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City of Ghent supports European University Network ENLIGHT coordinated by Ghent University

City of Ghent supports European University Network ENLIGHT coordinated by Ghent University

The ENLIGHT consortium of 9 European universities, under coordination of Ghent University, was selected in the framework of the second call for "European Universities", the European Commission's pilot program for new multilateral networks. ENLIGHT will focus on an ambitious educational innovation and will receive a start-up funding of 5 M €. ENLIGHT stands for 'European University Network to promote quality of life, sustainability & global engagement through Higher Education Transformation'. It unites the universities of the Basque Country (ES), Bordeaux (FR), Bratislava (SK), Galway (I...

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EUniverCities is a European network, launched in 2012, in which medium sized cities as well as universities (working in tandems) work together in order to give knowledge cities more visibility within Europe. The network aims to exchange and spread the knowledge, expertise and experience about city-university cooperation across urban Europe. Network members learn from each other how to shape co-operations in a fruitful way, apply the lessons, take next steps on the local level, and spread the le...more

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Daily management of the city, closely connected with the existing and urgent problems, asks for fast and known solutions. Exploring new and innovative paths can be overcome with the relationship with the university. On the other side, the academy, often distant from reality, can develop knowledge from concrete needs and test in real context. Cities and Universities from the network play an important role to overcame the challenges, providing the right platform to share experiences and results with the peers. André Cester Costa - City of Aveiro

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