The Erasmus + European Universities initiative will join the University of Algarve (UAlg), project coordinator, with six other universities from various European countries.
The project also has the universities of Huelva (Spain), Lahti (Finland), Ludwigshafen (Germany), Timisoara (Romania), Tomas Bata (Czech Republic), and Tuscia (Italy).
The alliance will be formally created in an action scheduled for Friday, 10, at 12:00 pm, in the seminar room of the Gambelas campus dean of UAlg.
Created on the initiative of the universities themselves, the 'European Universities' aim to set up networks throughout the European Union to enable students to obtain an academic degree by combining studies carried out in various European countries, thus contributing to their own international competitiveness. universities.
The UAlg-led consortium, entitled 'Sustainability Horizon Alliance', aims to create cross-cutting, environmental, social or economic sustainability horizons.
The project aims to “have a strong impact on the regions where it operates through distance learning, entrepreneurship and innovation” and create strategic bridges with Africa, South America and Asia.
According to Alexandra Teodosio, deputy dean of UAlg, it is intended "to propose a new typology of European degree, recognized among the universities of the consortium, which will reduce the barriers in the recognition of degrees in each country."
The signing ceremony at UAlg will be attended by the dean of the University of Huelva (Spain), the dean of the Tomas Bata University (Czech Republic), the dean of the University of Lahti (Finland) and representatives of the Tuscia universities (Italy) ), Timisoara (Romania), and Ludwigshafen (Germany).