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ESA suspends Exomars mission over Ukraine invasion

18 March 2022

ESA’s ruling Council, meeting in Paris on 16-17 March, assessed the situation arising from the war in Ukraine regarding ExoMars, and unanimously acknowledged the present impossibility of carrying out the ongoing cooperation with Roscosmos on the ExoMars rover mission with a … Continued

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UNIVERSEH Statement on the Invasion of Ukraine

15 March 2022

The UNIVERSEH European University Alliance (including universities from France, Germany, Luxembourg, Sweden and Poland) was shocked by the outbreak of war, as academic cooperation, exchange, interculturality and multilingualism – which are the foundation of European University Alliances – are supposed … Continued

Call for expression of interest to join the UNIVERSEH Alliance

03 March 2022

UNIVERSEH – The European University for Earth and Humanity associates five Universities:  Université Fédérale Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées (France),  Université du Luxembourg (Luxembourg),  Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf (Germany),  Luleå tekniska universitet (Sweden), and  Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza im. Stanisława Staszica w Krakowie (Poland).  UNIVERSEH will soon … Continued

Swedish-Finnish collaboration sends satellite to space

20 December 2021

A collaboration between Swedish and Finnish universities and research institutes will result in a nanosatellite, KvarkenSat, eventually being launched into orbit around the Earth. The satellite is built by researchers at Luleå University of Technology and will provide various actors … Continued

Unique research provides greener rocket propulsion systems

20 December 2021

The number of rocket launches expects to increase in the future. Alexis Bohlin, researcher in Space Systems at Luleå University of Technology, wants to contribute to greener rocket engine fuel and components that provide less climate impact. – The goal … Continued

Fine dust on the surface of Mars

20 December 2021

There is a very thin layer of very fine, loose material on top of Mars’ soil. By using data from NASA’s Mars lander InSight, researchers been able to resolve an extremely thin layer of soil. – Soil on Mars behaves … Continued


Student team from uni.lu to conduct experiment aboard the ISS

13 December 2021

A team of students from the University of Luxembourg was selected as one of the winners of the “Überflieger 2” competition and will be able to conduct a scientific experiment aboard the International Space Station in late 2022 or early … Continued

Space Systems Engineering Research Group (“SpaSys”) created at University of Luxembourg

06 October 2021

The University of Luxembourg’s interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) has launched a new research group dedicated to Space Systems Engineering. The group is headed by Prof. Andreas Hein and is focusing on disruptive future space systems. Prof. … Continued

The future of European universities, a core ambition for the French Presidency of the EU in 2022

04 October 2021

At UNIVERSEH’s inaugural conference on 4 October 2021 in Toulouse, Manuel Bouard, representative of the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation outlined the priorities of the French government in the upcoming presidency of the EU, to stimulate the … Continued