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A-4U visited by prominent Indian professionals

On June 1, A-4U welcomed a high-profile delegation of Indian professionals that visit Spain as part of “Future Indian Leaders” programme. This programme is organised by Foundation Council Spain-India, of which A-4U is part, and aims to give selected Indian professionals, opinion-makers in business, academia, research and media, a first-hand experience of today’s Spain. As […]

A-4U universities among top 50 universities in the world

A-4U universities, the only universities from Spain, are included in the latest QS Top 50 Under 50 ranking. QS, specialising in the assessment of educational and research institutes, has just published the new QS Top 50 Under 50, a classification of the top 50 universities around the world that were founded less than 50 years […]

Observatory for monitoring R+D+i at Spanish universities is launched

The Observatory of Spanish University Research (Observatorio de la Actividad Investigadora de la Universidad Española – IUNE) has been launched. This Observatory is a database, whcih allows the R+D+i activities at public and private Spanish universities to be seen and analysed using 6 categories of data and 42 indicators. This initiative, coordinated by the Laboratory […]

A-4U expands to include collaborations with South Africa

From 23 to 26 of April, A-4U delegation travelled to South Africa on an institutional visit to a number of leading universities in the country and governmental bodies concerned with higher education. The aim of the visit was to identify common areas of interest and to discuss specific initiatives such as staff and student exchange […]

Call for A-4U postdoctoral grants is now open

Call for applications is now open for postdoctoral grants to undertake research at A-4U universities. Candidates from Spain and abroad can apply, and the application period is until April 27, 2012. Further details are available here.

Bridging Barcelona and Madrid: Alianza 4 Universidades

On March 22, Alianza 4 Universidades was invited to participate in the “Bridging Barcelona and Madrid” radio programme, hosted by Onda Cero Catalunya. The talk featured Dr. Manel López Bejar, Vice-Rector for Research at UAB, who was at Onda Cero studios in Barcelona, and Dr. Álvaro Escribano, Vice-Rector for International Relations at UC3M, who took […]

A-4U rectors to debate the future of the university in Spain

On March 5, the rectors of A-4U universities (Ana Ripoll from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, José María Sanz from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Daniel Peña from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, and Josep Joan Moreso from Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona) will take part in the debate “Towards a New University”. The event will take […]

A-4U to receive Brazilian students and researchers

A-4U will soon be welcoming some of 75,000 Brazilian students and researchers who will be awarded grants to study in the most presigious universities around the world, the four universities of the Alliance among them, under a new programme “Science Without Borders”. The Programme was initiated by the Brazilian government through its National Council on […]

Experts in Ancient Greece meet at UAB

On 12 and 13 December, the Ancient History research group of the Department of Antiquity and Middle Ages at UAB, together with Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) and other research groups, will host a conference on ancient Greece, bringing together most experts on this subject in Spain. The event takes place in the framework of […]