Una Europa at UCD
Una Europa is an alliance of 11 European universities, including UCD, who share the common goal of developing a truly European University of the Future.
This is not merely a place, but a body of ideas, knowledge and values. Together, Una Europa’s partner universities encompass a network of almost 600,000 students and over 100,000 staff across Europe.
UCD is proud to be a member of this exciting new initiative, and we invite all staff, students, academics and researchers to get involved in shaping the future of higher education in Europe.
Explore the links below to find out about opportunities for you – whether your interests lie in health, culture, science, AI or the environment; in building a network of collaborators across Europe; or in exploring inclusive teaching and learning opportunities at home and abroad.
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What is Una Europa?
Una Europa is an alliance of 11 European universities, including UCD, who share the common goal of developing a truly European University of the Future. Learn more about our partners, our research focus areas, and our mission and 2030 Strategy.
Seed Funding Call 2024
The Una Europa Seed Funding Call 2024 invites early-career researchers of any discipline to apply for funding to kick-start long-term collaboration between alliance partner universities. Una Europa welcomes proposals for collaborative projects in research, education and societal outreach.
Why Una Europa?
UCD’s Vice-President for Global Engagement, Prof. Dolores O’Riordan, is the new Chair of the Una Europa Board of Directors. In this interview, she talks about the benefits of joining Una Europa, her hopes for the alliance, and how it can have a global impact.
Una Europa General Assembly
The Una Europa General Assembly was hosted by University College Dublin in December 2023, when 300 members of the Una Europa community convened on campus for three days of strategic meetings, interactive workshops and a Plenary session. Find out more about the event here.