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Share your vision of the university of the future - participate in the Unite! Student festival

Published Jan 24, 2023

Gather a team of students in Unite! universities, prepare a video with your vision of the university of the future and compete with other teams to win a participation on the Unite! Student Festival in Lisbon.

The  Unite!4Future Programme's main goal is to attract the participation of students from the nine alliance partner universities with the aim of calling for creative ideas about what can be expected at a university of the future. With a competition format, in a bottom-up approach, Unite!4Future will enable student participation by presenting concrete, original and implementable ideas in a video format, that bring added value for all Unite! community. The projects are non-academic, but related to all other aspects of university student experience and daily life on campus.

The video proposals should be designed to contribute to the life and activities of the Unite! alliance partner universities and must address at least one of the key topics: Diversity and inclusion; Environment and sustainability; Academic experience, Mobility and Languages or Digitalization. All you have to do is gather a team of students from other Unite! partner universities and prepare a video with your vision of the university of the future. All the information you need is already available in the Unite!4Future Programme's Metacampus space . Once you have your group and the idea materialised in a video you can apply to the Unite!4Future programme within the designated period from the 9th until the 31st of January, 2023.

What's in it for you?

At the end of the competition the winning team will be awarded with:

✔ Guaranteed participation on the Unite! Student Festival in Lisbon in June/July 2023 (at least 1 student per institution)
✔ Travel expenses included (travel, accommodation and activities)
✔ Become part of the Unite! new generation of European students
✔ Share experiences and multicultural values
✔ Be part of a wonderful week full of activities including a social programme to enjoy the city


  • Applications until January 31st - Apply here 
  • Eligibility period during February 
  • Award ceremony during the 7th Unite! Dialogue hosted by Grenoble INP graduate school of engineering and management, from February 28 to March 2, 2023.

Do you have any questions about the competition?

You can also address your questions in the Unite!4Future community in the Metacampus

Participation requirements

These are the requirements you need to set up your team, build your idea and apply to the Unite!4Future Programme:

► Each team must include students from at least 2 Unite! partner universities
► Students must be full degree students enrolled in at least one of the Unite! Partner universities
► The application must address at least one call topic
► All project activities must be designed with the possibility of being applicable in any of the Unite! Universities.
► The application form must be submitted in English and must include:
✔team application form
✔project description in video format (10 min max)

Download the Unite!4Future applicant guide

How to enroll .

Unite! has created a tool that allows you to find colleagues to form a team, Metacampus. Therefore, registration will be carried through the Unite! Metacampus. Previous registration to the Metacampus is required to access the contest's registration, as well as other Unite! courses offered through the platform. Students will be able to contact other students from Unite! alliance partner universities through the Metacampus' Student Co-creation Unite!4Future Community .

Get Inspired!

Check the winning proposal from the Unite!4Future 2nd call

Contact Points  

Aalto University Marcela Acosta-Garcia
Grenoble INP graduate school of engineering and management, University Grenoble Alpes

Lucie Jiraskova

KTH Royal Institute of Technology Tiina Vinter
Politecnico Di Torino Carlos Castro
Technical University of Darmstadt Nadia El Nokraschi
Universidade de Lisboa Joana Salgueira 
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech Berenice Martin

Graz University of Technology 

Jasmin Hus

Wrocław University of Science and Technology  Anna Leśniewicz

Metacampus' Student Co-creation Unite!4Future Community