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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.

The webpage and programme will be available soon. Save the date!

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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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Obituary: Profound sorrow for the recent loss of Władysław Bartoszewski

Apr 28, 2015

Władysław Bartoszewski , the Winner of the International Compostela – Xunta de Galicia Prize in the year 2005, passed away in Warsaw on April 24, 2015, at the age of 93. Professor Bartoszewski was a persistent advocate of the idea of free Europe, a staunch supporter of the Polish-German reconciliation and of the Polish-Jewish dialogue. His life was filled with heroic acts. ... More...
28 mobilities will take place within the next months through STELLA for STAFF

Apr 20, 2015

The CGU helps its full member universities to cover the travel costs of their outgoing staff with 1.000 euros per mobility. The programme involves this year 25 member universities of the CGU from 11 countries. Since 2002, STELLA provides opportunities for administrative staff to enhance cross cultural and work placement experience. We wish the participants a very fruitful and vibrant mobility! ... More...
The invitation to joining a telecollaboration (COIL) initiative remains open

Apr 15, 2015

The proposed fields are: Intercultural communication: An activity for undergraduate students from all majors who are interested in going abroad/ international relations/ communication. Information on the proposed activity. Contact person: brenda.garcia@udem.edu + lara.dopazo@usc. ... More...
Egracons Project invites European universities to test an online grade conversion tool

Mar 30, 2015

Egracons extends an invitation to universities interested on provinding their grading tables, in order to increase awareness of different grading cultures with a practical approach toward their interpretation. This web-based tool for grade conversion will be made avaliable to all European HEIs on a voluntary basis enabling a transparent interpretation of students’ accomplishments. ... More...
The Compostela Group of Universities, present at the 7th COIL conference in New York

Mar 23, 2015

The president of the Compostela Group of Universities, Maurits van Rooijen, delivered the keynote speech at the 7th COIL conference (Collaborative Online International Education) held at SUNY New York. He introduced the work of the audience of several hundred COIL pioneers from across the USA and the world. ... More...
The ITESM presents the Observatory of Educational Innovation

Mar 16, 2015

The Mexican university Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey invites you to visit the webpage of its Observatory of Educational Innovation, a competitive intelligence unit that identifies, analyzes and disseminates the educational trends that are shaping the future of education and learning. ... More...
The Poznan Declaration was presented in the UNODC Conference on anti-corruption education

Mar 9, 2015

The Declaration was well received in the Conference promoted by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) where raised interest amongst the participants. The meeting produced a number of recommendations on how to move forward the UNODC’s academic initiative. ... More...
The Compostela Group of Universities requests nominations for the XIX International Prize Grupo Compostela-Xunta de Galicia

Feb 23, 2015

Xunta de Galicia The Compostela Group of Universities (CGU) and the regional Government of Galicia are requesting nominations for the XIX International Prize Grupo Compostela - Xunta de Galicia. ... More...
WACE extends a special invitation to the CGU members to attend its first European Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) Institute

Feb 16, 2015

On May 18-20, 2015, WACE will be holding its first "Europe Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) Institute: Assessing and Assuring Quality in Work-Integrated Learning", at the University West in Trollhattan, Sweden .The Compostela Group members are invited to register as WACE members, obtaining special rates. ... More...
The University of Monterrey (Mexico) invites your institution to establish telecollaboration (COIL) initiatives with them

Feb 16, 2015

An experienced partner in the field, the University of Monterrey is suggesting other CGU members to establish telecollaboration initiatives. Let the appropriate people (teachers) at your institution know about this! ... More...
The Compostela Group of Universities requests nominations for the XIX International Prize Grupo Compostela-Xunta de Galicia

Feb 9, 2015

The Compostela Group of Universities requests nominations for the XIX International Prize Grupo Compostela-Xunta de Galicia
The Compostela Group of Universities and the regional Government of Galicia are opening the call for nominations for the XIX International Prize Grupo Compostela-Xunta de Galicia. ... More...
Today is the Compostela Group’s Day: get to know us, a network offering opportunities to your University community

