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ACEEU launched the 2020 Latin America Triple E Awards on Entrepreneurship and Engagement Excellence in Higher Education. Universities and staff members can submit their entries until August 7, 2020 to get recognized for their achievements. The Triple E Awards are a global recognition of efforts towards the quest for entrepreneurship and engagement in higher education. It is the first world-wide award to focus specifically on different dimensions of the universities' third mission. The Awards will be given to outstanding institutions in 12 categories: - Entrepreneurial University of t [...]


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ACEEU ceremonies and events postponed

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak ACEEU informs that the following scheduled events will be postponed until further notice:

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ACEEU contributes to European Funding Proposals

For the first time since its existence, ACEEU has followed invitations to participate in several Erasmus+ funding proposals aiming to promote innovati [...]

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ACEEU Chair Thorsten Kliewe speaks at AYE ground-breaking of the World’s First Entrepreneurial Village in Nigeria

ACEEU Chair Professor Thorsten Kliewe was invited by AYE (Africa’s Young Entrepreneurs), the largest entrepreneurship organisation in the world with [...]

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ACEEU Hosts Asia-Pacific Triple E Award Ceremony to Recognize University Path-breaking Leaders and Innovations

Accreditation Council for Entrepreneurial and Engaged Universities (ACEEU) marks history for hosting the first Award ceremony – Read More

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ACEEU working towards entrepreneurial universities in Colombia

On Thursday, 19th of September 2019, ACEEU Chair Professor Thorsten Kliewe and Dr. Lina Landinez hosted an ACEEU workshop for members of the REUNE Net [...]

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ACEEU contributes to the 7th International Symposium on Entrepreneurship in Universities

ACEEU Chair Professor Thorsten Kliewe visited the cities of Monteria, Cali and Bogota in order to deliver talks on how universities can become more en [...]

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Director of Ibero Strategic Consultants at the University Iberoamericana in Mexico City joins the Council

ACEEU is very pleased to announce that Devin Hauer from University Iberoamericana in Mexico City joins the Council as member. Devin Hauer is the D [...]

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More than 400 delegates from 55+ countries celebrate the latest four ACEEU-accredited institutions

More than 400 participants from 55+ countries attended this year’s ACEEU Accreditation Award Ceremony that was held in Helsinki, Finland as part of [...]

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ACEEU members meeting held in Finland

This year’s UIIN conference featured a meeting of ACEEU member organisations, including both accredited and applicant institutions. Chaired by ACEEU [...]

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Council members meet in Helsinki to discuss the future of ACEEU

At the 2019 UIIN Annual Conference, ten ACEEU Council members representing nine different countries met to discuss the progress and future challenges [...]

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European ACEEU Seminar attracted more than 40 participants from 20+ countries

Using the ACEEU Toolkit as the framework, more than 40 participants explored the concept of th [...]

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Head of the CIT Extended Campus in Ireland joins ACEEU as Council Member

ACEEU is very pleased to announce that Professor Irene Sheridan from CIT joins the Council as member. Professor Irene Sheridan is Head of the CIT [...]

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Workshop participants design their 'Dream University'

At this week’s 30 year anniversary event of the University of Economy in Bydgoszcz, participants from Poland, India, Malaysia and Finland joined an [...]

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ACEEU contributes to shaping the future of entrepreneurship in Kazakhstan

Professor Thorsten Kliewe, Chair of ACEEU, followed an invitation of Almaty Management University to deliver a keynote and a workshop at this week’s [...]

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ACEEU Seminars in Kazakhstan, Poland and Finland announced

The next ACEEU seminars and workshops will be hosted in Kazakhstan, Poland and Finland. The seminars and workshops aim to share insights into entrepre [...]

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ACEEU and EAN University showcasing EAN's Entrepreneurial University approach in international webinar

Professor Thorsten Kliewe, Chair of ACEEU, and Professor Paula Echeverry Pérez, EAN University, will facilitate the 13th RIESAL Webinar entitled "Bec [...]

