1st Call for Student Projects – Supporting student engagement

1st Call for Student Projects

Support of student Smart Urban Coastal Sustainability (SmUCS) projects

Empower the presence of students in all EU-CONEXUS structures and thus enhance their contribution in all parts of the process of creating a new form of transnational higher education institution.

Better respond to students’ needs in studying, social and professional life.

Enhance inclusiveness and promotion of European values and culture on EU-CONEXUS campus.

Promote multidisciplinary approach to SmUCS topics and service to society.


Two main types of projects:

1. Projects aiming at disseminating SmUCS topics, research results, and good practice in sustainable management of urban coastal areas to the general public and stakeholders.

Form of the projects: workshops, exhibitions, production of promotional materials (video, new technologies, poster), researchers about SmUCS (Smart Urban Coastal Sustainability) topics.

Topic suggestions: Excursions to coastal companies like ports, Workshops on how to transport things in a sustainable way, Workshop: ‘How to find the balance between globalisation and regionalism', Poster contest about named topics with vernissage/event, Lecture or discussion series. Different perspectives on climate change in coastal areas, Workshop on how to eat and buy in a sustainable way. etc.

2. Projects aiming at strengthening the EU-CONEXUS student community such as collaboration between student organisations, volunteering, projects in peer support, projects that promote equal opportunities, inclusiveness and gender equality among students and all other types of projects that promote collaboration between students of partner institutions.

Form of the projects: : Learning in tandem, cooperation between student boards, volunteer action, joint participation in sport, cultural and other events, workshops, competitions. Traditional cooking workshops with at least one dish for each partner, Traditional sports and games, History projects, tracing the common stories between countries, Sport competitions ‘EU-CONEXUS Games’ etc.

Topics suggestions: Short-time student exchanges, Art festival, Video contest between universities-best initiative for climate neutral university.


Eligibility criteria

All students and students associations within the EU-CONEXUS alliance can apply for this Call. In order for the project to be acceptable, the project team must consist of students from minimum three EU-CONEXUS Universities.

A project proposal must be submitted.

All activities foreseen by a single project have to be finished within maximum one year from the start of the project.


Please refer to the EU-CONEXUS website for evaluation & funding criteria and the application information.

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