News & Events

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
Next 21-24 June 2020 will take place at the Polytechnic University of Timisoara, Romania the EDEN 2020 Annual Conference . Under the subjects “Human and artificial intelligence for the society...Read more
Dates: 
21 June, 2020 to 24 June, 2020
As part of the effort to make Erasmus+ more inclusive, in 2019 the European Commission tasked the SPHERE consortium to conduct a study of the implementation of its policy towards...Read more
Last 1 February 2020 Kateryna Suprun published an article entitled "Ukraine says goodbye to a Soviet era funding formula.” ( University World News, 2020 ) which the funding changes on...Read more
On 7 November 2019, the European Commission organized the kick-off meeting for the 17 European university alliances that were selected through the first pilot call . Under the slogan “Building...Read more
The 2020 European Learning & Teaching Forum explores how institutions balance tried and trusted practices and innovative approaches to learning and teaching in a dynamic and increasingly digital and international...Read more
Dates: 
13 February, 2020 to 14 February, 2020
The UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of ICT in Education recognizes innovative approaches in leveraging new technologies to expand educational and lifelong learning opportunities for...Read more
Dates: 
11 December, 2019
In the June edition of the Newsletter we reported on the progress of our study of disadvantage in ICM. Readers will recall that SPHERE had been asked by the EU...Read more