EUNICE stands for ‘European University for Customised Education’. It is an alliance of seven existing public universities in Europe: Politechnika Poznanska (PUT, Poland), who leads the consortium; Brandenburgische Technische Universitat Cottbus-Senftenberg (BTU, Germany), Universidad de Cantabria (UC, Spain); Université de Mons (UMONS, Belgium); Università degli Studi di Catania (UNICT, Italy), Université Polytechnique Hauts-de-France (UPHF, France); and Vaasan Yliopisto (UVA, Finland).

Its main strength will be a customized education model to shape open minded European citizens, equipping them with the necessary skills and competences to face future challenges.EUNICE has the potential to develop a flexible, adaptable approach to face the challenges of a changing Europe.

Within EUNICE, UNICT leads the work package aimed to reinforce the University-Business cooperation (WP5: ‘Training, Research & Development for industry-oriented problems’). One of the key activities of WP5 is to prompt international internships for students.