European University Alliance E³UDRES² unter the direction of St. Pölten UAS
We are very happy to welcome Fulda University of Applied Sciences and Saxion University to our European University Alliance. The Alliance now consists of 8 universities from Latvia, Portugal, Romania, Hungary, Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands.
The signing ceremony in Brussels was attended by high-ranking representatives of the EU Commission and our Executive Directors Gernot Kohl and Hannes Raffaseder as well as by Gabriele Permoser (head of the UAS service unit Research and Knowledge Transfer), Chairperson of the UAS Board Alois Frotschnig, and Michal Karpisek.
After a statement by EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, the Secretary General of the EU Commission Ilze Juhansone welcomed the new members at the joint ceremony in Brussels. A big thank you to Vanessa Debiais-Sainton (Head of Higher Education Unit, EU Commission), Karl Dittrich (EQAR President), Johannes Bade (EU representative of the German state of Hesse), and Alexandru Luca from the University of Timisoara, who spoke at a panel on the role of higher education institutions in the development of regions.