SEA-EU alliance progresses in the coordination and building of the European University of the Seas 1 October 2019

Rectors and managers of the European University of the Seas (SEA-EU) took part yesterday in a video-conference meeting in preparation for the shaping and the goals for the next European universities meeting in Brussels (7-8 November 2019).

The meeting has also been useful to prepare the next formal constitution of the Governing Board as well as to define next steps of this alliance that unites 122,832 students, 28,373 alumni/year, 16,909 staff, including 10,427 academic staff/researchers, 68 faculties, 117 research institutes, 3 international clusters of excellence and counts 32 associated partners.

The working session, which took place on 1 October, involved all universities participating in SEA-EU and had the following attendees:


University of Cádiz (Spain)

▪          Prof. Dr. Francisco Piniella, Rector

▪          Prof. Dr. José A. Muñoz-Cueto, Coordinator

▪          Prof. Dr. Rafael Jiménez-Castañeda, Vice-Rector for Internationalization

▪          Mr. Javier Izquierdo, Director of Secretariat for International Projects and Networks

▪          Dr. Antonio J. González-Rueda, Comissioner for 2nd Strategic Plan

University of Western Brittany in Brest (France)

▪          Prof. Matthieu Gallou, President

▪          Prof. Dr. Béatrice Thomas-Tual, Vice-President Europe and International

▪          Ms. Anne Gillet-Hampton, Director of the President´s Office

University of Kiel (Germany)

▪          Prof. Dr. Lutz Kipp, President.

▪          Prof. Dr.  Ralph Schneider, Director of Kiel Marine Sciences

University of Gdańsk (Poland)

▪          Prof. Dr. Jerzy Piotr Gwizdała, Rector

▪          Prof. Dr. Krzysztof Bielawski, Vice-Rector for Development and Cooperation with Business and Industry

▪          Prof. Dr. Piotr Stepnowski, Vice-Rector for Research

▪          Prof. Dr. Aneta Oniszczuk-Jastrząbek, Vice-Rector for IT and Internationalisation

Split University (Croatia)

▪          Prof. Dr. Dragan Ljutić, Rector

▪          Prof. Dr. Leandra Vranješ Markić, Vice-Rector for Science and Innovation

University of Malta (Malta)

▪          Prof. Alfred J. Vella, Rector

▪          Prof. Godfrey Baldacchino, Pro-Rector (International Relations & Quality Assurance)