News Archive

University of Florence honours Daniel Barenboim with honorary degree


EUniWell partner University of Florence has honoured the world famous pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim with an honorary degree in International Relations and European Studies.

Successful proposals for the first EUniWell Seed Funding Call selected


Seven interuniversity and interdisciplinary projects will be funded in the first EUniWell Seed Funding Call. The call was launched to promote innovative projects in education, research and management and to bring together researchers, students, educators, and administrators from our seven…

EUniWell Policy Commission Launch – Video Now Online


Watch the video of EUniWell’s inaugural EUniWell Policy Commission event here!

EUniWell launches inaugural Policy Commission on Well-Being in a Covid World on 17 June, 2020, 2.00-3.30 p.m. (CEST) as a virtual event


EUniWell’s inaugural International Policy Commission event will be chaired by Stefano Manservisi, former Director-General of the European Commission’s Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development.

Prestigious well-being related CRCs approved funding for second project phases at the University of Cologne


As a EUniWell university, the University of Cologne is committed to future well-being. Two of its Collaborative Research Centres working on challenges addressed by EUniWell’s research arenas have now received millions in further funding.

Nine prestigious fundings from the new NWO Science Diplomacy Fund go to EUniWell partner Leiden


With its new Science Diplomacy Fund, the Dutch Research Council (NWO) supports scientific activities which foster international exchange and can potentially improve the Netherlands’ relation with the respective partner countries. Nine projects at Leiden University are now being funded.

EUniWell partner University of Birmingham is awarded two prestigious distinctions for its commitment to gender equality


The Athena SWAN Foundation has given two of its renowned awards to the University of Birmingham. Birmingham School of Engineering has achieved an Athena SWAN Bronze Award for the first time, while the University of Birmingham has had its 2014 Bronze Award renewed.

CORONADO: The first large-scale study dedicated to diabetes and COVID-19


The first results of the CORONADO study (CORONAvirus SARS-CoV2 and Diabetes Outcomes), sponsored by Nantes University Hospital, have just been released in 'Diabetologia'.

Upcoming Exciting Joint Live Event by Cologne and Birmingham in Digital Space


On Thursday, 21 May, from 5 – 6 p.m. (CET) Prof. Dr. Beatrix Busse, Vice-Rector for Teaching and Studies at the University of Cologne, will host a panel discussion as part of the ICAME 41 Heidelberg Digital Conference. From the University of Birmingham, she will be joined by Prof. Dr. Michaela…

EUniWell partner Semmelweis University leads nationwide Covid-19 testing campaign in Hungary


As four Hungarian medical schools undertake a nationwide representative Covid-19 testing project, Semmelweis University takes the lead.

Peace of mind in extraordinary times – Wednesday Lunch Meditation offered online by Linnaeus University


The Linnaeus Student Wellfare Office invites all interested persons to a free online meditation session every Wednesday

Energise your break: Digital 15-minute sports opportunity for EUniWell employees


All EUniWell employees are invited to take part in a special free online course offered by UniSport Cologne. The weekly sports break is available beginning May 14. Learn more and find the application link here!

Open Online Lecture, May 7, 2020: Corona statistics, Corona uncertainty


Professor Richard Gill (Leiden University) gives insights into the Corona situation from a statistical mathematician’s perspective and explains how the Netherlands National Institute for Public Health and the Environment compiles its statistics.

University Hospital Nantes successful in the Flash-CoViD-19 Call for Projects


The COVARDS project led by Pr Antoine Roquilly at the University Hospital Nantes has been selected for the Flash-CoViD-19 Call

First EUniWell Seed Funding Call: Evaluation phase 1 completed


The initial evaluation phase of the first EUniWell Seed Funding Call has been completed

EUniWell ‘European Universities’ application submitted


On 26 February 2020, EUniWell submitted its application for the second call of the European Union’s ‘European Universities’ programme.

Rectors’ Meeting in Birmingham

Rectors’ Meeting in Birmingham


On 17 February 2020, our rectors, vice-chancellors, vice-rectors, project managers, and student representatives came together in Birmingham to officially endorse EUniWell’s mission statement. Moreover, representatives of our student panel presented their vision of a European University for…

Student Board Meeting in Birmingham

Student Board Meeting in Birmingham


The EUniWell student panel met in Birmingham on 16 February 2020 to discuss the students’ role in EUniWell’s governance structure and to officially constitute themselves as the EUniWell Student Board.

Design Challenge in Leiden

Design Challenge in Leiden


An exciting event for EUniWell students took place in Leiden from 31 January to 1 February 2020. Student representatives from all 7 partner universities met at Leiden’s PLNT Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship to take part in a 24-hour design challenge and formulate the students’ vision for…

Rectors’ Meeting in Cologne

Rectors’ Meeting in Cologne


EUniWell’s rectors and vice-chancellors met in Cologne on January 14th, 2020, to discuss EUniWell’s long-term vision and the implementation of our strategic transformation.

Design Thinking Workshop in Cologne

Design Thinking Workshop in Cologne


On December 16th 2019, students, researchers, administrators and Vice-Rectors from all 7 university partners came together in Cologne for a design thinking workshop.