Young European

Research Universities

Our Mission

The founding goals of the Network are to strengthen and develop cooperation in the areas of research, academic education and service to society among a cluster of highly-ranked, young research universities in Europe on an equal basis and for their common benefit.


  • DCU and Talent Garden announce groundbreaking Innovation Partnership

    Talent Garden and DCU establish the first European Coworking -University strategic partnership in Dublin to service the needs of global tech leaders. Europe’s largest co-working network, Talent Garden, will launch a new hub for digital innovation, in partnership with Dublin City University this autumn. This will be the first collaboration of its kind in Europe.

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    Published: May 16, 2018 | By: YERUN Office

    YERUN publishes Guidelines on developing Joint Programmes

    Based on the experience gathered developing Joint Programmes in the last years, YERUN has compiled the information, methodology and necessary steps to make the process of developing a Joint Programme a success. YERUN members are pleased to share their experience with other stakeholders willing to increase their collaboration in their educational strategies with other partners. We hope our experience continues to build on the existing materials and paves the way for more European educational programmes. Check our guidelines here!! YERUN Guidelines on Joint Programmes Bachelor & Master (full version)

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    Published: May 14, 2018 | By: YERUN Office
  • UEF commitment towards Climate Change

    Docent Tero Mustonen, PhD, from the Department of Geographical and Historical Studies of the University of Eastern Finland, has been appointed as the Lead Author of a chapter in the upcoming Sixth Assessment Report by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, IPCC. Mustonen is responsible for a chapter on Europe in the Working Group II that focuses on adaptation, impact and vulnerability in the context of climate change.

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    Published: May 8, 2018 | By: YERUN Office

    Professor Elvira Fortunato (NOVA) receives ERC advanced grant for the second time

    Professor Elvira Fortunato, Vice-Rector of NOVA, receives maximum amount ERC advanced grant for the first time awarded to Portugal. The funding is destined to the installation of the Advanced Nanocaracterization laboratory.

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    Published: May 8, 2018 | By: YERUN Office
  • YERUN Sports Days 2018

    The YERUN Sport Days were organized from Wednesday 25 to Friday 27 April 2018 during the PCU Games at the University of Antwerp. The program included a workshop for professionals on Wednesday, a Yerun dinner for students and professionals on Thursday evening and the complete sports and event program from Wednesday to Friday of the PCU Games for student teams. The Sport Days are part of a YERUN initiative to facilitate that students from member institutions participate in collaborative activities.

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    Published: May 7, 2018 | By: YERUN Office

    Berries open up new avenues for cancer treatment

    Naturally occurring pigments in berries, also known as anthocyanins, increase the function of the sirtuin 6 enzyme in cancer cells, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. The regulation of this enzyme could open up new avenues for cancer treatment. The findings were published in Scientific Reports.

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    Published: May 4, 2018 | By: YERUN Office
  • UM campus Brussels growing and moving

    The UM campus in Brussels is growing and opened a new, larger building on Monday 23 April. Since its launch in 2010, the campus has served as a networking hub and a meeting place for researchers, students and alumni, enabling them to expand their networks and reinforcing UM’s European profile. Education offered on the campus ranges from training courses of one or more days to part-time PhDs for professionals.

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    Published: May 3, 2018 | By: YERUN Office

    Discovered oldest Neanderthal tools in the Iberian Peninsula

    A research conducted in collaboration with the UAB at the Aranbaltza site in the Basque Country reveals the existence of 90,000-year-old tools built by Neanderthals, the oldest samples of Neanderthal-built tools ever found in the Iberian Peninsula. The study was recently published in the journal PLOS ONE.

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    Published: April 25, 2018 | By: YERUN Office
  • Brunel boosts UK economy by design

    Brunel is one of a trio of UK Universities powering a £4.68m project to help businesses and entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life. The design department along with De Montfort University Leicester and Nottingham Trent University will start a specialist company to help small firms get innovations off the drawing board and onto the market.

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    Published: April 19, 2018 | By: YERUN Office

    Lutz Mädler receives the ERC Advanced Grant

    The European Research Council has awarded an ERC Advanced Grant to Lutz Mädler, professor at the University of Bremen and head of the Department of Process Engineering at the Leibniz Institute for Materials Engineering – IWT. The award is endowed with 2.5 million euro.

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    Published: April 17, 2018 | By: YERUN Office

  • JANUARY
    25, 26

    1st YERUN Research Workshop on Big Data, and advanced analytics for the digital economy

    The University of Essex, in collaboration with University Roma Tor Vergata and Carlos III Madrid, organised the first YERUN Research Workshop. The first of a series of 6 research workshops focused on Big Data, Data Analytics and the Digital Economy. Registration was reserved to researchers from YERUN institutions. Update! -> Check out the report of the YERUN Research Workshop on Big Data here.

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    JUNE-JULY

    Université Paris-Dauphine Summer Program 2018

    Université Paris-Dauphine and LUISS University are launching a new Summer Program Digital Disruption Management: European Strategies and Practices. The program will take place from June 25 to July 20, 2018. Combining the unique expertise and resources of Universite Paris-Dauphine and LUISS University, the participants will acquire knowledge and skills on Digital Disruption Management through lectures, seminars, visits to various organizations, lab activities and hands-on group projects. They will experience European lifestyles in two major capital cities: Paris (first 2 weeks) and Rome (third and fourth weeks)!

