPICUR.

Four of the five member universities of Eucor – The European Campus join four other partners to create the EPICUR alliance (“European Partnership for an Innovative Campus Unifying Regions”), selected by the European Union as part of the European Universities Initiative.
 

19/02/2019, Basel


The presidents of the member universities sign the strategic plan 2019-2023.

The member universities of Eucor – The European Campus adopt a joint strategic plan for the years 2019 to 2023. Within the plan they give concrete form to their vision and the further development of the network with projects, goals and measures in the areas of research and innovation, teaching and doctoral qualification.
 

06/02/2019


QUSTEC logo

The joint international and interdisciplinary doctoral programme in quantum sciences and technologies QUSTEC is selected by the European Commission, which will provide a cofinancing of 4.2 million euros. Led by Eucor – The European Campus, it will bring together the universities of Basel, Freiburg and Strasbourg, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and IBM Research – Zurich.

12/04/2018, Strasbourg


Signature of the joint declaration in favor of a European University.

Signature of the joint declaration of intention for the development of ‘Eucor – The European Campus’ into a ‘European University’ by Winfried Kretschmann, Minister-President of Baden-Württemberg, Sophie Béjean, Rectrice of the Académie de Strasbourg, and Jean Rottner, President of the Grand Est region.
 

03/07/2017


Seed Money

First call for projects for the financial backing “Seed Money”, which aims to provide initial financial support for innovative cross-border projects within Eucor – The European Campus. The funding can be granted to projects in the field of teaching as well as in the field of research and innovation.
 

11/05/2016, Strasbourg


Inauguration of the EGTC Eucor – The European Campus in May 2016 in Strasbourg.

The European Grouping for Territorial Cooperation (EGTC) Eucor – The European Campus is inaugurated in front of a large audience at the Palais Universitaire de Strasbourg. The opening speech is made by Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation.
 

01/01/2016


Logo of the Interreg VA Upper Rhine programme.

The project “Eucor – The European Campus: cross-border structures” begins, cofinanced for three years by the European Union under the Interreg VA Upper Rhine programme of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
 
 

09/12/2015, Mulhouse


The creation of the EGTC Eucor – The European Campus through the signature of the presidents of the member universities.

The rectors and presidents of the member universities sign the founding documents of the European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation (EGTC) Eucor – The European Campus and thus give themselves the opportunity to act together via a dedicated legal entity. It is the first EGTC to be carried exclusively by universities.
 

07/07/2015, Metz


The Metz conference on Franco-German cross-border cooperation, july 2015.

In the ‘Metz Declaration on Franco-German cross-border cooperation’, german and french State Secretaries for European Affairs Michael Roth and Harlem Désir declare their full support for the creation of the EGTC Eucor – The European Campus.
 
 

09/12/2013, Freiburg im Breisgau


An agenda on the page of December 9.

The rectors and presidents of the member universities adopt a joint research strategy and vote for the creation of a ‘European Campus’.
 
 
 
 

14/12/2009, Strasbourg


PhD candidates.

On the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of Eucor, the member universities sign a joint declaration for cooperation in the field of doctoral training.
 
 
 

19/10/1989, Basel


Creation of the European Confederation of Upper Rhine universities (EUCOR) in 1989.

Creation of the European Confederation of Upper Rhine universities ‘EUCOR’ by the presidents of the universities of Basel, Freiburg im Breisgau, Haute-Alsace and Karlsruhe (today KIT) as well as the Louis Pasteur, Marc Bloch and Robert Schuman Strasbourg universities, which grouped together in 2009 to give birth to the University of Strasbourg.

You can download here the list of presidents of the alliance since its creation in 1989: Eucor Presidents (2018, 0.2 Mb).