Initiative

London Higher Europe (LHE) is an initiative of London Higher, representing over 40 publicly funded universities and colleges in London, and London’s European Office, representing the Mayor of London in Brussels. Our members have strong interest in actively engaging in Brussels and wish to collaborate on European issues. The research areas of our members include cultural and creative industries, food, health, migration, smart cities, energy, manufacturing and many more.

What we do

  • Promote London projects to the EU and generate awareness of, and esteem for, London Higher Education capacity;
  • Organise events and networking opportunities with focus on priority research areas of our members;
  • Help with finding, and liaising with, bid partners for European projects;
  • Assist our members in lobbying activities;
  • Discuss the LHE position with regard to European Higher education policies;
  • Promote new research, ongoing projects and upcoming events in line with EU policy priorities. 

Why partner with us?

  • London is the home to some of the best universities in Europe;
  • LHE can put you in touch with the right people at the right universities in order to facilitate knowledge exchange and collaboration;
  • London HEIs have a track record in working in successful partnership with Industry and SMEs across a wide range of subjects;
  • London HEIs have a track record of excellence in research and in European engagement and projects.