Founded in 1985 and formally constituted by Charter in 1987, the Coimbra Group is an association of long-established European multidisciplinary universities of high international standard. The Coimbra Group is committed to creating special academic and cultural ties in order to promote, for the benefit of its members,
internationalisation, academic collaboration, excellence in learning and research, and service to society. It is also the purpose of the Group to influence European educational and research policy and to develop best practice through mutual exchange of experience.
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Global Partnerships Working Group Scientific collaboration with the People’s Republic of China (PRC) presents both opportunities and challenges to European universities. While cooperation with China is intense and appreciated in many areas, concerns about China’s motives, a growing awareness of dependencies, as well as political pressure have contributed to discussions on how Europe should position itself […]
Yves Flückiger, Rector, University of Geneva Often tested, increasingly facing multiple pressures, academic freedom and freedom of expression are essential foundations for the development of our universities, the pillars upon which intellectual progress, innovation, and mutual understanding rest. Today more than ever, it is imperative to defend and preserve them. Academic freedom is the principle […]
The Universities of Åbo Akademi and Turku will be co-hosting the Coimbra Group Annual Conference and General Assembly, 4 – 7 June 2024! The topic of the Annual Conference will be: “Research and Education Most Impactful Together”.Read more >