The aim of this conference is to advance the concept and implementation of URE by applying
(1) Knowledge of basic principles of the learning process;
(2) Experiences with particular formats of URE;
(3) Results from URE impact studies.
Apart from the main conference program which includes three keynote lectures addressing the meeting sessions U, R and E of undergraduate research and up to 15 lectures and some posters, we have plans for some discussion. Moreover, we want to summarize our findings in a memorandum, build up step by step during the conference, about how to set up undergraduate research, why and when for which aims.