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The European Campus Card Association (ECCA) appoints Sinead Nealon as their new Executive Director

23 January 2018

The European Campus Card Association (ECCA) is pleased to announce that Sinead Nealon has been appointed Executive Director of the Association. Most recently, Sinead held the position of General Manager of...

Call for Presentations- ECCA 2018 Conference

23 January 2018

Devoted to innovative use of smart card and mobile contactless technologies, designed to improve the services offered within universities campuses, ECCA 2018 will accept presentations that offer attendees pioneering practices,...

ColorID - Charting your campus' Identity Roadmap Plotting a course for future card office decision-making

23 January 2018

Why do colleges and universities need a campus Identity Roadmap? Because every campus needs a clear plan when it comes to its identity environment, and how it delivers the many...

ColorID - How an Identity Roadmap can avoid outdated, misfit technology

23 January 2018

ColorID identifies common campus identity pitfalls Solidifying your campus Identity Roadmap is an important first step toward deploying the modern technology that students have come to expect from their universities. Planning...

Bravida announces new Card Reader

23 January 2018

Discover our new unique card reader BCR-SD G2 Bravida is proud to announce that our own developed security platform Integra since November 2017 includes a new unique card reader, BCR-SD G2.  BCR-SD...


23 January 2018

ECCA has commenced a consultation process on the development of a framework to establish a proposal for a European student electronic identification (eID) credential. The main aim of this process...

European Campus Card Association 16th Annual Conference - May 27th – 29th 2018

01 October 2017

The European Campus Card Association Conference 2018 will be hosted by Wageningen University and Research in the Netherlands, from May 27th to 29th. Presentations and workshops will be presented by expert...

Call for Presentations European Campus Card Association (ECCA) 2018 Conference

01 October 2017

Call for Presentations European Campus Card Association (ECCA) 2018 Conference May 27th – 29th 2018, University of Wageningen, Netherlands Devoted to innovative use of smart card and mobile contactless technologies, designed to improve...

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

01 October 2017

Background to the General Data Protection Regulation The new regulation will create a unified approach to data protection across the EU. Currently, EU member states operate under their own national laws...

ColorID’s Identity Summit

01 October 2017

ColorID has set the dates for the next Identity Summit on October 12th, hosted by our premier customer: Northwestern University the Kellogg School of Management. This summit will...

A step towards the university of the future Methodist - University of São Paulo

01 October 2017

Founded in 1938 the Methodist University of São Paulo, also known as UMESP, is a private university based in the city of São Bernardo do Campo, in the state of...

Sussex consolidates campus security into one RFID solution

01 October 2017

The University of Sussex has consolidated all of its disparate campus security systems into one RFID solution controlling door access across its entire campus. Increased security awareness, ageing infrastructure and pressure...


01 October 2017

SALTO Systems has launched XS4 One, a robust new locking solution for securing internal doors. The new XS4 One is a stylish, battery-operated electronic escutcheon that is totally wire-free and...

The new EU Data Protection Directive (Directive 95/46/EC) - a concern for campus card administrators

03 July 2017

At the ECCA 2017 conference workshop, there was a wide range of discussions on the possible effects of the new European Data Protection legislation in relation to the use and...

European Campus Card Association Conference 2017

01 July 2017

The European Campus Card Association Conference was held in Birmingham, UK, from May 21st to 23rd last. This conference, which was attended by over 60 delegates from 12 countries, was...

ECCA 2018 Conference:Wageningen University and Research (WUR), Netherlands

01 July 2017

Wageningen University and Research is a Dutch ( public university in Wageningen (, Netherlands ( There are 6,500 staff and 10,000 students from over one hundred countries. It’s mission is “ To explore the potential of...

Bravida Fire & Security, Sweden - Handle visitors in your access control system

30 June 2017

Release work load in your reception areas by using Bravida Check In and a self-service kiosk. Your staff can focus on service to students instead of handling visitors, consultants or contractors...

What You Need To Know Regarding: Campus Card Migrations to Contactless Cards & Mobile Credentials

30 June 2017

The topic of campus migrations, contactless cards and mobile credentials can seem overwhelming and offers unique challenges for a University infrastructure.  There seems to be so many opinions and options...


30 June 2017

Inepro payment system gives UCLL student control After a recent merger, a new payment system for all multi-functional printers, vending machines and cash registers was the first major project of the...

New access control innovations from SALTO

30 June 2017

XS4 One SALTO XS4 One is the latest evolution of the XS4 Original model and is part of the new XS4 2.0 platform design line. Smart, secure, innovative and easy to...

Lenel Reinvents the OnGuard® Experience with Latest Release of Security Management Platform

30 June 2017

PITTSFORD, N.Y., Jan. 5, 2017 – Lenel, a leading provider in advanced security systems, introduces the OnGuard 7.3 security management platform. This latest release of the proven OnGuard system is...

