Overview 2020

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Eight new projects funded through Seed Money

Two projects in the field of “Teaching” and six projects in the field of “Research and Innovation” will be funded in the fourth funding period of Seed Money of Eucor – The European Campus. On 17 December 2020, the Assembly of the university alliance selected the projects based on the recommendations of experts from the […]

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Call for applications: Joint professorship in quantum computing

The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology invites applications for a professorship in quantum computing, which is also shared with the University of Strasbourg. Joint professorships within Eucor – The European Campus make it possible to bundle and optimally distribute the capacities and competences in the focus areas. The published call for applications for a joint professorship […]

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European Cross-Border Skills: studying is about more than just facts.

Soft skills and interdisciplinary expertise are in demand and gaining in importance – not only while studying but also later on the jobs market. Furthermore, very specific intercultural competencies are needed for cross-border teamwork. What these are and how universities recognize them, including cross-border, is the object of the European Cross-Border Skills project, or ECBS […]

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Renewable Energies and Challenges for a Decarbonized Energy System

On December 1, 2020, the preliminary results of the six work packages of the Interreg project RES-TMO were presented at a mid-term colloquium. The conference entitled “Renewable Energies and Challenges for a Decarbonized Energy System” took place online and was attended by around sixty participants from science, business, politics and civil society. The analysis of […]

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Five volunteers for Eucor – The European Campus

Five dedicated volunteers on both sides of the Rhine are working on a joint cultural program for students – no easy task under Corona conditions. Lena Biesenbach (23), Clara Brötling (18), Lena Jüngel (18), Clotilde Kali (20) and Mattéo Zussy (19) are already right in the middle of it all: they are planning language cafés, […]

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Coronavirus volunteers: greater satisfaction thanks to online platforms

Shortly after the lockdown began, a huge number of volunteers signed up to help people in coronavirus risk groups – primarily via online platforms. A study by the universities of Basel, Freiburg and the ZHAW Winterthur has found that websites such as these can have a positive impact with regard to the mobilization, willingness and […]

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320,000 euros go to the next generation in quantum science

Santander Universities supports the international doctoral program “QUSTEC” on the European Campus. Santander promotes interdisciplinary and international doctoral training in the project “Quantum Science and Technologies at the European Campus” (QUSTEC) through its own Santander Universities division. Funding in the amount of 320,000 euros will co-finance a total of five positions for early stage researchers. […]

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A visit from Bundestag representative Franziska Brantner

The President of Eucor – The European Campus, Prof. Dr. Hans-Jochen Schiewer, welcomed Mrs. Franziska Brantner on 23.09.2020. The Bundestag representative (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen) is a member of the German-French working group on the Élysée Treaty and a delegation member in the Franco-German Parliamentary Assembly. The event focused on the future orientation of the University […]

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Thank you for all your work, President Schiewer!

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Hans-Jochen Schiewer will end his term of office as President of Eucor – The European Campus on October 1, 2020. He will return to his professorship for German Medieval Studies after his time as Rector at the University of Freiburg. Schiewer had been President of Eucor – The European Campus since […]

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Prof. Dr. Hans-Jochen Schiewer, Prof. Dr. Thomas Hirth, Dr. Andre Baumann, Prof. Dr. Barbara Koch, Prof. Dr. Frederik Wenz, Prof. Dr. Alain Dieterlen.

State Secretary Baumann visits Eucor – The European Campus

On 25th August 2020, Baden-Württemberg State Secretary Dr. Andre Baumann visited the University of Freiburg as part of his summer tour and informed himself about the development of the Upper Rhine university consortium Eucor – The European Campus. The tour focused on the French concept by the state of Baden-Württemberg adopted on the French national […]

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