The network provides information, consultation and project management services to support researchers in raising funds from the European Union and in executing EU research and innovation projects.The goal is to provide information about funding opportunities, to support applicants and to help in the management of EU projects. As a result of this cooperation, universities of Saxony-Anhalt shall be more successful in gathering funding for their research.
Target groups are researchers and research administrators of the network's universities who
- intend to participate in Horizon 2020 or Horizon Europe,
- prepare proposals as coordinator or project partner,
- have gained funding and seek support for project management,
- have general questions concerning EU research and EU research funding.
The network is supported by the Saxony-Anhalt Ministry of Economy, Science and Digitalization.
The EU university network maintains two EU offices, which are located at the Martin Luther University in Halle-Wittenberg and at the Otto von Guericke University in Magdeburg. The EU South Office in Halle looks after the Merseburg University of Applied Sciences, the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences and the Burg Giebichenstein University of Art in Halle, the North EU Office in Magdeburg looks after the Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences, the Harz University of Applied Sciences and the Saxony-Anhalt Police University.