CESAER addresses different target institutions and stakeholder groups in order to influence the developments of policies and programmes related to engineering education, research and innovation proactively or already in early stages of their development.
CESAER exploits the advantages of both the high standards and the diversity of its members in order to stimulate learning processes in and between member institutions and to promote their ambitions towards excellence;
CESAER follows relevant developments in education, research and innovation policies at EU and global level in order to ensure strategic intelligence and also the institutional competence base necessary for being accepted as a relevant dialogue partner at European and national level as well as in international contexts;
CESAER performs consultations among the members on a regular basis in order to stimulate mutual learning and exchange of experiences as well as to identify issues of common interest and concern in the main areas of CESAER activities;
CESAER acts as launching platform for collaborative initiatives and strategic alliances of its member institutions in education, research and innovation;
CESAER prepares policy positions and recommendations on major developments and responsibilities in the course of the modernization agenda of European higher education, research and innovation;
CESAER relies on the active contribution of its members towards achieving its objectives;
CESAER forms designated task forces for targeted initiatives that require quick actions;
When necessary and appropriate CESAER utilizes the services of external consulting and advice.