Jan 21, 2015

Today, 21st January 2015, 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...
The CGU is looking for experts to work in the Tempus EDUCA Project

Jan 19, 2015

The CGU is looking for experts to work in the Tempus EDUCA Project
Experts within the areas below would be working for a week and receive 1000 euro + travel costs + insurance from EDUCA Project. The working period would be 15th February to 20th March 2015. ... More...
QS Asia offers the CGU members complimentary registration to attend their Conversation Seminar in India

Jan 12, 2015

QS Asia offers the CGU members complimentary registration to attend their Conversation Seminar in India
On 2-4 February 2015 QS Asia will hold an event on “Research and Innovation – Global Best Practices”, a conversation seminar in India. CGU members are invited to register for free. ... More...
New Year greetings from the President of the Compostela Group of Universities

Jan 12, 2015

New Year greetings from the President of the Compostela Group of Universities
Let me wish you on a personal level a very happy 2015, and for your institution, its staff, students and alumni a fulfilling year. This is the last opportunity I have to send you these New Year greetings in my capacity as President of the Compostela Group and on behalf of my executive team. ... More...
The RUMI Project starts its second year running with a partners' meeting in Agadir (Morocco)

Dec 22, 2014

The RUMI Project starts its second year running with a partners' meeting in Agadir (Morocco)
On 8th and 9th December 2014, the partners in RUMI (Réseau des Universités Marocaines pour l’enseignement Inclusif) project met at the University Ibn Zhor, in Agadir (Morocco) to prepare the second year of the initiative. The Compostela Group participated in this meeting as leader of the work programme for Quality Assurance. ... More...
Looking for a reliable partner to increase the international reach of your EC Project proposal? Get the CGU involved!

Dec 15, 2014

Looking for a reliable partner to increase the international reach of your EC Project proposal? Get the CGU involved!
Is your university drafting a EC Project proposal? Are you looking for international partners? As you know, the CGU can assist you to find them, but did you know that the inclusion of the association itself can be a great asset to your proposal? ... More...
MARHABA, EUPHRATES, PEACE and PEACE II Projects: apply now for granted mobility!

Dec 10, 2014

Are you a student or a member of administrative/teaching staff at a higher education institution looking for mobility opportunities? Calls for applications of MARHABA, EUPHRATES, PEACE and PEACE II Projects are currently open. MARHABA (students and academic/administrative staff bilateral mobility Europe <-> Iran and Irak, and Yemen -> Europe). Deadline for applications: 12/01/2015. ... More...
You can now register your institution to participate in the CGU's IV International Video Contest, STELLA for Staff and STELLA Junior 2015

Nov 18, 2014

The CGU has recently launched three of its key activities: the CGU's IV International Video Contest for Students and the mobility programmes STELLA for Staff and STELLA Junior (for students). Don't miss this chance to provide your students and staff with the opportunity to participate and register your institution as soon as possible! IV International Video Contest for Students (with Euronews! ... More...
University students of all levels and staff are invited to apply for granted mobility EU<->Israel through EMAIL Project

Nov 17, 2014

The call for applications for mobility through EMAIL Project is open for undergraduate, masters, PhD, Post doc and staff from Universities in Israel to go to EU institutions. Likewise, EU PhD and Post doc are invited to apply for mobility to Israeli institutions. The deadline for the submission of candidacies is on 31 January 2015. ... More...
The World Academy of Art and Science and the World University Consortium join the Compostela Group in the anti-corruption fight through its integration in higher education

Nov 5, 2014

Both the World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS) and the World University Consortium (WUC) have decided to endorse the Poznan Declaration, a joint position of the nearly 70 universities that belong to the Compostela Group of Universities and a group of professors from other institutions aimed at fostering the transmission of values such as transparency and anticorruption among future ... More...
Applications for scholarships for Erasmus Mundus joint degrees are open

Nov 5, 2014

116 Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees and 29 Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorates are now inviting applications for scholarships for programmes starting in September 2015. Students wishing to apply for Joint Master Degrees should check out the list, and visit a master programme's website for more information on its application requirements and timing. ... More...
Erasmus Mundus project HUMERIA call for applications now open!

