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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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Virtual kick-off for the doctoral programme QUSTEC

Members of the doctoral programme QUSTEC met for the first time from 22nd to 24th June 2020 for a “kick-start training.” The 30 PhD students, who are spread over the partner institutions, University of Basel, University of Freiburg, University of Strasbourg, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and IBM Zurich, had the opportunity to get to know […]

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Language tutoring – easy and unbureaucratic

When universities and schools were forced to close during the rise of the coronavirus pandemic, Maeva Coffin reacted fast. She has developed a simple, yet efficient format that allows students and pupils to continue practicing their foreign language skills. The young Frenchwoman is 23 years old and a member of the student council of Eucor […]

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Interdisciplinary Ethics: A new Master’s degree program available on the European Campus

In the event of an overcrowded hospital, who will be treated first? According to the philosopher Aristotle or theologian Thomas Aquinas, what criteria distinguish “good” from “evil”? Which ethical requirements must Corona warning apps fulfill? On which traditions are the ways of thinking in Germany, France and other European countries based? A discussion about ethical […]

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