Header in pink mit der weißen Schrift "Open to the world, internationalization at the university of Mannheim". Rechts sind zwei Bilder, eines vom Mannheimer Wasserturm und eines von einem Gebäude in Nizza zu einer Collage geformt.


ENGAGE.EU is an alliance of leading European universities in business, economics, and the social sciences, which aims to provide European citizens the set of skills and competences needed to tackle major societal challenges. These existing and new challenges, such as digitalisation and artificial intelligence, climate change, ageing societies and migration, must be tackled successfully to ensure a sustainable and positive future. ENGAGE.EU will inspire active societal engagement in the current and future state of Europe – and beyond.

Barcelona: Ramon Llull University

Ramon Llull University (URL), located in Barcelona, is a private non-profit university that provides bachelor and master degrees as well as doctoral and postgraduate studies in all areas of knowledge.  One of URL’s primary strategies has always been to guarantee the quality, innovation and excellence of the teaching and services it provides.

Marta Busquets hat ihre blonden Haare offen.Sie trägt eine weiße Bluse und darüber einen lockeren, hellblauen Seidenschal.

I love internationalization and being part of Engage.EU as the Local Coordinator of my university is a great honour for me! Sharing experiences and supporting new formulas... Quite a challenge.

Marta Busquets / Credit: Ramon Liull University, Press Dept.

Bergen: NHH Norwegian School of Economics

NHH Norwegian School of Economics is a public specialized university located in Bergen, Norway. NHH offers BSc, MSc, PhD and EMBA programs, and has approximately 3 500 students. NHH holds AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accreditations, and is a member of CEMS, the Global Alliance in Management Education. NHH proudly holds collaborations and partnerships with organizations and institutions in over 50 countries of the world, where ENGAGE.EU is at the forefront.

Linda Petrine Rutledal hat kurze blonde Haare. Sie trägt ein schwarzes Oberteil, einen grauen Blazer und eine Silberkette.

ENGAGE.EU is a great opportunity to connect with colleagues across Europe and work together on important topics for solving societal challenges. ENGAGE.EU people are knowledgeable, friendly, enthusiastic, and engaged!

Linda Petrine Rutledal / Credit: Hallvard Lyssand

Helsinki: Hanken School of Economics

Hanken School of Economics is one of the oldest business schools in the Nordics, founded in 1909. The School is an internationally accredited (EQUIS, AMBA, AACSB), research-based business school, located in Helsinki and Vaasa. Hanken has some 2.400students and it offers study programmes on all academic levels: Bachelor’s, Master’s and Phd’s. Hanken is famous for its good spirit and networks, and the barriers between students, faculty, alumni and the business community are low. The university maintains close links with the corporate world and promotes social responsibility in all its functions. Hanken – Nordic brilliance in the happiest country of the world.

Johanna Lilius hat blonde, schulterlange Haare. Sie trägt Perlenohringe und eine beige Bluse.

Hanken is proud to be part of the ENGAGE.EU alliance, which will respond to the big challenges reflected in the UN Sustainable Development Goals and to societal change prompted by global disruptions. Furthermore, ENGAGE.EU promotes European values and will contribute to the attractiveness and competitiveness of the EU.

Johanna Lilius / Credit: Marko Rantanen

Mannheim: University of Mannheim

The University of Mannheim with its approximately 12,000 students has a clear profile: It is characterized by renowned economic and social sciences and their connection with high-performance humanities, law, mathematics and informatics. In its core areas, Mannheim has ranked among the top 20 research universities in Europe for years. The university is known for its proximity to practice and the transfer of its knowledge to society: numerous researchers advise business, politics and society in their own institutes and associations or in national and international committees.

Ursula Schlichter und Silvia Luber stehen vor dem Mannheimer Schloss. Ursula Schlichter hat graue schulterlange Haare und trägt eine rostrote Bluse. Silvia Luber hat rötlich-braune Haare und trägt ein blaues Oberteil.

