By 2022, the Alliance will have created effective and efficient structures for the comprehensive internationalisation of each university. These structures include trans-national degree programmes and other forms of international learning experiences, platforms for collaborative research, mutual organisational learning, innovation transfer and capacity building, and community outreach. Student-related activity is the starting point and core driver of the consortium's move towards closer integration. Since students are also citizens, this focus ensures sustainable links between the universities and the civil society on which they thrive and to which they contribute. Universities and host cities join forces to meet the policy challenges of modern European “Second Cities" which encompass the inclusion of ethnic and other minorities, the creation and distribution of wealth, the provision of adequate housing and sustainable transport and mobility networks, citizens' participation in political decision-making, and countering nationalist and populist ideas that threaten the European Project. It has become increasingly clear that local and regional governments play a key role in addressing these challenges and in creating a future based on an idea of Europe which coming generations of students and/as citizens will carry forward.
Diversity & inclusion, sustainability & innovation, and mobility are at the heart of the Alliance. Ultimately, the universities' goal is to mirror the diversity of their host cities in the composition of their student body – based on a vision of diversity that extends, but is not limited, to ethnic and social background, gender, family status, ability or sexual orientation. The TruMotion Alliance will allow the partner institutions to take their current efforts to a new level by removing discriminatory barriers to university admission and international mobility, creating more accessible exchange programmes, and promoting, through good leadership, the universitas that utilises and fosters the brightest minds while guaranteeing equal opportunities and full inclusion. The TruMotion Alliance
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