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International Children’s University Conference: Official launch of the European Children's Universities Network EUCU.NET, Tübingen/Germany (13-14 February 2009)

03 December 2008

Under the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7) the European Commission has launched the EU project "European Children's Universities Network (EUCU.NET)".

Project partners are the organisers of five well-established Children's Universities: Vienna University Children’s Office (AT, Coordinator), Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen (DE), University of Basel (CH), University Louis Pasteur Strasbourg (FR), Max Reinhardt Foundation Bratislava (SK) as well as the software company "unsere neue couch" (DE).

The European Children’s Universities Network offers the following support structures:
•    Existing Children's Universities receive a platform for the exchange of ideas, know-how and experience as well as for learning from best-practice examples;
•    Institutions, organisations and people, who are planning Children’s university activities get support and advice;
•    Everyone who is interested in Science communication to children and teenagers can obtain information and participate in the network.

The official launch of this network will take place at the International Children’s University Conference: “Children’s University – The idea captures Europe” on the 13th and 14th February 2009 at the University of Tübingen in Germany.

The Conference will incorporate a series of lectures, presentations and workshops. More information will be available on the Network website.

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