Time to

break the boundaries

E³UDRES² is a European University Alliance that follows the idea "From Europe – For Europe" by developing European solutions to regional problems.

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Engaged and Entrepreneurial European University as Driver for European Smart and Sustainable Regions

Our full name might be complicated, but essentially we do two things: We pool knowledge, core competences and skills & share resources of six higher education institutions that build E³UDRES².

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THE E³UDRES² CONSORTIUM

Our European University E³UDRES² consists of a combination of unique, scientific universities and universities of applied sciences (UAS). In addition, E³UDRES² members are ambitious, flexible, small or medium-sized university (<15,000 students), located in a small or medium-sized European city (<250,000 inhabitants) of one of the smaller European countries (<20 million Inhabitants) and anchored in their surrounding environments but internationally connected and active within the European Higher Education Area.

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St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences

Austria

The University of Applied Sciences located in Austria leads the E³UDRES² Alliance.

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Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal

Portugal

Based on five Higher Education Schools, each specialising in different fields.

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Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Hungary

Hungary’s predominant life sciences university with extensive expertise.

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UC Leuven-Limburg University of Applied Sciences

Belgium

Its strong commitment to research ensures state-of-the-art study programmes.

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Politehnica University Timișoara

Romania

The largest technical university in the western region of Romania.

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Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences

Latvia

Focused on educational programmes that are adapted to the current needs of society.

What we aim to achieve

01

Co-Innovate

Co-Innovate Smart and Sustainable European regions.

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Co-Ideate

Co-Ideate a Future University for future-skilled learners.

03

Co-Create

Co-Create a European Multi-University Campus.

Ideas & Concepts

E³UDRES² not only co-creates outstanding ideas for its core topics "Future Universities" and "Smart and Sustainable Regions", it also encourages everyone to submit their own ideas. Find out more about the interesting concepts we have received!

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How it started

On October 1, 2020, the starting signal was given for our European University E³UDRES², which is based on a network of six international partner universities. Members of the E³UDRES² European University Alliance are Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences (Latvia), Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal (Portugal), Politehnica University Timișoara (Romania), UC Leuven-Limburg University of Applied Sciences (Belgium) as well as Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences (Hungary) under the leadership of St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences (Austria).

Shared values

The members of the alliance were carefully selected and invited due to the following aspects.

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Strategic commitment

Due to their existing strategic commitment and their acknowledged expertise for the further development of smart and sustainable regions.

02

Expertise

Due to their expertise and good practices for challenge based education with innovative methods.

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Know-how

Due to their full commitment and their outstanding knowhow in mission-oriented research and human-centred Innovation.

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Experience

Due to their experience as engaged and entrepreneurial university and their activities and efforts towards future universities.

Together for a diverse knowledge

E³UDRES² promotes the development of small and medium-sized cities and their rural environments into smart and sustainable European regions and shapes a prosperous future with the best possible quality of life for self-determined people in a progressive European society.

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Our team

The E³UDRES² team is made up of a wide variety of people with different backgrounds and areas of knowledge. Get to know the team from the different institutions here:

Hannes RAFFASEDER

St. Pölten University Of Applied Sciences

E³UDRES² project lead

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Susana PICARRA

Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal

E³UDRES² site lead

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Zsuzsanna TARR

Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences

E³UDRES² site lead / lead work package "Innovators & Entrepreneurs" / site coordinator "Future Universities"

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Patricia HUION

UC Leuven-Limburg University of Applied Sciences

E³UDRES² site lead / lead work package "Learners" / member work package “Future Universities”

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Radu VASIU

Politehnica University Timișoara

E³UDRES² site lead

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Iveta PUTNINA

Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences

E³UDRES² site lead / lead work package "Future Universities"

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Any questions?

Don’t hesitate to contact us! We are happy to get in touch with you and answer your questions. Our team will get back to you as soon as possible.

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