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The European Union is working with the Western Balkans on a forward-looking Agenda on Innovation, Research Education, Culture, Youth and Sport. The Agenda will outline a comprehensive, long-term strategy for...Read more
The Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) and the World Bank just released a joint report on the "Internationalization of Tertiary Education in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)". As...Read more
On behalf of the SPHERE Team, we are very sorry to inform about the passing of Ms. Nigar Abbaszade. She was one of the most active, invested and articulated Higher...Read more
The Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Russia issued a recommendation on March 14, 2020 for all the higher educational institutions of the Russian Federation to temporarily suspend their...Read more
The European Commission has launched a page for beneficiaries, students, volunteers and other participants in EACEA’s funding programmes in order to give more information about how coronavirus is affecting the...Read more
Due to the coronavirus crisis, universities have come under sudden pressure to shift to digitally enhanced teaching and online learning. While this is a temporary measure in an emergency situation,...Read more
The SPHERE Team is launching a study on the impacts of Erasmus+ Capacity Building for Higher Education (CBHE) projects in Partner countries, particularly the impact of structural projects. The study...Read more
The Erasmus Student Network (ESN) has now joined the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF). As a member of this Forum, the ESN will be able to actively engage...Read more
In response to the COVID-19 coronavirus, Birzeit University was one of the first Palestinian higher education institutions to implement distance online teaching. The first priority of the university administration and...Read more
It might sound strange, but the COVID19 outbreak has had a positive side-effect on the development of the Higher Education system in Georgia while serving as a catalyst for implementation...Read more
The global pandemic COVID-19 has affected the usual way of life in Ukraine, like in many other countries in the world. The quarantine was announced from March 17 through May...Read more
As soon as the state of emergency was declared in Palestine due to the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), the Hebron University (HU) administration developed an emergency plan as follows: Campus sterilization...Read more
From March 16 until April 15 a State of Emergency has been in effect in Kazakhstan that restricts entry to and exit from the country [1]. Kazakh authorities have imposed...Read more
COVID-19 has provoked sudden and expected challenges for universities in Azerbaijan. Many universities were caught unprepared or half-prepared for the changes they had to implement amidst the pandemic turmoil especially...Read more
The Tempus project ADIP, which stands in French for “Distance Learning and Pedagogical Innovation”, the Erasmus+ project DIGIHEALTH about digital teaching in the field of health and the ICU-RER project...Read more
The Covid-19 health crisis has led to a slowdown in economic activity worldwide and containment has become the watchword in countries affected by this pandemic. Tunisia is no exception to...Read more
Over the past decades, we have witnessed that exceptional technological innovation has influenced educational institutions in the pedagogical design of teaching and learning processes. Currently, the role of ICT in...Read more
Albania is a European country with about 2.8 million inhabitants, 15 public and 25 non-public Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and a total of 139,043 students (y. 2018-2019), the majority of...Read more
In response to the outbreak of Coronavirus, most if not all the universities have suspended face-to-face classes and moved or are moving towards online teaching and learning. The sudden massive...Read more
In order to fight against the spread of the COVID19 virus, the ministry in charge of higher education and scientific research in Morocco has suspended classroom teaching in all universities...Read more
The COVID 19 Crisis has led to a swift shift to online leaning in all 61 Higher Education institutions in Israel catering to approx. 310,000 students. The current multiyear policy...Read more
Nuffic has just published its (updated) guide "Joint Programmes from A to Z: A reference guide for practitioners" (2020), intended to be used by those interested and involved in the...Read more
The European Students' Union together with the Institute of Development of Education in Croatia and an interdisciplinary team of researchers based at the University of Zadar in Croatia are carrying...Read more
Discover a selection of online resources and tools for learners, teachers and educators during the outbreak of COVID-19. The Commission has published a webpage highlighting the wide range of online...Read more
The European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy have put forward a proposal for the long-term policy objectives of the Eastern Partnership...Read more