News archive - DIAnet - Danube Initiative & Alps Adriatic network

DIAnet intends to promote and strengthen relations among the university and research systems in Friuli Venezia Giulia and those involving the member institutions of the Conference of Rectors of the Alps-Adriatic Universities and the Danube Rectors' Conference. 


DIAnet's main objective is to promote the enhancement and increase of the parameters measuring quality, effectiveness, competitiveness and integration in research, administration, cooperation and exchange of good practices. To achieve its objectives, DIAnet envisages fellowships for incoming and outgoing mobility (grants for PhD studies, mobility, theses development and research), international schools and thematic seminars addressed to reinforce the network. All the envisaged actions are supported by the Welcome Office FVG Help Desk , available to provide customized advice. 
The project, funded by the Friuli Venezia Giulia Regional Government and co-funded by the 2007-2013 European Social Fund, involves the universities participating in the Conference of Rectors of the Alps-Adriatic Universities and the Danube Rectors' Conference and the respective partners, both private and public, in the following countries: Albania (North-west), Austria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany (Baden-Wurttemberg and Bayern), Italy (Friuli Venezia Giulia, Trentino, Veneto, Lombardia, Emilia-Romagna), Czech Republic, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Ukraine (Odessa), Ungheria. 
Activities are carried out jointly by the University of Trieste, the University of Udine, SISSA - the International School of Advanced Studies, and AREA Science Park of Trieste. 

Thematic seminars 
In the framework of the DIAnet project, AREA Science Park organizes 15 thematic seminars addressed to sharing good practices and transfer competences, intended firstly for technical, administrative and managerial staff working for the DIAnet network member institutions. 

The Project envisages the organization of seminar focusing on 3 major areas: 
1. International incoming services and related issues
2. Funding for research and innovation towards Horizon 2020

3. Organizing research internationalization and support services 

Geographical focus
  • Danube Macroregion
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • General

Entry created by Desiree Pecarz on March 29, 2013
Modified on March 29, 2013