Research power along the Danube

Confluence of Sava river and Danube in Belgrade (c) Wikipedia

Between its source in the Black Forest and its mouth on the Black Sea, the Danube traverses 2,872 kilometres and shares shores with ten countries. The Danube Rectors' Conference (DRC) is a strong network of more than 70 universities in this region. Our aim is to improve higher education in teaching and research, and the advancement of our member universities by establishing sustainable contacts.

DRC Annual Meeting 2016 at the Danube University Krems - Update

DRC annual meeting and DRC 2016 General Assembly will be held at the Danube University Krems on November 9-11. The topic of the conference is

Vision | Knowledge | Prosperity

The Universities Contribution to EUSDR

Good Practices and Challenges


For participating at the DRC Annual Conference in Krems please fill in our registration form and submit it by 30 September 2016. We recommend to book a hotel room soon, since capacities are limited. Further information, registration and hotel recommendations can be found here. 


Save the Date! Keynote Speech President Rosen Plevneliev, November 9, 2016

Save the Date!


Vision | Knowledge | Prosperity

The Universities Contribution to EUSDR


Keynote Speech in the context of the Annual Conference of the Danube Rectors Conference 2016


His Excellency the President of the Republic of Bulgaria Mr. Rosen Plevneliev


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Danubius Young Scientist Award 2016 - Deadline June 8th

The Danubius Award was created in 2011 by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW) and the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) with the intention to honor persons with extraordinary achievements in their scientific activity and output in relation to the Danube Region.

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DRC Summer School 2016

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DRC Fund for incentives

The DRC general assembly held on November 6, 2015 decided to establish DRC Fund for Incentives

This fund will be funded from the budget of DRC into which each full member of DRC contributes 500 € per year as DRC membership fee. 


The purpose of the fund is to support the cooperation of DRC members which contributes to achieving the goals of EU Strategy for the Danube region in the priority areas where the universities have a strong position and their participation is exclusively needed.


DEADLINE FOR THE APPLICATIONS for 2016 is January 15, 2016.


More information and the guidelines for this Fund for Incentives can be found on the intranet. If you don't have access, please send an email to