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Euroleague for Life Sciences (ELLS)

Euroleague for Life Sciences (ELLS)

The aim of the Euroleague for Life Sciences (ELLS) is to develop a network of quality universities in the field of natural resources management, Environmental Sciences and Life Sciences. This network should strengthen each partner university's position and capability through sharing expertise and costs in the development and delivery of their degree programs, and explore cooperation with other consortia in higher education.

http://www.euroleague-study.org/
http://www.boku.ac.at/ells.html


Task Force Member: Prof. Walter Wenzel
Board member: Rector Gerzabek

ICA Association for European Life Science Universities

ICA Association for European Life Science Universities

ICA’s vision is to enhance our members’ success in the international market place, in Europe and globally, by providing a supportive environment to share experience, to cooperate in new ventures, and to benefit from the resulting synergy.  ICA addresses all disciplines relating to the bioeconomy; agriculture, forestry, food, natural resources, rural development and the environment. The governing body of ICA is the ICA General Assembly of Rectors and Deans from ICA member institutions.

http://www.ica-europe.info

BOKU’S NETWORK CO-ORDINATOR: Ao.Prof. Barbara Hinterstoisser

CASEE - ICA

CASEE - ICA

The “ICA Regional Network for Central and South Eastern Europe”, in short CASEE, is a network of Central and South Eastern European Higher Education Institutions relating to the Life Science disciplines (agriculture, food, biotechnology, natural resources, rural development and the environment).
CASEE is a non profit organisation which aims to stimulate and support its member institutions in the development of a European dimension in education and research through the development of concerted actions and in engaging globally.

http://www.ica-casee.eu

President: Prof. Gerzabek

IROICA –European Network of International Relations Officers at Higher Education Institutes for Agricultural and Related Sciences

IROICA –European Network of International Relations Officers at Higher Education Institutes for Agricultural and Related Sciences

IROICA as a network of international relations officers was established in 1997 as an activity within the "DEMETER" Socrates Thematic Network project. In 1998, IROICA became a Standing Committee within the Association for European Life Science Universities (ICA). Today IROICA has the status of a non-profit international association with its own statutes. IROICA’s main goals are to support and enhance the work of the international relations officers.

http://www.ica-iroica.eu/

BOKU’S NETWORK CO-ORDINATOR: Dr. Calderón-Peter

AGRINATURA - Network of European Agricultural [Tropically and Subtropically Oriented] Universities and Scientific Complexes Related with Agricultural Development

AGRINATURA - Network of European Agricultural [Tropically and Subtropically Oriented] Universities and Scientific Complexes Related with Agricultural Development

AGRINATURA is a new alliance formed by 33 European universities and research organisations working in agricultural research, education, training and capacity strengthening for development.
AGRINATURA focuses on initiatives that open up new opportunities for farmers to enhance food security and improve the agro-food sector in general, whilst reducing the negative impact of agricultural activities on the environment.

http://www.agrinatura-eu.eu/

BOKU’S NETWORK CO-ORDINATOR: PD Maria Wurzinger

SILVA - European Forest Science Academic Network

SILVA - European Forest Science Academic Network

The primary objective of the SILVA Network is to stimulate and facilitate educational co-operation in the field of forestry in Europe .
The secondary objective will be realized at four levels:
• Students : To make it possible for students to carry out part of their studies abroad
• Teachers : To stimulate and facilitate sojourns of teachers abroad
• Curriculum : to encourage the exchange of information on the development of curricula and the development of joint curricula
Courses : to stimulate and facilitate the development of joint
courses

http://www.silva-network.eu/

BOKU’S NETWORK CO-ORDINATOR: Prof. Hubert Hasenauer

Danube Rectors' Conference

Danube Rectors' Conference

The general aim of the Danube Rectors’ Conference is the improvement of higher education in teaching and research in the Danube region, and in particular the advancement of member universities, by establishing and facilitating bilateral and multilateral contacts between the universities.

To this effect, the DRC will pursue in particular the following tasks:
• coordinate the ideas and actions of its members through the exchange of information on issues of common interest,
• promote cooperation on issues of common interest
• act as a consultant, by presenting its views and by making appropriate recommendations on problems which concern the universities, to government, national or international organizations, as well as to others who are involved with issues concerning universities.

http://www.d-r-c.org

BOKU’S NETWORK CO-ORDINATOR: Rector Gerzabek

The Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM)

The Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM)

The Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) addresses current questions regarding the Danube Region, Central and Southeast Europe to enhance knowledge about the region and promote good neighbourly relations

http://www.idm.at/

BOKU’S NETWORK CO-ORDINATOR: Rector Gerzabek

EPSO – European Plant Science Organisation

EPSO – European Plant Science Organisation

EPSO is an independent body that represents already 54 leading Research Institutions from 23 European countries.

