Consultation Process on the Development of a Proposed Framework for Trusted Student Identification and Access to Services on a Cross Border Basis

12 June 2018

ECCA has commenced a consultation process on the development of a proposed framework for trusted student identification and access to services on a cross border basis. To facilitate this consultation...

ECCA Conference Best Presentation Award Winner 2018

12 June 2018

This year’s Conference Best Presentation Award was dedicated in honour of the late Tom Watkins from Emory in the USA. The winner of this year’s award, as voted by the...

ECCA Conference 2019

12 June 2018

The ECCA Conference 2019 will be hosted by Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria, from May 19thto 21st.  The City of LinzLinz is a city in Upper Austria, straddling the...

European Campus Card Association Conference 2018

12 June 2018

The European Campus Card Association Conference was held in association with Wageningen University Research Netherlands from May 27thto 29thlast. This conference, which was attended by over 60 delegates...

Greater student loyalty and sales growth with SKUARIO’s micro payments platform

12 June 2018

With the introduction of contactless and mobile payments the way products and services are purchased is completely transformed. In 2017 card payments overtook cash for the first time and contactless...

Your Student Card is more than a piece of plastic

12 June 2018

Cards have many features. You can pay with it, open doors, collect bonus points or start acoffee vending machine. And of course, all at once. Multifunctional cards are nothing special...

Salto Systems - University of Greifswald with electronic access solution

12 June 2018

Versatility is the trump card  Those responsible at the University of Greifswald are tired of the effort and uncertainty associated with mechanical locking systems and are gradually switching to an electronic...

Are you creating a Five Star Student Experience for Generation Z?

12 June 2018

Article by Entrust Datacard  Gen Z (or iGen) consists of those born from 1995 through 2012. This is the first generational group that has never lived without the internet; they...


12 June 2018

Prox card, proxie card, keycard, hid card, smart card, access badge, corporate 1000 card, 26 bit card – whatever you call it, the 125 kHz radio frequency card is still...

ColorID Should We Wait for MIFARE DESFire EV2 Cards?

12 June 2018

Conclusion(spoiler alert!)MIFARE DESFire EV2 has a longer read range than MIFARE DESFire EV1, but unless your system provider has updated their software to support EV2, that is the only...

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...


Educational Members

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

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  • 3

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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