Leadership Instincts: UW launches Faculty Diversity Initiative  |  Parent Interventions: Participating in engagement schemes improves young people’s wellbeing  |  Teacher Insights: Foreign language learners should be exposed to slang in the classroom   |  Teacher Insights: Site announced for new specialist mathematics school   |  Parent Interventions: New research shows north-south divide in family law  |  Teacher Insights: Lancaster Castle provides focus for lecture on importance of heritage sites  |  Teacher Insights: Tactile books adapted for blind children  |  Parent Interventions: 'Sleep hygiene' should be integrated into epilepsy diagnosis & management   |  International Edu News: University of Birmingham signs up to global UN agreement   |  International Edu News: Credit card-sized soft pumps power wearable artificial muscles  |  Parent Interventions: High fructose diets could cause immune system damage  |  International Edu News: Submit short films to Bristol Science Film Festival 2021  |  International Edu News: Attachable Skin Monitors that Wick the Sweat Away​  |  Parent Interventions: Scientists model a peculiar type of breast cancer  |  International Edu News: NTU Singapore student start-up builds robots for pandemic-proof delivery  |  
February 10, 2021 Wednesday 11:56:58 AM IST

University of Glasgow joins European University alliance

International Edu News

The University of Glasgow has secured associate member status of CIVIS - a European University alliance. Amongst other shared objectives, CIVIS member universities aim to work together to boost international student exchanges, contribute to European civil society and increase cooperation with institutions in Africa. The alliance aims to tackle the big social challenges of the 21st century, to carry out relevant research, and to work responsibly and sustainably with an eye to the future.

The CIVIS Alliance is funded by the EU through the European University Initiative under the ERASMUS+ program and it focuses specifically on five thematic areas: health; cities, territories and mobilities; climate, environment and energy; digital and technological transformation; and society, cultures and heritage.

CIVIS is a European Civic University formed by the alliance of eight leading research higher education institutions across Europe - Aix-Marseille Université, France; National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece; Universitatea din București, Romania; Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium; Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain; Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy; Stockholm University, Sweden and Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany.



Comments