Summer and winter schools are organised by the U4 network all over Europe with the goal to promote students and young researchers. International students and scientists from Humanities, Social Sciences, Economics, Law, Science and Technology and Medicine & Pharmacy can benefit from this strategic partnership and expand their academic horizon.


One of the main objectives of this U4 Winter School is to give doctoral students the opportunity to present their research projects to an international group of peers and to get feedback from experienced scholars. The students come from various academic disciplines dealing with

The aim of this U4 Winter School is to give PhD students and young researchers a state-of-the-art overview of business management methods key to ensuring sustainability and resource efficiency. The workshop provided comprehensive insights from various disciplines

The Groningen Energy Summer School (GESS) 2017 takes an interdisciplinary approach to the societal and technological dimensions of the energy transition. By combining a broad range of disciplines, this event will offer a unique opportunity to PhD students to become aware of

The U4 Summer Schools in 'Gender Studies' aim to attract students in order to maximise discussion and scholarly exchange within the context of contemporary gender studies in Europe. The first U4 interdisciplinary summer school in 'Gender Studies' for PhD and advanced MA

Key element of this U4 Summer School is an ambitious program with numerous lectures by internationally renowned scientists. Within the U4 Research Network "Ageing Brain", the Universities of Ghent, Göttingen, Groningen and Uppsala bundle research activities focusing on changes in

The main objectives of the Summer School "Hadron Collider" are introductory topics in elementary particle physics, in particular in hadron collider physics relevant for research at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). This includes lectures and tutorials on theoretical foundations of the

The second edition of the U4 PhD-Workshop of this network took place in Ghent from 26. to 27. May 2016 and was entitled 'Emotional, attentional and motivational influences on visual perception explored using state of the art neurophysiology and neuroimaging'. The first edition

The Legal Research Network (LRN) aims at improving the international profile of its members, strengthening (thematic) research cooperation by its staff, and promoting the international scientific perspectives of its young researchers. LRN is thematically a general network in law.