ERA Newsletter on Gender

18 December 2014

This edition provides an overall picture of progress made on the ERA priorities, including gender equality and gender mainstreaming in research.

LERU Law PhD Candidates on the move

17 December 2014

LERU is proud to announce the launch of the LERU Law PhD Exchange Scheme, developed under the auspices of the LERU Law Deans Working Group. An initiative that reaffirms the closer collaboration amongst LERU members and their commitment to promote researchers´ mobility.

LERU universities kick-start the new KICs

11 December 2014

Active and healthy ageing and raw materials exploitation are important innovation challenges for Europe.

Launch of the LERU Law Portal

10 December 2014

The League of European Research Universities (LERU) is very pleased to announce the launch of the LERU Law Portal, bringing together in one interface the legal research undertaken in the participating LERU universities which is available in Open Access.

The EP´s position on the General Data Protection Regulation threatens EU Research!

01 December 2014

The League of European Research Universities (LERU) expresses serious concern at amendments made by the European Parliament to the European General Data Protection Regulation and calls upon the Council of Ministers to oppose the amendments that would be highly detrimental for scientific research, in particular amendments to Article 81 and Article 83.

Horizon 2020 is not a lemon! Stop squeezing it!

26 November 2014

The League of European Research Universities (LERU) has taken note of the Juncker Investment Package, as presented this morning at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.


LERU welcomes U15 Germany signing up to the Leiden Statement

25 November 2014

German U15, the association of 15 research universities in Germany, has signed up to the Leiden Statement which affirms the important role of the social sciences and humanities in the global research landscape.

SSH research and education essential for mankind

21 November 2014

Upon invitation of the League of European Research Universities (LERU) and Leiden University, some of the world’s leading research university associations gathered in Leiden, the Netherlands, to discuss and stress the importance of Social Sciences and Humanities research in a globalized world.

University of Milan hosted 27th LERU Rectors’ Assembly

19 November 2014

The Rectors of the League of European Research Universities (LERU) gathered for their 27th Rectors’ Assembly in Milan on 14 and 15 November 2014.

LERU showcase of excellent interdisciplinary SSH research

17 November 2014

At its 27th Rectors’ Assembly on 14 and 15 November at the University of Milan, the League of European Research Universities (LERU) presented a new brochure which showcases some excellent examples of high quality interdisciplinary Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) research undertaken at the LERU member institutions.