News & Events

ENLIGHT Student Network Conference in a Nutshell

In the first days of March this year, the ENLIGHT Student Network's Making Connections: Strengthening Student Life conference took place, sparking insightful discussions and fostering new connections!

Hosted at Ghent University, the event unfolded on Friday, 1 March and Saturday, 2 March, bringing together students from universities across Europe, including Bern, Bordeaux, Ghent, Galway, Göttingen, Groningen, the Basque Country, Tartu, Bratislava, and Uppsala.

ENLIGHT Lecture Series on 'Culture & Creativity' – upcoming Lecture 'Anthropocene and Cultural Shifts' on April 10th at 3pm CET

In this summer semester, the ENLIGHT Lecture Series will focus on the topic "Culture & Creativity" starting with the upcoming event:  "Anthropocene and Cultural Shifts" on April 10, 3 pm CET

ENLIGHT Teaching and Learning Conference 2024

The fourth ENLIGHT Teaching and Learning Conference will take place at the University of Tartu from 7 to 9 October 2024. The conference theme is Innovation and Creativity in Higher Education.

Final EDLab webinar: “The road ahead to a European degree: lessons learned from the European Degree Label institutional laboratory"

On 3 April 2024 at 10.00 CET, the EDLab consortium organizes the last webinar in a series of four. The detailed programme can be found here. Registration can be done via the following link.

Register for ENLIGHT's Matchmaking Event and Early Career Researchers Leadership Training (29-30 April)

The ENLIGHT Matchmaking Event is an excellent opportunity for researchers to forge thematic collaborations across our universities. This event offers significant prospects for collaboration and networking with fellow ENLIGHT researchers.

The ENLIGHT Calls for Spring 2024 are coming! Prepare your application with 5 tips!

With ENLIGHT we are shifting up a gear. In order to encourage cooperation between staff and students of our universities, ENLIGHT launches a first set of calls for joint initiatives. Read more about how you can prepare!

Two honorary doctorates for ENLIGHT partners at UGent Dies Natalis 2024

Every year, on the penultimate Friday of March, Ghent University celebrates its Dies Natalis or birthday with a solemn session in the Aula and the presentation of honorary doctorates. On Friday, 22 March 2024, Ghent University awards six honorary doctorates for scientific merit. This year, the list includes Professor Ülo Mander (University of Tartu) and Professor Paul Michael Garrett (University of Galway). The honorary doctors are honoured during an official ceremony that can also be followed via livestream.

The ROCKET project (Göttingen, Groningen, Uppsala) kicks-off!

The universities of Göttingen, Groningen and Uppsala are proud to announce that their joint project ‘ROCKET: Role-Playing Games on Conflict Transformation for Equity in Higher Education through Virtual Exchange’ has been selected for funding by Erasmus+ as a cooperation partnership in higher education (funding 400.000 Euro).

2nd ENLIGHT RISE and Arqus Alliance Open Science Ambassador Webinar on 28 February 2024

Registration is open for the 2nd ENLIGHT RISE and Arqus Alliance Ambassador Webinar Series on Open Science

Delegation from the University of Groningen in Bern

Strengthening ENLIGHT cooperation: University of Groningen visits the University of Bern

A delegation from the University of Groningen, led by Rector Jacquelien Scherpen, recently visited the University of Bern. The visit was characterised by lively discussions and showed a strong interest from both sides in strengthening existing collaborations and exploring new opportunities within ENLIGHT.

ENLIGHT Student Network Community event in Ghent: "Strenghtening Student Life Across Europe"

Date: March 1st - 2nd, with an optional program on March 3rd
Location: Ghent, Belgium 🇧🇪 (Hosted by Ghent University)
Theme: Making Connections: Strengthening Student Life

Student leaders and student representatives are getting ready for an enriching experience at the upcoming ENLIGHT Student Conference, where they will dive into discussions surrounding education, student interests, and global cooperation within the ENLIGHT Student Network. With representatives from esteemed universities across Europe, including Bern, Ghent, Galway, Göttingen, Groningen, the Basque Country, Tartu, Bratislava, and Uppsala, expect a diverse and vibrant exchange of ideas.

ENLIGHT Challenge-based education at the 2024 EUA Learning and Teaching Forum!

ENLIGHT Challenge-based education was in the spotlight from several angles at the EUA Learning and Teaching Forum, hosted this year by the University of Bochum on the 8 February on the theme Learning for, in and with society.