Aurora European Universities Alliance

Creating Social Entrepreneurs and Innovators.

The Aurora Alliance equips European Universities to provide a diverse student population with the skills and mindset needed to contribute to addressing societal challenges as social entrepreneurs and innovators

Originating from the Aurora Network

The Aurora Alliance shares it’s mission with the Aurora UniversitiesNetwork. Originally formed in 2016, Aurora is a consortium of research intensive universities deeply committed to the social impact of their activities

"We created the Aurora Alliance to generate graduates, equipped to contribute to addressing societal challenges as social entrepreneurs and innovators"

Our Work Packages

The Aurora Alliance has developed a set of six work packages that together create an innovative and enduring infrastructure, providing our member universities with the tools they need to achieve the Aurora Alliance vision of equipping students with the skills and mindset needed to contribute to addressing societal challenges.

What we do

We have designed three integral work packages that progress towards the long term vision of addressing societal challenges as social entrepreneurs and innovators

03 Aurora Learning for Societal Impact

04 Aurora Engaging Communities

05 Aurora Sustainability Pioneers

How we do it

We use three supportive Technical Work Packages that will allow Universities to develop an innovative and enduring infrastructure to support our collaboration.

01 Management and Coordination

02 Quality Assurance

06 Sustainability & Dissemination

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We are a diverse group of colleagues spread across 9 universities throughout Europe

Stronger together - We unite over 260 000 students, 30 000 staff, 673 922 alumni, 112 faculties, and 813 research groups. We have come together to implement the vision of creating a group of European graduates who are willing and able to tackle the most challenging issues in society.

Our Members

  1. Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

  2. University of Iceland

  3. Universität Duisburg-Essen

  4. Universitat Rovira i Virgili

  5. Universität Innsbruck

  6. Università di Napoli Federico II

  7. Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci

  8. Copenhagen Business School

  9. University of East Anglia

Aurora's members

Our partners

Want to make a difference?

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