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The New European Bauhaus Initiative

Apr 20, 2021 | 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

Open Talk by the UnILiON network

The European Commission has recently launched the New European Bauhaus Initiative, a creative and interdiscplinary movement adressed to anyone who is interested to be part of it. It is about how to match sustainability with style, about how to make the Green Deal a positive, tangible experience for people. It aims at thinking "out of the box" and is therefore of natural interest to Universities.

 "The New European Bauhaus initiative connects the European Green Deal to our living spaces. It calls on all Europeans to imagine and build together a sustainable and inclusive future that is beautiful for our eyes, minds, and souls".

 But how in practice could European stakeholders take the opportunity to experiment new ideas and connect to each other? How can this initiative act as a bridge between the worlds of science and technology, of arts and culture ?



  • Welcome by the Moderator
  • UniLiON – Network of Universities Brussels Offices –Alexandru Marchis, Chair, Universities Informal Liaison Offices Network
  • The New European Bauhaus Initiative: Ruth Reichstein, I.D.E.A. Advisory Board to the President, and Dagmar Croes, I.D.E.A. (I.D.E.A. stands for "Inspire, Debate, Engage and Accelerate Action", the title of the European Commission's in-house think tank)
  • Discussion: the participants have the opportunity of exchange with the panelists


Moderator: Dr. Angelika Wilhelm-Rechmann, Berlin University Alliance, UnILiON "Horizon Europe" Working Group



To register for the Open Talk, please sign-up via Eventbrite. Deadline for registration is the day before the event, i.e. Monday the 19th of April 2021 at noon.

You will receive a confirmation upon registration. The event will be hosted on WebEx, the link will be sent briefly before Tuesday the 20th of April and the room will be open 30 min earlier, i.e. at 11:30 hrs, to allow for testing and a smooth start. Should you have questions or comments, please feel free to address them to angelika.wilhelm@berlin-university-alliance.de.


This UnILiON Open Talk is organised by the UnILiON "Horizon Europe" Working Group. UnILiON is an informal network of 50 Brussels-based liaison offices representing 156 excellent universities from EU and non-EU countries.