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Highlights Archive

The Compostela Group of Universities supports transnational youth mobility with Galeuropa

Jul 30, 2018

The Compostela Group of Universities is one of the associations that will organise and support transnational youth mobility within the framework of the GALEUROPA 2018 programme, co‑financed by the Youth Employment Initiative and the European Social Fund. ... More...
Take a look at the list of placement offers from the second call of STELLA Junior

Jul 5, 2018

The list of placement offers for the second call of the mobility programme STELLA Junior is available at the website of the Compostela Group of Universities. ... More...
Publication of the resolution of STELLA for Staff

Jul 3, 2018

The Compostela Group of Universities publishes on its website the resolution of the mobility programme STELLA for Staff. The members of the Selection Committee evaluated more than a hundred applications in order to select the 18 candidates that will be awarded the granted mobility for the call 2018. ... More...
Register for the XXIV General Assembly of the Compostela Group of Universities

Jul 3, 2018

The University of Salamanca has already set up a website that allows representatives of member universities to register for the General Assembly of the Compostela Group of Universities, which will be held on 6-7 September 2018 in Salamanca (Spain). ... More...
Submit your placement offer for the second call of the STELLA Junior

Jun 26, 2018

The Compostela Group of Universities invites its member universities to submit a placement offer for the second call of STELLA Junior. Universities interested in participating in the STELLA Junior programme may submit their offers by sending the placement offer form to the Executive Secretariat of the Compostela Group of Universities. ... More...
Publication of the resolution of the first call of the STELLA Junior

Jun 13, 2018

The Compostela Group of Universities publishes on its website the resolution of the first call of the mobility programme STELLA Junior. The members of the Selection Committee awarded a STELLA Junior grant to Natalia López Godoy from the University of Almeria. ... More...
The awarded with XXII International Prize Grupo Compostela–Xunta de Galicia meets the Rector of the University of Santiago de Compostela and the Regional Minister for Culture of Galicia

Jun 12, 2018

The academic and researcher of the University of Burgos María Pilar Alonso Abad, laureate of the XXII International Prize Grupo Compostela–Xunta de Galicia, is currently at Santiago de Compostela and yesterday she took time to meet the Rector of the University of Santiago de Compostela, Antonio López. ... More...
Discover the names of the winners of the VII International Video and II Research Pitches Contests of the Compostela Group of Universities

Jun 5, 2018

A student from the University of Guadalajara and a researcher from the University of Santiago de Compostela won the first prizes of VII International Video and II Research Pitches Contests of the Compostela Group of Universities. ... More...
12 member universities of the CGU participate in NAFSA 2018

May 29, 2018

12 member universities of the CGU participate in NAFSA 2018 This year the Compostela Group of Universities (CGU) will be represented at NAFSA through the participation of 12 of its member universities. ... More...
María Pilar Alonso Abad awarded the XXII International Prize Grupo Compostela–Xunta de Galicia

May 25, 2018

The jury of the XXII Grupo Compostela-Xunta de Galicia International Prize, which met yesterday in Santiago de Compostela, decided to award the honour to the academic and researcher María Pilar Alonso Abad for her contribution to the dissemination of the values of the Camino de Santiago as a lecturer and her unique research on its cultural heritage. ... More...
The Compostela Group of Universities receives more than a hundred applications for the mobility programmes STELLA for Staff and Junior

May 15, 2018

Candidates from 22 member universities and the Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC) submitted their applications for STELLA for Staff and Junior. For both mobility programmes, the Compostela Group of Universities received 117 applications, which is a notable increase compared to last year, when 58 applications were submitted. ... More...
Find out who is on the Selection Committee of the STELLA Mobility Programmes of the Compostela Group of Universities

May 15, 2018

Discover the composition of the Selection Committees of STELLA for Staff and Junior, which will evaluate the applications to select the candidates for the mobility and grants. ... More...
Candidates from 13 member universities take part in the VII International Video and II Research Pitches Contests'

May 3, 2018

The 35 applications accepted for the VII International Video and II Research Pitches Contests' make this edition the most successful since the launch of this permanent activities. In this edition, the limit of three applications per university has been eliminated and the applications had to be submitted by the students and researchers themselves, with the support of their university. ... More...
Who are the members of the Jury of VII International Video and II Research Pitches Contests'?

