Student populations are recognized as a fundamental part of the urban ecosystem and everywhere in Europe we are witnessing opportunities for urban campuses and innovation hubs aggregating young. The emergence of the New Urban Campus sheds a new light on the role of the university in the post-industrial city. Universities are catalysts for cosmopolitan urban regeneration, innovate cities and help create talent hubs. What infrastructures are necessary for the next generation of students and young professionals? What are the opportunities for wider urban development strategies and local spatial development plans? What can make talent stay?