Bridge in Maribor (Image CC 2.0 by Meraslov Petrasko /https://www.flickr.com/photos/theodevil/13151477763)

European Education Area: 54 alliances vying to become the first European Universities

The first pilot call under the European Universities Initiative has resulted in applications from 54 alliances, involving more than 300 higher education institutions from 31 European countries including all EU Member States. The institutions include comprehensive and research-based universities, universities of applied sciences, technical universities, as well as art and medical schools.