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Coimbra Group

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Coimbra Group
Coimbra Group
Data
Established 1985
Members 39
Continent Europe
Countries mostly EU countries
also Norway and Switzerland
Leader Piero Tose,
University of Siena, Italy
Address 119 Rue de Stassart
1050 Brussels
Belgium
Acronym CG
Homepage http://www.coimbra-group.be

Founded in 1985 and formally constituted by Charter in 1987, the Coimbra Group is a network of European universities which gathers 39 of the older universities, including Oxford, Cambridge, Salamanca, Bristol, Louvain/Leuven, Montpellier, Uppsala, Göttingen, Heidelberg, Dublin, Bologna, Siena, Leiden, Coimbra, Barcelona and Granada.

The group took its name from one of the oldest universities in Europe, the University of Coimbra, Portugal. Coincidentally, the University of Coimbra celebrated its 700th anniversary that same year, 1985.

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Mission

Quote from the Coimbra Group website (see below for link):

Founded in 1985 and formally constituted by Charter in 1987, the Coimbra Group is an association of long-established European multidisciplinary universities of high international standard committed to creating special academic and cultural ties in order to promote, for the benefit of its members, internationalisation, academic collaboration, excellence in learning and research, and service to society. It is also the purpose of the Group to influence European educational policy and to develop best practice through the mutual exchange of experience.
assembly of "CG" university leaders
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assembly of "CG" university leaders

Members

Austria

Belgium

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

Hungary

Ireland

Italy

The Netherlands

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

United Kingdom

The 7 universities marked with an * are also members of the LERU (League of European Research Universities).

See also

External link



Coimbra Group
(of European research universities)
Coimbra Group
Aarhus | Barcelona | Bergen | Bologna | Bristol | Budapest | Cambridge | Coimbra | Dublin | Edinburgh | Galway | Geneva | Göttingen | Granada | Graz | Groningen | Heidelberg | Jena | Kraków | Leiden | Leuven | Louvain | Lyon | Montpellier | Oxford | Padua | Pavia | Poitiers | Prague | Salamanca | Siena | Tartu | Thessaloniki | Turku I | Turku II | Uppsala | Würzburg
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