The mission is
1. To increase the visibility and impact of the European plant science community
2. To articulate the vision of the European plant science community for the future and advise on decisions of funding agencies at the European and national level on long term strategies to support plant science
3. To communicate with academia, industry and the general public to ensure the independent dissemination of plant science information

To contribute to the development of agriculture, horticulture, forestry and biodiversity

http://www.epsoweb.org/

BOKU’S NETWORK CO-ORDINATOR: Prof. Eva Stöger

ASEA-UNINET Asian European University Network

ASEA-UNINET Asian European University Network

Objectives:

  • Joint research projects in the focus areas
  • Staff exchange/student exchange (short-term)
  • Graduate programmes (mainly Ph.D. studies) and postgraduate education

Specialized training courses

http://asea-uninet.org/

BOKU’S NETWORK CO-ORDINATOR: Prof. Dietmar Haltrich

EURASIA-PACIFIC UNINET

EURASIA-PACIFIC UNINET

EURASIA-PACIFIC UNINET is a network which aims at establishing contacts and scientific partnerships between Austrian universities, universities of applied sciences, other research institutions and member institutions in East Asia, Central Asia, South Asia and the Pacific region.

http://www.eurasiapacific.net/

BOKU’S NETWORK CO-ORDINATOR: Ao.Univ.Prof. Andreas Klik

EUA European University Association (former CRE-European rector’s Conference)

EUA European University Association (former CRE-European rector’s Conference)

The European University Association is the main organisation of European universities and their national rectors’ conferences. EUA’s mission is to promote a coherent system of European higher education and research based on shared values, through active support and guidance to its members, thus enhancing their contribution to society. The aims of the EUA are to formulate a coherent message from the higher education institutions and to strengthen the role of the institutions in the creation of the European Higher Education Are

http://www.eua.be

BOKU’S NETWORK CO-ORDINATOR: Rector Gerzabek

 

 

IUFRO International Union of Forest Research Organisations

IUFRO International Union of Forest Research Organisations

IUFRO’s objectives are:

  • promoting and facilitating an international dialogue on forest science and the role of forests in human welfare;
  • collecting and disseminating scientific knowledge on forest ecosystems, their products and services;
  • enhancing cooperation between forest research organizations and individual scientists by means of a global network;
  • promoting the dissemination and application of relevant research results and expertise using publications, recommendations, information technologies, training courses, work shops, conferences and congresses;
  • providing and promoting science input into policy-making;
  • compiling state-of-knowledge reports;
  • harmonizing research terminology and techniques;
  • addressing issues of regional and global significance with inter-agency or inter-disciplinary actions;
  • recognizing outstanding work contributing to the advancement of forest science;
  • assisting developing countries or countries with economies in transition to strengthen their research knowledge and capability

http://iufro.boku.ac.at/

BOKU’S NETWORK CO-ORDINATOR: Prof. Hubert Hasenauer

ISEKI-Food Association (IFA)

ISEKI-Food Association (IFA)

The ISEKI-Food Association (IFA) is an independent European non-profit
organisation, established in 2005 by university institutions, research
institutes, companies and associations related to food, coming from all
over the world.

https://www.iseki-food.net/ifa_members

BOKU’S NETWORK CO-ORDINATOR: Ass.Prof. Gerhard Schleining

Oenoviti International

Oenoviti International

The objective of the OENOVITI INTERNATIONAL network, coordinated by the university of Bordeaux, is the exchange of know-how and expertise between wine-makers, academics and industrial partners. The main projects of ŒNOVITI INTERNATIONAL are: High-level training and research programmes (like e.g. the joint ŒNODOC doctorate, or the joint VINTAGE and VINIFERA Master’s degrees under the Erasmus Mundus label), intensive programs, joint conferences and symposia etc.

http://www.oenoviti.univ-bordeauxsegalen.fr/

BOKU’S NETWORK CO-ORDINATOR: Prof. Astrid Forneck

GCUA – Global Challenges University Alliance

GCUA – Global Challenges University Alliance

GCUA is a SLU initiative to gather the top universities on every continent around issues of food security, bio-energy, sustainable urban development and climate. Together, we translate knowledge into relevant action!BOKU’s Network

coordinator: Prof. Josef Glößl