Lund University is a member of LERU

(League of European Research Universites)

Rectors’ Assembly

The Rectors’ Assembly is the highest decision-making body in LERU. The Rectors meet twice a year at the LERU Rectors’ Assembly, in May and in November. Each LERU member university is represented by its head of institution. 

LERU publications are approved by the Rectors at the Rectors Assembly.
Examples of publications here

Examples of topics at earlier meetings with the Rectors’ Assembly (RA):
-EU Research & Innovation policy (
European Research Area (ERA) and progress report
-The EU budget for Research (
Science 2.0 – A new modus operandi for science and research
LERU – ERA Memorandum of Understanding 
EU Charter on research infrastructures
– LERU gender benchmarking report,
LERU Position Paper 2012, Women Research and universities, excellence without bias
Resaver: LERU supports the Consortium as an associated member as far as this does not entail the payment of membership fees and any liabilities, linked to associate membership
– U-Multirank:  discussing the issues raised in the UMR 2014 evaluation note
– Open Science: LERU’s support to the Dutch universities in their negotiations with Elsevier.  LERU develop through its CIO-C a recommendation on a Harvard/MIT-style license where academics retain copyright, and institutions have non-exclusive license over final output.