Students in Transform4Europe


For undergraduate, master's and doctoral students, T4EU offers unique and innovative opportunities such as:

  • extended mobility between partner universities;
  • distance and hybrid learning courses;
  • double or multiple degree courses;
  • joint programs;
  • events (summer courses, cultural weeks and others).

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The students of the member universities are represented on the T4EU Student Council. The UCP representatives are:

Beatriz Bernardes

Beatriz Bernardes (LinkedIn

Master’s in biomedical engineering and Degree in Bioengineering from the School of Biotechnology (ESB) of the Portuguese Catholic University. In 2018/2020 she worked as a specialized laboratory technician at Advanced Products Portugal (APP). She is a PhD candidate in Biotechnology at the ESB, in collaboration with the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Santiago de Compostela and the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto. She is currently a Guest Lecturer at ESB in several courses related to transport phenomena and applied particle mechanics. Her main research interest focuses on the development of new therapies based on aerogel particles for the treatment of chronic wounds. Since March 2023, she has been the doctoral student representative at the ESB.






Rita Sousa Almeida

Rita Sousa Almeida (LinkedIn)

Rita Sousa Almeida is currently enrolled at the prestigious Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics, in Lisbon, Portugal, in the 3rd year of her bachelor’s degree in Management and Business Administration. In addition, she experienced the Erasmus+ Program during the first semester of the 2023/2024 academic year, having studied at the IÉSEG School of Management, Université Catholique de Lille, in Paris, France. Throughout this journey, he acquired valuable skills in leadership, teamwork and communication when he served as President of the Board of the Católica-Lisbon SBE Student Association in the 2022/2023 academic year. Previously, she was also a member of the Academic Department of the same association, where she was part of a team responsible for organizing events and workshops to help students achieve a better balance between their academic and personal lives. In addition, Rita is extremely ambitious, people-oriented, resilient and creative, and her main interest is currently in the world of Strategic Marketing and Communication.


Maria Isabel Cura

Maria Isabel Cura (LinkedIn)

Maria Isabel Cura has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the Faculty of Education and Psychology (FEP), Portuguese Catholic University in the Oporto regional center. Between 2021 and 2023, she was involved in the Student Association from the Faculty of Education and Psychology (AE FEP UCP), such as being a member of the Pedagogical Department and Vice-President. Furthermore, in 2021, she volunteered through the community service from FEP and volunteered at the Portugues Food Bank, an activity she still does currently. Additionally, she integrated the mentoring project of the FEP UCP. Currently, she is a Master’s student in Clinical and Health Psychology in FEP UCP, having not only an interest in her specialty, but also in Justice Psychology and its components. Since November 2023, she is the treasurer of AE FEP UCP for the 2023/2024 term.





FAQs | I AM A STUDENT (Bachelor's, Master's, PhD)

T4EU Weeks;

Bachelor Tracks (undergraduate students only);

Stakeholder Challenges;

International Visiting Lectureship;

Innovative Teaching Conference;

PhD Conference (for PhD students only);

Language Course;

Other workshops.

At each university, student representatives are chosen for the Student Council of the Transform4Europe Alliance. The representatives are supported by "T4EU Engaged Students", who participate in internal meetings, disseminate information and act as intermediaries between the representatives and other regular students.

Each university organizes an internal selection. Depending on the host university, the role of the participants and their number may vary. Some are aimed only at undergraduate students, others at master's students and still others at doctoral students. The number of student participants can vary from 3 to 10 or more. All the information about each T4EWeek is available on the Transform4Europe website and from the partner universities.

There is no standardized procedure. Before applying, students should consult the coordinator of their study program. After completing the program, you should request a transcript of records or a certificate from the host university (organizer) to convert the ECTS at your home university.

Yes. Multilingualism is also at the heart of T4EU. The promotion of the less commonly taught languages of the partners and intercultural relations is encouraged and available to everyone in the Alliance. Lists of language courses and language learning initiatives are available on the T4EU Website.

Only one.

If you can't integrate a Bachelor Tracks into your course, you can participate and get extra ECTS. You should always check with the course coordinator at your home university that you can take part in the T4EU Bachelor Tracks.

Partner universities publish a list of the courses they intend to offer at the beginning of each semester, along with an application form. More information can be found at:

Yes, depending on the course, students can earn up to 6 ECTS.

It is an international multidisciplinary conference. PhD students and early career academics are invited to present their research projects and results. In addition, the conference hosts leading speakers who give lectures on different topics. Each partner university sends a limited number of participants.