EUI-Net Thematic Network project intends to approach the transversal theme
of the university role in a knowledge-driven society, namely the University
- Industry cooperation.
a policy issue, the network will contribute to the cultural, economic and
technical construction of the European Union. EUI-Net will be a mean in
itself to stimulate and adapt higher education for a better cooperation with
industry, by systematically addressing the traditional U-I cooperation
areas, such as curriculum development and professional insertion, research
and development and services.
EUI-Net has in view the two basic tasks supported by Socrates programme i.e.
mapping and enhancing education and
facilitating European cooperation together with the four new
defined tasks i.e. defining and updating generic and specific
competences; promoting synergies between teaching and research; reinforcing
the link between education and society; creating links with other
project aims to create an European
network of universities and industrial partners to strengthen the university
- industry cooperation in the field of education, research and services in a
wider European perspective, contributing to the defining and strengthening
the role of University within the European Education Area.
Therefore, the main objectives of the proposed Thematic Network are: