UAS4EUROPE

UAS4EUROPE_logoUAS4EUROPE is a cooperation between the main representative groups of universities of applied sciences in Europe. It is essentially centred around matters of research, development and innovation. It is composed of EURASHE, UASnet, swissuniversities, Hochschule Bayern e.V. (supported by Bavarian Research Alliance) and the Austrian FHK.

The official website of UAS4EUROPE is available here. Underneath are further information on:


UAS4EUROPE is composed of the following organisations:

  • European Association of Institutions in Higher Education (EURASHE) - EURASHE is the European Association of Institutions in Higher Education that offer professionally orientated programmes and are engaged in applied research within the Bologna cycles. EURASHE represents universities of applied sciences... Read more
  • Universities of Applied Sciences Network (UASnet) - As of 20 January 2011 the Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS) from 8 European countries are part of the European network UASnet. In the network they are represented by their... Read more
  • swissuniversities - The Federal Act on the Funding and Coordination of the Higher Education Sector (Higher Education Funding and Coordination, HEdA) has been in force since 1 January 2015. This act serves... Read more
  • Hochschule Bayern e.V. - Hochschule Bayern e.V. is the Association of the Bavarian Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS). The Bavarian Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS) combine academic education with applied research and development. It groups 20 UAS,... Read more
  • Österreichische Fachhochschul-Konferenz (FHK) - The FHK is an association of Austrian Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS). UAS offer young people in Austria a practically-orientated university-level education and prepare them optimally for their careers. The... Read more
  • Following are EURASHE news items related to the field:

  • UAS4EUROPE position paper on the 9th Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (FP9) 18/9/2017 - The voice of Universities of Applied Sciences for FP9 UAS4EUROPE has today published its position paper on the upcoming 9th Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (FP9). UAS4EUROPE has the... Read more
  • UAS4EUROPE: giving the European universities of applied sciences a voice! 15/3/2017 - Universities of applied sciences (UAS) are well placed to participate in Horizon 2020 and FP9, but more can be done to improve their participation. This is one of the conclusions... Read more
  • Statement of UAS4EUROPE on the mid-term review of Horizon 2020 12/1/2017 - The UAS4EUROPE network has published a statement on the mid-term review of Horizon 2020 (H2020) Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. The joint statement by EURASHE, UASnet, swissuniversities, Hochschule Bayern e.V.... Read more
  • Registrations are now open! Applied research conference 15 March 2017 in Brussels (Belgium) 4/1/2017 - The UAS4EUROPE network, led by EURASHE, will organise an applied research daytime conference and an evening reception in Brussels on 15 March 2017. The conference is titled ‘Universities of Applied Sciences:... Read more
  • EURASHE 2017 work programme 30/11/2016 - In 2017 EURASHE will continue to address its 4 thematic areas; the 2017 work programme comprises: Mission of professional higher education Our 27th Annual Conference organised on 30-31 March in Le Havre (France)... Read more
  • New Initiative for Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS) Launched: UAS4EUROPE 1/6/2016 - UAS4EUROPE aims to strengthen the role of universities of applied sciences at the European level. Europe needs greater and stronger involvement of its universities of applied sciences (UAS). This assertion... Read more
  • EURASHE’s contribution to the call for ideas on a European Innovation Council (EIC) with UAS4EUROPE 9/5/2016 - The European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Carlos Moedas presented his priorities ‘Open Science, Open Innovation and Open to the World’ in June 2015. Part of his thinking was... Read more
  • Following are the events related to the field:

    Conference 'UAS4EUROPE' Universities of Applied Sciences: Maximising Success in Horizon 2020 and Beyond – Learn! Network! Lobby!
    Brussels (Belgium), 15 Mar 2017, Anna Toivonen
    Meeting on Smart Partnerships for Regional Impact (SPFRI)
    Brussels (Belgium), 9 Feb 2017, Anna Toivonen
    L(a)unch event UAS4EUROPE: Smart Partnerships for Regional Impact
    Brussels (Belgium), 31 May 2016, Stéphane Lauwick, Johan Cloet, Michal Karpíšek, Anna Toivonen
    View the animated presentation of the UAS4EUROPE Smart Partnerships for Regional Impact paper underneath:

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