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EC2U: A European University

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The University of Jena is one of the seven partner universities of the European Campus of City Universities - EC2U, a multicultural and multilingual European University Alliance. Together, the EC2U partners are creating an innovative space that enables seamless mobility between universities and cities. EC2U stands for new ways in shaping a united Europe and addressing global challenges.

Students, university employees, the city administration, local businesses and interested citizens - you can all be a part of EC2U.

EC2U Science Battle - On 30.09.2022 Jena's team won this year's Science Battle. HURRAY TEAM JENA!

Science Battle - live show
Team Jena was victorious!

What is a European University Alliance?

Auf dem Weg zu Europäischen Hochschulen - ein Film des DAAD

What's new in EC2U?

A workshop on strategies for intercultural learning and multilingualism on European campuses
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Image: Jens Meyer (University of Jena)
A first workshop on Knowledge Ecosystems, Stakeholder-Analysis and Citizens in Science is developed within RI4C2.
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Apply now for a 2- to 4-week internship in one of the EC2U cities during the 2022-2023 school year.
Lernen in der Schule
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Apply for a 5-day student travel scholarship to Iaşi, a partner university of the EC2U Alliance. Engage with students from across Europe for an intercultural adventure!
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EC2U Offers and Activities

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EC2U is a multifaceted European experience for students.
Dozent im Seminarraum
EC2U is interaction and cooperation for teachers and researchers.
EC2U is intercultural network & skills for employees.
Blick auf Jenaer Stadtzentrum mit Jentower
EC2U is European identity.
am Empfang
EC2U is European opportunity for businesses.

The wider EC2U Network

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The City of Jena, Jena Business Development, the European Information Centre in Erfurt and the Erasmus Student Network of the University of Jena.
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Research and Innovation for Cities and Citizens
Innenhof des Universitätshauptgebäudes
Foster.European.Competences and Talents
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Offers and upcoming events across the entire EC2U Alliance can be found at

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