Publish Date: 26.10.2021

Category: Eutopia


EUTOPIA Webinar on Open Science - October 25, 2021

Open Science is an umbrella term for practices that seek to make science more transparent, participatory and inclusive, reproducible, and its outputs more accessible and re-usable. It emphasizes collaboration, transparency, accessibility, quality and reliability, as well as openness to society.

In this webinar, expert speakers from inside and outside the EUTOPIA university alliance will talk about the rationale behind doing Open Science and introduce useful concepts, approaches, and practices. It aims to support researchers, staff, and students at EUTOPIA universities in applying Open Science practices within their daily research.

Speakers include: 

  • Jean-Claude Burgelman, Professor of Open Science Policy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  • Hugh Shanahan, Professor of Open Science, Royal Holloway University, London
  • Antica Culina, Researcher, Netherlands Institute of Ecology(NIOO-KNAW); Coordinator, SPI-Birds Network & Database

Click if you have further questions and register here.

New Career Ambassador Workshop "Moving to..." Series: Moving to Sweden! - Tuesday October 26, 6p.m CET.

This brand-new workshop series: “Moving to…” will help you prepare to move abroad, to all the countries of the alliance. The first one covers moving to Sweden.

The workshop will cover questions on

  • How to find a place to live?
  • What are the must-haves in Sweden?
  • How to deal with Swedish Authorities?
  • What do I do when I get sick?
  • How much does it cost to live in Sweden?
  • Which insurances do I need?
  • A panel of expats in Sweden will also be present to answer all of your questions on how to better integrate yourself into a new country and society and how to face ad follow the administrative and social procedures.

Find more information here and register here.


Two ONLINE Ljubljana Winter Schools – Applications until Dec 5, 2021 / January 17, 2022

The University of Ljubljana is inviting you to attend the two Winter Schools they prepared. All courses are accredited with 4 ECTS credits and taught in English.

1. GSERM Ljubljana, 10 – 21 January 2022

Global School in Empirical Research Methods – GSERM is a high-quality integrated programme, teaching methodology for PhD students, postdocs, and researchers from leading universities and professionals from outside academia from all around the world. Applications until 5 Dec 2021
Programme details and application here.

2. Ljubljana Doctoral Winter School, 14 – 18 February 2022

The Ljubljana Doctoral Winter School will offer four one-week courses, which are intended for doctoral students, post-docs, academic,s and professionalsApplied Time Series Analysis and Forecasting with Stata and RIntroduction to Data Science with Pythonand Quantitative Research with R Studio Economic PsychologyApplications until January 17, 2022

Programme details and application here.

EUTOPIA-SIF Post-Doctoral Fellowship – Call for applications 2021/2022

The EUTOPIA European University is pleased to inform you about the launch of the second call for applications of the MSCA COFUND “EUTOPIA Science and Innovation Post-Doctoral Fellowship Programme EUTOPIA-SIF), for the recruitment of 21 post-doctoral fellows by the EUTOPIA universities.

EUTOPIA-SIF fellowships offer the opportunity to high-profile young researchers to develop their own research projects in the stimulating academic environment of the EUTOPIA Alliance.

Extensive research mobility is integral to the fellowships with two compulsory secondment periods: one at another EUTOPIA university (co-host university) and one with an external academic or non-academic partner institution with the aim of fostering the fellows’ entrepreneurial spirit, tangible research impact and innovation. Furthermore, fellows will access a rich training programme, career guidance and academic supervision.

  • The call for applications opens on the 20 September 2021.
  • An optional pre-application stage will be available to help candidates find a host research group from 20 September to 25 October 2021, 13:00 CET.
  • The call deadline is 10 January 2022, 13:00 CET.
  • Positions will start in September 2022.

Relevant application material here.

Application platform here.


Inaugural session of the European Student Assembly - Applications by November 14th

Students, it is time to make your voices heard!

The European Universities Community (EUC) is a grassroots initiative gathering students from European University Alliances. Its objective is to give all European students a voice in the Conference on the Future of Europe launched by the European Commission, the European Parliament, and the European Council on May 9th, 2021.

As part of EUC, the inaugural session of the European Student Assembly will bring together 200/300 student representatives from all 41 European University Alliances, for a conference to be held at the European parliament in Strasbourg in March 2022. Together, you will discuss some of the more complex challenges that the EU faces today to eventually make recommendations to European policymakers. A certificate of participation will be awarded to all participants at the end of the project. Submit your application here.

UUKI (Universities UK International) monthly webinar series

The post-Covid-19 era has brought in its wake challenging short and mid-term implications for universities.

Continue to join us for this monthly webinar series with partners, ​designed to help enable universities to develop their international strategies.
The next planned webinar is:

  • The impact of technology on internationalization strategies, November 25 2021 in conversation with Pearson: Covers the rise of technology in education delivery and assessment, explores the benefits and limitations of technology in addressing the expectations and requirements of international markets and students.

Learn more here and register here.

The Warwick Economics Summit - February 4 - 6 2022

The Warwick Economics Summit (WES) is looking for EUTOPIAn students to act as ambassadors and to build delegations to attend the hybrid event on 4-6th February 2022.

WES is the largest student-run academic conference in Europe, covering the fields of economics, politics, and the wider social sciences. The 2021 virtual Summit attracted delegates from more than 185 universities and addressed the most pressing global issues in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.

WES2022 will be a hybrid Summit combining in-person and virtual events. Through a world-class speaker line-up, WES Blogs (where students across the world write on different topics), a Student Speakers Series and our exclusive Meet the Speaker series as well as numerous networking and career events that provide a chance to discuss topics relevant to the world, we offer a unique opportunity for students to meet and learn from world leaders and fellow students.

The WES team would very much like to welcome students from across the EUTOPIA alliance to WES2022 and to participate in this rich programme of events.

More info on the summit here. More info on the ambassador scheme in this brochure.


October 25th
Webinar on Open Science

October 26th
Career Ambassador Workshop "Expat life series": Expat life in Sweden

November 14th
Deadline for applications to the European Student Assembly

November 22nd - 26th
Fourth EUTOPIA Week - Barcelona

December 1st
Deadline for applications to Postdoctoral fellowship opportunities at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel

December 5th
Deadline for applications, Global School in Empirical Research Methods Winter School

January 10th
Deadline for applications to the Second SIF Post-Doctoral Fellowship call

January 17th
Deadline for applications, Ljubljana Doctoral Winter School

February 4th - 6th
Warwick Economic Summit

Hackathon in Gothenburg (Open Innovation Challenge)