Partners & networks

Hasselt University has institutional and faculty collaboration agreements with prominent universities, research institutes and academies all over the world, to give its students, PhD students, researchers and lecturers the possibility to spend time abroad or develop international activities.


In 2022, Hasselt University joined the European University Alliance 'EURECA-PRO'. This network enables students and staff to study, teach and research in the field of responsible consumption and production. The long-term ambition of UHasselt and its partners in Austria, Germany, Greece, Poland, Romania, Spain and France is to become the European hub for education and research in sustainability.

Find out more on the EURECA-PRO website

EURECA-PRO research funding


EURECA-PRO Lecture Series

Every semester, the EURECA-PRO organizes an online lecture series on responsible consumption and production. This lecture series is presented by 14 leading professors and researchers of nine European universities from eight countries.

This semester, UHasselt had the honor to be represented by Prof. Tom Kuppens and Prof. Bart Vermang.

Attend the remaining online lectures or find more info about the complete EURECA-PRO lecture series at or scan the QR-code below.

Circular Engineering Across Disciplines (CEAD)
Summer School - Turning waste into resources

What's in it for you?

  • Introduction to the general principles of the circular economy.
  • Insights into the most recent research in recycling processes, process intensification as leverage for energy reduction and higher efficiency, intelligent smart packaging, and reuse of building materials.
  • Lectures, interactive workshops, and lab activities in several inspiring research locations.
  • International and interdisciplinary teamwork.
  • Company visits.

University engineering students of bachelor or master level can apply. The selection is based on your application letter stating your motivation and your academic progress.

CEAD 2022


You will find all the information regarding the application in the info sheet. The application deadline is November 30th 2022. 
All applicants will be informed about their selection by the end of December 2022.


The Summer School will take place on Diepenbeek campus of Hasselt University, April 23-28th, 2023, followed by a virtual part to be completed at the latest May 5th, 2023.

More information?

More information about the CEAD Summer School can be found on the CEAD website.

Save the date

  • EURECA-PRO PhD Conference, 6-10 June 2023, TU BAF (Freiburg)

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