It inspires us to exchange views across cultures, to implement ideas together and to live the European idea. That's what we enable at ENGAGE.EU, addressing challenges in our society. It's a great environment to work in.

Silvia Luber and Ursula Schlichter / Credit: Katrin Glückler

Rom: Luiss Guido Carli

Luiss is an independent university that evolved out of an earlier Roman institution, the Pro Deo, between 1974 and 1978. Throughout its four Departments of Economics and Finance, Business and Management, Law, and Political Science, Luiss offers an innovative and sophisticated educational approach.

Sofia: University of National and World Economy

UNWE: Established in 1920, the University of National and World Economy (UNWE) in Sofia is the largest and longest running higher educational institution of economics and business in Southeastern Europe. With over 20,000 students in 43 Bachelor's degree, 88 Master`s degree and 43 doctoral programmes and more than 450 lecturers UNWE is well known for its educational excellence, with employers often referring to it as the ‘Bulgarian Harvard’, due to the high caliber of its graduates.

Prof. Dr. Michael Musov hat graue Haare. Er trägt einen hellen Blazer und einen Burberry-Schal.

In all our thoughts and actions, we always look for sense. ENGAGE.EU goes far beyond having sense; it is sense. It is the most courageous way of shaping together the future of the European Education Area and the new European Research Area.

Prof. Dr. Michael Musov / Credit: Teodrora Nedelcheva

Tilburg: Tilburg University

Established in 1927 as Roman Catholic Business School, we have now grown into a thriving, medium-sized, multidisciplinary university oriented towards the humanities and social sciences. Our four core values inspire us on our journey to our first centennial: Curious, Caring, Connected, and Courageous. According to THE Tilburg University is one of the leading universities by being #20 in Law, #37 in Business & Economics and #47 in Psychology worldwide.

Guido van Leerzem hat graue, lockige Haare. Er trägt ein blaues Jacket und eine weiße Bluse.

Working on ENGAGE.EU is tremendous inspiring. It is a chance to put our shared vision on international collaboration into practice. Together we set up an inter- university campus in which students, staff and researchers benefit from seamless mobility. Thus contributing to the quality of our work as universities and promoting common European Values. It is special to be part of a truly European Team working on this pioneering project.

Guido van Leerzem / Credit: Dolph Cantrjin

Toulouse: Toulouse 1 Capitole University

Committed to the pursuit of academic excellence and professional competence as early as 1970, when it opened, Toulouse 1 Capitole university is a public establishment which originated from the Faculty of Canon Law created in 1229 by King Saint Louis. Today, it is a Law, Economics and Management University whose priority is the emphasis on international networks so as to promote scientific collaborations as well as students’ and researchers-lecturers’ exchanges. It is one of the only two French establishments to feature in the top 100 of the Shanghai World Academic ranking in Economics/Business studies.  

Jacotte Faure hat braune gewellte Haare und trägt eine weiße Bluse. Sie steht vor einem Gebäude.

Imagine : building one university with partners from 7 countries with 7 different cultures, that is to say sometimes 7 points of view. We are learning so much from each others, from our differences, it is outstanding what we can achieve together. That’s the reason why I love working for ENGAGE.EU.

Jacotte Faure / Credit: UT1

Wien: WU – Vienna University

WU – Vienna University of Economics and Business has over 21,000 students from Austria and abroad and is one of Europe‘s largest business and economics universities. It offers an international range of degree programs (3 bachelor’s, 16 masters and 5 PhD programs) and a variety of specializations and research areas. This triple accreditation (EQUIS, AACSB, AMBA) confirms WU’s high standards in research and teaching.

Danijela Grubnic hat blonde, gestufte Haare und trägt ein schwarzes Oberteil.

ENGAGE.EU is like a never-ending adventure that always keeps on giving and inspiring. Innovation, responsibility and active international collaboration are the core values that lead the daily work in alliance.

Danijela Grubnic / Credit: privat