Category Archives: Allgemein

Call for new AAA-Projects

The Steering Committee of the AAA will select and approve new projects in its spring-meeting on April 20th 2017. Due
Therefore a call for applications will be open from the 15th of February to the 15th of March 2017.
By this date all applications must have been sent to the responsible Thematic Coordination Point (TCP). The contact-data for all TCPs is available in the “ORGANIZATION AND ADDRESSES”-section of this website and can also be found at the end of the financial application-form.
The financial application-form as well as the procedural rules can be found in the “DOWNLOADS”-section.
Implementation guidelines which inform about the general evaluation and selection criteria of all applications are added to both documents and have to be strictly followed by each applicant.
In accordance with Section V of the procedural rules the focus will be laid on EU-co-financed projects.

Natour Alpe-Adria: A Showcase of Sustainable and Green Tourism

From the 1st to the 4th of February 2017 more than 300 tourism providers from 15 countries will be represented at the international Natour Alpe-Adria Fair in Slovenia´s capital Ljubljana.
The fair specializes in green and active tourism in the Alps-Adriatic area and far beyond.
For further information download the full press release: »download

The river Drava – a true connector between Alps-Adriatic regions

Foto: © Marko Posavec

The river Drava – a true connector between Alps-Adriatic regions
From its spring in South Tyrol-Alto Adige/Italy to its outlet into the river Danube near Osijek (Osijek-Baranja County/Croatia) the river Drava/Drau runs through the whole Alps-Adriatic area where it connects regions and people. On November 18th and 19th 2016 the Historical Association of Koprivnica organizes a multidisciplinary conference where the river Drava/Drau will be approached from different aspects such as history, geography, biology, ecology, ethnology, economy tourism and culture by scientists from Austria, Croatia, Hungary and Slovenia.
The program of the conference can be downloaded here: download pdf_icon


Summit of Regions in Brussels

337 regions, cities, municipalities and interregional organizations stand up for a strong renewed EU-regional policy after 2020 – the AAA is part of it!

On the initiative of the Austrian region Lower Austria a “Summit of Regions” was hosted at the Committee of the Regions in Brussels on September 28th 2016. The highlight of this conference was the handing over of a joint declaration entitled “A strong renewed Regional Policy for all regions post 2020” to the EU-institutions, among which were the EU Commissioner for Regional Policy Corinna Creţu and the President of the Committee of the Regions Markku Markkula.

The declaration has been signed by 332 political representatives of regions from 22 member states (71,5% % of the EU-population) and 5 interregional organizations among which is the AAA after a circular decision by the Alps-Adriatic-Council.

The full text of the declaration can be downloaded herepdf_icon

Alps-Adriatic Rectors´Conference has met in Koper (SLO)

On the 22nd and 23rd of September 2016 the University of Primorska as the president of the Alps Adriatic Rectors‘ Conference (AARC) hosted the representatives of this impressive networks of universities which was founded in 1979. The Scientific Committee proposed some important steps for future activities of the AARC which currently includes 47 universities from Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Serbia and Slovenia as its members. The General Assembly approved the Scientific Committee’s proposals and fully supported the request for membership from the University of East Sarajevo. The University of Primorska has taken over the rotating presidency from Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt (Carinthia/Austria) and will pass it over in 2017 to the Széchenyi István University from Győr Győr-Moson-Sopron/Hungary).