The Institute of Geophysics PAS (the highest evaluation category A+ received in 2017) is a scientific institution representing the mainstream of Polish basic research in Earth sciences. It is the only institution in Poland that performs monitoring of geophysical fields in seismology, geomagnetism, and selected areas of atmospheric physics. The main statutory tasks of the Institute include scientific research, development, monitoring and educational activities, as well as dissemination of the results of the research and their implementation in the economy.
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) is a public university with an outstanding international reputation for its high-quality teaching and research. Founded in 1968, it has been generally recognized as one of the best Spanish universities in both national and international rankings. UAM has seven faculties: Science, Economics and Business Studies, Law, Art and Philosophy, Medicine, Psychology, Teachers´ Training and Education, an Engineering School for Computer Science and several affiliated centres, offering a wide range of studies in humanities and scientific and technical fields.
Open Technologies Alliance is a non-profit organization, founded in 2008, 36 Universities and Research Centers are shareholders of GFOSS. The main goal of the organisation is to promote Openness through the use and the development of Open Standards and Open Technologies in Education, Public Administration and Business in Greece.
Ibercivis is the national institution of Spain promoting citizen science that runs the portal Observatory of Citizen Science in Spain, a reference framework with more than 100 practices in its catalogue. Since 2012, Ibercivis coordinates the European project Socientize www.socientize.eu, which delivered the Green and White Papers on Citizen Science for Europe, referenced as a flagship document for the citizen science policy making. It is the 11th reference out of 156 in the English Wikipedia for “citizen science”.
European Schoolnet (EUN) is the network of 34 European Ministries of Education, leading educational innovation at European level. EUN operates key European services in education on behalf of member Ministries of Education, the European Commission, and industry partners. EUN acts as the interface between education policy and practice, and as a facilitator, bringing Ministries of Education, schools, research and industry together.
Situated in Belgium, in the heart of Western Europe, KU Leuven has been a centre of learning for nearly six centuries. Today, it is Belgium’s largest university and, founded in 1425, one of the oldest and most renowned universities in Europe. As a leading European research university and co-founder of the League of European Research Universities (LERU), KU Leuven offers a wide variety of international Master’s programmes, all supported by high-quality, innovative, interdisciplinary research.