The University of Vechta strengthens its position through strategic partnerships and networking with other universities, both in Germany and abroad.

The University of Vechta is a member of national and international networks. Networks facilitate the pooling of interests and boost the visibility of the universities involved. They are also a sign of long-standing collaborative relationships built on trust, which in turn provide an institutional framework for joint research and teaching projects, as well as on an administrative level.

European University Association (EUA)

The EUA`s (European University Association) mission is to promote the development of a coherent system of European higher education and research. EUA aims to achieve this through active support and guidance to its members as autonomous institutions in enhancing the quality of their teaching, learning and research as well as their contributions to society. More Information find here.

International Association of Universities

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The University of Vechta is a member of the International Association of Universities. The association was founded in 1950 under the auspices of UNESCO and today has more than 650 member institutions from over 120 countries. The International Association of Universities serves as a network and exchange for information on globally relevant topics of higher education and higher education policy. All members recognize the same values and principles for research, dissemination and application of research results. The focus is on promoting innovation, equal learning and cooperation between member institutions instead of competition. The guiding principle is the recognition of different perspectives and the undertaking of social responsibility.


As a non-governmental organisation, the IAU lobbies and exchanges information with institutions such as UNESCO, the OECD and the EU.


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Euraxess provides information and assistance to mobile researchers – by means of this portal and with the support of our national EURAXESS Centres.
The portal contains practical information concerning professional and daily life in Germany, as well as information on job and funding opportunities. More Information find here.

GATE Germany

GATE Germany is the initiative, financed by the German federal government and administered by the DAAD that advertises Germany as a location of higher education. It does so through various means, producing advertising campaigns, websites, and printed materials. In various regions around the world, the initiative regularly organizes trade fairs and road shows at which German universities can present themselves and their program. The University of Vechta is member and participates in many events.

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