U!REKA is an international consortium for applied research, innovation and education. Founded in 2016, the Alliance was expanded in 2019, and now includes approximately 165,000 students and 15,000 employees.
It brings together eight universities:
- University College Ghent, Belgium
- Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway
- Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Finland
- Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Germany
- Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom
- Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
- VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
- Politécnico de Lisboa, Portugal
The U!REKA institutions collaborate on the common topics of applied research, education, and focus on the future employability of students and the professional development of staff.