Kickstarting innovation in Belgium

International Engagement Circus United E³UDRES² Members in Hasselt

The International Engagement Circus brought together 20 entrepreneurs/inspirators, 26 staff and 65 international students in two creative locations in Hasselt, Belgium.

Celebrating past achievements

E³UDRES² Forum 2023
brought the community together

More than 120 researchers, students, entrepreneurs, policy makers and higher education professionals travelled to the city of St. Pölten, Austria, to participate in thought-provoking talks, panel discussions and networking opportunities.

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Meet the E³UDRES² European University Alliance

Discover E³UDRES² in our new animated video available in English with subtitles in all native languages of the E³UDRES² countries.

Engaged and Entrepreneurial European University as Driver for European Smart and Sustainable Regions

E³UDRES² is a European University Alliance - a network of higher education institutions that collaborate closely in order to have a substantial impact in higher education.

Stronger Together

The E³UDRES² Alliance is one of 50 European University Alliances in Europe - an initiative launched by the European Commission, indicating excellence in the field of higher education.

Together as E³UDRES², the institutions are able to pool knowledge, core competences and skills of all their staff and students. With the power of all the individual institutions united, E³UDRES² is able to actively shape and further develop not only its individual institutions, but also the regions they are located in.

Upcoming Event Highlights in the E³UDRES² Universe

Nov 2023

Intensive I Living Labs

Various institutions, business owners and local authorities from all over Europe have once again submitted their challenges for you to solve! Open to all students of E³UDRES² institutions.

27 Nov - 01 Dec 2023

St. Pölten UAS (AT)

Nov 2023

St. Pölten UAS International Week: Meet European Universities

Join St. Pölten UAS for an intensive and inspiring International Week to co-create ideas and exchange best practices and experiences in the context of the European University Initiative.

27 Nov - 01 Dec 2023

St. Pölten UAS (AT)

➝ Find more upcoming E³UDRES² events here

The E³UDRES² Institutions

The E³UDRES² European University Alliance is comprised of nine institutions - a combination of unique, scientific universities and universities of applied sciences (UAS). In addition, E³UDRES² members are ambitious, flexible, small or medium-sized universities (<30,000 students), located in a small or medium-sized European cities (<250,000 inhabitants) of one of the smaller European countries (<20 million Inhabitants) and anchored in their surrounding environments but internationally connected and active within the European Higher Education Area.

St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences


Fulda University of Applied Sciences


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Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal


Jamk University of Applied Sciences


Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences


Saxion University of Applied Sciences

The Netherlands

UC Leuven-Limburg University of Applied Sciences


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Politehnica University Timișoara


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Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences


Latest news

23 Nov 2023

Politehnica University Timisoara Promotes Cross-Border Collaboration Through International Student Contests

Cross-border teamwork between students took center stage during the International Spotlight Heritage Student Contest 2023 and Interactive Digital Media Student Contest 2023.

21 Nov 2023

International Engagement Circus United E³UDRES² Members in Hasselt

The International Engagement Circus brought together 20 entrepreneurs/inspirators, 26 staff and 65 international students in two creative locations in Hasselt, Belgium.

20 Nov 2023

E³UDRES² Showcased Opportunities for Students at St. Pölten UAS

Individuals aiming to study in Austria had the chance to get to know the diverse programmes offered by St. Pölten UAS and E³UDRES² at the St. Pölten UAS

➝ Find more E³UDRES² News here

What we aim to achieve



Co-Innovate Smart and Sustainable European regions.



Co-Ideate a Future University for future-skilled learners.



Co-Create a European Multi-University Campus across the E³UDRES² institutions.

Ideas & Concepts

E³UDRES² not only co-creates outstanding ideas for its core topics "Future Universities" and "Smart and Sustainable Regions", it also encourages everyone to submit their own ideas. Find out more about the interesting concepts we have received!

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Shared values

The members of the alliance were carefully selected and invited due to the following aspects.


Strategic commitment

Due to their existing strategic commitment and their acknowledged expertise for the further development of smart and sustainable regions.



Due to their expertise and good practices for challenge based education with innovative methods.



Due to their full commitment and their outstanding knowhow in mission-oriented research and human-centred Innovation.



Due to their experience as engaged and entrepreneurial university and their activities and efforts towards future universities.

Any questions?

Don’t hesitate to contact us! We are happy to get in touch with you and answer your questions. Our team will get back to you as soon as possible.

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