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17th DRC SUMMER SCHOOL 2022 | CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

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DRC STRATEGIC FORESIGHT MEETING IN VIENNA

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DRC INITIATIVE FUND

We are pleased to announce the project funded by the Danube Rectors' Conference and coordinated by the University of Maribor: the DRC Initiative Fund!

As a part of a wider framework of the European Union Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR), especially in the field of the priority area "Knowledge society", The Danube Rectors' Conference offers students of doctoral study programmes at DRC member universities the possibility to obtain financial means for developing applicants' projects, solutions, prototypes.

In the focus of this project are three targets of the EUSDR

1. Increase the number of innovations, official inventions of EPO and PCT patent applications
2. Increase cooperation and mobility in the field of research and education
3. Increase the number of joint publications on research results.


We are prepared to support outstanding students and young scholars' projects which can have a positive impact in the region, in line with the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR), by financing the following activities: 

  • Material costs - needed to prove or develop an applicative aspect of knowledge or technology
  • Cost of use of research equipment at other DRC member institutions 
  • Service costs 
  • Travel costs and costs of stay for the students and their family members  
The available financial means for projects is 50,000 EUR, and it is envisioned that no more than 25 applications will be accepted for funding, or a maximum of 5,000 EUR may be granted per application. Furthermore, whereas candidates applying for the target area one and three (innovation and joint publication) may receive financial resources up to 2,000 EUR, for the target area two (cooperation and mobility) the maximum amount of financial support is 1,000 EUR. If projects apply to all three target areas, the maximum attainable amount is 5,000 EUR.

More information on evaluation criteria may be found on this link

In case you need additional information and support, please feel free to contact us: info@drc-danube.eu

The deadline for the applications is 31st March 2022 and the candidates will be informed about the results by the end of April.

Call for applications for the “Sharing Future” Artist in residence scholarship 2022

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LETTER OF SUPPORT APPRECIATION FROM THE UZHOROD UNIVERSITY

On behalf of Uzhorod National University,  the Rector Professor Volodymyr Smolanka express his high appeciation for the DRC assistance towards Ukrainian universities. In particular, the University express gratitude for the support offered by the Danube Rectors' Conference in the form of the DRC Scholarship for Ukranian scholars and scientists.  

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LETTER OF SUPPORT APPRECIATION FROM THE ODESA I.I. MECHNIKOV NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

The Rector of Odesa I.I. Mechnikov National University,  Professor Vyacheslav Truba, welcomes the DRC support to Ukrainian universities and express his gratitude for the solidarity of our members regarding the current situation in Ukraine. 

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DRC STRATEGIC FORESIGHT

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Season's Greetings

DRC Annual Meeting 2021

Given the travel restrictions and other difficulties the universities are facing in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic, the DRC Presidency, after careful consideration and in consultation with the Uzhhorod National University as the host of this year's meeting, agreed to hold the DRC Annual Meeting on 10-12th of November 2021 in an online form via ZOOM. Apart of many fruitful discussions during the Annual Conference on 11th November organised by the Uzhhorod National University, the DRC General Assembly brought many announcements.

 

During the DRC General Assembly 2021 were discussed the remarkable achievements of the past year. Two new DRC initiatives - the DRC Initiative Found and the DRC Strategic Foresight - have been agreed upon, two new members were welcomed in the network: the University of Reutlingen and the J. Selye University of Komarno as well as the financial budget for 2022 was approved. A brief summary of many events that were organised or co-organised by the DRC in 2021 has been presented.

 

Further documents, including the minutes, are available on our DRC intranet. To get access as DRC member, please write an e-mail to info@drc-danube.org

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Danubius Awards 2021

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Residence scholarship "Sharing Future" 2021

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DRC Annual Meeting 2021

We would like to kindly remind you that our next Annual Meeting is taking place on 11-12 November 2021. Due to the current development of the pandemic situation in Ukraine, this year's event will be taking place online, via Zoom.
We encourage you to register your representatives for the event.
To register your representatives, here you will find the link for registration. 
The final programme is available below. 

This year's edition of the DRC Annual Meeting will have as a leading theme `The role of University and its Resilience in the Age of Global Challenges'.
We look forward to seeing you at the Annual Meeting!
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The DRC Scholarship winners share their impressions

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Urgent message to EU Institutions: rescue and protect Afghanistan's scholars, researchers and civil activists

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OEAD Summer Schools are launched!

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JRC Open Access

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Save the Date : DRC Annual Meeting

We kindly invite you to our next Annual Meeting to be held at the Uzhhorod National University, Ukraine, on 11-12 November 2021.

 

This year's edition of the DRC Annual Meeting will have as a leading theme `The role of University and its Resilience in the Age of Global Challenges'

 

A detailed programme including the registration form as well as further information will be published on the DRC Website in the upcoming months closer to the date of the Annual Meeting.

 

We are looking forward to seeing you in Uzhhorod!

Danube Salon Europa - Forum Wachau 2021

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OeAD Summer Universities Scholarships

 

 

The Green Building Solution - GBS Summer University is back online from July 17 to August 08, 2021, for its 11th edition! Here is an opportunity to get first-hand ecological knowledge and engineering expertise in a three-week program, hosted from the capital of energy-efficient building, Vienna.

 

 

 

 

Participants will earn 7 ECTS university credits while learning about sustainable buildings in an intercultural environment. They will also benefit from the insight of experts from various background. Those will share the latest developments from research and practice in ecological building. Especially during these challenging times, we must develop knowledge on sustainable buildings, passive houses and renewable energies to an ever expanding international audience of students and professionals.

 

Applications for the scholarships possible until July 1, 2021. Registration to the summer university can be done here.