Apr 26, 2018

Find here the composition of the Jury of the VII International Video and II Research Pitches contests, which will select the winners of both permanent activities of the Compostela Group of Universities. ... More...
Discover the list of placement offer of the mobility programmes STELLA for Staff and Junior

Apr 13, 2018

The lists of placement offer for the mobility programmes STELLA for Staff and STELLA Junior are available at the website of the Compostela Group of Universities since 6th April 2018. In 2018, STELLA for Staff is structured in a single annual call and only intercontinental mobility will be admitted. ... More...
Extended the deadline to nominate a candidate for the XXII International Prize Grupo Compostela-Xunta de Galicia

Apr 9, 2018

The deadline for sending the documents to the Secretariat of the Compostela Group of Universities to nominate a candidate for the XXII International Prize Grupo Compostela-Xunta de Galicia has been extended until 17 April. ... More...
Twenty universities and international institutions undertake to foster intercultural dialogue and sustainable tourism

Mar 26, 2018

• The initiative has been promoted by the Compostela Group of Universities, the World Tourism Organization and Helsinki España-University network. ... More...
More than 100 international students participate in the university project ‘The value of Human Rights on the Camino de Santiago’

Mar 17, 2018

This project is organised by the World Tourism Organization in partnership with the Compostela Group of Universities and Helsinki España. The initiative identifies the Camino de Santiago as an exemplary crossroads of the values that arise from sustainable tourism and dialogue between cultures. ... More...
Extended the deadline for submitting applications to the VII International Video and II Research Pitches Contests’

Mar 6, 2018

The deadline for sending the applications to the Secretariat of the Compostela Group of Universities for the VII International Video and II Research Pitches Contests’ has been extended until 15 April. Remember that all the information and document you will need to submit your application are available at the pages of the VII International Video and II Research Pitches Contests. More...
The Compostela Group of Universities and the European Federation of Saint-James Way sign an agreement

Mar 1, 2018

The President of the European Federation of Saint-James Way, Simone Pettirossi, and the President of the Compostela Group of Universities, Marek Kręglewski, sign a framework agreement. Both organisations will collaborate for the development of activities and joint action programmes of academic, social and cultural nature related to the Camino de Santiago. ... More...
Read the regulations of the XXII International Prize Grupo Compostela – Xunta de Galicia and submit a nomination

Feb 14, 2018

The Compostela Group of Universities (CGU) launches the XXII edition of the International Prize Grupo Compostela – Xunta de Galicia with the publication of the regulations on its website. ... More...
The Compostela Group of Universities continues its journey towards the celebration of the “First International University Forum: The Value of Human Rights on the Camino de Santiago”

Jan 31, 2018

On January the online course was launched, a specific collaboration agreement was signed with Helsinki España-University Network and several meetings regarding the organisation of the Forum were arranged coinciding with the visit to Santiago de Compostela of the Director of UNWTO Affiliate Members Programme, Yolanda Perdomo. ... More...
The Compostela Group of Universities launches the programme STELLA for Staff 2018

Jan 31, 2018

This programme promotes and facilitates professional intercontinental mobility of staff from member universities of the Compostela Group. This year STELLA for Staff is structured in a single annual call, and only intercontinental mobility will be admitted. By means of this programme, member universities can submit placement offers and services staff apply for the mobility. ... More...
The Compostela Group of Universities and Foundation Traslatio sign a framework agreement

Jan 23, 2018

The framework agreement was signed at Santiago de Compostela by the President of the Compostela Group of Universities, Marek Kręglewski, and the President of Foundation Traslatio, Mario Cardama Barriento. ... More...
Discover the programme STELLA Junior 2018

Jan 17, 2018

The Compostela Group of Universities aims to foster and facilitate the mobility and training of students from its member universities through the programme STELLA Junior. This year STELLA Junior will be structured in two annual calls. The first call will take place between March and June 2018 while the second call go on between June and December 2018. ... More...
New Year greetings from the President of the Compostela Group of Universities

Jan 3, 2018

Dear members of the community of the Compostela Group of Universities, On behalf of the Executive Committee and the CGU's team I wish you all a good start to the New Year. In 2018 we will not stray from our usual path, fostering collaboration and dialogue in Higher Education, understanding this to be a tool to build a better society. ... More...
The Compostela Group of Universities unveils its New Year's postcard

