The University of Florence, together with six other European universities, has established the European University for well-being (EUniWell). EUniWell is one of the consortia selected as part of the call of the European Commission "European Universities", launched with the aim of establishing networks of universities that will share study and research programs, making the most of the possible synergies and that will thus give life to the European universities of the future.
EUniWell's mission is to improve the quality of life of European citizens through research and education activities, as well as institutional engagement. In addition to Unifi, it includes the Universities of Birmingham (England), Cologne (Germany), Constance (Germany), Kyiv (Ukraine), Linnaeus (Sweden), Murcia (Spain), Nantes (France), and Semmelweis (Hungary).
The main areas of focus identified for collaboration are health, individual and social well-being, environment and quality of life, promotion of European identity, teacher training, and promoting the attractiveness of European universities.
The main areas of action identified for collaboration are: Health, individual and social well-being, the environment and quality of life, the promotion of European identity, teacher training and the promotion of attractiveness of European university institutes.
Head of EUniWell for Unifi is the vice-president for international relations, Giorgia Giovannetti
Project manager, Irene Ghaleb
Staff, Louisekate Benchetrit euniwell(AT)unifi.it
EUniWell Science-to-Public Communication Workshops
Cycle of online seminars for researchers and PhD students. Application deadline: 10 February 2023 (26 January 2023)
EUniWell, the second workshop call aimed at alliance researchers
Deadline set for February 17, 2023 (11 January 2023)
The EUniWell European university network expands
With the addition of the University of Constance (16 November 2022)
At the Social Sciences campus, an EUniWell initiative aimed at students (15 November 2022)
Solutions for more sustainable universities
EUniWell call aimed at students (29 September 2022)
Two language intercomprehension courses available at CLA
The courses are at no cost to students and staff in the EUniWell European University Network (22 September)
Sixteen awards for theses on quality of life and sustainability (20 September 2022)
The Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv is the ninth member of the network (11 August 2022)
Promote the development of well-being and quality of life
4th call for research projects promoted by the European university network EUniWell (4 April 2022)
EUniWell, the University of Murcia has joined the alliance
As its eighth member (23 March 2022)
EuniWell, communicating science in a European dimension A workshop dedicated to doctoral students (17 March 2022)
Contributing to the well-being and improved quality of life at the University
Third call of the European network EUniWell (24 November 2021)
Florence to host the assembly of the rectors of the EUniWell network
Seven new trees were planted this morning at the Sciences Campus of Sesto Fiorentino to reassert our common effort to support research (21 October 2021)
The European university network EUniWell celebrates its first year of activity The events organized by Unifi within the FestiWell (19 October 2021)
Best practices to improve the quality of Students' Well-Being
EUniWell online symposium, in collaboration with Unifi (29 September 2021)
Save the date, "Taking Well-being Forward"
The first festival organized by EUniWell is scheduled for 19 and 20 October 2021 (24 August 2021)
Hosted by the Department of Economics and Management (3 August 2021)
EUniWell European Interuniversity Consortium
Two projects coordinated by the University of Florence are being funded on the second Seed Funding Call (30 March 2021)
Intercomprehension between Romance languages course
The initiative is aimed at students from the EUniWell network. It has been activated in the spring of 2022 in online teaching mode. Details can be found online
Italian as L2 courses
The initiative is aimed at students from the EUniWell network that are coming to Florence for a study period. the course is delivered online. Details can be found online