 

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The Sharing Future Scholarship

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17th DRC SUMMER SCHOOL 2022 | CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

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DRC STRATEGIC FORESIGHT MEETING IN VIENNA

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DRC INITIATIVE FUND

We are pleased to announce the project funded by the Danube Rectors' Conference and coordinated by the University of Maribor: the DRC Initiative Fund!

As a part of a wider framework of the European Union Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR), especially in the field of the priority area "Knowledge society", The Danube Rectors' Conference offers students of doctoral study programmes at DRC member universities the possibility to obtain financial means for developing applicants' projects, solutions, prototypes.

In the focus of this project are three targets of the EUSDR

1. Increase the number of innovations, official inventions of EPO and PCT patent applications
2. Increase cooperation and mobility in the field of research and education
3. Increase the number of joint publications on research results.


We are prepared to support outstanding students and young scholars' projects which can have a positive impact in the region, in line with the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR), by financing the following activities: 

  • Material costs - needed to prove or develop an applicative aspect of knowledge or technology
  • Cost of use of research equipment at other DRC member institutions 
  • Service costs 
  • Travel costs and costs of stay for the students and their family members  
The available financial means for projects is 50,000 EUR, and it is envisioned that no more than 25 applications will be accepted for funding, or a maximum of 5,000 EUR may be granted per application. Furthermore, whereas candidates applying for the target area one and three (innovation and joint publication) may receive financial resources up to 2,000 EUR, for the target area two (cooperation and mobility) the maximum amount of financial support is 1,000 EUR. If projects apply to all three target areas, the maximum attainable amount is 5,000 EUR.

More information on evaluation criteria may be found on this link

In case you need additional information and support, please feel free to contact us: info@drc-danube.eu

The deadline for the applications is 31st March 2022 and the candidates will be informed about the results by the end of April.

Call for applications for the “Sharing Future” Artist in residence scholarship 2022

Read More

LETTER OF SUPPORT APPRECIATION FROM THE UZHOROD UNIVERSITY

On behalf of Uzhorod National University,  the Rector Professor Volodymyr Smolanka express his high appeciation for the DRC assistance towards Ukrainian universities. In particular, the University express gratitude for the support offered by the Danube Rectors' Conference in the form of the DRC Scholarship for Ukranian scholars and scientists.  

Read More

LETTER OF SUPPORT APPRECIATION FROM THE ODESA I.I. MECHNIKOV NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

The Rector of Odesa I.I. Mechnikov National University,  Professor Vyacheslav Truba, welcomes the DRC support to Ukrainian universities and express his gratitude for the solidarity of our members regarding the current situation in Ukraine. 

Read More

DRC STRATEGIC FORESIGHT

Read More

Season's Greetings

DRC Annual Meeting 2021

Given the travel restrictions and other difficulties the universities are facing in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic, the DRC Presidency, after careful consideration and in consultation with the Uzhhorod National University as the host of this year's meeting, agreed to hold the DRC Annual Meeting on 10-12th of November 2021 in an online form via ZOOM. Apart of many fruitful discussions during the Annual Conference on 11th November organised by the Uzhhorod National University, the DRC General Assembly brought many announcements.

 

During the DRC General Assembly 2021 were discussed the remarkable achievements of the past year. Two new DRC initiatives - the DRC Initiative Found and the DRC Strategic Foresight - have been agreed upon, two new members were welcomed in the network: the University of Reutlingen and the J. Selye University of Komarno as well as the financial budget for 2022 was approved. A brief summary of many events that were organised or co-organised by the DRC in 2021 has been presented.

 

Further documents, including the minutes, are available on our DRC intranet. To get access as DRC member, please write an e-mail to info@drc-danube.org

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Danubius Awards 2021

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Residence scholarship "Sharing Future" 2021

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DRC Annual Meeting 2021

We would like to kindly remind you that our next Annual Meeting is taking place on 11-12 November 2021. Due to the current development of the pandemic situation in Ukraine, this year's event will be taking place online, via Zoom.
We encourage you to register your representatives for the event.
To register your representatives, here you will find the link for registration. 
The final programme is available below. 

This year's edition of the DRC Annual Meeting will have as a leading theme `The role of University and its Resilience in the Age of Global Challenges'.
We look forward to seeing you at the Annual Meeting!
Read More

The DRC Scholarship winners share their impressions

Read More

Urgent message to EU Institutions: rescue and protect Afghanistan's scholars, researchers and civil activists

Read More

OEAD Summer Schools are launched!

Read More

JRC Open Access

Read More

Save the Date : DRC Annual Meeting

We kindly invite you to our next Annual Meeting to be held at the Uzhhorod National University, Ukraine, on 11-12 November 2021.

 

This year's edition of the DRC Annual Meeting will have as a leading theme `The role of University and its Resilience in the Age of Global Challenges'

 

A detailed programme including the registration form as well as further information will be published on the DRC Website in the upcoming months closer to the date of the Annual Meeting.

 

We are looking forward to seeing you in Uzhhorod!

Danube Salon Europa - Forum Wachau 2021

Read More

OeAD Summer Universities Scholarships

 

 

The Green Building Solution - GBS Summer University is back online from July 17 to August 08, 2021, for its 11th edition! Here is an opportunity to get first-hand ecological knowledge and engineering expertise in a three-week program, hosted from the capital of energy-efficient building, Vienna.

 

 

 

 

Participants will earn 7 ECTS university credits while learning about sustainable buildings in an intercultural environment. They will also benefit from the insight of experts from various background. Those will share the latest developments from research and practice in ecological building. Especially during these challenging times, we must develop knowledge on sustainable buildings, passive houses and renewable energies to an ever expanding international audience of students and professionals.

 

Applications for the scholarships possible until July 1, 2021. Registration to the summer university can be done here.

 

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The Sharing Future Scholarship

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