The University of Tirana was established by the decision of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Albania, No. 207, dated 30.05.1957 as the “State University of Tirana”. It was composed of six faculties. The beginnings of higher education in Albania go back to 1946 when the first Biennial […]

Carla Serrão coordinates a study that points out a strong percentage of physiotherapists in “situation of physical exhaustion and psychological fatigue”. More than 40% of Portuguese physiotherapists are in a situation of physical exhaustion and psychological fatigue due to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic in the workplace. The […]

A successor to the Higher Technical School in Sofia which opened doors in 1942 and which was renamed to State Polytechnic in 1945, the Technical University of Sofia is considered to be the first higher technical school in Bulgaria. It laid the foundations of four different higher institutes of education […]

The first steps on the path of what is now the University of Beira Interior (UBI) were given in the 70, when the Instituto Politécnico da Covilhã (IPC) was born, in 1973. The city, once considered “The Portuguese Manchester”, by its long tradition, dynamics and wool quality, was struck, in […]

EIT Health is a Knowledge Innovation Community (KIC) launched by the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) and it’s dedicated to the field of active aging and healthy living. It involves approximately 140 partners from several European countries, including companies in the fields of information and communication technologies (ICT), equipment suppliers, public […]

In response to the projects proposed by Antonio López y López and his son Claudio López Brú, the first and second Marquis of Comillas, Pope Leo XIII founded a Seminary in the town of Comillas (Cantabria). Established under the papal brief “Sempiternam Dominici Gregis”, dated December 16, 1890, this Seminary […]

For the first time ever, an antitumour biomembrane made up of nanofibres, biocompatible and biodegradable has been implanted into a patient and has proved safe. This medical and technological milestone is the result of the collaboration between the biotech company Cebiotex, the Sant Joan de Déu Hospital, the UPC’s INTEXTER […]

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.