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The CESAER is a non-profit association of leading universities of science and technology in Europe. CESAER was founded on May 10, 1990, seated in the Castle of Arenberg in Leuven, Belgium. The association unites over 50 leading universities of science and technology in 25 countries.

The mission of the organisation is structured around five aims [1]:

  1. to learn from one another: share information and best practice in the areas of higher education, research, innovation and university governance;
  2. to influence key bodies: aid policy-makers and funders to shape European strategies, policies and funding programmes;
  3. to boost participation in (European) funding programmes;
  4. to promote members strengths globally: support Members in displaying their excellence and distinctiveness at European level and beyond;
  5. to advance debate on key issues: promote reflection and understanding of the role of science and technology in open knowledge societies.


Country Institution(s) [2]
  Austria Graz University of Technology

Vienna University of Technology

  Belgium Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Université catholique de Louvain
Ghent University
  Czech Republic Brno University of Technology
Czech Technical University in Prague
  Denmark Aalborg University
  Estonia Tallinn University of Technology
  Finland Aalto University
  France Grenoble Institute of Technology
Institut national des sciences appliquées de Lyon
Paris Institute of Technology

Université Paris-Saclay

  Germany University of Hanover
RWTH Aachen
Technical University of Berlin
Darmstadt University of Technology
Dresden University of Technology
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Braunschweig University of Technology

University of Stuttgart

  Hungary Budapest University of Technology and Economics
  Ireland University College Dublin
  Israel Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

  Italy Politecnico di Milano
Polytechnic University of Turin
  Latvia Riga Technical University
  Lithuania Kaunas University of Technology
  Netherlands Delft University of Technology
University of Twente
  Norway NTNU Trondheim
  Poland Poznań University of Technology
Warsaw University of Technology
Gdańsk University of Technology
  Portugal Instituto Superior Técnico

Universidade NOVA de Lisboa
University of Porto

  Romania Politehnica University of Bucharest
  Russia Tomsk Polytechnic University
  Spain Polytechnic University of Madrid
Polytechnic University of Valencia
Polytechnic University of Catalonia
  Sweden Chalmers University of Technology
Royal Institute of Technology
Lund University LTH
   Switzerland École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
ETH Zurich
  Turkey Istanbul Technical University
  United Kingdom University of Strathclyde
University of Sheffield

University of Surrey

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mission, aims and values". CESAER. Retrieved 2018-12-11.
  2. ^ "members per country". CESAER. Retrieved 11 Dec 2018.

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