Dec 15, 2017

The Compostela Group of Universities reveals the design of the online postcard that will be used to wish its members a happy new year. More...
Launching of the II Research Pitches Contest of the Compostela Group of Universities

Nov 28, 2017

The Compostela Group of Universities launches the II Research Pitches Contest, a competition born to promote and recognise the research work carried out in member universities. Researchers from member universities of the Compostela Group of Universities (CGU) are invited to send their pitches for the competition. Each researcher can present a maximum of one research pitch. ... More...
The CGU participates in the VI International Day at Santiago de Compostela

Nov 24, 2017

The Compostela Group of Universities joined the VI International Day, hosted at the University of Santiago de Compostela, to present its initiatives for students. The International Day is an exhibition where international students have the opportunity to introduce their countries to visitors and local students the chance to get to know their future destinations on the Erasmus+ programme. ... More...
Launching of the VII International Video Contest of the Compostela Group of Universities

Nov 21, 2017

The Compostela Group of Universities launches the VII International Video Contest, a competition that awards the audiovisual talent and creativity of CGU students. The videos submitted for the competition can be made by a student or a group of students of CGU member universities, in this case one of them will be designated as the official representative. ... More...
The UNWTO includes the university forum ‘The value of Human Rights on the Camino de Santiago’ in its action plan 2018

Nov 20, 2017

The I University Forum ‘The value of Human Rights on the Camino de Santiago’ is detailed as one of the actions designed to achieve the goal of talent development, through capacity building and education. ... More...
Presentations of the conference 'Shaping the social impact of European research: policies, strategies, funding' are available online

Nov 16, 2017

More than 100 participants and speakers attended the conference that took place on November in Brussels, held in the framework of the 7th UNICA, SGroup, Compostela Group of Universities joint annual meeting. In case you missed the event, here you can find the conference’s final programme (PDF). To have a look at the presentations online, please visit the page of the event at UNICA’s website. More...
The international seminar Camino de Santiago and Europe highlights the role of the pilgrimage route as a vehicle for European culture

Oct 31, 2017

The academic activity is part of the programme of activities designed by the Xunta de Galicia to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the declaration of the Camino as the first cultural route of the Council of Europe The seminar was organized by the Chair of Camino de Santiago and Pilgrimage of the University of Santiago de Compostela, in collaboration with the Compostela Group of Universities ... More...
The Compostela Group of Universities receives two representatives of International Solidarity for Human Rights

Oct 18, 2017

The Executive Secretary of the Compostela Group of Universities, Teresa Carballeira Rivera, received yesterday Elizabeth Sanchez Vegas and Devorah Sasha from International Solidarity for Human Rights to present one of our upcoming activities, the international forum on Human Rights and the Camino de Santiago. More...
International Seminar Camino de Santiago and Europe

Oct 3, 2017

The Chair of Camino de Santiago and Pilgrimage of the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) organizes, in collaboration with the Compostela Group of Universities, the International Seminar Camino de Santiago and Europe. This academic activity will be held at Santiago de Compostela between 23th and 25th October. ... More...
Conference ‘Shaping the social impact of European research: policies, strategies, funding’

Sep 29, 2017

This conference, that will take place in Brussels on the 6th November, is held in the framework of the 7th UNICA-SGroup-Compostela Group joint annual meeting. The discussion will highlight such themes as the challenges faced by European research, the social impact of research through regional engagement of universities or the social responsibility of universities sharing knowledge. ... More...
The Compostela Group of Universities continues to grow

Sep 25, 2017

The General Council of the Compostela Group of Universities, the highest decision-making body of the association, ratified the incorporation of six full members at the XXIII General Assembly held at the University of Pécs. ... More...
The awarding of the Prize Grupo Compostela-Xunta de Galicia to Marcelino Oreja Aguirre closes the XXIII General Assembly of the Compostela Group of Universities

Sep 20, 2017

The Compostela Group of Universities awarded the Prize Grupo Compostela-Xunta de Galicia to Marcelino Oreja Aguirre, driver of the designation of Saint James Way as the first cultural route of the Council of Europe, during the closing ceremony of its XXIII General Assembly, held at the Hungarian town of Pécs. ... More...
How can we improve the Stella-Staff mobility programme?