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  • JUNE-AUGUST

    UAB Barcelona Summer School 2018

    The UAB is organising the third edition of the UAB Barcelona Summer School. The summer programme is the best way to enjoy the experience of an international, green and dynamic campus while having the opportunity to discover Barcelona. The UAB Summer School offers subjects worth 6 transferable ECTS from all fields. Courses are taught 100% in English within a two 3‐week periods from late June to early August. The registrations are now open for international students. Registration fee discount will be applied to students coming from YERUN universities as our appreciation for the value partnership. will be applied to students coming from YERUN universities as appreciation for the value partnership.

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    JUNE
    25

    Barcelona International Summer School at UPF

    We are glad to inform you that registrations are now open for the UPF academic summer programme: Barcelona International SummerSchool (BISS). The full catalogue of the BISS 2018 is available on the website and also in attachment for your consideration. 26 courses taught in English, Spanish or Catalan are open to both domestic and foreign students to create a real international classroom. Courses deal with current topics such as Social Movements, Environment, Gender Politics, Big Data, Humanities or New Frontiers in Biology and are designed to be innovative both in content and methodology, with an applied component enabling on-site learning.

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  • JUNE
    25-26
    14.00

    YERUN Research Workshop on Migration & Integration

    Dublin City University, the University of Essex and the University of Bremen would like to invite you the second YERUN Research Workshop organised this year. The workshop will focus on Migration & Integration and will take place at Dublin City University, the first Irish university granted with the status of "University of Sanctuary". Dates of the workshop: 25 & 26 June 2018

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    JUNE-JULY

    Université Paris-Dauphine Summer Program 2018

    Université Paris-Dauphine and LUISS University are launching a new Summer Program Digital Disruption Management: European Strategies and Practices. The program will take place from June 25 to July 20, 2018. Combining the unique expertise and resources of Universite Paris-Dauphine and LUISS University, the participants will acquire knowledge and skills on Digital Disruption Management through lectures, seminars, visits to various organizations, lab activities and hands-on group projects. They will experience European lifestyles in two major capital cities: Paris (first 2 weeks) and Rome (third and fourth weeks)!

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  • JULY-AUGUST

    Maastricht Summer School 2018

    Maastricht Summer School is open for enrolment! The summer school is founded in 2012 and offers courses in a variety of fields and disciplines. A growing number of bachelor/master students and professionals from all over the world enjoy (one of) the 30 challenging and exclusive courses offered. The courses have a duration of one, two or three weeks and gives students the opportunity to gain 2.0, 4.0 or 6.0 ETCS.

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    JULY
    1-7

    YERUN Summer School Management Consulting in the Digital Age

    The YERUN member University Rome Tor Vergata invites you to the summer school Management Consulting in the Digital Age that will take place from 1 to 7 July, in Villa Mondragone (Rome, Italy). The course aims to provide master level students with an in-depth exposure to the way leading management consulting firms develop digital transformation projects, allowing them to be well prepared for a future career in management consulting.

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  • JUNE-AUGUST

    UAB Barcelona Summer School 2018

    The UAB is organising the third edition of the UAB Barcelona Summer School. The summer programme is the best way to enjoy the experience of an international, green and dynamic campus while having the opportunity to discover Barcelona. The UAB Summer School offers subjects worth 6 transferable ECTS from all fields. Courses are taught 100% in English within a two 3‐week periods from late June to early August. The registrations are now open for international students. Registration fee discount will be applied to students coming from YERUN universities as our appreciation for the value partnership. will be applied to students coming from YERUN universities as appreciation for the value partnership.

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    JULY-AUGUST

    Maastricht Summer School 2018

    Maastricht Summer School is open for enrolment! The summer school is founded in 2012 and offers courses in a variety of fields and disciplines. A growing number of bachelor/master students and professionals from all over the world enjoy (one of) the 30 challenging and exclusive courses offered. The courses have a duration of one, two or three weeks and gives students the opportunity to gain 2.0, 4.0 or 6.0 ETCS.

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  • AUGUST
    9-31

    Bremen University Summer School 2018 - Learning German in Bremen

    The University of Bremen is offering a summer school on German Language, Culture and Science. They offer a four-week language courses of 25 hours per week. Intermediate and advanced level courses consist of 20 hours of general language lessons and 5 hours of technical language. Basic level courses consist of 25 hours of intensive general language lessons. Usually the maximum number of participants for each group is 15.

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    AUGUST
    12-29

    SDU Summer School 2018

    SDU is happy to welcome you to their exciting new summer school at the University of Southern Denmark with courses from the Faculties of Engineering, Science and Humanities. All courses are open to Danish and international full-time students, exchange students and free movers who will be working together in teams in the intensive 5 ECTS courses. In addition to the courses, the summer school offers a lively programme of social and cultural activities in and around the cities of Odense and Kolding. Students will also get the chance to join in on some of the festivals taking place during the summer. Quick facts: Application deadline: June 1st No tuition fees for students from partner universities Online application form Housing service provided at a student friendly price Check the full list of available courses on SDU website.

    For questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact: Summerschool@sdu.dk

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  • AUGUST
    13-24

    UEF Summer School welcomes your students 13-24 August 2018

    Apply now: UEF Summer School 13-24 August 2018  Application period runs until 15 June 2018 (the applications are handled continuously). The Summer School will be more than just taking a course: it is an excellent opportunity to experience an innovative and international learning environment while creating new networks with your fellow students - and let's not forget about the opportunity to enjoy typical Finnish summer activities in beautiful lakeside surroundings.

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    SEPTEMBER
    3-5
    9.00

    YERUN General Assembly and Staff Training Week in London

    Brunel University London invites YERUN members to the Staff Training Week and General Assembly meeting to London, next 3-5 September 2018. More details will follow soon.

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