On 15/12 Neapolis University Pafos Rector Prof. Pantelis Sklias and Rector of Democritus University of Thrace newly elected Rector, Prof. Fotis Maris, met in Komotini. Both Rectors affirmed their committment to EMERGE European University Alliance and stressed the significant impact of the Alliance in bringing forward the comparative advantages and added value that creative perioheries contribute to the European principles and values. Common programs and projects have also been discussed and planned, especially in the EMERGE framework, in synergy with the Alliance’s partners.