Aug 28, 2017

The Executive Secretary of the Compostela Group of Universities, Mª Teresa Carballeira Rivera, held a meeting with the coordinator of Stella-Staff Mobility Programme at University of Santiago de Compostela, Pilar Martínez García, and the Labor Wellness coordinator at Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla, Mª del Pilar Trujillo Mellado. ... More...
A group of students from the CGU member Universities participates in the workshop ‘The Way of St. James: European Identity and Global Appeal’

Aug 18, 2017

Almost twenty participants from twelve CGU member Universities have joined experts from Spain, France and Germany at the University of Regensburg (Germany) at the beginning of August to take part on the First Compostela Group of Universities' Students Workshop. During the first three days, participants and experts reflected on the history of St. ... More...
The Compostela Group of Universities and the University of Santiago de Compostela sign a framework agreement on collaboration

Jul 26, 2017

The President of the Compostela Group of Universities, Marek Kręglewski, and the Rector of the University of Santiago de Compostela, Juan Viaño Rey, agreed through this document to establish a collaboration in the fields of common interest. ... More...
The Compostela Group of Universities and the Centre of Studies in European Law organise a legal laboratory

Jul 17, 2017

The ‘I Legal Laboratory about culture and sustainable development’, coordinated by the Compostela Group of Universities in collaboration with the Centre of Studies in European Law of the University of Minho, will take place between the 11th and 12th September in Braga and different locations in Galicia. ... More...
The Compostela Group of Universities and the Association Helsinki España-University Network undersigned a framework agreement for the development of activities and joint action programmes

Jul 11, 2017

The President of the Compostela Group of Universities (CGU), Marek Kręglewski, and the President of the Association Helsinki España-University Network (HE), Ana María Nieto Centeno, signed an agreement to carry out activities and joint action programmes of academic, cultural or social dimension nature related to the Way of Saint James. ... More...
The Compostela Group of Universities reveals the winners of the VI International Video and I Research Pitches contests

Jun 27, 2017

Through online voting in June, the jury of the VI International Video and I Research Pitches contests decided to award the works of the candidates of the University Jaume I, Kazimieras Simonavicius University and University of the Basque Country. ... More...
Marcelino Oreja Aguirre awarded with the XXI International Prize Grupo Compostela – Xunta de Galicia

Jun 21, 2017

Compostela Group of Universities and Xunta de Galicia revealed today their decision to award the XXI International Prize Compostela – Xunta de Galicia to Marcelino Oreja Aguirre for his work in favour of setting a path that marked the future of Pilgrimage routes as crossroads of European Values. ... More...
Compostela Group of Universities organises the lecture ‘Reflections on the future of Europe’ in collaboration with the University of Santiago de Compostela and Xunta de Galicia

Jun 20, 2017

The president of the Institute of European Studies of the CEU-San Pablo University and president of honor of the Royal Academy of Moral and Political Sciences, Marcelino Oreja Aguirre, reflected on the future of Europe today at the Center for Advanced Studies (CEA) of the University of Santiago de Compostela. ... More...
The CGU receives the coordinator of Stella-Staff Mobility Programme at University of Santiago de Compostela and a participant of the University of Piura

Jun 15, 2017

The Executive Secretary of the Compostela Group of Universities, Mª Teresa Carballeira Rivera, held a meeting with the coordinator of Stella-Staff Mobility Programme at University of Santiago de Compostela, Pilar Martínez García, and a member of the Certification Office of the Engineering Faculty of the University of Piura, Cecilia Wiesse López. ... More...
The winner of Universitates Compostelam is…

Jun 9, 2017

The numbers obtained by the random draw were 1126 (winner) and 3661 (substitute). Those numbers were displayed at the booth of Study in Spain (2023) at table 7 on the 1st June at the International Education Exposition of NAFSA 2017. Find the announce displayed at NAFSA here. More...
The IUA’s Horizons Magazine publishes an article about the CGU’s Poznan Declaration

Jun 5, 2017

The volume 22 of the International Association of Universities (IAU) Horizons Magazine features an article that reflects on the importance of the Compostela Group of Universities (CGU) Poznan Declaration. Written by Professor of public policy and government at the Blavatnik School of Government and fellow at Nuffield College at University of Oxford, Bo Rothstein, and Professor em. ... More...
The Compostela Group of Universities present at NAFSA 2017

