University Network of the European Capitals of Culture

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The University Network of the European Capitals of Culture(UNeECC), an international non-profit association, was founded upon the initiative of the University of Pécs in Pécs, Hungary in December 2006 by 15 founding members.

UNeECC invites memberships in three different categories:

  • Full Membership: universities from cities of the European Capitals of Culture
  • Associate Membership: universities from applicant cities
  • Supportive Membership: all others, including cities and cultural organizations with parallel interests

The Secretariat of UNEECC is at the University of Pécs in Hungary.

General Assemblies and Annual Conferences[edit]

  1. 2007: Sibiu’Town and Gown’
  2. 2008: Liverpool’ Whose Culture(?)’
  3. 2009: Vilnius’Innovation, Creativity and Culture’
  4. 2010: Pécs
  5. 2011: Antwerp [1]
  6. 2012: Maribor [2]
  7. 2013: Marseille Seventh Interdisciplinary Conference of the University Network of the European Capitals of Culture
  8. 2014: Umeå
  9. 2015: Plzeň
  10. 2016: Wrocław

In 2007 the UNeECC GA and Conference was hosted by Lucian Blaga University in Sibiu. The Keynote Speaker of the Conference was Mr. Roger O’Keeffe Principal Administrator, from European Commission Directorate for Education and Culture.
In 2008 the GA and Annual Conference was organized by Liverpool Hope University and the University of Liverpool. The Keynote Speaker of the Conference was Prince Charles-Louis d’Arenberg.
In 2010, when the European Capital of Culture programme celebrated its 25th anniversary. The University of Pécs hosted the General Assembly and Annual Conference of UNeECC. We were organizing a joint conference of UNeECC and the Compostela Group of Universities providing a unique platform for scientific collaboration and networking.
In 2011, UNeECC celebrated its 5th year of founding. The Annual Conference was held in Antwerp, Belgium, European Capital of Culture 1993.
In 2012 UNeECC organized its Annual Conference jointly with EMUNI and the University of Maribor in Maribor, Slovenia, European Capital of Culture 2012.
In 2013 UNeECC organized its Annual Conference jointly with Aix-Marseille University and EHESS - School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences in Marseille, France, European Capital of Culture 2012..

Members[edit]

UNeECC currently has 47 members:[1]

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