A student holding a geometrical shape made out of a 3d printer.
A student holding a geometrical shape made out of a 3d printer.
Last Call to apply for Unite!4Future: share your vision of the university of the future and win a trip to Grenoble!
A student holding a geometrical shape made out of a 3d printer.
Gather a team of students in Unite! universities, prepare a video with your vision of the university of the future, send it to us before the 15th of May and compete with other teams to win an all-expenses-paid trip to Grenoble INP |UGA for the Unite!4Future Week.
The Unite!4Future Programme's main goal is to attract the participation of students from the seven alliance partner universities with the aim of calling for creative ideas about what can be expected at a university of the future. With a competition format, in a bottom-up approach, Unite!4Future will enable student participation by presenting concrete, original and implementable ideas that bring added value for all Unite! community. The projects are non-academic, but related to all other aspects of university student experience and daily life on campus.

Your ideas must address at least one of the following topics:

  • Diversity and inclusion – in this topic your idea or project can address issues as Disabilities, Disadvantages, Difficulties, etc.
  • Environment and sustainability – in this topic your idea or project can address issues as skills and attitudes on climate change and sustainable development, enable behavioral changes, cultural values and awareness for sustainable development, consumption habits, and lifestyles, etc.
  • Academic experience, Mobility and Languages – in this topic your idea or project can address issues on intercultural activities, welcoming and onboarding projects for new students, etc.
  • Digitalization – in this topic your idea or project can address issues as digital skills and app
    development competency, etc.

Here's the compilation video of some of the moments from the Unite!4Future Week in Lisboa.
The winning team of the Unite!4Future 1st Call, presented the project proposal of "Akamu" and during their week in ULisboa they were able to work on the future steps in order to implement their project within Unite!

Applications are still open! 
From 31 January to 15 May you can apply to the Unite!4Future programme. All you have to do is gather a team of students from other Unite! partner universities and prepare a video with your vision of the university of the future.

What's in it for you?
✔ Obtain support by one technical advisor to help you in order to turn your idea into an implementable project
✔ One “Unite!4Future week” at Grenoble INP | UGA.
✔ All travel expenses included (transport, accommodation, food and activities).

At the end of the competition the winning team will be awarded with:
✔ Design an implementable project plan
✔ Become part of the Unite! new generation of European students
✔ Share experiences and multicultural values
✔ Be part of a wonderful week full of activities including a social programme to enjoy the city

Participation requirements

Students must be enrolled in one of Unite! universities (Aalto University, Espoo/Helsinki; KTH Royal Instituto of Technology, Stockholm; Technical University of Darmstadt; Grenoble INP-UGA; Politecnico di Torino; Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya – Barcelona Tech; Universidade de Lisboa). Applications must be submitted in English. These are the requirements you need to set up your team, build your idea and apply to the Unite!4Future Programme:

► Each team must include students from at least 3 Unite! partner universities
► Students must be full degree students enrolled in at least one of the Unite! Partner universities
► The application must address at least one call topic
► All project activities must be designed with the possibility of being applicable in all the team’s Unite! Universities.
► The application must include:
✔team application form
✔project description in video format (10 min max)

How to enrol

Unite! has created a tool that allows you to find colleagues to form a team, Metacampus. Registration will be carried through the Unite! Metacampus. Each team must include students from at least 3 universities of the alliance. Students will be able to contact other students from Unite! alliance partner universities through the Metacampus' Student Co-creation Unite!4Future Community.
The proposals should be designed to contribute to the life and activities of the Unite! alliance partner universities and must address at least one of the key topics: Diversity and inclusion; Environment and sustainability; Academic experience, Mobility and Languages or Digitalization.

Aalto University

Johanna Kaila - johanna.kaila@aalto.fi

Julia Sand - julia.sand@aalto.fi

Grenoble INP graduate school of engineering and management, University Grenoble Alpes

Anne Fracchia

KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Tiina Vinter

Politecnico Di Torino

Carlos Castro

Technical University of Darmstadt

Nadia El Nokraschi


Universidade de Lisboa

Joana Salgueira

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech

Berenice Martin

Contact Points

Further questions can be addressed via Metacampus or through the Contact Point at each Unite! alliance partner universities. All e-mail messages to the contact points should indicate 'Unite!4Future' in the Subject.