UCITYLAB project aims to improve the link between universities and their urban environment to unlock their potential in addressing urban societal challenges.

To achieve this, the project will first map the status-quo of university-city cooperation at the national and international level, launch UCITYLAB networks in the partner countries to start conversations with regional stakeholders for collaborative societal innovation, prepare the UCITYLAB challenge course program and implement it in two phases of teaching and real-life projects, during which the students undertake projects in collaboration with city stakeholders.

GOALS OF THE PROJECT

Strengthen

the links between HEIs and the city stakeholders to facilitate knowledge exchange and flow of resources

Enhance

societal relevance of HEI curriculum via civic engagement, and help develop relevant skills among students

Support

universities in increasing their knowledge and practice in establishing urban partnerships

Foster

adoption of city engagement models in European universities by widely disseminating project results and good practices

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