SCHOOL

7 - 11 MARCH 2022

THREE COUNTRIES - ONE REGION

The Euregio Meuse-Rhine: your Region!

In the heart of Europe, five regions in three countries form the Euregio Meuse-Rhine. Home for more than four million people, the area offers exceptional career and lifestyle opportunities across borders: A rich cultural heritage, immense scientific potential, excellent universities and research & development hubs, future-oriented economic structures, scenic diversity, and long and direct experience of living and working together with European neighbours. Its central location and efficient transport infrastructure ensure easy access to the major European economic centres.

Open for students and Newcomers in the Euregio Meuse-Rhine

The youRegion-School

The youRegion-School offers you a weeklong unique opportunity to discover the EMR in a whole new way! Work together with international students from all over the Euregio in a Team. Guided by euregional practitioners and experts, you will experience first-hand the political and social background and connections of the EMR. Visit euregional state of the art research facilities with us and learn more about the innovative cross-border collaborations in the region. Deepen your knowledge of future economic opportunities and challenges with concrete cases and examples. complemented by euregional networking opportunites, borrel and other surprises, the youRegion School offers a unique euregional experience.

About the project

Our enormous scientific, economic and cultural potential is one of the key factors in the structural transformation of the Euregio Meuse-Rhine. The Interreg EMR V-A project youRegion aims to facilitate this process by establishing and promoting a euregional welcome culture – not only to attract new, highly skilled employees and their families, but to establish the EMR itself as a place to settle down.

With your expertise on the issues of well-being, innovation and cooperation in a cross-border context and you want to demonstrate your interdisciplinary skills in a practical setting in our Euregio Meuse-Rhine, the youRegion-School awaits you!

Your vision for youRegion

You are a student in the Euregio Meuse-Rhine? You are interested in European cooperation and integration? You want to work in an international setting and team on concrete challenges and cases?

Then apply now for the youRegion-School!

The interdisciplinary and hybrid youRegion-School will take place from 7-11 March 2022 with events spread all over the Euregio Meuse-Rhine. The event will be concluded by the youRegion Student Summit two weeks later.

HOW AND WHERE

The youRegion-School is planned as a hybrid format. During the week we will visit different Research and Innovation campuses and experience euregional cooperation first hand in Hasselt, Heerlen and Aachen as well as virtual sessions with euregional professionals and experts. The youRegion-School will be concluded with a festive closing event as a summit in the spirit of youRegion.

During the week you will work in an international Team to elaborate your vision about the EMR and youRegion under euregional guidance.

REQUIREMENTS

The program is aimed at Bachelor’s or Master’s-students studying in the Euregio Meuse-Rhine. The youRegion-School follows an interdisciplinary approach and intends to deepen the euregional knowledge and skills of the participants. English is required. Mobility in the EMR would be an asset. We expect that the Corona regulations then in force will be respected and complied with.

The program is free of charge for the participants.

BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATION

  • See the Euregio in a whole new light and discover the opportunities of cross border cooperation
  • Strengthen your intercultural and language competences
  • Put your skills to the test and work on concrete euregional cases and challenges
  • Get in touch with students, professionals, and companies from the whole EMR
  • Enjoy the social and cultural program and make youRegion your region!

SCHEDULE

Please note:
This programme is a work-in-progress and might be subject to change. We will update this page accordingly.

Apply now!

Please select your university

APPLICATION FOR NEWCOMERS AND STUDENTS FROM OTHER UNIVERSITIES

Newcomers or students without an active inscription in one of the universities above please register via email to janschliewert@euregio-mr.eu.

PXL Hasselt

FH Aachen

Students of FH Aachen University are kindly asked to submit their application directly to

Marco Motullo via motullo@fh-aachen.de.

Please Make sure to include all of the following elements within your email:

  • your personal data (Name, Date Of Birth, Gender)
  • your Discipline / field of studies
  • a motivation letter
  • a CV

Universiteit Maastricht

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