Founded in 1985 and formally constituted with a charter in 1987, the Coimbra Group is an association of 37 traditional European multidisciplinary universities of high international standards. The Coimbra Group strives to create special academic and cultural ties to promote internationalization, academic cooperation, excellence in teaching and research, and services to society for the benefit of its members.
The group also aims to influence European education policy and develop best practices through mutual exchange of experience.
The Alumni office of the University of Würzburg offers current and former students, staff, lecturers and professors a lot of possibilities for networking with other alumni, such as the mentoring programme.
The Career Service Network Germany (csnd) was founded in 2003 by existing Career Services. The network cooperates closely with the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK) and today has almost 200 members. Universities as institutional members and career service employees are involved in the association for the development and expansion of vocational preparation of students.
-csnd e.V. is an umbrella organization
- for the development and assurance of standards for the professionalization of Career Service work
- for task specific qualification of its members
- as an interface for all who are involved in the process of shaping the transition from studies to the profession
- as a contact for international partners (NACE, AGCAS, FEDORA etc.)