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About us

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 by actions like:

  • Promote the activities and achievements of the member universities on a global stage.
  • Facilitate cooperation in the development and delivery of high-level taught courses and teaching materials amongst member universities.
  • Encourage student and staff mobility and networking amongst member universities and invited partners.
  • Facilitate the growth of active research partnerships amongst universities and invited partners.
  • Organise conferences to disseminate cutting-edge issues to textile professionals and students.
  • Disseminate the results of research work in textile and clothing science, technology and design through the publication of a journal on a regular basis.
  • Engage with other organisations and agencies concerned with textiles and clothing.
  • Offer special academic courses and training in textile related topics.
  • Apply for public-funded projects.
At a glance

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.

Mobility and Networking

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

Co-operation

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

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.

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