YUFE - Young Universities for the Future of Europe

  • A European University in the Making!

    YUFE - Young Universities for the Future of Europe". We are an alliance of ten European universities and two non-academic partners. Together, we aim to build an open and inclusive European university. As part of this endeavour, YUFE offers students and university staff Europe-wide opportunities to develop and grow in their academic and professional pursuits.

    YUFE is an alliance selected and funded by the European Commission. U Bremen also receives support from the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) and the Senator for Science and Ports of the State of Bremen.


Marko Rohlfs und Lorena Kalvelage hocken auf einer Wiese und schauen sich die Pflanzen am Boden an. Im Vordergrund steht ein Schild, das über das Biodiversitätsprojekt auf dem Campus informiert.

BioYUFE brings together European research and teaching in the life sciences

From Croatia to England, from courses to webinars: YUFE makes life sciences European. Werner Ulrich, Professor of Ecology and Biogeography at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, has been dedicated to this cause for three years.

YUFE supports departmental activities

For 2024, funding of up to €5,000 is possible - subject to the State of Bremen approving funds. A wide variety of measures can be funded that anchor YUFE more deeply in the department, increase visibility or strengthen exchanges with YUFE partner universities.

Jutta Günther

Jutta Günther Elected YUFE Vice-President

Professor Jutta Günther, President of the University of Bremen, has been elected Vice-President of the YUFE Alliance. She will chair the Strategic Council, which is made up of the leaders of all universities.


Dr. Philipp Baur

YUFE Institutional Coordinator
University of  Bremen
International Office
SFG - Room 0280
28359 Bremen


Phone: +49 421 218-60384
E-Mail: philipp.baurprotect me ?!vw.uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de

Project Website
of the YUFE Alliance:


  • Go to page: University of Essex
  • Go to page: University of Antwerp
  • Go to page: Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
  • Go to page: University of Cyprus
  • Go to page: University of Eastern Finland
  • Go to page: Maastricht University
  • Go to page: Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń
  • Go to page: University of Rijeka
  • Go to page: The Adecco Group France
  • Go to page: Educational Testing Service Global

What is YUFE?

YUFE is a network of young and innovative universities in Europe. Our goal is the development of a European university, open to all, inclusive and participatory.

YUFE is mobility: the exchange between the partners of our network, i.e. students, teachers, researchers and all other members of the universities is fully supported.

YUFE is student-centred and multilingual: students are present in all YUFE committees and are centrally involved in all developments and decisions. On this basis YUFE designs a "Student and Staff Journey", career paths and partnership projects with local non-university stakeholders in four focus areas. Within the alliance language training is promoted at all levels.

YUFE is more than just a university: All YUFE universities are closely linked to the economy, politics and society in their regions. YUFE thus stands for close ties to the regions. All universities work together with companies, civil society organizations, local government and administration in order to bring the European idea to life.