Recognition: receive a certificate of participation in the challenge; teams that provide best challenge solution are able to receive a letter of recommendation from the challenge provider; gain a certain amount of ECTS credits that will record your new skills gained during solving a challenge and completing a chosen micro-module (how credits are recognised differs in each institution).
Challenge follow up: possibility to present the solution on a local / European scale; possibility to further collaborate with challenge provider; possibility to commercialise the challenge solution.
Real impact: the ECIU University challenges are the ones that communities and organisations face at this very moment. Working with them will give you “first hand” experience and the possibility to contribute to real change; the ECIU University challenges evolve around the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal no. 11 “make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable”.
New skills: develop problem-solving and teamwork skills by solving a challenge; gain new knowledge by completing a chosen micro-module.
International possibilities: work in multidisciplinary and international teams; enjoy mobility and discover other cultures; the ECIU University connects 12 universities from 12 European countries.
Co-creation and connections: you will work together with other learners, teamchers, government, business companies, and societal organisations; create a network of field experts; co-create the ECIU university – the new way of education on the European scale.