4th of November 2020
The first joint online meeting for the Rectors of European Universities and Directors-General for Higher Education of the States involved in all the 41 Alliances was held on 4th November (LINK).
The Rector of the University of Cagliari Maria Del Zompo was invited by the European Commission to be one of the lead speakers with other three rectors of European Universities alliances during the discussion item: How to unleash the potential of European Universities: bottlenecks encountered. They were asked to present concrete issues hampering deeper transnational cooperation.
“The pandemic situation does not stop the European project which will offer students a great opportunity to broaden the horizons for a competitive education (…). The structure of the European Universities represents a chance to overcome the restrictions at a national level and to improve the educational interdisciplinary projects with a high level of mobility, social inclusion, and innovation” stated Maria Del Zompo, representing the EDUC alliance, during her intervention.