YERUN – Young European Research University Network
Established in 2016 the Young European Research Universities Network brings together universities with similar goals and values, such as openness, accountability and inclusiveness. The group provides an important advisory voice in the creation of research, innovation and education policies.
General benefits of YERUN membership
- have a real impact on education policy in Europe,
- increase the number of publications,
- exchange experience and information,
- increase the level of mobility and internationalisation,
- increase our chances of creating a project consortium and receiving a grant,
- participate in many training courses attended by people from the European Commission, which means that we will be better prepared to submit proposals.
What benefits do members perceive from joining the organisation?
- External funding through YERUN-related partnerships,
- Contact with those in the EU responsible for education, research and innovation policy, promoting the priorities and interests of YERUN members,
- Capacity building through targeted training,
- Exchange of experience and know-how,
- Success in obtaining R&I funding,
- Participation in interesting trainings and events; Forming a view on upcoming political reforms within the EU,
- Active involvement in topics of European importance
Benefits for NCU community
- YERUN Researcher Mobility Awards (for early career researchers) - funding of 1,000 EUR for research mobility at a YERUN partner university.
Benefits for students
- YERUN Summer School - each member university of the YERUN network can nominate several students to participate in the YERUN Summer School. The topics of the Summer Schools vary. In the future there may also be a Summer School for staff.
Benefits for researchers and administrative staff
- YERUN Staff Days - twice a year the YERUN network organises a Staff Day on a specific topic. The Staff Day brings together experts (researchers and support staff) from several partner universities to exchange knowledge and develop joint projects.
- YERUN Open Science Awards - a financial award for researchers and support staff (individually or in teams) to further develop the Open Science initiative.
- YERUN Joint Projects (e.g. YERUN LINK EDU-RES project for YERUN Joint Doctoral Programmes) on topics of relevance to the partners.
Benefits for administrative staff
- YERUN ad-hoc working groups on different policy areas (e.g. Open Science, EU policy, academic career development)
Yerun website: https://yerun.eu
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