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Register for the EUniWell BIP on “Green and Carbon Neutral Cities”!

17/05/2023

To deepen the European Union Mission on Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities (EU Cities Mission) the Arena Environment, Urbanity and Well-being has designed a one-week intensive programme on “Green and Carbon Neutral cities”. The course will be held in Florence, Italy, preceded by online events.

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EUniWell celebrates Europe Day in a Dialogue with President Zelenskyy

11/05/2023

On Europe Day, EUniWell hosted special online events focused on peace, unity and solidarity with Ukraine. Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the President of Ukraine participated in a virtual discussion with EUniWell students. In a subsequent discussion, panelists from the EUniWell Alliance discussed European…

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EUniWell welcomes Inalco

11/05/2023

The European University for Well-Being is adding another partner to its ranks. With the Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales (Inalco), the European University Alliance now counts 11 members, committed to promoting well-being in their university communities as well as in higher…

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Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv seeks donations to rebuild after devastating attack

04/05/2023

The attack that hit Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv in December 2022 created extensive damage. Students, faculty and staff from this fellow EUniWell university are struggling to continue their educational activities due to the destruction of their campus, classrooms and research…

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Apply now for the EUniWell BIP on “Discussing History Education through Heritage”!

02/05/2023

In this Blended Intensive Programme EUniWell brings together history educators from different universities in Europe in one course on history education and European heritage. The focus lies on German, Swedish and Dutch history, but students from other EUniWell universities and countries are also…

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First EUniWell BIP: Intercomprehension among 6 languages - registration now open!

17/04/2023

The first EUniWell Blended Intensive Programme will include a one-week intensive Intercomprehension course in Florence, Italy, preceded by online lessons. The aim of the course is to quickly learn to understand 5 other languages of the same family.

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EUniWell Well-Being Research Incubator: second round of workshops selected

11/04/2023

Seven more workshops selected to explore opportunities for shared research activities.

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Health Inequalities in Europe Summer School – Apply now!

06/04/2023

This summer school, held at the University of Birmingham, 26-30 June 2023, will bring together students, early-career researchers, health and social care professionals, and policy makers from across our EUniWell universities. Apply now!

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EUniWell researchers: apply now to run collaborative workshops!

30/03/2023

Call for workshops now open for applications.

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5th EUniWell Rectors’ Assembly to coincide with FestiWell at Linnaeus University

30/03/2023

Linnaeus University invites leaders of the European University for Well-Being to the Alliance-wide strategy meeting in Sweden. Delegations from all EUniWell partner universities will travel to Sweden to participate in the Rectors’ Assembly and the concurrent FestiWell.

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University of Florence students visit Cologne for first pilot of EUniWell’s Teacher Education Arena

29/03/2023

From 13-17 March, students from different EUniWell universities (Florence, Linnaeus, Cologne, Semmelweis, and Nantes), studying to become teachers and educators, joined the first training course proposed by the EUniWell Teacher Education Arena. The intensive training was titled “International &…

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University of Florence wins European Language Label for Well-BeIntercomprehension project

28/03/2023

The Language Center (CLA) of the University of Florence received the European Language Label award for its Well-BeIntercomprehension project. Financed through the EUniWell Seed Funding Programme, Well-BeIntercomprehension ranked among the top winners.

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New Teacher Academy “Teacher Education for a Future in Flux” receives Erasmus+ funding

27/03/2023

A great joint success of EUniWell and its Teacher Education Arena. The partner universities, together with other European universities, will launch an academy that enriches pre- and in-service teachers.

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Save the date: Health Inequalities Summer School

23/03/2023

This summer school, held at the University of Birmingham from 26-30 June 2023, will bring together students, early-career researchers, health and social care professionals as well as policy makers from across our EUniWell universities. Save the date and get ready to apply when registration goes…

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UoB-EUniWell Visiting Fellowship Scheme

22/03/2023

The University of Birmingham has launched a new short-term visiting fellowship scheme to support early career and post-doctoral researchers to share knowledge, create connections and collaborate with academic colleagues on well-being related themes.

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New Call for Well-Being Research Workshops opens soon!

13/03/2023

EUniWell will soon launch its next call for online research workshops via the Well-Being Research Incubator. Researchers will be invited to put forward proposals to run collaborative workshops on topics relating to EUniWell research areas.