May 29, 2017

More than 20 member Universities at NAFSA’s annual conference in Los Angeles represent the Compostela Group of Universities (CGU). During the conference, the CGU is organizing two main activities: the Compostela Dinner and the Universitates Compostelam. The Compostela Dinner will gather all the representatives of the member Universities around a table on the evening of the 29th May. ... More...
First Compostela Group of Universities' Students Workshop

Apr 17, 2017

The workshop "The Way of Saint James: European Identity and Global Appeal", organized by Compostela Group of Universities and Universität Regensburg, will take place between 31st July and 5th August 2017 in Regensburg (Germany). ... More...
The Compostela Group welcomes the new Executive Secretary and a new member in the Executive Committee

Feb 13, 2017

Since the last week, the Secretariat of the Compostela Group of Universities has a new Executive Secretary and the Executive Committee has a new member on board. Teresa Carballeira, professor at the University of Santiago de Compostela, has been appointed as the Executive Secretary of the CGU, position previously held by the Prof Dr Isabel Lirola. ... More...
International Research Pitches Contest: deadline extended

Jan 31, 2017

The deadline for sending to the Secretariat the participant videos for the International Research Pitches Contest (RPC) has been moved to the 15 May. The RPC is an initiative of the Compostela Group of University with the main aim to foster the dissemination of the researchers work, inside and outside of their home universities. ... More...
Celebrate with us the Compostela Group Day!

Jan 20, 2017

Tomorrow, 21st January 2017, is the Compostela Group’s Day, a great opportunity to let your university community know about this dynamic and inclusive network. Don’t miss the many opportunities we offer! ... More...
UNIPLACES and the Compostela Group of Universities start collaborating on student’s accommodation

Jan 13, 2017

Madrid, 9th January 2017.- UNIPLACES and the Compostela Group have signed a collaboration in order to improve the information on international students’ accommodation, as well as to promote and support of each other’s activities. Next month, the first collaboration will take place through the Uniplaces Scholarship. ... More...
News in activities!

Dec 13, 2016

RESEARCH PITCHES CONTEST This new CGU activity of the Compostela Group, addressed to researchers and Master/PhD students, is out! The list of involved universities and coordinators is available here, as well as the contest guidelines. If you have any doubt, please contact your home coordinator or the CGU Secretariat by email. ... More...
Universities need to teach ethics

Nov 22, 2016

Read the entire article below. ... More...
Masaryk University Staff Training weeks

Nov 16, 2016

Msaryk University invites all CGU members to Masaryk University Staff Training weeks (MUST Weeks) going to be held in spring 2017 in these fields: Information Technology and Services „Web Portals of Scientific Applications - Set Up Your Own in the Cloud“ (April 3 – 7, 2017) International relations (April 3 – 7, 2017) Services for students with special needs „Universal Design for Learning“ ... More...
The Tec of Monterrey offers different faculty positions

Nov 15, 2016

Consult the links for further information: Faculty position: Full time, Accounting and Finance (Campus Monterrey) Faculty position: Full time, Business Entrepreneurship and Innovation (Campus Leon) Faculty position: Full time, Accounting and Finance (Campus Queretaro) Faculty position: Full time, International Business (Campus Queretaro) More...
2016/2017 activities are out: Have a look on what’s new!

Oct 4, 2016

STELLA for Staff The new call for the STELLA for Staff programme is out! How to be part of the programme? It’s easy: The universities can join the programme by sending to the Secretariat the letter of endorsement and at least one offer before the 30th of November. ... More...
Representatives from more than 30 Universities will attend the XXII General Assembly of the Compostela Group in Castelló

Sep 16, 2016

• The Assembly will include the presentation ceremony of the XX International Prize Grupo Compostela-Xunta de Galicia to CIRCOM Regional • The Universitat Jaume I hosts this International event in the frame of its 25 anniversary The Compostela Group of Universities (CGU) celebrates on 19-20 September its XXII General Assembly at the Universitat Jaume I in Castelló, Spain. ... More...
Everything ready for the XXII CGU General Assembly

