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A milestone in EU-Azerbaijan relations was reached in Brussels yesterday (11 July), with the end of negotiations of the EU-Azerbaijan Partnership Priorities in the presence of President of the European...Read more
Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange is a ground-breaking project enabling youth in Europe and the Southern Mediterranean to engage in meaningful intercultural experiences online as part of their formal or non-formal education...Read more
A new report has been launched on the research capacity of higher education institutions in the Western Balkans (WB). This publication aims to provide recommendations to national governments and higher...Read more
The outcome report for Montpellier study visit “Developing entrepreneurial skills: a new challenge for universities” aims to provide a comprehensive summary of the results of a pre-survey on this topic,...Read more
The European University Association (EUA) and more than a dozen other university associations have united to issue a common response to the European Commission’s proposal for Horizon Europe . The...Read more
EUA has issued a first response to the European Commission’s proposal for the EU’s next Erasmus programme . Released on 30 May, the proposal provides a solid basis for discussion...Read more
The European Commission’s draft budget breakdown for its next research programme, Horizon Europe, devotes the biggest share of funding, €52.7 billion, to a series of projects to tackle climate change,...Read more
Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, Tibor Navracsics, the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport of Kosovo, Kujtim Gashi and the Minister of Education, Science and Technology of Kosovo,...Read more
In February 2018, the European Commission released its new enlargement strategy , giving an accession perspective to the Western Balkans region. The latest impetus came last month, when the Commission...Read more
Between March 2017 and April 2018, the EU and Algeria demonstrated their desire to deepen their political dialogue and cooperation in all partnership areas. That is the conclusion of the...Read more
The Mediterranean Universities Union (UNIMED) has presented a petition for a “Mediterranean Erasmus Generation” in order to “strengthen mobility between Europe and the Southern Mediterranean, including South-South mobility, reinforce Capacity...Read more
The 2016 Report on the Higher Education Reform Experts’ (HERE) activities has been published by the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA). The HERE activities under Erasmus+ were launched...Read more
The new institutional set-up of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) initiative has been launched in Brussels on March 12th 2018 in the presence of senior officials Senior officials from the EU...Read more
On behalf of the SPHERE Team, we are pleased to present the report of the annual conference “EU and its Neighbours: Higher Education Policy and Cooperation” that took place in...Read more
A report produced by the European External Action Service and the European Commission highlights that Ukraine has pursued the implementation of a number of reforms identified in its Association Agenda...Read more
On the occasion of the Eastern Partnership Summit on 24 November 2017, the European University Association (EUA) would like to underline the importance of higher education and research in fostering...Read more
The European Commission has published a new Communication on “Strengthening European Identity through Education and Culture” which outlines its vision of a European Education Area for 2025. The goal is...Read more
On behalf of the SPHERE Team, we are pleased to present the report of the annual conference “HERE and their mission: contributing to higher education reform” that took place in...Read more
In June 2017, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine appointed Yuriy Rashkevych as the Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine – responsible for Higher Education and European Integration...Read more
From February to May 2017 the European Commission conducted a mid-term review of Erasmus+ in order to prepare the new programme for 2020. The aim of this consultation was to...Read more
Organised by the Maltese presidency of the Council of the EU with an aim to enhance knowledge transfer, research collaboration and innovation in the Mediterranean Region, this Ministerial Conference was...Read more
Technical Assistance Missions (TAM) are intended to be flexible tools to support HERE countries to discuss and advance in specific higher education reform related topics. Several of the regions covered...Read more
Ahmad Jammal is currently Director of Higher Education from the Ministry of Higher Education in Lebanon and a dedicated HERE Team member With a longstanding expertise in higher education, Mr...Read more
The National Erasmus + Office in Israel, in collaboration with the Israeli HERE Team, has dedicated two Technical Assistance Missions to the topic of internationalisation, with the perspective to develop...Read more
The European University Association has released a full comparative analysis of the state of play of university autonomy in 29 higher education systems in Europe. The report, published in May...Read more