Young European Research Universities Network

Young European Research Universities Network
Abbreviation YERUN
Formation 2015
Type Education and research
Headquarters Brussels, Belgium
Juan Romo

The Young European Research Universities Network (YERUN) is a non-profit association that brings together young research-oriented universities in Europe. YERUN represents 18 universities from 12 EU countries.[1] The network aims at strategic collaboration among young European universities to shape future education policies. Furthermore, the initiative seeks to increase mobility for students, researchers and administrative staff among its member institutions.[2]


YERUN was launched in Dublin on April 30, 2015.[3]


The network is run by the assembly of rectors, vice-chancellors or respective presidents of its member universities. The assembly elects an executive board that includes a president and a secretary. The current president is Juan Romo (Charles III University of Madrid).[4]

YERUN member institutions

Country Institution(s)
 Belgium University of Antwerp
 Denmark Syddansk Universitet
 Finland University of Eastern Finland
 France Paris Dauphine University
 Germany University of Bremen
University of Konstanz
Ulm University
 Ireland Dublin City University
 Italy University of Rome Tor Vergata
 Netherlands Maastricht University
 Portugal Universidade Nova de Lisboa
 Spain Autonomous University of Barcelona
Autonomous University of Madrid
Charles III University of Madrid
University Pompeo Fabra
 Sweden Linköping University
 United Kingdom Brunel University London
University of Essex


  1. "Members". 2 February 2016. Retrieved 6 June 2016.
  2. "UA leads new Young European Research Universities network - Flanders Today". Retrieved 6 June 2016.
  3. "Young universities network launched in Dublin". 30 April 2015. Retrieved 6 June 2016.
  4. "UC3M President Juan Romo, new president of the YERUN network - UC3M". Retrieved 6 June 2016.
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