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YUFE for staff

Grow – with European mobility! For the benefit of the student body, the research and innovation landscape, and society as a whole, YUFE wants to provide Europe-wide career and development opportunities for academic and administrative staff alike. 

Learn, travel and work across the YUFE Alliance, and enhance your career chances. Whether you are an academic or administrative staff member, you can create your own YUFE Career Track. Based on the YUFE Recruitment Policy and the YUFE Staff Development Policy, the alliance is fully committed to enhance your individual career path with unique opportunities, be it mobility, training or your step on to the next career level. We place a strong emphasis on diversity and inclusivity.


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    YUFE – the making of

    In 2019, Young Universities for the Future of Europe (YUFE), a UM-led alliance, was judged the most promising answer to the European Commission’s call to develop and implement the first model for a European University. YUFE Director Daniela Trani on why and how she wants to change European higher...

  • UM is the coordinator of the Young Universities for the Future of Europe (YUFE) alliance, a major strategic partnership between ten young, research-intensive universities from as many European countries. The YUFE alliance, together with its four non-governmental and private sector partners, aims at...

  • Young Universities for the Future of Europe (YUFE), the UM-led European University, has launched its maiden voyage – in the choppiest of waters. YUFE puts students at the centre and invites them to co-create the institution. Dora Christodoulou and Giulia Giardino are among the UM pioneers in the...

  • To mark the University of Bremen’s 50th anniversary, the alliance’s annual meeting is taking place in Bremen on October 13 and 14. UM President and Chair of the YUFE Alliance Martin Paul, and UM Rector Rianne Letschert will attend the meeting.

  • YUFE update!

  • The newly funded YUFERING project (Young Universities for the Future of Europe Transforming Research and Innovation through Europe-wide KNowledGe Transfer) receives the dedicated Horizon 2020 Science with and for Society (SwafS) grant for European University alliances.

  • Studying in ten different countries in a university that transcends geographical, political, linguistic, and disciplinary borders? The alliance Young Universities for the Future of Europe, under the leadership of Maastricht University, has won funds to create a European university. Now begins the...

  • As a university in a border region in the heart of Europe, we experience every day that the future also lies in Europe. A broad, pragmatic view of reality is needed in the debate on internationalisation that has intensified recently, with strong words and fearful images such as a 'tsunami of foreign...

  • UM-led Young Universities for the Future of Europe (YUFE) is one of just 12 alliances of European universities selected by the European Commission to develop and implement the first models for a European University.

  • Universiteit Maastricht and six other young European universities have agreed on a proposal to form an alliance as part of the European University initiative, first outlined by French President Emmanuele Macron in 2017.