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 policy and to develop best practice through mutual exchange of experience.
Executive Board, Rectors' Advisory Group, Working Groups
By Ludovic Thilly
University of Poitiers, Chair of the Coimbra Group Executive Board
The European scene of Research and Innovation (R&I) has been particularly rich during the months of June and July this year…
Ms Vanessa Debiais-Sainton, Head of Unit Higher Education at DG Education, Youth, Sport and Culture, made a presentation on the “European Universities” initiative…