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Spanish Cultures Week in Moscow

During 16-20 of September, A-4U held a Spanish Cultures Week, hosted by Russian State University for the Humanities (RGGU) in Moscow. As part of the Week, five academics from varios areas of Humanities and the director of tailor-made study programmes at UAB gave lectures on Spanish Contemporary History, Geography and Literature, as well as presentations […]

Call for applications for 12 postdoctoral grants is now open

A-4U universities are internationally renowned for the quality and innovation in their research. As part of their efforts to consolidate research mobility, this year A-4U offers 12 postdoctoral grants in all areas of knowledge. 12 postdoctoral grants will be allocated in the following way: – 8 grants are open to candidates from A-4U universities. – […]

A-4U awarded European funding for a project on renewable energies in Africa

A-4U is to participate in a joint project with African universities to design content for postgraduate programmes that help assess renewable energy policies. These postgraduate programmes will train professionals in the assessment of energy access policies in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia. An inter-disciplinary team from the four universities of A-4U will take part in […]

Institutional visit to Turkey

From February 25 5o March 1, A-4U delegation visited Turkey with the aim of encouraging bilateral collaboration between Turkish institutions and A-4U members in teaching, research, and technology transfer. The delegation included Vice-Rectors of International Relations and Strategic Projects, directors of Science and Technology Parks of A-4U universities, as well as the director of A-4U […]

New conjunct degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

An innovative and pioneering initiative in Spanish university studies, this four-year degree, with mobility and flexibility being its main charasteristics, will offer places for 40 students (10 per university and 20 per autonomous community) starting from September 2013. The new joint degree programme, another step in the strategic development of A-4U, was presented yesterday by […]

Week of Spanish Law in Russia

During 14-16 of November, A-4U held a Week of Spanish Law, hosted by Moscow State Law Academy. As part of the Week, eight academics, experts in various areas of Law, two from each university of the Alliance, gave lectures and research seminars to students and academic staff members at Moscow State Law Academy. The aim […]

Alliance attracts the best European universities in a workshop on the European Research Council

On November 6th, the leading European universities participating in European Research Council (ERC) competitions participated in A-4U workshop on “Experiences in ERC Promotion: a practical view from grant university managers”. The ERC grants have become a symbolic capital, not only for researchers, but also for research organisations. They are intended to support excellent research at […]

Philosophy, politics and economics: a cross-cutting approach to new social challenges

On November 13, A-4U is organising a debate that will discuss a multidisiplinary approach to the analysis of current social landscape. Participants in the debate include: Carmen Beviá, Chair in Economics, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Fernando Vallespín, Chair in Political Science and Administration, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid Carlos Thiebault, Chair in Philosophy, Universidad Carlos III […]

Indian delegation visit, to promote collaboration

Following A-4U institutional visit to Indian in 2010 and signature of general agreements with six universities and consortia a group of Indian academics have been invited to visit the four universities of the Alliance. During the week of 22-26 of October, five academics from the fields of Social Science, Information Technologies, Engineering, Biomedicine, and Psychology […]

Russian scientists visit A-4U

Following A-4U institutional visit to Russia in 2011, selected Russian academics have been invited to visit four universities of the Alliance. During the week of 15-19 of October. five academics from the fields of Humanities, Mathematics, Engineering, and Chemistry visited UAB, UAM, UPF and UC3M where they met professors and researchers from the respective areas […]