Sep 5, 2016

Everything ready for the XXII CGU General Assembly, that will be held in Castelló (Spain) on the next 18-20 September. ... More...
XXII General Assembly: Registration deadline extended to the 31st August

Aug 1, 2016

XXII General Assembly: Registration deadline extended to the 31st August
The registration deadline for the CGU’s XXII General Assembly has been extended to 31st August. Registration This year, the event will be held in Castelló, at the Universitat Jaume I, from 18th to 20th September. ... More...
A team of students from the Universitat Jaume I wins the V International Video Contest

Jul 28, 2016

A team of students from the Universitat Jaume I wins the V International Video Contest
A team of students from the Universitat Jaume I has won the 5th edition of the International Video Contest, with the video “The art gallery”. The video is about diversity, art creation, the benefits of becoming open-minded and how creativity enrichs society and people. ... More...
XXII CGU General Assembly in Castelló (Spain). Register before the 31st of July!

Jul 4, 2016

The XXII General Assembly will be held in Castelló (Spain), at the Universitat Jaume I, from 18th to 20th September, 2016. The programme of this year is focused on the topic “From the Triple to the Quadruple Helix: The Civil Society as a Driver to University Innovation”, and will include a number of experts on different related fields. ... More...
XXII General Assembly of the CGU: Register before the 31 July!

Jun 28, 2016

From 19 to 20 September, the Compostela Group celebrates its XXII General Assembly in Castelló (Spain). Registration is now open. All information and forms are available here Join us in Castelló! More...
HousErasmus+ surveys: last call for participation

Jun 20, 2016

Just a few days left to fulfill the five surveys proposed by the HousErasmus+ project! The main aim of these surveys is to map best practices and to tackle the obstacles on finding accommodation for international students. ... More...
Summer School LAST CALL: Register before 10 June!!!

Jun 3, 2016

Summer School LAST CALL: Register before 10 June!!!
We have extended the registration deadline a few days just for those students who are willing to join us this July in our CGU Summer School "Cultural Heritage and the Way of St James: Protection and Maximasing Potential". If you are one of them, please register in this link. We look forward meeting you in Santiago de Compostela! More...
I CGU Summer School: registration deadline extended until June 4

May 30, 2016

The registration for the I CGU Summer School will be open until the 4th of May. If you want to have a vibrant experience, learning about the architecture, history and touristic possibilities of the historic routes such as the Way of Saint James, this course is for you. ... More...
I CGU Summer School on heritage protection and the Way of Saint James: registration remains open

May 16, 2016

The CGU has launched the CGU Summer School, focused on the protection and maximasing potential of the cultural heritage and the Way of Saint James. The University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) will host the first edition with an international seminar focused on “Cultural Heritage and the Way of Saint James: Protection and Maximasing Potential”. ... More...
The Compostela Group of Universities endorses the Groningen Declaration

May 16, 2016

The Compostela Group of Universities endorses the Groningen Declaration
The Compostela Group of Universities has endorsed the Groningen Declaration, as decided on the last CGU General Council meeting last September. The signature of the Goningen Declaration was formalized in Málaga by the President of the CGU, Marek Kreglewski, and the Chair person of the Groningen Declaration, Victoriano Giralt. Learn more about the Groningen Declaration More...
Save the date! XXII General Assembly in Castelló

May 2, 2016

The XXII CGU General Assembly will take place in Castelló (Spain) next 19-20 September, 2016.

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The I CGU Summer School launches its website

May 2, 2016

TheCGU has launched the 1st edition of a Summer School, focused on the protection and maximasing potential of the cultural heritage and the Way of Saint James. The University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) has agreed to host the first edition with an international seminar focused on “Cultural Heritage and the Way of Saint James: Protection and Maximasing Potential”. ... More...
The programme STELLA for Staff approves 24 intercontinental mobilities for this year

Apr 25, 2016

24 staff members of different CGU Universities will enjoy in next months a stay in other University through the intercontinental programme STELLA, addressed to staff of the CGU members. All documents and minutes are available in the CGU Intranet. (If you don’t have an Intranet account, write us an email) More info More...
The Compostela Group launches its I CGU International Summer School

Apr 8, 2016

The CGU International Summer School is an initiative of the Compostela Group of Universities with the main purpose of carrying out academic activities to make the most of the unique aspect of the CGU identity, the Way, to offer an interdisciplinary and international academic event, aimed at students and teaching staff from the CGU member universities. ... More...
The CGU condemns the Brussels attacks and shows its support with worldwide victims of terrorism