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EUniWell staff met to find best practices and support for refugee students and scholars

03/03/2023

On 9-10 February 2023, the EUniWell working group “Refugee scholarship & inclusion” met in Cologne with project participants from the Seed Funding project “Being an inclusive University for refugee students”. The aim was to exchange information about the activities for refugee students and scholars…

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Official start of the EUniWell Online Course “Decentering Epistemologies for Global Well-Being”

28/02/2023

The new EUniWell Virtual Online International Collaborative Exchange (VOICE) course officially started on 6 February 2023.

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Save the Date for FestiWell 2023

27/02/2023

It’s time to Upskill, Connect and Celebrate! This year, the European University for Well-Being will be hosting its annual FestiWell at Linnaeus University in Sweden from 3-4 April 2023.

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EUniWell awards its first Research Thesis Prize recipients

21/02/2023

Nantes Université welcomed the first recipients of the EUniWell Research Thesis Prize this February. The 13 European PhD students were recognised for their research work in relation to well-being.

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US entrepreneurs’ insider tips for students

15/02/2023

Following the first EUniWell Start-Up Exchange last November, the University of Florence organised a new event for young people with business ideas on 10 February 2023. The goal of this meeting was to help start-ups grow using expert insights. Three renowened industry experts were invited to offer…

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Take your research career to new heights with EUniWell and Vitae

14/02/2023

EUniWell launches its partnership with Vitae, offering all researchers within the Alliance access to its Researcher Development Framework (RDF), a web-based tool aimed at unlocking their full potential.

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EUniWell launches courses for future teachers

13/02/2023

The EUniWell Teacher Education Arena is offering three distinct pilot courses at three different EUniWell universities. Apply now!

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EUniWell launches second summer school on Migration and Diversity in European Cities

08/02/2023

Building on the success of the 2022 winter school, MADEINEUROPE returns in 2023 for a deep-dive into perspectives on migration, diversity and inclusion. The summer school (29 May-30 June) will bring together postgraduate students (Masters and PhD level), practitioners and internationally renowned…

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The 5th EUniWell Seed Funding Call is now open!

06/02/2023

After four successful editions, EUniWell is now launching a new call for its Seed Funding Programme, which promotes collaborations to advance well-being and brings together students, researchers, educators and administrators from across our Alliance.

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International Service Learning project launches call for applications

03/02/2023

Join our Service Learning programme for an opportunity to learn from industry experts, collaborate as part of an international team, and make a real difference.

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EUniWell welcomes Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

30/01/2023

A good start into 2023 for EUniWell. The European University for Well-Being has a new partner and now includes ten member universities. EUniWell will use its collective strengths to advance well-being in European higher education through its leading agenda for research, teaching and international…

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The 5th EUniWell Seed Funding Call is about to open!

10/01/2023

After four successful editions, EUniWell is about to launch a new call for its Seed Funding Programme, promoting collaborations aimed at fostering well-being, and bringing together students, researchers, teachers and administrators from our Alliance.

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EUniWell research incubator: First round of workshops announced

10/01/2023

Our first round of well-being research incubator workshops will be taking place in the next few months. Read on to find out more about them, and how you can apply to run your own.

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EUniWell 2022: The year in review

20/12/2022

With the end of 2022, the final year of the EUniWell pilot phase is approaching. As we look to the future with eager anticipation, we also want to celebrate what we have accomplished. So let's take a look back together at the highlights of this year, which saw us continue to build and expand on…

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EUniWell researchers: apply now to run collaborative workshops!

13/12/2022

Call for workshops now open for applications.

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First EUniWell Start-Up Exchange - Creating a European community of young entrepreneurs

06/12/2022

The first EUniWell Start-Up Exchange took place at Nantes Université from 24-25 November 2022. During the event, 11 student entrepreneurs from EUniWell partner universities met to network, pitch their ideas in front of an international crowd, and gather advice from experts and fellow entrepreneurs,…

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First EUniWell Sustainability Forum - Building a European Green Community beyond borders

29/11/2022

The first EUniWell Sustainability Forum in Nantes ended with the creation of the “EUniWell Green Students Community”. From 15-16 November, the Forum gathered 14 students from EUniWell universities to develop concrete action plans around the question “How can we reduce the carbon footprint of…

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EUniWell students participate in “Simu-VACTION: AI and Health Disparities On A Global Stage” event

24/11/2022

In November 2022, EUniWell students participated in the innovative Simu-VACTION (Simulation | Innovation | Action) project at Emory University, Atlanta, USA.

