The Annual Conference and General Assembly of the Coimbra Group took place in Cologne, Germany on 31 May - 2 June 2023. During the event, the General Assembly elected Vice Rector Piia Björn as one of the members of the Coimbra Group’s Executive Board.
Keyword: University Management
The Rectors of Turku Universities and Universities of Applied Sciences visited Brussels to Meet Key EU actors
The purpose of the visit was to maintain and strengthen the visibility and cooperation of the Turku Universities and Universities of Applied Sciences with relevant EU actors in Brussels. Furthermore, the goal was to ensure that the voices of the higher education institutions are being heard in the decision-making processes and that necessary support from the EU is received in the future.
The Education Finland cluster organised a three-day event for invited Dubai Expo guests on the VIP floor of Finland’s Snow Cape Pavilion in mid-December 2021. The University of Turku Global Educational Services team, the University management and experts on teacher education participated in the event and programme.
How can we support each other during and after the Covid-19 pandemic? This question was highlighted at the second EC2U Forum hosted online by the University of Turku in Finland. Co-operation and learning from others was seen as a clear way to survive and progress.
University of Turku as a case study in Entrepreneurship and Digital Transformation on the HEInnovate portal
A case study of the University of Turku has been published on the HEInnovate portal for higher education institutions maintained by the OECD and the European Commission. The case focuses on how the University enhances entrepreneurial attitude, behavior, and culture throughout the entire institution and beyond with the help of digitalisation.
UTUPEDA Centre for University Pedagogy and Research operates in the University of Turku. The Centre conducts multidisciplinary research and develops and offers university pedagogical education based on scientific research.
Liisa Järvinen has been appointed as the Project Manager for the European Campus of City-Universities (EC2U) Alliance at the University of Turku. Vice Rector Pia Björn is in charge of the operation at the University of Turku. During the Alliance, joint Master’s degree programmes will be created to seven European universities and the aim is to benefit from collaboration in education, research and innovation.
Take part in a TikTok dance, share photos of your most memorable Erasmus+ moments, or join in the Erasmus+ info session organised by the University of Turku on Zoom. The Erasmus Days 2020 are celebrated on 15–17 October and this year, the University will participate virtually.
Who can summarise their research in the most compelling way in only three minutes? Come and find out in the University’s third Three Minute Thesis competition on Wednesday, 27 February. The competition is held at Turku School Economics in the OP lecture hall at 12.15pm, and the event is open for the public.