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New languages added to ACEEU Toolkit

Following feedback gathered at workshops that have been implemented around the world over the past months, the ACEEU team has engaged with its partner [...]

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The First European Engaged University - Chalmers University of Technology is awarded ACEEU Accreditation

The Accreditation Council for Entrepreneurial and Engaged Universities (ACEEU) has awarded Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, with Engaged Uni [...]

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ACEEU chair congratulates 1900 students at the 2019 convocation of the first accredited entrepreneurial university in Asia, MSU

Professor Thorsten Kliewe, Chair of ACEEU, provided some words of acknowledgement to more than 1900 students at the 24th convocation of Management and [...]

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ACEEU Americas Seminar attended by more than 40 participants from 10+ countries

More than 40 participants from 10+ countries attended the ACEEU Americas Seminar on the 15th of February in Puebla, Mexico. At the seminar, Professor [...]

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ACEEU workshop in Sydney explored tools to develop more entrepreneurial and engaged universities

At ACEEU's Entrepreneurial and Engaged University Development workshop, hosted on the 12th of February in Sydney, Australia, 21 international higher e [...]

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ACEEU council member Brian Darmody appointed CEO of AURP

ACEEU is happy to share that its council member Brian Darmody has been elected as the CEO of Association of University Research Parks - AURP. Founded [...]

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ACEEU Chair visits EAN University for formal ceremony of the accreditation

Reaching milestones deserves celebration. On February 5, 2019 ACEEU Chair Professor Thorsten Kliewe visited EAN University to personally congratulate [...]

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MSU is the first university in Asia recognised as an Entrepreneurial University by ACEEU

ACEEU is delighted to pronounce Management and Science University (MSU), Malaysia as the first Entrepreneurial University in Asia, having successfully [...]

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ACEEU shares insights into entrepreneurial and engaged university transformation in Doha, Qatar

More than 40 participants used the opportunity on January 17, 2019 to learn more about entrepreneurial and engaged university transformation. Next to [...]

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ACEEU seminars in Doha, Sydney, Puebla and Helsinki announced

In 2019, ACEEU will continue hosting seminars and workshops that aim to share insights into entrepreneurial and engaged university transformation, to [...]

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Successful Third University Mission Conference in partnership with ACEEU

The Third University Mission International Conference (https://www.third-mission.org/), organised in partnership with ACEEU, has been hosted from Nov [...]

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ACEEU launches toolkit to develop the entrepreneurial profile of higher education institutions

ACEEU is happy to announce the launch of the Entrepreneurial University Toolkit. The Toolkit contains five instruments that help university representa [...]

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ACEEU trains Latin American higher education professionals

Prof. Dr. Thorsten Kliewe, Chair of ACEEU, contributed a module on "Entrepreneurial Universities" to the RIESAL online course (Read More

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ACEEU partners with the Russian Rectors Conference on conference on the third mission of universities

ACEEU joins the Russian Rectors Conference and IREG as associate partner in hosting the "International Third Mission Conference", to be held from Nov [...]

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ACEEU awards EAN University its Entrepreneurial University accreditation

EAN University, Colombia, has been awarded Entrepreneurial University Accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Entrepreneurial and Engaged Unive [...]

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ACEEU council member Maciej Markowski elected as chair of ECA

ACEEU is happy to share that its council member Maciej Markowski has been elected as Chair of the European Consortium for Accreditation (ECA). Founded [...]

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ACEEU validates newly developed toolkit in UIIN conference, London

In two workshops, hosted in London during the 2018 University Industry Interaction Conference, more than 30 participants were able to explore the firs [...]

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Former UKM Deputy Vice-Chancellor in Industry and Community Partnerships joins ACEEU as Council Member

ACEEU is very pleased to announce that Prof Dr. Saran Kaur Gill joins the Council as member. Prof Dr. Saran Kaur Gill is the first Malaysian Punjab [...]

