Yerun (Young European Research Universities)

The primary objective of the Young European Research Universities Network (YERUN) is to strengthen and develop cooperation in the area of scientific research, academic education and service to society among a cluster of highly -ranked, young universities in Europe on an equal basis and for their common benefit.

The members of this university network have a number of key values in common:

  • an orientation towards creative, innovative and outstanding scientific research;
  • a responsibility towards a global, fair, solidarity minded, multicultural, and diverse society;
  • a commitment to internationalisation;
  • a focus on teaching quality and quality assurance; and,
  • an emphasis on graduate employability.