Tag: European Union of Private Higher Education (EUPHE)

ÖPUK signs MoU with APUC Taiwan – Actual situation ...

To facilitate the admission process to graduate-level programs of instruction, and to establish appropriate levels of postsecondary education attainment, the Republic of China (Taiwan) Private […]


Dear all, As this is my last EUPHE meeting as President, I will give a short summary of our activities in the last 2 years. […]

Statement of the Bologna Follow Up Group

EUPHE strongly supports the Statement of the Bologna Follow-up Group on the consequences of the Russian Invasion of Ukraine. Non-state Universities, as a vivid expression […]

ECJ has taken an important decision in favour of non-stat...

Again the ECJ has taken an important decision in favor of non-state universities. The Latvian Constitutional Court has asked the ECJ whether the national legislation […]

VC with
Sabine Verheyen

During the last board conference of 2021, the EUPHE board members had the opportunity to exchange views with Ms Sabine Verheyen, Member of the European […]

Relief in the Presidency of EUPHE Klaus Hekking VPH Germany

On Wednesday, 17 June, the Annual Ordinary General Assembly of EUPHE was held, approved unanimously by the members that Klaus Hekking as representative of VPH […]

State universities as provider of further education – Pro...

Per Lucky or unlucky – who gets to continue their education, Christine Böckelmann is the director and Erik Nagel is vice director of the Lucerne […]

Letter to Commissioner Innovation, Research, Culture, Edu...

Dear Commissioner Gabriel, With this letter, we would like to bring to your attention the situation of Private-Higher Education Institutions in the EU (PHEI) in […]

EU wants to strengthen the Rights of Private Universities...

The European Union of Private Higher Education (EUPHE) welcomes the opinion of the Advocate General at the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in the infringement proceedings against […]


On 4 April last, the EUPHE meeting was held in Portugal, at the Lusíada University of Lisbon. The meeting was attended by representatives of the […]


EUPHE holds its first official act in Madrid Spain on Thursday, November 15th, participating in the IV International Congress of Business Schools and AEEN 2018 […]

Demands of EUPHE to the European Governments

1. EUPHE requests the European Union and all member states to consider the plurality of public and private higher education as a high value of […]

EUPHE formal

On June 26th in Brussels, the five associations promoting EUPHE met to establish under Belgian Law as an International non for profit association. CONSTITUTION The […]

first steps

EUPHE was born in Paris on November 30th, 2017. EUPHE is the result of the consensus and agreement of six associations representing private universities and […]



Asociacion Española de Escuelas de Negocios (AEEN)

AEEN is the national Spanish association of private business schools, established in 2008 by 11 schools with the aim of contributing in a collegial manner to the process of management development through professional Master`s programs that enable their students to obtain highly effective business results. Currently, it has 62 member schools with around 63.000 students in 1300 programs and 603.000 alumni

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Associação Portuguesa do Ensino Superior Privado (APESP)

APESP is the national Portuguese association of non-state higher education institutions recognized as being of public interest under the terms of the Legal Regime of Higher Education Institutions Currently it has about 60 members with about 74.000 students in.... programs

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Österreichische Privatuniversitäten Konferenz (ÖPUK)

ÖPUK is the national Austrian conference of private universities. Currently, it has 16 members with around 220 study courses and more than 18.000 students

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Skupnost Samostoijnih Visokošolskih Zavodov (SSVZ)

SSVZ is the national Slovenian association of non-state higher education institutions and is officially recognized by the government as its representative. It currently has 35 members with about ....students in ....programs

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University of Social Sciences and Humanities (SWPS)

SWPS is one of the leading Polish non-state universities, established in 1996 with currently 5 campuses in major cities of Poland with more than 17.000 students in 35 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs.

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The Higher Education Colleges Association (HECA)

HECA is the national Irish association of respected independent, private providers of quality higher-level education. It was established in 1991 and currently has 12 member colleges with 27.000 students in 379 QQI validated programs and around 127.000 alumni

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Union Des Grandes Écoles Indépendantes

UGEI is one of the national French associations of non-state higher education institutions, established in 1993, with 37 member schools, among them 14 business schools, 22 engineering schools and 1 design school with about 81.000 students in ....programs

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Union Des Nouvelles Facultés Libres

UNFL is one of the national French associations of non-state higher education institutions, established in 2004. It currently has 5 members which offer 58 including licences, masters and double degrees.

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Verband Privater Hochschulen e.V.

VPH is the national German association of non-state higher education institutions, established in 2004. It currently has around 82 members with about 263.000 students in more than 1200 programs.

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