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Student Internship Offer at Linnaeus University

22/11/2022

Linnaeus University in Kalmar and Växjö, Sweden offers an internship as an administrative assistant at the Office of External Relations. The internship is full time, 40 hours per week, between February and June 2023.

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EUniWell welcomes University of Konstanz

14/11/2022

The European University for Well-Being welcomes a new member: The University of Konstanz joins the existing EUniWell partners in the shared mission to create a truly European university community, united for well-being.

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EUniWell launches a new Small Private Online Course (SPOC)

08/11/2022

Three EUniWell universities, in collaboration with three African partner universities, are developing a new Small Private Online Course (SPOC) on Decentering Epistemologies for Global Well-Being.

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Platform Launch: Civic Leadership to improve Social Well-Being

02/11/2022

In collaboration with academics, students and external stakeholders, the EUniWell project “Civic leadership to improve social well-being” co-created a digital platform to share resources and templates for embedding innovative and intercultural civic leadership approaches in Enterprise Education and…

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4th EUniWell Rectors’ Assembly in Budapest: Expanding the borders of transnational cooperation in higher education

18/10/2022

Rectors and other leading representatives of all EUniWell universities came together for the fourth time in Budapest from 13 to 14 October 2022. On the occasion of the concurrent European Universities’ Assembly, Semmelweis University also hosted high-ranking Hungarian ministry representatives as…

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Teacher Education for Democracy and Wellbeing 2023

12/10/2022

The Teacher Education for Democracy and Wellbeing conference will take place at the Linnaeus University, campus Kalmar, Sweden, on 19–20 January 2023 arranged by the Knowledge Environment Education in Change at Linnaeus University. A particular invitation is extended to colleagues from EUniWell to…

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Official start of 10 projects selected under the 4th EUniWell Seed Funding Call

30/09/2022

The kick-off meeting with the 10 winners of the 4th EUniWell Seed Funding Call (SFC4) was held virtually on 21 September 2022.

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Call for ideas “Imagine the future of Universities!”

26/09/2022

How can we reduce the carbon footprint of universities? Help us find solutions for the future of universities!

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Semmelweis University highlights EUniWell and student well-being during International Summer University

20/09/2022

Semmelweis University held its International Summer University, celebrating 40 years of international programmes and highlighting EUniWell and the importance of physical and mental well-being, with particular emphasis on the student experience.

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The EUniWell Research Thesis Prizes

12/09/2022

EUniWell seeks to support Ph.D. Students, invest in their training and spread new skills and competencies in the field of science communication and science transfer to society for Ph. Ds from EUniWell partner institutions all over Europe. Two Ph.D. students per EUniWell Partner university will be…

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Become a EUniWell School Ambassador!

01/09/2022

EUniWell School Ambassadors will benefit from collaborating and building a network with other students from European partner universities, providing opportunities to gain international experience, as well as becoming role models for many children. Apply now!

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New opportunity for EUniWell researchers to connect and collaborate

11/08/2022

Well-Being Research Incubator encourages researchers to network and develop shared projects.

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EUniWell welcomes Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

09/08/2022

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, a leading Ukrainian university, is now a member of the EUniWell Alliance.

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4th EUniWell Seed Funding Call: The results are in!

25/07/2022

After three successful editions, EUniWell launched a fourth call for its Seed Funding Programme, promoting collaborations to foster well-being and bringing together students, researchers, teachers and administrators within our alliance of universities. Discover the 10 winning projects, selected in…

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Shaping our future: 3rd EUniWell Rectors’ Assembly in Leiden

20/07/2022

From 12 to 13 July 2022 Rectors, Vice-Rectors and other leading representatives from all EUniWell universities came together to collectively shape the future of the Alliance. International collaboration, broadening our outlook and expanding our community were key themes throughout the two-day event.

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EUniWell at EuroCampus

07/07/2022

The Campus of European Universities was organised by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research on 30 June 2022 at the Palais des Congrès in Versailles. The event gathered representatives of the 41 European University Alliances, including EUniWell.