The University of Granada dates back as far as the Middle Ages with the founding of the Madrasah Yusufiyya in 1349 by Yusuf I, the Sultan of Granada. The Madrasah Yusufiyya was a type of Arabic University where subjects such as medicine, calculus, astronomy, geometry, and logic were taught. With […]

The University of Catania is a university located in Catania, Sicily. Founded in 1434, it is the oldest university in Sicily, the 13th oldest in Italy, and the 29th oldest university in the world. With a population of over 60,000 students, it is the main university in Sicily. Following the Italian higher education […]

Founded in 1973, the University of Rijeka has matured into a modern European university and center of excellence whose impact extends beyond the region. With a total of 11 faculties and 4 departments, university is a research, science, and education-oriented university that supports social and economic development in our community, […]

The Sapienza University of Rome is a research university that is located in Rome, Italy. Formally known as Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”, it is one of the largest European universities by enrollments and one of the oldest in history, founded in 1303. The University is one of the most prestigious Italian universities and in […]

The Academy, the forerunner of the UNIL, was founded in 1537. Its vocation at that time was to train ministers for the church. The university enjoyed a certain renown due to the fact that it was the only French-language Protestant school of theology. As the centuries passed, the number of […]

The current Complutense University of Madrid was founded by Cardinal Cisneros as a result of the “Inter cetera” Papal Bull granted by Pope Alexander VI on 13 April 1499. This Papal Bull provided the Cardinal with the power to found and construct a College of Scholars located in Alcalá de […]

Queen Mary has a long, proud and distinctive history built on four historic institutions stretching back to 1785 and beyond. St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College St Bartholomew’s Hospital was founded to improve the health of the community of West Smithfield in the suburbs of the City of London. It was […]

For the past 800 years, the University of Montpellier (UM) has strived to address scientific and societal challenges. With 16 schools and institutes, and 78 research structures, UM brings together a vast community of knowledge ranging from science, technology, medicine, pharmacy, physical and sports activities, to law, political science, economics and […]

The University of Santiago de Compostela amasses more than five centuries of history during which it has become one of the best universities in the European Higher Education Area and a public institution that, with its teaching offer, its scientific production and its transfer of knowledge, contributes decisively to the […]

The University of Turin is one of the most ancient and prestigious Italian Universities. Hosting over 79.000 students and with 120 buildings in different areas in Turin and in key places in Piedmont, the University of Turin can be considered as “city-within-a-city”, promoting culture and producing research, innovation, training and employment. The University of […]

European Higher Education Organization is a public organization carrying out academic, educational and information activities on higher education in Europe.

The EHEO general plan stresses that:

  • Higher education systems require adequate funding and, as an investment in economic growth, public spending in higher education should be protected.
  • The challenges faced by higher education require more flexible governance and funding systems, which balance greater autonomy for education institutions with accountability to stakeholders.

Thus, EHEO plans:

  • improve academic and scientific interaction of universities;
  • protect the interests of universities;
  • interact more closely with public authorities of European countries;
  • popularize European higher education in the world;
  • develop academic mobility;
  • seek funding for European universities.