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The Arqus European University Alliance plans to implement in total 63 actions between October 2019 and September 2022. An overview of which actions will be implemented by each Action Line can be found in the following:

The activities of the Action Line 2 "Widening Access, Inclusion & Diversity" are:

  • Preventive early career education
  • Children's universities
  • Women to STEM
  • Support networks for inclusion
  • Recognition of prior learning
  • Enabling refugees
  • Rethinking college
  • Senior's Universities
  • Inclusive peer tutoring
  • Staff development for the diverse and inclusive classroom
  • Fast tracks for gifted students
  • Job market transition for inclusive universities
  • Common charters on Gender Equality, Inclusion and Sustainable Development Goals

The activities of the Action Line 3 "Student-Centred Frameworks for Quality Learning" are:

  • Pedagogical lab: Enabling cross-cutting staff collaboration
  • Arqus teaching excellence
  • Mobility windows
  • Arqus Twinning
  • Innovating in joint programme development
  • Arqus on the move
  • Enhanced recognition of study periods abroad and qualifications
  • Recognition of non-formal and informal learning

The activities of the Action Line 4 "Multilingual & Multicultural University" are:

  • Arqus Charter on Language Policy
  • Symposium on language policy
  • Joint strategy for staff development
  • Arqus certificates on language and cross-cultural competence
  • Workshop series in language and cross-cultural competence
  • Sharing language and cross-cultural preparatory courses for academic mobility
  • Volunteer language and culture programme
  • Exchange of language assistants for partner universities
  • Online terminological data base for terms in Higher Education
  • Joint Arqus Translating and Interpreting Programmes

The activities of the Action Line 5 "Entrepreneurial University & Regional Engagement" are:

  • Roadmap for Entrepreneurial University
  • Arqus Entrepreneurship Community
  • Common Course Itinerary
  • Engaged Community Challenge
  • Virtual Company Creation Contest
  • International Soft Landing for Young Entrepreneurs (ISLYE)
  • From Brain Drain to Brain Gain
  • European Interns for SMEs
  • Arqus socio-economic network

The activities of the Action Line 6 "Research Support & Early Stage Researcher Development" are:

  • ClusterMap
  • Openness
  • Target Impact
  • Research Focus Forum
  • Exchange Educates
  • European Research Equipment Pool - EuREP
  • Research Environment
  • MentorES
  • PreDocs Mentoring
  • PhD Employment Support
  • PostDocs Coaching
  • In-depth Skills Programme
  • PhDStructure/s
  • Arqus PhD
  • PostDoc Pursuit

The activities of the Action Line 7 "Engaged European Citizens" are:

  • Arqus Collaboratory challenged-based learning programmes
  • Arqus Collaboratory Winter School
  • Arqus communication and dissemination learning programme
  • Arqus annual student-led forum
  • Train-the-trainer workshops and MOOC on challenge-based learning
  • MOOC: Mental borders, physical borders and the shaping of modern European identity
  • Arqus Learning Object Repository


ARQUS Project Coordination
Mozartgasse 12/III
8010 Graz

Contact person
  • Mag.
    Maria Heinemann
    Phone:+43 (0)316 380 - 3929
  • Mag.
    Victoria Reszler
    Phone:+43 (0)316 380 - 1071

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