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E³UDRES² Citizen Science Conference

The E³UDRES² Alliance is hosting its first-ever conference on Citizen Science at Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal, Portugal, on 29-30 June 2023.

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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.

More institutions join the E³UDRES² Alliance

Welcome to the E³UDRES² Alliance, Saxion UAS, Fulda UAS and Jyväskylä UAS!

The three institutions will increase the E³UDRES² network to nine partners.

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 only 44 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

Jun 2023

E³UDRES² Citizen Science Conference

E³UDRES² is organizing its first citizen science conference, open to all members and students from the E³UDRES² institutions.

29-30 June 2023

Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal, Barreiro campus (PT)

Jul 2023

E³UDRES² Bootcamp 2023

The Bootcamp is returning in 2023! Join us this summer for a week full of creativity, solving challenges together with your team, and enjoying a beautiful location in Hungary.

03-07 July 2023

Keszthely, Hungary

Sep 2023

E³UDRES² Forum 2023: Connecting European Universities & Regions

In the E³UDRES² Forum 2023, alliance members and friends celebrate the achievements of the E³UDRES² alliance, discuss future plans and activities, and take a look at current developments in higher education and beyond.

18 - 19 September 2023

St. Pölten UAS (AT)

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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


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Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal


Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences


UC Leuven-Limburg University of Applied Sciences


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Politehnica University Timișoara


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Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences


NEW: Saxion University of Applied Sciences

The Netherlands

NEW: Fulda University of Applied Sciences


NEW: Jamk University of Applied Sciences


What we focus on

Future Universities

What will universities look like in the year 2030 and beyond? E³UDRES² aims to find answers to this question and strives to support the transition to future-proof universities.

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Smart & Sustainable Regions

By engaging students, university staff, citizens and many other players, E³UDRES² aims to transform the non-urban regions it is located in into areas that are defined by innovation, flexibility and sustainability - true Smart & Sustainable Regions.

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Latest news

02 Jun 2023
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E.I.N.S. Augmented Reality Workshop: Unlocking the Innovative Future of Storytelling

On Thursday, June 1st, start-ups and companies discovered the innovative and creative world of augmented reality (AR) at the workshop hold by Sergiu Ardelean from Artivive, which was organized by SMARTUP and E.I.N.S.

01 Jun 2023

Student Teams Presented Their Concepts in Successful I Living Lab Showdown

On 31 May 2023, it was once again time for the I Living Lab Showdown - the event celebrating the I Living Lab journey of hundreds of E³UDRES² students that worked on solutions for challenges from various areas.

25 May 2023

E³UDRES² Representatives Discuss Regional Innovation at UAS4Europe Networking Conference

During this year's UAS4Europe Networking Conference, representatives of the E³UDRES² alliance discussed the role of Universities of Applied Sciences in regional innovation with policymakers and industry representatives.

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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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