EUPHE: European Network of Private Universities

ÖPUK is a founding member of the umbrella organisation of European private universities, the European Union of Private Higher Education (EUPHE). The founding countries of the association, which was registered in 2018 with headquarters in Brussels, are Germany, France, Spain, Portugal and Austria. EUPHE represents the interests of 250 private universities, 420,000 students and 2.7 million graduates in these countries.

Klaus Hekking, President emeritus of the EUPHE, offers an insight into the development of European higher education institutions in his presentation at the Alma Mater Europaea Conference in spring 2021. Watch the video HERE.

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