To adopt an innovative governance approach, a new model of multi-institutional cooperative engagement that encourages co-creation and co-working to implement our mission and vision at all levels of university activity, bringing together the efforts of students, professors and non-teaching staff, and the change management plan needed to do that.
To empower and inspire traditional/non traditional students and staff to become critical thinkers capable of confronting societal challenges linked with the theme of ‘reconciling humanity with the planet’ and the sustainable development goals, through a challenge-driven curricula.
To provide skills and attribute-based programmes designed within a new and flexible academic structure and organizational framework: skill-oriented, cross-disciplinary modules/micro-programmes configurable by students at all levels (undergraduate, postgraduate, doctorate and lifelong learning), in the form of non-classical curricula with self-directed learning pathways.
To focus on teaching for quality within the EIT knowledge triangle and integrate research and teaching across and within the disciplines (to bridge the education, research, and business aspects).
To strength citizenship through joint, innovative strategies which are multilingual, multicultural, inclusive and integrated into a coherent academic campus, and designing a mobility strategy - mobility as a norm - (including on-line learning) to enhance this citizenship, making intensive use of technology solutions to achieve the objectives.
To build an innovative teaching and learning strategy based on insights from the research and practice (combination of Transdisciplinarity, Social Constructivism, Elements of the UU Education Model, Design Thinking and Educational technologies).
To provide a tested and improved model and toolkit during the financed period to be implemented in CHARM-EU and ready to use by other Universities, acting as a role model.
To design a clear developmental framework for the financial sustainability strategy beyond the 3 year funded period that can be used by CHARM-EU but transferable for the wider European Universities community helping to implement the European Education Area.