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  • AUTEX
    The worldwide network
    of
    Textile Universities
  • AUTEX
    International
    Conference
    Bringing together research of European and Global Textile Universities
  • AUTEX
    Research Journal
    Enhancing the scientific textile knowledge for the development and viability of the European and World Textile industry
Founded in 1994
Founded in 1994
Founded in 1994
At a glance

Welcome to AUTEX

Welcome to the official website of the AUTEX organisation. AUTEX stands for the Association of Universities for Textiles. It creates a worldwide network of textile universities and was founded in 1994. Over the years, a strong enlargement took place, and the Association currently has 41 members from 28 countries. The mission of AUTEX as a non-profit association is to facilitate cooperation in high-level textile education and research.

At a glance

About AUTEX

Mission

Its mission is to facilitate co-operation amongst its members in high level textile education and research.

Identity

AUTEX  (Association of Universities for Textiles) is a worldwide network of textile universities.

Address

The mailing address is located at Technologiepark-Zwijnaarde in Ghent, Belgium.

Moto

Its motto is stronger together.

Size

The Association currently has 41 members from 28 countries.

History

AUTEX was founded in 1994.

What is AUTEX

Missions and Objectives

Mission

The mission of AUTEX is to facilitate co-operation amongst its members in high level textile education and research.

Activities promotion

To promote the activities and achievements of the member Universities on a European and Global stage.

Co-operation facilitation

To facilitate co-operation in the development of high level courses amongst member Universities.

Mobility and Networking

To encourage student and staff mobility and networking amongst member Universities and invited partners.

Research partnerships

To grow the active research partnerships amongst member Universities and invited partners.

Annual symposia

To organise annual symposia to disseminate cutting-edge issues to textile professionals and students.

Period 2021-22

Governing board

Activities

AUTEX Annual Conference

AUTEX Annual Conference

Every year one of the members organizes an AUTEX Conference (since 2001), in which hundreds of researchers and companies participate.

Electronic AUTEX Research Journal

Electronic AUTEX Research Journal

Playing a leading role in distributing scientific and technological research, the Journal is recognized by Thomson Reuters Web of Science as an a1-journal.

Masters Programme in Textile Engineering

Masters Programme in Textile Engineering

AUTEX participates in the Masters Programme where students move to another region and lecturers come to teach during one week at the host universities.

Two meetings per year

Two meetings per year

The 6-monthly meetings play a key role in discussing achievements, optimizing cooperation and outlining future strategies.

Statistics

Discover AUTEX in numbers

41

participating Universities

28

countries

28

years of activities

20

international Conferences

Our Testimonails

What they are saying

AUTEX - The worldwide network of textile universities

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