EU’NIVERSITAS – University Alliance open to Excellence, Europe, Future and Society

Date - 04/07/2019
9:00 - 13:00


On July 4th, 2019 in Brussels EU’niversitas will be launched in an event open for debate, dialog, partnering and co-creation.

EU’niversitas aims for submission to Erasmus+ “EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY” programme.

EU’niversitas Alliance is led by Vilnius Gediminas Technical University and open for partnering, cooperation and membership. This event aims  presenting the EU’niversitas manifesto and inviting partner universities for debate and collaboration. The principles laid out in the EU’niversitas manifesto and the invitation to debate are very timely in the face of the grand Societal challenges and the growing role of Universities preparing Europe to respond in a sustainable and timely manner.

The event on July 4th is open to all universities, urban and regional authorities, entrepreneurial clusters and other stakeholders present in Brussels.


The event will be held at premises of the Permanent Representation of Lithuania to the EU, in Brussels, from 10.00 to 13.00. Please register before July 1st on


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More about Erasmus+ “European University” action:


This event is organised by VGTU and IrRADIARE’s European Office with support of LINO Office.




Date: 4th of July, 2019

Address: Permanent Representation of Lithuania to the European Union (Rue Belliard 41-43, 1040, Brussels, Belgium)


09.30 – 10.00       Registration

10.00 – 10.15        Welcome address Mr. Ambassador Simonas Šatūnas – Deputy Permanent Representative of the Republic of Lithuania to the EU

10.15 – 10.30        Erasmus+ programme and European Universities, François Willekens, Head of Unit Erasmus+ (Invited TBC)

10.30 – 10.45        EU’niversitas Marcos Nogueira, Head of EU office, IrRADIARE, Science for Evolution

10.45 – 11.00        VGTU approach for EU’niversitas Asta Radzevičienė, Vice-rector for strategic partnership, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

11.00 – 11.30        Milano Bicocca, a hub of academic innovation and entrepreneurship Elisabetta Marafioti, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca

11.30 – 12.00        LUT an emerging centrality for technology and science in Finland Maija Kuiri, Development Manager LUT University

12.00 – 12.15       Erasmus University, terms of reference, Paula Peiró, Project Developer, ISG University

12.15 – 12.50       Debate

12.50 – 13.00        Farewell address, Brigita Serafinavičiūtė, Head of Lithuanian RDI Liaison Office LINO

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