May: The long-term research collaboration in technology and engineering between the E.H.E. European University EurAka and theiPAT Institute of the globally renowned public University of Erlangen, Germany, has been renewed. The EurAka University's President, Prof Dr Diener, and the iPat Institute's Director, Prof Dr Schlücker, agreed that the previous research will continue. It has delivered research outputs of global impact.
In addition, Prof Dr Schlücker has joined the EurAka University's doctoral faculty as supervisor of research students.
April: The EurAka University's group of research institutes of the E.H.E./E.I.E./E.A.E./DBIC International have been proposed by the German Stifterverband Bildung.Wissenschaft.Innovation
(Association of Education.Science.Innovation) commissioned by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), to manage the official label "Innovativ durch Forschung" (innovative through research).
As result of the new collaboration with the Central University of Zambia, a complete cohort of research students starts their doctoral studies with the EurAka University onApril 20th.
March: The Carinthian Conservatory of Music, Austria, has invited Prof. Dr. Karl Gottfried Brunotte of the EurAka University to give a special guest lecture: a composer portrait. For the EurAka University that is something rather different. A welcome excursion to a very different subject area demonstrating the versatility of the EurAka University's faculty.
The EurAka University introduces her new programme of the MBA in Automotive Management. Manufacturing, distribution, and service-orientation belong to the core fields, which the new MBA programme covers. Start of studies is spring semester 2018.
For the fourth time, the EurAka University's Pro Vice-Chancellor, Prof Dr Klaus Oestreicher, gives his annual guest lecture with the British Oxford Brookes University. The topic is 'On Strategy'.
February: The Central University of Zambia (CUZ) in Lusaka, Zambia, and the EurAka University start their collaboration. First students are starting their PhD studies with the EurAka University. Master's and Bachelor programmes will quickly follow.
The European University EurAka Switzerland launches the new MBA-programme in Maritime Management. This MBA-programme was initiated by the EurAka University's representation in Southeast Asia. These studies fully concentrate on shipping, ports, and maritime logistics, but also include legal regulations, compliance, and environmental subjects.
January:By unanimous decision, the Governing Board of the European Council of Business Education, ECBE, has accepted the EurAka University as an Institutional Member. Furthermore, ECBE invited the EurAka University to its assembly in Madrid in May. In particular, the EurAka University considers the unanimity of the ECBE decision as supporting evidence for her academic efforts.
Prof Dr Pierre Bultez, an internationally renowned expert in Finance and Accounting has receveived the EurAka University's call as Programme Director Finance & Risk Management.
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November: The EurAka University appoints Prof Dr P. Ravindran Pathmanatan as Senator. Through this appointment the EurAka University strengthens her position in the Southeast Asian region.
15 September: The EurAka University had invited to her Graduation Ceremony. Exceptionally the Ceremony took not place in Switzerland, but in the historic Abbey Rolduc, the Netherlands. Students from Asia, Africa, and Europe celebrated their achievements on doctoral and Master's level. - A festive day to be remembered.
August: Eight PhD and DBA candidates had their Viva in Kuala Lumpur. These candidates successfully defended their thesis allowing the Viva Jury to award the intended Doctoral Degree. Various theses have been of such quality that Degrees of merit - magna cum laude - could be awarded. The Viva Jury was composed by the EurAka University's Pro Vice-Chancellor International and two Professors from public Malaysian Universities.