EUA’s mission as the voice of Europe’s universities is to influence the outcomes of European level policy debates on issues that will have an impact both at national level on the work of national university associations and for the association’s individual member universities. Equally, EUA looks to support its members in understanding and responding to these developments in an ever-more complex and competitive global environment.
As the pan-European platform for universities, EUA is the key partner for policy makers at European level in the increasingly broad range of public policy domains in which universities have a role to play.
The key priorities for universities and for EUA have been outlined in the organisation’s work programme
and more recently in the Prague Declaration
which have been developed and adopted by the organisations’ member universities. These include:
• Building the European Higher Education Area
through the Bologna process
• Research & Innovation
of higher education and research
• Enhancing the quality of European universities
• Governance, autonomy and funding
More information about our work in each of these areas can be found in each of the subsections.
All of EUA’s policy positions and political declarations can be viewed in this page
. A detailed description of EUA projects
can also be found in the projects section.