Oct 30, 2014

Erasmus Mundus project HUMERIA call for applications now open!
HUMERIA offers granted mobility for Master, Doctorate (PhD) and Post-doctorate students as well as academic and administrative staff between EU and ENPI countries (Ukraine, Belarus, Moldavia, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan). The project provides scholarships for students, researchers and staff mainly in the fields of humanities, education, research, international relations and arts. ... More...
Virtual Exchange: how to internationalize the 95,5% non-mobile students at higher education institutions

Oct 23, 2014

The Compostela Group of Universities decided at its XXth General Assembly to endorse the "Position paper: Virtual Exchange in the European Higher Education Area", a document outlining (and encouraging universities to implement) virtual exchange possibilities to address students that do not experience a period of study abroad (in Europe, the 95,5%). ... More...
Erasmus Impact Study confirms EU student exchange scheme boosts employability and job mobility

Oct 20, 2014

The Erasmus Impact Study (EIS), undertaken by a consortium led by CHE Consult in conjunction with partners Brussels Education Services, the Compostela Group of Universities and the Erasmus Student Network, shows that the exchange visits that took place in the last years under the Erasmus Programme have fostered the employability and job mobility of their participants. ... More...
The Compostela Group proposes the prevention of corruption through the transmission of values in university courses

Sep 26, 2014

The Compostela Group proposes the prevention of corruption through the transmission of values in university courses
See photo gallery of the XXth General Assembly and Anniversary The Compostela Group of Universities (CGU) closes today its annual meeting with the endorsement of the “Poznan Declaration”, a joint position of the nearly 70 universities that belong to the network aimed at fostering the transmission of values such as transparency and ethical behaviour among future professionals through their ... More...
The partners in RUMI Project gathered in Brussels for their first follow-up meeting and to hold a training session on university networks

Sep 24, 2014

The partners in RUMI Project gathered in Brussels for their first follow-up meeting and to hold a training session on university networks
On 22nd, 23rd and 24th September, the partners in the RUMI (Réseau des Universités Marocaines pour l’enseignement Inclusif) project gathered in Brussels to hold their first follow-up meeting (on the 22nd) and a training session on university networks. ... More...
Over 60 representatives of higher education institutions will meet in Poznan on Thursday and Friday to celebrate the XXth Anniversary of the Compostela Group of Universities

Sep 23, 2014

Over 60 representatives of higher education institutions will meet in Poznan on Thursday and Friday to celebrate the XXth Anniversary of the Compostela Group of Universities
The Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan (Poland) will host on 25-26 September the celebration of the XXth General Assembly and XXth Anniversary of the Compostela Group of Universities. ... More...
You can now download the abstracts of the opening session of the XXth CGU General Assembly "Knowledge Production in European Universities: Intellectual Adventure or Contribution to Economy?"

Sep 15, 2014

Marek Kwiek, Full Professor, Director of the Centre for Public Policy Studies, and UNESCO Chair in the Institutional Research and Higher Education Policy (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan) and Simone Baldassarri, responsible for the file "Education for entrepreneurship” in the Directorate General for Enterprise and Industry of the European Commission will be the speakers at the Opening ... More...
The workshop on "Integration and Promotion of Administrative Staff Training at Universities across Europe", final event of the IMOTION project, took place last Tuesday in Brussels

Sep 12, 2014

The workshop on "Integration and Promotion of Administrative Staff Training at Universities across Europe", final event of the IMOTION project, took place last Tuesday in Brussels
The Santander Group, the Compostela Group and the UNICA Networks held last Tuesday 9 September a joint workshop on "Integration and Promotion of Administrative Staff Training at Universities across Europe", which was also the Final Conference of the EC-funded IMOTION Project. ... More...
A team of students from the University of Roehampton wins the Compostela Group of Universities’ III International Video Contest

