15 years of the European Nuclear Education Network (ENEN association)

Leon Cizelj, Jörg Starflinger, Veronique Decobert, Behrooz Bazargan-Sabet, Filip Tuomisto, Michèle Coeck, Pascal Anzieu, John Roberts, Tzanny Kokalova Wheldon, Pedro Dieguez Porras

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    The European Nuclear Education Network (ENEN) was established in 2003 through an EU Fifth Framework Programme (FP) project, as a legal nonprofit-making body. Its main objective is the preservation and further development of expertise in the nuclear fields by higher education and training. This objective is realized through the cooperation between EU universities involved in education and research in nuclear disciplines, nuclear research centers and the nuclear industry. As of March 2018, ENEN has 66 members in 18 EU countries and has concluded Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with partners beyond Europe for further cooperation, including organizations in, Russian Federation, Ukraine, Canada and Japan. ENEN also has good collaboration with national networks and international organizations such as the Belgian Nuclear Education Network (BNEN) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The main activities developed, and results achieved, within the first 15 years of the ENEN Association are presented and discussed. These include, for example, the launch of the European Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering (EMSNE), the annual ENEN Ph.D. competition and the portfolio of more than 10 EURATOM projects dealing with nuclear education, training and knowledge management through development of teaching methods and materials, courses, and exchange of students and teachers within EU and beyond. Those projects were all supported by the European Commission with the ENEN Association acting as the coordinator or as a partner.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2018 26th international conference on Nuclear Engineering
    Subtitle of host publicationComputational Fluid Dynamics (CFD); Nuclear Education and Public Acceptance
    PublisherASME - The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
    Number of pages6
    ISBN (Print)978-0-7918-5152-4
    StatePublished - 24 Oct 2018
    Event2018 - ICONE - 26th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering - London
    Duration: 22 Jul 201826 Jul 2018
    Conference number: ICONE26-82612


    Conference2018 - ICONE - 26th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom

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