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Closed borders and working from home: What is the future of cross-border projects on the European Campus during the Corona crisis? In this series we are asking researchers and teachers about the effects of the crisis on their bi- or trinational cooperation.

#1 Dr. Kira Schumacher
Dr. Kira Schumacher is project director for “SuMo-Rhine” at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. The declared aim of the project is to promote sustainable cross-border mobility. Read the interview.

#2 Prof. Sylvie Fournel
Prof. Sylvie Fournel from the University of Strasbourg, together with Fréderic Gros and Christopher Mueller, is currently receiving seed money from Eucor – The European Campus for the project “Immunology Master Exchange.” The long-term aim of the project is to establish a trinational Master’s and PhD program in the field of Immunology. Currently, student exchanges are already in place with the Universities of Basel and Freiburg for practical training or theoretical and practical courses. Read the interview.

#3 Prof. Elena Makarova
Instruction at universities has been severely affected by the corona crisis and the measures taken to contain the virus. Lectures, seminars, workshops, practical exercises are no longer allowed to be held in person. How are the instructors dealing with the situation? Elena Makarova, Professor of Educational Sciences at the University of Basel, is investigating this very question. Read the interview.

#4 Prof. Loïc Chalmel
Interculturality is an important pillar of the European Campus. Loïc Chalmel is Professor for Interculturality at the Université de Haute-Alsace. Read the interview.

#5 Prof. Wolfgang Schamel
In the “Upper Rhine Immunology Group”, or URI group for short, immunology researchers at the European Campus frequently network. Wolfgang Schamel is an immunology professor at the University of Freiburg, member of the Cluster of Excellence CIBSS (Centre for Integrative Biological Signalling Studies) and co-founder of URI. Read the interview.