Dear all,

On this page, you will be able to read the latest news about ATHENA and the effort is happening to make the vision a reality

September 2021 

  • The 1st newsletter, ATHENA NEWS, is released and is available through this link:
  • The ATHENA alliance rectors will meet in Maribor, Slovenia from the 29th to the 30th of September 2021 to (a) sign the ATHENA Declaration that states the commitment of the rectors to work and support the implementation of the ATHENA European University; (b) the discussion and approval of the governance principles of the alliance
  • In the Education sector, (a) the ATHENA Educational Model, with the main innovation the introduction of the competence clusters,  is in its final stage; (b) the design of joint modules & postgraduate degrees has been started in the fields of Data Bases and Smart Materials for IoT applications respectively
  • In the Research sector, the research priorities of the member Institutions have been registered, the research activities of the individual scientists in all the member Institutions have started. New opportunities for open access publications, funded research projects, and financial support for implementing experiments in the field of wearable electronics have been announced by the University of Maribor, the University of Orleans, and Hellenic Mediterranean University respectively
  • The ATHENA Industry Interface Committee has been created with the main target to be the interface between ATHENA and the Industry in the member Institutions’ Countries
  • The ATHENA Branding Book is ready and the new logo is available

  • The ATHENA International Relations Office model is agreed upon and will be applied after the Maribor’s meeting
  • HMU has started to receive the equipment purchased using financial support from the ATHENA. Two classrooms will be converted so hybrid lectures to happen within them
  • The workshop meeting has been announced and has been confirmed in Vilnius from the 27th to the 29th of October 2021