The European Universities consortium KreativEU to which Valahia University of Targoviste also belongs assembled in České Budějovice, at the University of South Bohemia, on 19–21 February 2023. The purpose of the meeting was to advance the cooperation between the seven universities, strengthen the ties with the academic community at the host institution, and evaluate and assess the status of the filed or forthcoming joint projects.
The delegation was welcomed by the Rector of the University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, Prof. Bohumil Jiroušek, PhD, the President of the Academic Senate and the senior leadership of the university.
In his statement, the Rector of the University of South Bohemia emphasized the importance of the cooperation of the seven universities:
”The KreativEU (Knowledge & Creativity European University) project comprises a unique alliance of universities across Europe, based on a shared vision of the importance of European cultural and artistic diversity as a driving force for cohesion, equality, peace, sustainability and educational, economic, political, social and scientific innovation and development, contributing to the creation of a European university unique in its kind, capable of offering a competitive and attractive European education and research system.”
Mayor of the Statutory City of eské Budjovice, doc. Dr. Ing. Dagmar kodová Parmová, also extended a warm welcome to the representatives of the seven universities, stating:
”Budějovice is a university city and colleagues came to express their support in maintaining common cultural traditions and historical awareness. In the future, we want to be part of a common modern European University that will open the doors to the world for our students. They will gain valuable personal experience with teachers from, for example, Portugal, they can connect with each other via computers, and they can choose their teachers. They will deepen and broaden their knowledge, and in addition to studying, they will also learn about the cultural customs of different countries.”
Visits to UNESCO monuments and acquaintance with World Heritage traditions were also part of the programme.
The program also included visits to UNESCO sites and acquaintance with World Heritage customs.