Unite!4Future: share your vision of the university of the future and win a trip to the Unite! Student Festival in Lisbon

Gather a team of students in Unite! universities, prepare a video with your vision of the university of the future and compete with other teams to win a participation on the Unite! Student Festival in Lisbon.
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Unite! university alliance is calling for creative ideas from students on what can be expected at a university of the future. Unite!4Future competition enables student participation by presenting concrete, original and implementable ideas in a video format, that bring added value for all the nine Unite! partner universities. The projects are non-academic, but related to all other aspects of university student experience and daily life on campus.

The video proposals should be designed to contribute to the life and activities of the Unite! alliance partner universities and must address at least one of the key topics: 

  • Diversity and inclusion;
  • Environment and sustainability;
  • Academic experience,
  • Mobility and Languages or Digitalization.

What's in it for you?

The winning team will be awarded with:

  • Guaranteed participation on the Unite! Student Festival in Lisbon in June/July 2023 (at least 1 student per institution)
  • Travel expenses included (travel, accommodation and activities)
  • Become part of the Unite! new generation of European students
  • Share experiences and multicultural values
  • Be part of a wonderful week full of activities including a social programme to enjoy the city

Participation requirements

  • Students must be enrolled in one of Unite! universities - Aalto University, Graz University of Technology, Grenoble INP graduate school of engineering and management, University Grenoble Alpes, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Politecnico Di Torino, Technical University of Darmstadt, Universidade de Lisboa, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya  BarcelonaTech, Wrocław University of Science and Technology
  • Applications must be submitted in English. 

These are the requirements you need to set up your team, build your idea and apply to the Unite!4Future Programme:

  • Each team must include students from at least 2 Unite! partner universities
  • Students must be full degree students enrolled in at least one of the Unite! partner universities
  • The application must address at least one call topic
  • All project activities must be designed with the possibility of being applicable in all the team’s Unite! Universities.
  • The application must include team application form and project description in video format (10 min max)

How to take part? 

All you have to do is gather a team of students from other Unite! partner universities and prepare a video with your vision of the university of the future. All the information you need is available in the Unite!4Future Programme's Metacampus space. On the Metacampus space you can get in touch with students from other universities to join your team or you can choose a team to join. Once you have your group and the idea materialised in a video you can apply to the Unite!4Future programme within the designated period from the 9th until the 31st of January, 2023.

Download the Unite!4Future applicant guide

Get Inspired!

Check the winning proposal from the Unite!4Future 2nd call


In case of questions, don't hesitate to contact Marcela Acosta-Garcia, email [email protected]

Unite! University Alliance

Aalto University is a member of Unite! alliance together with eight other European universities. Unite! will create a new model for European university education by strengthening the mobility of students and staff, and fostering the quality, inclusiveness and competitiveness of European higher education. Unite! is one of the European University Alliances funded by the European Commission.

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