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‘Greening’ in higher education has become ever more relevant in recent years and is underpinned by a number of important, recent policy frameworks, such as the Green Deal in the...Read more
18 October, 2021
The 2021 Virtual HERE Annual conference is the last of a six-year contractual period for Support for Higher Education Reform Experts (SPHERE) ( ), an initiative of the European...Read more
18 November, 2021 to 19 November, 2021
The Virtual Study Visit, the first of its kind under SPHERE, is an opportunity to reframe a highly relevant topic for universities as they face the implications of a global...Read more
26 May, 2021 to 28 May, 2021
Higher education institutions are important actors in the transition towards carbon neutrality and sustainable societies and economies. They are well placed to play a key role in achieving the objectives...Read more
The report "A needs assessment report on Virtual Collaborative Teaching and Learning in Albania' was created by partners on the VALEU-X project and lead by staff at the European University...Read more
The Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) launched the report: "The Response of Higher Education Systems and National Governments to the Pandemic". This paper analyzes the consequences of the pandemic for...Read more
Micro-credentials offer more flexible and modular learning opportunities. Having a European approach will help widen learning opportunities and strengthen the role of higher education and vocational education and training institutions...Read more
The following survey is a joint research project between Al-Fanar Media and the Scholars at Risk Network . The main aim of this survey is to understand the causes and...Read more
This seminar is being offered to HERE as part of the 2020/21 SPHERE programme, under the theme: “Higher education responding to changing skills needs”. It is the first SPHERE event...Read more
26 November, 2020 to 27 November, 2020
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
The EAIE Community Exchange: Forging creative pathways will take place on 14–16 October 2020. The upcoming gathering of the international higher education community is set to include the same high-quality...Read more
14 October, 2020 to 16 October, 2020
Next 5 October 2020 will take place the online discussion of Research In Pandemic Times to learn about the results of a survey on the effects of the pandemic on...Read more
5 October, 2020
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
Albanian Erasmus+ Office in cooperation with National Experts for the Reform of Higher Education – HERE, will organize the seminar on: “Supporting the efforts to strengthen the social dimension of...Read more
4 July, 2020
With the COVID-19 enforced closure of higher education offices and campuses across Europe and elsewhere, working remotely has become the order of the day for many international education professionals. This...Read more
19 May, 2020
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
EURASHE is organising an online debate aiming to share the best practices from the members, understand what are the common threats for the Professional Higher Education institutions and how to...Read more
19 May, 2020
This webinar will explore various aspects to consider when designing curricula. It will present selected findings of the 2019 EUA Learning & Teaching Thematic Peer Groups, in particular from the...Read more
28 May, 2020
The European Universiy Association together with the European Students’ Union are inviting you to join a webinar on how to address changing policies for student assessment during the coronavirus crisis.The...Read more
15 May, 2020
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