Mar 23, 2016

The Compostela Group of Universities expresses its solidarity with the victims of this week Brussels attacks and all victims who in recent days have suffered terrorist attacks all around the world. The CGU is really concern about the safety of the Compostela Group colleagues who live and work in Brussels. ... More...
Erasmus Without Papers project launches a questionnaire addressed to International Relations Offices

Mar 14, 2016

The CGU is an associated partner of the project Erasmus Without Paper, whose aim is to create a network supporting the electronic exchange of mobility student data and documents by interlinking higher education institutions and their student information systems. ... More...
The CGU, Unica and the SGroup organize the 6th Joint Workshop on "Rethinking competence development for students’ employability"

Mar 14, 2016

The Workshop Rethinking competence development for students’ employability will focus on current employment trends across Europe among university graduates and the challenges related to graduate recruitment market. ... More...
Do you have experience studing abroad? Help us filling in the HousErasmus+ Survey

Mar 7, 2016

The CGU, as partner in the project HousErasmus+, is disseminating this survey addressed to students and trainees who had had an international experience looking for accommodation. All answers will remain anonymous and we will use them to propose recommendations to policy-makers in Europe to improve the situation around finding accommodation in the future for mobile young people in Europe. ... More...
International Prize Grupo Compostela-Xunta de Galicia: Nominate before the 1st of March!

Feb 29, 2016

The Compostela Group of Universities invites all member universities of the Compostela Group to nominate any individual or institution that have contributed to the promotion of the European dimension in education, either in teaching and research or in the cultural, social and political fields are eligible for the nomination of the Prize. ... More...
Video Contest for Students: the oportunity to show your creativit

Feb 25, 2016

The students of those universities that have endorsed the contest can participate. It is quite simple: you only have to check the list of participating universities and find your coordinator. If your university has enrolled the contest, make a short video talking about one of this topics: Show what you know about the Compostela Group of Universities in an original way. ... More...
Are you a docent interested on Internationalization? Have a look at our COIL activities!

Feb 22, 2016

Are you a docent at a CGU’s member University? Do you want to bring to your students an international experience? So COIL activities may interest you. Here you can find seven COIL courses that our member universities are offering. If any of them is interesting for you, just let us know by email! ... More...
Reminder : Request for nominations for the XX International Prize Grupo Compostela-Xunta de Galicia before the 1st of March

Feb 15, 2016

The Compostela Group of Universities invites all member universities of the Compostela Group to nominate any individual or institution that have contributed to the promotion of the European dimension in education, either in teaching and research or in the cultural, social and political fields are eligible for the nomination of the Prize. ... More...
Remember! 78 placements are available through STELLA Junior, and no deadline for sending new offers

Feb 8, 2016

The STELLA Junior mobility programme has launched more than 70 offers, available for different profiles and fields of knowledge. If you are a student and you want to have an international experience, just check our webpage and look for a placement suitable for you! And if you are staff from an enrolled university, you can send offers during the academic course! Get to know more More...
A few days for applying to the STELLA for Staff offers

Feb 8, 2016

Are you administrative staff at a university enrolled in the programme STELLA for Staff? If so, February 12th is the deadline for sending your applications to your STELLA coordinator. How to do? Check the list of participant universities and the list of offers, available ata our Intranet. If you want to join the Intranet, send us an email with your data (name, email, university and department). More...
Today is the Compostela Group’s Day: get to know what opportunities it offers to you!

Jan 21, 2016

Today, 21st January 2016, is the Compostela Group’s Day, a great opportunity to let you know about this dynamic and inclusive network to which our University belongs. Don’t miss the many opportunities the CGU offers! The Compostela Group of Universities (CGU) is one of the most prestigious University networks in the world, which identity mark is the Saint James Way. ... More...
The CGU requests nominations for the XX International Prize Grupo Compostela-Xunta de Galicia

Jan 12, 2016

The Compostela Group invites all member universities of the CGU to nominate any individual or institution that have contributed to the promotion of the European dimension in education, either in teaching and research or in the cultural, social and political fields are eligible for nomination for the Prize. How to nominate? ... More...
Follow-up Seminar on Poznan Declaration at the Adam Mickiewicz University

