News & Events

On 6 October, the European Commission organised a meeting with a number of partners (Erasmus+ National Agencies, university and student associations…) to discuss what could be done to facilitate the...Read more
The E-tutorial provides an overview of the funding opportunities offered by Erasmus+ to Higher Education Institutions and their staff and students based in Partner Countries outside the European Union. To...Read more
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Work Programme 2016-2017 Spanning seven years (2014 to 2020) and working with a budget of €77 billion, Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU research and innovation funding programme ever. Today,...Read more
Fast, fair and transparent recognition of foreign qualifications and periods of study enhances student mobility in Europe. With the objective of removing mobility obstacles, the European project ‘Streamlining Institutional Recognition:...Read more
On 10 and 11 March 2015 the European Commission and the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency organised a seminar for the Erasmus+ Higher Education Reform Experts (HEREs) on current...Read more
The SPHERE (Support and Promotion for Higher Education Reform Experts) team, composed of the University of Barcelona (UB) and the European University Association (EUA), would like to invite National Erasmus+...Read more
Technology-based teaching and learning lead to the transformation of higher education. Through new modes of teaching and learning, three complementary educational areas are emerging in European higher education: (1) blended...Read more
Dates: 
29 October, 2015 to 30 October, 2015
The 2015 International Association of Universities (IAU) conference will cover the Internationalisation of Higher Education. It’s specific topic will be ‘Moving Beyond Mobility’. Internationalisation of higher education is an important...Read more
Dates: 
28 October, 2015 to 30 October, 2015
The European Commission is organising an Erasmus+ Contact Seminar with the Western Balkans on 17-18 December 2015 in Vienna, Austria. The seminar will gather approximately 250 representatives from higher education...Read more
Dates: 
17 December, 2015 to 18 December, 2015
Morocco’s new Euro-Mediterranean Institute of Technology or INSA Euro-Méditerranée, which is part of the Euro-Mediterranean University of Fez and was developed in collaboration with top engineering schools in France, received...Read more
The HERE conference will be organised at the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU) in Tbilisi, Georgia, on 3-4 December 2015. This conference, targeted at HEREs, will explore innovative teaching...Read more
Dates: 
3 December, 2015 to 4 December, 2015
The European Commission has announced a sharpened set of priorities for European cooperation in education and training. At a time when unemployment remains unacceptably high, and European societies need to...Read more
Selection results for Erasmus+ Programme: Capacity building in higher education (Call EAC/A04/2014) has been published. To read the results please click here .Read more
The second edition of the European Tertiary Education Register (ETER) was published on 3 July 2015. Please click here for more information.Read more
The first HERE seminar will be organized at the Al-Hussein Bin Talal University in Petra College for Tourism and Archaeology, Petra, Jordan on 26-27 October 2015. This seminar, targeted at...Read more
Dates: 
26 October, 2015 to 27 October, 2015
The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) is a tool of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) for making studies and courses more transparent and thus helping to enhance...Read more
The scheme, which aims to fund 200,000 Master student loans by 2020, is now off the ground for Spanish postgraduate students and students going to Spain to pursue a Master's...Read more
The second round of applications for International Credit Mobility is now open. As announced in May, most National Agencies are opening a second round of applications under the 2015 call...Read more
A new umbrella association, the Erasmus+ Students and Alumni Association (ESAA), has been created, to represent students from inside and outside Europe who take part in Erasmus+. Four associations are...Read more
On 11-12 May 2015, the second Higher Education Reform Experts (HERE) study visit on the topic “organising international credit mobility” took place in Ghent and Brussels, Belgium. The two-day study...Read more
Higher Education in Russia and Beyond team has published its fourth issue of a bulletin that is aimed at bringing current Russian, Central Asian and Eastern European educational trends to...Read more
French-speaking higher education ministers and other representatives from more than 40 countries have agreed to cooperate in developing a global digital francophone university area, including a common website for sharing...Read more
Close to 60 representatives from 20 major universities in Lebanon gathered at an event on the “Future of e-learning in Lebanon”, hosted by Notre Dame University. Organised by Lebanese Erasmus+...Read more
The Higher Education Reform Experts (HERE) study visit on “Institutional structures for the management of internationalisation and mobility” was organized by the SPHERE team in close cooperation with Technische Universität...Read more