CLUSTER - Consortium Linking Universities of Science and Technology for Education and Research - is a consortium of 12 elite European Universities in Science and Engineering with associate members from around the world.

CLUSTER represents a Multi-location European University of Science and Technology with about 3.000 professors, 11.000 academic staff, 14.000 PhD students, with a total of more than 140.000 students.

CLUSTER General Assembly 2022

The first 2022 Steering Committee and annual General Assembly of CLUSTER was held virtually at Grenoble INP-UGA from 2nd to 3rd of March. Since the previous SC, the WG groups have met regularly which generates new activities, such as joint submissions for call for proposals for European projects. Current and upcoming activities of the Consortium […]


CLUSTER Statement: Position regarding the conflict in Europe

Given that: CLUSTER network acknowledges the role of universities as a vehicle for peace and resilience, and cherishes a climate of open collaboration and cooperation as well as solidarity; CLUSTER network recognises that the successful realisation of its mission depends on the intensity of collaboration between all members and the strength of each member’s commitment […]


CLUSTER General Assembly 2022 and Online Conferences

The General Assembly and the first 2022 Steering Committee of CLUSTER will be held in online format by Grenoble INP-UGA from 2nd to 3rd of March. Grenoble INP-UGA will organize two conferences ( in conjunction with this event. These two conferences can be followed remotely and will be translated into French live. The first conference […]


CLUSTER Steering Committee II 2021 at UCLouvain

The second 2021 Steering Committee of CLUSTER was held in hybrid format at Université Catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain) in Louvain-la-Neuve from 29th to 30th of October. Finally CLUSTER representatives and members were able to see each other again and spend time together on and off meetings such as enjoying a visit of Hergé’s (author of […]


The Global Future Skills Project

What is the Global Future Skills Project? The Global Future Skills Project is seeking for contributions of your visionary and Future Skills-based higher education programs, courses and teaching & learning concepts built around supporting students’ Future Skills development. In a world which is changing faster than ever before, it has never been more urgent to […]


SEEEP PhD Summer School 2021 16th-27th August

        The yearly 2-week Energy PhD school organized by KTH Stockholm and TU Eindhoven will take place between 16 and 27 August. The theme of the PhD school this year is “Energy Transition: Pathways towards net zero”. Students will have a schedule with lectures and project work in an international working environment […]


Applications open for 2021 Summer School EPFL ETHZ

We are happy to announce that applications for the EPFL-ETHZ Summer School 2021 “Designing for Resiliency: RE:GENERATE alpine-urban circularity” are now open! We developed a timely, pandemic-resilient hybrid outdoor format of nudging social transformative action, which allows both virtual-global and onsite participation in the mountain village of Ostana (Italy). The summer school will take place onsite (5th-13th June) and online (24th May – 25th June). […]


CLUSTER General Assembly 2021 virtual at KTH

The first 2021 Steering Committee (SC) together with the annual General Assembly of CLUSTER was held virtually at KTH, Stockholm from 18th to 19th of March. Since the previous SC, the newly created Working Groups on sustainable development in engineering programs and on the European Universities Alliances have met twice. The existing Working Groups have […]


CLUSTER Steering Committee II 2020 virtual at Polito

The second 2020 Steering Committee of CLUSTER was held virtually at Politecnico di Torino from 29th to 30th of October. Prior to this Steering Committee additional working group meetings were organised, such as a meeting of the students’ representatives and a meeting of the communication working group for the 30th anniversary celebration. The main focus […]


Urban Greenhouse Challenge: Reforest

Tomsk Polytechnic University, a CLUSTER associate member, launches the international competition of student projects for innovative greenhouse complexes in urban environment – Urban Greenhouse Challenge: Reforest. The competition is held as part of the celebration of the 125th anniversary of Tomsk Polytechnic University and will take place from October 2020 to June 2021. It is […]