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ACEEU contributes to the debate on rankings and accreditations

ACEEU was invited to contribute to the IREG-9 Conference on "Ranking and Accreditation - two roads to the same goal" held in Hasselt, Belgium on 22-25 [...]

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ACEEU finished European Commission JRC project on the evaluation of the technology transfer capacity and entrepreneurial profile of Romanian universities

ACEEU has provided an evaluation of six Romanian universities and highlighted next steps to advance their technology transfer performance and entrepre [...]

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Former Aalto University President joins ACEEU as Council Member

ACEEU is very pleased to announce that Dr. Tuula Teeri joins the Council as member. Dr. Tuula Teeri is the President of the Royal Swedish Academy [...]

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Director of University of Auckland Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship joins ACEEU as Council Member

ACEEU is very pleased to announce that Wendy Kerr joins the Council as member. Wendy Kerr is Director of the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurs [...]

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ACEEU Chair Professor Kliewe highlights key aspects of entrepreneurial and engaged university development at Riga conference

On 23 January 2018, Professor Thorsten Kliewe, Chair of ACEEU shared insights into the key aspects that universities need to address in order to devel [...]

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ACEEU joins ENQA as affiliate member

With its aim to contribute to the quality enhancement of higher education institutions, ACEEU has joined the European Association for Quality Assuranc [...]

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ACEEU chosen by European Commission's Joint Research Centre to support Romanian universities in developing their technology transfer capacity and entrepreneurial profile

ACEEU chair Prof. Dr. Thorsten Kliewe collaborates with the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) to advance the third mission of universi [...]

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ACEEU accepted as Full Member of the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE)

We are pleased to announce that ACEEU has been accepted as a Full Member of the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Educati [...]

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Accreditation Council Awards First Accreditations for Entrepreneurial and Engaged Universities

Dublin, Ireland June 9, 2017 – The Accreditation Council for Entrepreneurial and Engaged Universities (ACEEU) awarded its first accreditations to Th [...]

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Professor Noel Linsay shares his experience with ACEEU accreditation

During the 2017 University-Industry Interaction Conference in Dublin, Professor Noel Linsay, Pro-Vice-Chancellor Entrepreneurship at The University of [...]

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Adelaide accreditation seminar review

On February 15, 2017 ACEEU's first accreditation seminar took place in Adelaide, Australia, with more than 30 participants from 10+ countries attendin [...]

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Call for 2017 applications published

As of today, higher education institutions around the world can apply for entering ACEEU accreditation in June 2017, following the pilot institutions [...]

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First issue of Insight, ACEEU's magazine, published

Today the first issue of INSIGHT, ACEEU’s periodical magazine, has been published. The magazine is targeting university leaders and managers as well [...]

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ACEEU seminars in Adelaide, Dublin, and Santiago announced

Given the high interest in ACEEU accreditation around the world, three seminars will be held within the next six months to inform interested instituti [...]

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Simon Fraser University and University of Porto join the pilot phase

Today, ACEEU Chair Thorsten Kliewe announced that Simon Fraser University (Canada) and the University of Porto (Portugal) will enter the ACEEU pilot p [...]

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ACEEU’s new social media presence

In order to further promote ACEEU, its activities, accredited institutions as well as the topic of entrepreneurship and engagement in higher education [...]

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First official version of ACEEU's accreditation documents published

The first version (v.1.0) of ACEEU’s central accreditation documents has been published today. The documents specify the accreditation process, the [...]

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12 institutions selected for ACEEU’s the pilot phase

Following a “Call for Pilot Institutions” and an extensive review process, ACEEU has published the selected 12 pilot institutions that will be the [...]

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Call for pilot institutions published

Interested in becoming one of the world’s first accredited Entrepreneurial and Engaged Universities? Then register now your interest to beco [...]

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ACEEU website launched

Having laid out the foundational work for ACEEU’s accreditations, ACEEU today launched its website www.aceeu.org to provide interested institutions [...]

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