The CRUSE project is being undertaken by five higher education institutions located within four European countries.

University of Worcester

University of Worcester, UK

– Project Coordinator –

The University of Worcester is inspired by a commitment to human equality and dignity, democracy, and mutual respect. The University aims for equal opportunity and real inclusion in all our activities and promotes sustainable development and active community engagement. The University has an important role in generating and applying knowledge for public benefit. It believes that every individual matters and aims to help all students, staff and partners make the most of their own rich potential, as well as benefiting from practical rewards and prosperity which stem from higher education and learning.

Dr Robin Bell | Dr Sa’ad Ali

London University

London South Bank University

LSBU Business School, UK

London South Bank University (LSBU) is a cosmopolitan university in central London, UK, with over 18,000 students from more than 130 countries, studying for undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD degrees. LSBU Business School offers a wide range of courses across all areas of Business and Management Studies, and is home to the London Centre for Business and Entrepreneurship Research (LCBER). Equality, fairness and sustainability in a digitalised, globalised and multicultural economy are at the core of the research at LCBER. The LCBER research centre contributes to understanding how businesses and organisations can be successful in a highly competitive and global environment with high level publications, partnerships with local and international businesses and collaborations with leading academic institutions.

Prof Karin S. Moser Dr Rea Prouska Dr May Tungtakanpoung

UC Leuven-Limburg, Belgium

UC Leuven-Limburg, Belgium

UC Leuven-Limburg (UCLL) is renowned for the high quality of its teaching, research & regional development. More than 30 professional bachelor (EQF 6), and postgraduate study programs are offered in various domains, with a focus on health care, social work, business & commerce, teacher education and science & technology. UCLL’s strong commitment to research ensures state-of-art training programs for its 15,000 students. The research policy is practice-oriented and focused on market-driven applied research. Central to UCLL’s research mission is to develop innovative technology for companies, and to transfer new technology to the market. UCLL also provides consultancy and continuing education for local industries, organizations, and governments.

Lieve Mulier | Inge Godts

Halmstad University

Halmstad University, Sweden

Halmstad University in southwest Sweden was founded in 1983 and is often called The Innovation Driven University. The University has from the beginning been characterised as forward and cross-border-thinking. Halmstad University conducts education and research within a broad field, but three profile areas are prominent: Innovation Sciences, Information Technology, and Health and Lifestyle. These areas make a base for the University’s activities and it is also in these that the University offers education on a postgraduate level. The University is known for its popular and reality-based programmes and small student groups. Today, the University has around 10 600 students (circa 5,100 full-time students) and offers around 50 programmes and over 130 courses within several subject fields.

Dr Fawzi Halila

Uludağ Universitesi, Turkey

Uludağ University, established in 1975 under the name of Bursa University and took its current name in 1982, has been successfully continuing its educational services ever since with its 13 faculties, 2 schools, 15 vocational schools, 1 conservatory, 4 institutes, 21 applied research centers and 5 departments under rectorate. The Rectorate, the institutes and most of the faculties are located on central campus in Görükle with an area of 17 million m2 and 20 km away from the city center. Bursa Uludağ University has a vision to become a continuously developing university that creates knowledge at international level and contributes to society at a universal dimension with over 50000 students and approximately 2000 academic staff. Within this context, Uludağ University’s main policy in international relationships is in the collaboration and sharing of the particular strengths and potentials with higher education providers from Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Towards this collaborative framework, Bursa Uludağ University has established bilateral agreements with many universities in various countries, most of which are from Europe.

Dr Mehlika Saraç | Olcay Bektaş