SSEL 2018From 21 to 23 November the annual U4 Social Sciences, Economics and Law (SSEL) Conference took place in the congress center Pauliner Church in Göttingen.

In this year’s U4 SSEL Conference the focus lied on the topic of ‘Current Challenges for a Sustainable Future’. Over 100 researchers and PhD candidates from across the academic spectrum who came from all U4 partner universities and many other institutions of higher education across Europe, took part in the conference.



Students 2018The U4 Student Conference took place in Göttingen from 19 to 21 November 2018. It is organised by the U4 Student Network and brings together student representatives from all U4 partner institutions. This year students from the University of Tartu were included for the first time.

During the conference, the student representatives discussed various topics including student participation, integration and inclusion of international students. Furthermore, the students discussed how the relation between the U4 partner institutions can be further developed and intensified as well as how the student engagement within the network can be expanded.





witlox-tartu-2018On 1 December 2018 the University of Tartu has conferred on Ghent University Professor Frank Witlox the degree of Honorary Doctor of Geography.

Prof. Witlox received the degree in recognition of his academic achievements and high-level scientific work and his long-term productive collaboration with researchers of the University of Tartu.



health-migration-right-2018The summer schools are explicitly open for students, post-graduates and PhD students from different nationalities and disciplinary backgrounds: Medicine and Health Sciences, Psychology, Law, Political and Social Sciences and Linguistics and Philosophy...The Ghent University Medical Students Association from Ghent University is proud to announce two international student summer programmes, taking place from 7-18 July, 2019 at Ghent University (Belgium) covering the topics of 'Reproductive Health & Rights' and 'Health & Migration'.

Both student-driven programmes are organized in close cooperation with Prof. Piet Hoebeke (Dean Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences) and Porf. Olivier Degomme (Scientific Director of the International Centre for Reproductive Health).