New Director of ESPOLNew Director of ESPOL
Andrew Glencross appointed as new Director of ESPOL, European School of Political and Social Sciences. Following an international search, l’Université Catholique de Lille has appointed Professor Andrew Glencross to the position of Director of ESPOL, European School of Political and Social Sciences, effective June 1. Prof. Glencross joined ESPOL in September 2021 as a Senior Lecturer and Deputy Director for International Affairs. In parallel with his work, he obtained l'Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches (HDR) in Italy: Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale alle funzioni di professore universitario di Prima Fascia nel Settore Concorsuale 14/A2-Scienza Politica, and was appointed Professor in July 2022. Prof. Glencross graduated from Cambridge University (BA Social and Political Studies and MPhil Historical Studies). Prof. Glencross is a former Joseph Hodges Choate Fellow at Harvard University (2000-2001), his doctorate took him to Florence, where he defended his thesis at the European University Institute under the supervision of Friedrich Kratochwil. From 2008 to 2010, prof. Glencross was a lecturer in the international relations programme at the University of Pennsylvania. Returning to Europe in 2010, he taught at the University of Aberdeen, the University of Stirling, and Aston University before joining ESPOL in September 2021. With his international curriculum, both as a fellow researcher and supervisor, prof. Andrew Glencross brings with him a global vision for the next generations of ESPOL students and faculty members.
International Erasmus+ Week 2023International Erasmus+ Week 2023
Between 24 and 28 April, the Université Catholique de Lille welcomed more than 60 colleagues from partner universities, totalling 24 different nationalities, as part of Erasmus+ week.
This educational event was dedicated to sustainable development on the part of universities, but also to pedagogical innovation and the student experience.
With a selection of over 30 workshops offered throughout the week, participants were able to discover many of the projects underway at the UCLille and its constituent institutions, thanks to the involvement of colleagues representing LiveTREE, HÉMiSF4iRE, and the Living Lab Ensembll, as well as JUNIA, ICAM, IESEG, Law, FGES, and ESPAS-ESTICE.
Learn more about the Erasmus+ week
"Health Forum" organized by All Santé on 30 March"Health Forum" organized by All Santé on 30 March
All Santé is organizing a "Health Forum" on 30 March. The event is open to all students and staff from the University.
From 10am to 5pm you will be able to talk about physical and mental health matters with many health professionals, learn more about French social security or the Nightline association, and even take part in several activities!
Location : University building "Robert Schuman" RS 311, 58 rue du port, Lille From 10 am to 5 pm Open to all students and staff
International Newsletter #2INTERNATIONAL NEWSLETTER #1
We have the pleasure to share with you the second edition of our new International Newsletter.
This newsletter aims to keep you informed about the University's strategic projects and initiatives from its member institutions.
READ THE NEWSLETTER HERE
Earthquake in Turkey and Syria: Université Catholique de Lille expresses its solidarityEarthquake in Turkey and Syria: Université Catholique de Lille expresses its solidarity
It is with deep sorrow and anguish that we have learned about the strong earthquake that occurred on 6 February 2023, in Turkey and Syria, with thousands of deaths and injured reported so far.
In these moments of hardship, on behalf of Université Catholique de Lille, we send our condolences to the bereaved families and express our solidarity and compassion with all the people affected by this terrible tragedy.
As members of a global community, we sympathize with those who suffer from this devastating calamity and we hope that we will find ways to show our solidarity on an international level.
Erasmus+ Training Week at Université Catholique de LilleErasmus+ Training Week at Université Catholique de Lille
Did you know?
On top of student exchange and internship opportunities, Erasmus+ also encourages international training for administratives and teachers.
Every year, the Université Catholique de Lille is pleased to receive dozens of international colleagues from different nationalities through the organisation of international Erasmus+ training weeks.
See images of the last training week, organized as part of the ECOPOSS Biennale in October 2022:
Live the experience of commitment in 2023Live the experience of commitment in 2023
Hope, Energy, Humanity – let us advance together to build a sustainable world of freedom and fellowship.The University Community and its President-Rector, Patrick SCAUFLAIRE.
Listen to Patrick SCAUFLAIRE – President Rector of the Université Catholique de Lille (English subtitles available)
University Climate ConventionUNIVERSITY CLIMATE CONVENTION
The University Climate Convention is an “active learning” program aligned with the Paris Agreement and the Convention for the Transition of Higher Education Institutions. As a signatory to the Grenoble Agreement and, with the European Metropolis of Lille (MEL), committed to the goal of zero carbon by 2050, the Université Catholique de Lille offers training and education regarding climate issues
Joining the University Climate Convention means:Acting on behalf of the climate Learning about the ecological and climate transition and take ownership of the issues Participating in the development and implementation of solutions
For three months, 100 students and 50 staff members from across the University and its varied establishments are taking part in an unprecedented program of training and collective workshops aimed at reducing carbon impact and personal lifestyle reconsiderations. Participants learn about global climate and energy issues, examine the University's carbon footprint and its various emission sources, and imagine solutions for the future. These will be presented to a jury of experts and decision-makers at the concluding session to be held on 6 December 2022 at the regional council office. Program dates: 13 and 20 October, 10, 17 and 24 November, 1 and 6 December, from 3 pm to 6 pm.
An International Erasmus+ Training Week as part of the ECOPOSS BiennaleAn International Erasmus+ Training Week as part of the ECOPOSS Biennale
From 24 to 28 October 2022, the Université Catholique de Lille organized an International Erasmus+ Training Week.
We had the pleasure of welcoming 30 colleagues from partners Universities from more than 17 different nationalities.
The week was devoted to our various universities' commitment to sustainable development - a theme that finds a particular echo in this year of mobilization #ClimateItIsTime.
The week included many activities such as conferences, a campus visit on the theme of sustainable development, and a "Climate Fresk", as well as times of sharing and other interactive workshops.
Webinar for international studentsWebinar & health information for international students - 4th November 2022 at 2pm
If you are an international student in France you may already know that you’re entitled to be refunded for your medical expenses!
In order to get the coverage of your medical expenses in France, you must register for the French health system also called « Assurance Maladie ». The registration is free. You should necessarily apply on the dedicated website etudiant-etranger.ameli.fr As soon as you receive your social security number a part of your medical expenses can be refunded if you reach some conditions.
To help you along this process, Assurance Maladie is organizing an international Webinar on Friday the 4th of November at 2 PM (Paris Time, GMT+2).
This webinar will allow you to get all the relevant information regarding the application to be covered for your medical expenses in France and the medical pathway.
To join you only have to connect on Zoom by following this link :
Join the meeting
Meeting ID : 979 9437 0435 Password : 959525
Celebrate the Erasmus Days on 13 and 14 octoberCELEBRATE THE ERASMUS DAYS ON 13 and 14 OCTOBER
With more than 440 Erasmus partners in Europe, the Université Catholique de Lille is one of the most internationalized French universities, with the desire to contribute to the European construction! For 35 years and many more to come, our commitment to Erasmus+ encourages students and employees' intercultural experience around european values. Celebrate the Erasmus Days on the 13th & 14th october by participating to events organized by the University's schools and institutions, online and on campus !
This year's Erasmus Days also mark Erasmus+ 35th anniversary.
See Erasmus Days program