A group of internationally renowned European Research Universities is involved in this unique study abroad program. Designed for advanced undergraduate students, as well as postgraduates, looking for an international research experience, this might well be a once-in-a-life time-experience. Europe has a long and rich tradition of academic hands-on research. In this program students will work under the direct supervision of professors and other academic staff on research projects in many different fields. This is an exciting opportunity to become familiar with the European academic culture and to find out whether a research career might be a future option. Participating Institutions The participating institutions are research-intensive universities, all internationally recognised for their outstanding research in numerous fields.

The following institutions are participating in the program.

  1. Karolinska Insitutet, Stockholm, Sweden
  2. Leiden University, The Netherlands
  3. Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München, Germany
  4. Ruprecht Karls University, Heidelberg, Germany 
  5. University of Geneva, Switzerland
  6. University of Helsinki, Finland 
  7. KU Leuven University, Belgium
  8. University of Zurich, Switzerland
  9. Utrecht University, The Netherlands

The participating universities are committed to the values of high quality teaching within an environment of international competitive research.


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They are dedicated to:
  • Education through an awareness of the frontiers of human understanding
  • The creation of new knowledge through basic research, which is the ultimate source of innovation in society
  • The promotion of research across a broad front, which creates a unique capacity to re-configure activities in response to new opportunities and problems


(11 October 2012)

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2012-2013 Rankings
Karolinska Institutet 42
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munchen 48
KU Leuven University 58
Leiden University 64
Utrecht University 67
Universität Heidelberg 78
University of Zurich 89
University of Helsinki 109
University of Geneva 133


Shanghai Ranking /ARWU Rankings 2012-2013
Karolinska Institutet 42
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munchen 60
KU Leuven University 101-150
Leiden University 73
Utrecht University 53
Universität Heidelberg 62
University of Zurich 59
University of Helsinki 73
University of Geneva 69

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