1) We are your voice in Brussels
EUA represents universities’ interests and lobbies on their behalf in the development and revision of European policies, programmes and funding instruments. EUA formulates evidence-based policies, studies and reports – using information collected from members – as input to policy debates on issues crucial for universities.
2) We are European universities’ global voice
EUA acts as the voice of European universities globally by promoting global partnerships via dialogue and projects, and ensuring the visibility of Europe’s universities worldwide in global events, networks, and organisations.
3) We organise events on topics of interest to universities
EUA organises a wide range of events all over Europe and even worldwide. These are designed for universities to network, share best practice and seek advice on key issues they have identified, such as funding and financial management, governance, quality assurance and management, lifelong learning and collaborative research. EUA members can also apply to host these events.
4) We do research and studies through projects and surveys
Our projects bring together universities and other European higher education stakeholders to share insights and best practice on key strategic topics defined by members.
5) We keep you up-to-date
EUA sends you comprehensive information and analysis on crucial issues for universities through EUA reports and studies, as well as the fortnightly EUA newsletter, to keep you up-to-date with all the latest developments.
Our Special Membership Services
6) We offer institutional evaluations
The Institutional Evaluation Programme (IEP) is an independent membership service that has been designed to ensure that higher education institutions gain maximum benefit from a comprehensive evaluation conducted by a team of experienced European higher education leaders. It has been running for almost 20 years and over 300 evaluations have been carried out to date.
7) We work on the development of doctoral education
The mission of the EUA Council for Doctoral Education (EUA-CDE), an integral part of EUA, is to contribute to the development, advancement and improvement of doctoral education and research training in Europe.
8) We give expert advice
EUA offers consultancy services which are tailored to the specific needs of institutions and their stakeholders.