What do you value or what does your work community or home country value? Please tell us in the #Value4YourValue survey. The survey is carried out by the EC2U Alliance of seven European universities, one of which is the University of Turku.
The aim of the survey is to find a European consensus on how we view the world we live in. The results of the survey will be used for research and in the development of the Alliance. It takes approximately 5 minutes to respond to the survey.
The European Campus of City-Universities, EC2U Alliance, realising the survey consists of seven European universities and aims to create a pan-European campus with a new model of quality education. The Alliance led by the the University of Poitiers in France includes the Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iaşi in Romania, the University of Coimbra in Portugal, the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena in Germany, the University of Pavia in Italy, the University of Salamanca in Spain, and the University of Turku in Finland.
A central goal of the Alliance is to promote mobility so that the co-operation produces synergy benefits for education, research and innovation. Three international and multidisciplinary Master’s degree programmes are currently being formed. One focuses on sustainable development, another on health and well-being, and third on European languages and cultures. In addition, three virtual institutes based on the same themes will be established which will focus particularly on the education and research collaboration of doctoral candidates.
The members of the EC2U Alliance are also members of the Coimbra Group which is an association of European universities. Founded in 1985, the Coimbra Group is an association of long-established European multidisciplinary universities of high international standard. The Coimbra Group is committed to creating special academic and cultural ties in order to promote internationalisation, academic collaboration, excellence in learning and research, and service to society. It is also the purpose of the Group to influence European educational policy and to develop best practice through mutual exchange of experience. The Group consists of 41 universities, with the University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University from Finland.