We are a network of almost 70 universities in the Danube Region. We improve higher education in teaching and research in this region, and in particular the advancement of our member universities, by establishing and facilitating bilateral and multilateral contacts between the universities, as concluded at the Brijuni Conference. We pursue in particular the following activities:
In order to perform these tasks, DRC maintains links with national and international organizations the activities of which are of interest or relate to universities and, in particular, with the national Rectors' Conferences, EUA, UNESCO, EU, Council of Europe, etc.
The DRC arranges conferences, workshops, summer schools and participates in EU funded projects. The DRC also actively contributes to the Priority Areas Workgroups’ of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region.
One of the most significant challenges that a European higher education institution faces is the competition with other higher education institutions at European level and worldwide. To succeed, an institution needs to enhance the quality of education, research, and innovation, and to engage in the international arena.
DRC supports your challenge. In summary our members benefit from DRC membership through:
Eligible members of the DRC are universities in the region and institutions that are recognized by the state or belong to the network of state recognized universities which submit regular application. Apply now.