General Assembly and Staff Meeting in Ulm on October 24-26, 2017

Information for attendees of the General Assembly and operational staff

Young European Research Universities

YERUN (Young European Research Universities) is a network of 18 European universities founded in 2015. Its members are young, research-oriented universities recognized for their excellence in research and teaching.

The main aim of the YERUN network is to strengthen and develop cooperation in the area of scientific research, academic education and service to society among a cluster of highly -ranked, young universities in Europe on an equal basis and for their common benefit.

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Information for attendees of the General Assembly Meeting

  • Programme of the Meeting/operational staff

    17:30guided tour through Ulm for the operational staff
    19:30dinner for operational staff, Barfüßer restaurant
    09:00- 09:30registration
    09:30- 10:00welcome and introductions for the day
    10:00- 11:00working groups presentations on topics "Joint Degrees", "Research Mobility Fund", "EU Policy"
    11:00coffee break
    11:15-13:00working group presentations on topics "Open Science"; "Employability"
    13:00- 14:30lunch
    14:30- 15:00talk on the topic "internationalization" held by Daniela Englisch (student exchange) and PD Dr. Dieter Brockmann (research) 
    15:00- 16:00discussions of the working groups
    16:00- 16:15coffee break
    16.15-17:15discussions of the working groups
    17.15- 17:30final remarks
    19:00dinner with operational staff, General Assembly and president of Ulm University (Bootshaus restaurant, Ulm)
    individual departure
  • Programme of the Meeting/ General Assembly


    ride to the prehistoric museum in Blaubeuren with the subsequent excursion and public talk about Unesco World Heritage- Ice Age Art, ride back to the meeting point of the guided tour. More information here


    for those not taking part in the excursion to the prehistoric museum- pick up from the hotel, walk to the meeting point of the guided tour

    17:30guided walking tour Ulm
    19:00dinner with operational staff and General Assembly and the president of Ulm University, restaurant Bootshaus
    08:30-bus transfer to Ulm University for the General Assembly participants
    09:00- 17:00General Assembly meeting, senate hall of the university. Welcome speech by  president Prof. Michael Weber and Prof. Joachim Ankerhold. Topics include: anniversary of the university, research focuses, regional research cooperations, "technology axe south," etc
    from 11:30lunch, foyer next to the senate hall
    12:30-15:50 continuation of the programme
    16:00individual departure
  • Transfer and Venue

    There will be a bus transport taking you from the hotel to the university. The operational staff meeting takes place in the Life Science Building N27 whereas the General Assembly is meeting in the administration building (Universitätsverwaltung)

    Transfer and Venue
  • Registration

  • Hotels

    1. Maritim Hotel

    single or double rooms, category comfort, breakfast included

    Key word: YERUN


    single room   €125 Euros,
    double room  €159 Euros

    Registration till 04.10.2017  (please refer to the key word) exclusively  via e-mail

    2. B&B Hotel

    Single or double rooms, breakfast included

    Key Word: Yerun

    Single room     € 67,50
    Double room   € 86,00

    Registration till 02.10.2017  (please refer to the key word) via the above-mentioned link