We educate social
Aurora is a partnership of like-minded and closely collaborating research intensive European universities, who use their academic excellence to drive societal change and contribute to the sustainable development goals.
In this interactive space, we offer courses and exchange opportunities for our students, training and academic collaboration opportunities for our staff, and resources of interest to our wider community.
Our universities are deeply committed to the social impact of their activities and have a history of engagement with their local communities.
Copenhagen Business School (CBS) was established in 1917. Today CBS is one of the 8 Danish universities, with more than 21,000 students and 1,500 employees – faculty, PhD-students and administrative staff. Programmes are based on a strong and internationally renowned research base that CBS consistently strengthens. CBS has a Center of Excellence, funded by the Danish National Research Foundation, and has received five European Research Council Grants.
With 14 faculties, schools and institutes, 1 observatory and 33 research laboratories, Université Paris-Est Créteil has been active in all fields of knowledge since 1970. A major player in disseminating academic, scientific and technological knowledge, the university offers more than 350 training courses in all disciplines and levels.
The University of Minnesota, founded in 1851, is Aurora’s first global member and one of the largest research universities worldwide. It has five U.S. campuses with schools of engineering, medicine, law, veterinary medicine, and agriculture. It ranks 14th in active public research with over $1 billion in annual spending. Its mission includes research, teaching, and public service, preparing its 70,000 students for a global society and addressing pressing societal issues.