Conference Rates 2017

06 March 2017

Status Early Bird After March 31st Exhibitor Fee ECCA Member  €230 €290 Free for members Non Member €290 €350 €200   Your Registration Fee Includes: Admission to Presentations and Workshops Fork Buffet Drinks Reception on Sunday Evening Lunch on Monday ...

ECCA to Host its 2017 Annual Conference in Birmingham UK

18 January 2017

“Standardising Secure Identity” The European Campus Card Association’s Annual Conference 2017 offers a unique opportunity to expand your knowledge of campus card systems and secure eID Credentials. The conference educational sessions,...

ECCA Campus Card State-of-the Art Survey

18 January 2017

The report on the findings of the survey commissioned by ECCA in 2016 to determine the current state-of-the-art and the potential future requirements for eID credentials and campus card systems...

The University Smart Card adapts to the digital era

18 January 2017

Over twenty years have passed since Banco Santander issued its first University Smart Card (USC) in 1995 for the University of Cantabria, Spain. Nowadays, Santander issues 9.1, million USCs in 279...

BlueDiamond Mobile Credentials

18 January 2017

Empowering your phone to open doors As smartphones and tablets become central to everyday life, Lenel is leveraging new technologies to provide exceptionally secure access control. BlueDiamond™ Mobile delivers a smart...

An Appreciation: Tom Watkins, Emory University

18 January 2017

The European Campus Card Association is deeply saddened to learn of the death of our colleague and friend Tom Watkins who died on 22nd December 2016. Tom was and a great...

ECCA Survey 2016 Report

23 October 2016

The European Campus Card Association (ECCA) is dedicated to providing a networking platform for its members (both educational and corporate) that facilitates the on-going development of partnerships and the exchange...

ECCA Survey 2016

03 March 2016

The ECCA 2016 Survey to determine the current state-of-the-art and the potential future requirements for eID credentials and campus card systems has been successful completed. The survey link is now...

Call for Presentations - European Campus Card Association (ECCA) 2016 Conference

20 November 2015

Call for PresentationsEuropean Campus Card Association (ECCA) 2016 ConferenceMay 22nd-24th 2016 (Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland)Devoted to innovative use of smart card and mobile contactless technologies, designed to improve the...

ASSA ABLOY Hospitality to Launch ASSA ABLOY Mobile Access Solution for Education Facilities

06 July 2015

ASSA ABLOY Mobile Access for Education will go live during the “Back to School” period this fall. ASSA ABLOY Hospitality (formerly VingCard Elsafe) announces the introduction of ASSA ABLOY Mobile Access...

Inepro links IT

06 July 2015

Within the education sector there are multiple suppliers of many different products and solutions i.e. cashless catering, print accounting, student registration etc. Each of these suppliers have their own, preferred,...

Conference 2016 – European Campus Card Association

03 July 2015

Advancing for the Future..............................eID Credentials The 2016 European Campus Card Conference (ECCA) will be hosted by Wroclaw University of Technology ( in Poland, on May 22nd to 24th 2016. Wrocław is also...

European Campus Card Conference 2015

03 July 2015

The European Campus Card Conference was hosted by the Czech Technical University, Prague from May 24th to 26th last. The conference was officially opened by the Rector of the University....

ECCA 2015 Conference – Best Presentation Award

03 July 2015

This year’s ECCA Conference ( Best Presentation Award, was awarded to Jorge Lanza from the University of Cantabria (, Santander, Spain. Jorge is a researcher at the Network Planning and...

NACCU Web Conference Biometrics on Campus - Accurate and Fast

17 June 2015

Thursday, June 18, 2015 1 PM Atlantic , 12 PM Eastern , 11 AM Central , 10 AM Mountain , 9 AM Pacific Description From federal credential verification requirements to the...

HID Global: Helping Higher Education Maximise The Value Of Their Campus Ids

06 March 2015

The world of higher education is in the middle of an unprecedented period of expansion. Those responsible for the security of students and staff, facilities and assets are under increasing pressure...

Call for Presentations

01 December 2014

European Campus Card Association (ECCA) 2015 Conference May 24th-26th, 2015 in Prague (Czech Republic) Devoted to innovative use of smart card and mobile contactless technologies, designed to improve the services offered...

ECCA annual Conference 2015

13 October 2014

Prague The European Campus Card Conference (ECCA) 2015 will be hosted by the Czech Technical University ( in Prague (, on May 24th to 26th 2015. This is the 13th annual conference...

ECCA Best Presentation Award 2014

13 October 2014

  This year’s ECCA Conference Best Presentation Award, sponsored by Santander Universities was given to Haiko te Neues, responsible for software development and it-security at the department for information services at...


Educational Members

  • Waterford Institute of Technology
  • Lund University
  • University of Porto
  • Johannes Kepler Universität
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Corporate Members

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About Us

The mission of the association is to assist the institutions of higher education in the Member States of the European Union and other European Countries to implement and operate campus card programmes by facilitating information exchange, by developing European standards where appropriate and by acting as a forum for interaction between the institutions and other agencies with an interest in campus card applications in Higher Education.


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