İzmir Democracy University was established in 2016. Despite being a young university, it has 10 faculties, 3 institutes and 3 colleges. The university, which has competent academic staff in its field, is open to 13 graduate and 5 doctoral programs and continues its education. as a faculty member in Turkey working with the highest criteria is one of the top five public universities. It is a competitive and innovative university.
İzmir Democracy University organizes social events every month with 50 student groups established in a short time.
Although it is a new university, many international congresses continue to be organized, and many projects supported by the Turkish Science and Technology Council are being carried out. Completing the Bologna process and the EU Declaration acceptance process in March 2019, the university will submit a large number of project applications.
Curriculum and Instruction, Guidance and Psychological Counseling departments at the Faculty of Education provide regular conferences by respected and influential scientists in order to increase the motivation



The creation of the Polytechnic Institute of Viseu (IPV), on 26th December 1979, is clearly framed by the broader philosophy which supported the successful implementation of public polytechnic higher education in Portugal: the cooperation with the surrounding community, on a reciprocal basis, aimed at promoting
awareness of regional problems and the implementation of good solutions. The IPV strives to fulfil that ambition with the technical, humanistic and personal training of its students, in order to make them capable of contributing to the development of the Portuguese society; the development of research activities, having in mind the needs of the surrounding context; and cultural exchange and cooperation with other state/private institutions, at the national and international levels. The Institute comprises five schools: Education, Technology and
Management, Agriculture, Technology and Management (in the city of Lamego), and Health. The IPV mission is to train professionals with high technical-scientific knowledge and skills and promote innovation made possible by close contact between the training institutions and the regional scientific and technological community in the context of an increasingly globalised and international society.

University of Maribor

The University of Maribor (UM) is the second-largest Slovenian public university with more than 20.000 students and around 1.000 of academic staff. It is striving for excellence in education and increase of knowledge with the help of applicative and basic research. UM is carrying out study programmes at all levels, undergraduate, postgraduate, and the PhD level. UM encourages student and staff mobility and active participation in international associations, networks and projects. The university staff and students are involved in many national and international research and applicative projects, working on basicresearch and applications for industry and knowledge exchange with the society in general. UM also promotes sustainability in development and lifelong learning. Faculty of Education develops study programmes for teachers at different levels and engages in scientific research in pedagogy and education-related areas.
 In the last 5 years, the Faculty of Education has participated in a number of national, international end EU projects, in various fields:
innovation of the high education institutions, harmonization of curricula for pre-school teachers, development
of the study programmes for young foreign language learners, ICT education development, establishment of the centre for open innovations etc 


Educloud is a newly founded enterprise. The area of expertise of Educloud can be described as developing technological solutions according to the needs of companies and target groups.

Educloud develops interactive education platforms that include participants in the learning processes. The team members are experienced in ICT technologies on “Interactive Software” and “Web-based software”. The enterprise gives special importance to actively involve educators in assigned works and employs all supportive mechanisms in order to provide them with opportunities to improve their skills in the field of ICT.

Educloud also works very closely with associations and other social organisations and help them reach more
people on virtual platforms. The enterprise’s plan for the future is to reach more support mechanisms for educators and lecturers across Europe and improve its work area in a way to address more academicians, create a network of academicians interested in several areas.


The School of Robotics (Scuola di Robotica) is an Educational and Training Center Certified by the Italian Ministry of Education and member of the European Robotics Platform. It has extensive experience in employing robotics to support educational needs. A Committee consisting of robotics scientists and of scholars in Humanities has instituted School of Robotics
(2000), and it serves as Scientific Committee. The aim of Scuola di Robotica is to promote the knowledge of the science of Robotics among students and young people, from early childhood to high school education.

Scuola di Robotica has been key in promoting Roboethics (Ethical, Legal and Societal Aspects in Robotics – ELSA) and it was the ELSA Partner and Referee for the European Action CARE. It is a member of the European Robotics Association and of the European Centre for Women and Technology ECWT). It is the National Centre of the Project Roberta, Girls Discover Robot; Regional Partner of the FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL); it is the National Coordinator of EC euRobotics Week; and NAO Challenge Ambassador for Italy. School of Robotics is deeply involved in the study of the complex interaction between Robotics and Society and is supporting the international project for the development of Roboethics, the ethics applied to robotics.


The University of Rijeka (UNIRI) is the fundamental educational and research institution in the western part of Croatia. Founded in 1973 following a long-standing tradition of higher education institutions and activities, the University of Rijeka has 16 constituents: an academy of applied arts, 10 faculties and 4 university departments, with over 161 study programmes. UNIRI has 16 500 students, over 1700 employees and almost 1000 researchers. 
UNIRI is the first university in Croatia that signed “The European Charter for Researchers” and “The Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers”, thereby accepting the European Commission’s initiative aiming to increase employability and promote research careers as vital elements in the strategy of economy growth, employment, and setting up the European Research Area. In addition, UNIRI was the first to sign the EC’s Charter for participation in the “Group for Human Resources Strategy Implementation”. 
UNIRI was the first Croatian university to set a development strategy. It focuses on excellence, quality assurance, life-long learning, active collaboration with the local community & economy and active inclusion into the EHEA & ERA. Since 2019 UNIRI is member of the E+ European Universities Initiative: Young Universities for the Future of Europe (YUFE).