Aug 6, 2014

The video “Year Abroad: Make the Most of It”, presented by a team of students from the University of Roehampton (United Kingdom), has been elected as winner of the III International Video Contest of the Compostela Group of Universities (CGU), a prestigious competition which involved 19 participating institutions this year. ... More...
Call for expression of interest for technical assistance initiatives

Jul 17, 2014

The Compostela Group of Universities (CGU) is planning to participate in a proposal led by the firm ICF International to be submitted to a tendering process opened by the European Commission aimed at supporting the network of Higher Education Reform Experts operating in Partner Countries of the Erasmus+ programme1. ... More...
The Swedish scientist Lennart Levi wins the XVIII International Prize Grupo Compostela-Xunta de Galicia

Jun 23, 2014

The Compostela Group of Universities (CGU) presented on 26 September 2014 the XVIII International Prize Grupo Compostela-Xunta de Galicia to the Swedish scientist Prof. Lennart Levi, as an acknowledgement for his promotion of the European Values through a career committed and oriented to the improvement of physical, mental and social wellbeing of entire populations. ... More...
Joint Workshop of University Networks: 'Integration and Promotion of Staff Training at Universities across Europe'

May 30, 2014

Joint Workshop of University Networks: 'Integration and Promotion of Staff Training at Universities across Europe'
The Compostela Group of Universities, the Santander Group and UNICA organise on 9 September 2014 the workshop on 'Integration and Promotion of Staff Training at Universities across Europe' at the University Foundation in Brussels. ... More...
The ANR is willing to cover travel and lodging costs of 5 Rectors of CGU member universities to attend the International Conference of University Presidents

May 9, 2014

A CGU mutual member since 2013, the Peruvian National Assembly of Rectors (ANR) invites the Presidents of the CGU institutions to attend the International Conference of University Presidents, taking place on 10 June 2014 in Lima, Peru. They are willing to finance the airfare and lodging of 5 CGU university presidents. ... More...
The European Access Network (EAN) invites you to its 23rd annual conference: “Hidden Potential or Hollow Promise? Can Technologies Deliver Wider Access and Success in Higher Education?”

Apr 25, 2014

EAN will hold its annual conference: “Hidden Potential or Hollow Promise? Can Technologies Deliver Wider Access and Success in Higher Education?” on 2-4 June at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. The Compostela Group of Universities' members are invited to attend at a reduced fee. ... More...
QS Asia is offering all Compostela Group members a special registration fee in the 4th QS-MAPLE conference and exhibition

Apr 21, 2014

The members of the Compostela Group of Universities are invited by QS Asia to attend the 4th QS-MAPLE conference and exhibition (6-8 May 2014 in Abu Dhabi, UAE) at a reduced registration fee (600USD). The theme of the conference is 'Global Challenges and Opportunities in Higher Education'. ... More...
Promote your university's staff training week through the IMOTION Project platform

Mar 19, 2014

Up until now, announcements of staff training weeks have only been available in the format of exchange of emails, which made complicated their promotion as well as the search by potential participants. ... More...
Special offer for CGU members to attend the 7th QSWorldClass (31 March-2 April) in Johannesburg, South Africa

Mar 10, 2014

QSAsia is offering all Compostela members a special registration fee of US$800 in the 7th QS WorldClass seminar, to be held this April in Africa’s vibrant city, Johannesburg. ... More...
The second Steering Committee meeting of the IMOTION Project is taking place right now in Rome

Feb 20, 2014

The second Steering Committee meeting of the IMOTION Project is taking place right now in Rome
The partners in the EC-funded IMOTION project (“Integration and Promotion of Staff Training Courses at Universities across Europe”) are currently gathered in Rome, discussing the status of this programme. Jean Pierre Roose, the CGU’s Delegate in Brussels is attending the meeting, being our association a full partner in the project. ... More...