Jan 4, 2016

On December 14th 2015 a follow-up seminar on Poznań Declaration, accepted by the General Assembly of the Compostela group of Universities in 2014, was organized at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland. It was focused on “Pathogenic Corruption-prevention by meta-ethics in all higher education”. ... More...
25 universities participate in the 2016 edition of the intercontinental programme STELLA for Staff

Dec 15, 2015

Until February, staff from these 25 universities can apply to the offers. Coordinators can find all related information at the CGU’s intranet. If you have any doubt, please contact us by mail 10 universities has already endorsed the mobility programme STELLA Junior If your university wants to endorse the STELLA Junior programme, please contact us. ... More...
The CGU condemns the Paris attacks and shows its support with worldwide victims of terrorism

Nov 16, 2015

The Compostela Group of Universities expresses its solidarity with the victims of the last week Paris attacks and all victims who in recent days have suffered terrorist attacks all around the world. The CGU, as an international network of higher education institutions, emphasizes the need of education, understanding and peaceful coexistence in order to prevent and fight against violence. More...
New call for endorsing the STELLA for Staff and STELLA Junior mobility programmes

Nov 3, 2015

STELLA FOR STAFF How to do? The universities can endorse the programme by sending to the CGU Secretariat the Letter of Endorsement and at least one offer placement. Please, disseminate this call among those departments that may be interested. Documents: Guidelines Letter of endorsement Offer form Remember to peruse the guidelines! More info in our web or by mail STELLA JUNIOR How to do? ... More...
New call for COIL initiatives open from now to 31st December!

Oct 28, 2015

A new call for COIL initiatives is open! The COIL initiatives are an essential tool for the internationalization at home of those students who do not wish or have the opportunity to enjoy international mobilities. Those lecturers interested on starting a collaboration initiative only have to send us the fulfilled format, in order to look for partners. ... More...
Marek Kreglewski, new president of the Compostela Group of Universities

Sep 26, 2015

Professor Marek Kreglewski, full professor at Faculty of Chemistry of the Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan (Poland), has been elected as the new president of the Compostela Group of Universities, the international network of HEIs that joins 64 universities from 27 countries from all over the world. ... More...
The European programme Erasmus received the International Prize Grupo Compostela-Xunta de Galicia

Sep 25, 2015

The Compostela Group of Universities announced in press conference the details of the awarding ceremony of the International Prize Grupo Compostela-Xunta de Galicia. ... More...
A team of students from the Universitat Jaume I wins the CGU’s IV International Video Contest

Jul 1, 2015

The winning video is already available for visualization at: https://youtu.be/3z-RMCe56fc A group of students from the Universitat Jaume I (Spain) has been elected as winners of the IV International Video Contest of the Compostela Group of Universities, with the video “One message by word of mouth”. In this fourth edition the competition involved 16 participating universities. ... More...
The European Programme ERASMUS wins the XIX International Prize Grupo Compostela - Xunta de Galicia

Jun 12, 2015

The European Programme ERASMUS wins the XIX International Prize Grupo Compostela - Xunta de Galicia
garagErasmus Foundation will receive the financial contribution of the Prize. The award ceremony will take place on the 25th September 2015, during the XXI General Assembly of the Compostela Group in Santiago de Compostela (Spain). ... More...
Martí-Franquès Research Grants Programme for the best students and researchers

Jun 1, 2015

ThThe University Rovira i Virgili, in collaboration with CEICS institutions, is launching the second edition of the Martí i Franquès Research Fellowship Programme, designed to attract highly talented doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers to work on exciting research projects. Learn more here More...
Registration for the CGU’s XXI General Assembly is now open

May 18, 2015

Under the title “Learning by Walking the Smart Way” the CGU’s XXI General Assembly will take place in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, from 24 to 26 September, 2015. Attend to the General Assembly by registering before the 31st of July. Information on the XXI General Assembly Take a look over the academic programme We look forward to seeing you in Santiago de Compostela! More...
A good number of CGU member universities ranked among the QS World University Rankings by subject 2015

May 5, 2015

This ranking highlights the world's top universities in a range of subject areas, covering 36 subjects as of 2015. The rankings are based on academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact.

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