EELISA Diversity Award: An interview with winner Hatice Kose

Diversity is a fundamental and invaluable asset that enriches every aspect of society, including workplaces, educational institutions, and communities. For this reason, EELISA’s research and innovation arm, InnoCORE, has actively collected best practices and initiatives implemented by individual researchers and research structures to promote diversity within their teams. The focus extended to encompass various aspects…

EELISA commemorates Elisa L. Zamfirescu’s Birthday with a portrait exhibition across all campuses

Our alliance is a diverse, multicultural and innovative European University with the goal of transforming higher education into the seed for a more equitable, green and sustainable future. But who are the people behind the institutions that are cultivating these seeds of transformation? Through a collection of 30 vivid posters showcasing portraits of students, staff,…

The 1st Enrepreneurship School, a turning point in developing business ideas

More than 25 people from 15 different nationalities gathered last week from the 16th until the 20th of October at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg – Research Campus Waischenfeld for a transformative learning experience focused on entrepreneurship. From Customer Centric Innovation to diving into the depths of Business Design Processes and mastering the Elevator Pitch, students, PhDs and employees from…

Can we make society more egalitarian? Social Science Garage emergency workshop for engineers

The EELISA community “Egalitarian Societies: Opportunities for Everyone” arises from different Service Learning projects that work with very diverse social groups. In these projects, students participate in activities that have direct contact with the real problems of our society. However, the participation of engineers in this type of projects, with an important social component, presents…

JEDI, the newest opportunity to explore a potential European label for joint programs in engineering

  The Joint European Degree Label in engineering (JEDI) is one of the projects from the Erasmus+ Programme, under the ERASMUS-EDU-2022-POL-EXP call for policy experimentation in higher education. It relies on the joint collaboration of 16 higher education institutions (HEI), spread out in 11 countries, to explore, during one-year, common criterion for a potential European…

“European Engineering Projectwork”, a course that brings engineering education to the next level

As an alliance of Higher Education Institutions encompassing many graduate engineering schools and technological universities, EELISA aims to develop a new EELISA European engineer profile. A compelling, implementable, and shared model that inspires the necessary transformations in the training processes to foster the new generation of professionals ready to address and contribute to the new…