Remit: Six institutions of applied sciences have established the Urban Research and Education Knowledge Alliance of European universities and universities of Applied Sciences. These institutions have been brought together around the shared themes of applied research, professional education, focus on our studentsâ€™ future world of work and the professional development of our staff. This strategic alliance was launched in Amsterdam at the end of November 2016.
Remit: Scotland Europa promotes Scottish interests across the institutions of the European Union and to the representatives of Europeâ€™s regions and nations. Scotland Europa membership brings together a wide range of Scottish organisations, including public authorities, businesses, local government, trade unions and education and voluntary organisations. This diverse partnership gives us a variety of perspectives on Scottish interests in Europe and an influential voice in European affairs. With experienced and specialised staff based in Brussels and Scotland, Scotland Europa fosters strong links between Scotland and Europe, providing intelligence, policy analysis and strategic funding advice.
Remit: The European University Association (EUA) is the representative organisation of universities and national rectorsâ€™ conferences in 47 European countries. EUA plays a crucial role in the Bologna Process and in influencing EU policies on higher education, research and innovation. Thanks to its interaction with a range of other European and international organisations EUA ensures that the independent voice of European universities is heard, wherever decisions are being taken that will impact on their activities.