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Maastricht Innovation in Higher Education Days 2017: Internationalisation in a digital age. On 31 January – 1 February 2017, the first Maastricht Innovation in Higher Education Days (MID2017) will take...Read more
31 January, 2017 to 1 February, 2017
The European University Association (EUA) has released the results of its 2016 member consultation on Horizon 2020. As the European Commission undertakes its mid-term review of the current Framework Programme...Read more
Youhansen Eid has been acting as the president of NAQAAE since 2014. During this time, NAQAAE has become one of the renowned quality assurance agencies in the region and a...Read more
The European Commission is currently conducting the mid-term review of Erasmus+ in order to prepare the new programme for 2020. In this effort, the Commission has scheduled a public consultation...Read more
The ESPRIT Project (Enhancing the Social Characteristics and Public Responsibility of Israeli Teaching through an HEI- Student Alliance) was initiated in 2013 and aimed to analyse, map and strengthen the...Read more
The Azerbaijani and Belarusian networks for research and education have connected to the GÉANT European network, allowing scientists and students in Azerbaijan and Belarus to exchange and collaborate with their...Read more
The Dutch organisation SPARK , a partner of EUA, is organising its annual IGNITE conference on 16 November 2016 in Amsterdam. The programme includes sessions on 'universities in the centre...Read more
EUA has recently issued a call for speakers for the Fourth Arab-Euro Conference on Higher Education (AECHE 4), hosted by the University Mohammad V, in Rabat, Morocco from 24 to...Read more
Over €2 billion in funding are available for education, training, youth and sport projects in the recently published 2017 Erasmus+ call . The revised Erasmus+ Programme Guide is now also...Read more
The EU will provide additional assistance worth €10 million to Tunisia under Erasmus + to increase the numbers of exchanges of students and staff between Tunisia and Europe. Over the...Read more
The European Parliament’s Committee on Culture and Education (CULT) has recently published a draft report on the implementation of Council Regulation (EU) No 1288/2013 of 2013 establishing the Erasmus+ programme...Read more
Earlier this year the European Commission launched its “ New Skills Agenda ” (attention: not to be confounded with the Agenda for new skills and jobs of 2010). The Skills...Read more
EURYDICE has recently published two new reports based on data collected from 43 European education systems participating in the EU's Erasmus+ programme. The Structure of the European Education Systems 2016/17:...Read more
The MED-MOBIL Project – a project about enhanced mobility with focus on the Mediterranean region - has recently published the “Med-Mobil Policy Recommendations Report”. The aim of this Policy Recommendations...Read more
19-20 October 2016, Lviv, Ukraine The Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG) are the basis for quality assurance in the European Higher Education...Read more
19 October, 2016 to 20 October, 2016
HERE and their mission: Contributing to higher education reform HERE Annual Conference Barcelona, Spain, 12-13 December, 2016 Higher Education Reform Experts (HERE) are, by title, tasked to contribute to higher...Read more
12 December, 2016 to 13 December, 2016
In the framework of a strengthened European Neighbourhood policy, specifically EU-Southern Mediterranean cooperation , since 2012 the Directorate General for Education and Culture (DG EAC) holds a dialogue with Southern...Read more
The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency organised on 10 May 2016 a special meeting to discuss the development of the HERE activities. This meeting was attended by the chairs...Read more
10 May, 2016
The PASCL (Peer-Assessment of Student Centred Learning) project will host their final event on 27 May in Brussels at the University Foundation (Rue d'Egmont 11, 1000 Brussels). The event will...Read more
27 May, 2016
Harmonised EU entry and residence rules that will make it easier and more attractive for students and researchers from third countries to study or do research at EU universities were...Read more
EUA webinar: Refugees welcome - Access and integration of refugee students in European higher education. A large number of higher education institutions, related organisations and networks are committed to welcoming...Read more
23 March, 2016
"Opportunities and Challenges for Arab and European universities in fulfilling their societal mission". Reflecting on society and contributing to its development through research and education, in collaboration with a wide...Read more
25 May, 2016 to 27 May, 2016
Building capacity and quality assurance for doctoral education HERE Study visit: Malmö University, Malmö, Sweden 31 May – 1 June 2016 Developing and transforming doctoral education is increasingly seen as...Read more
30 May, 2016 to 1 June, 2016
The RecoNow project (Knowledge of recognition procedures in ENPI south countries) will host two international conferences on recognition procedures in Southern Mediterranean countries, and on mobility between the region and...Read more
7 April, 2016 to 10 May, 2016
Practically in all European countries universities and related organisations are responding to the refugees arriving in Europe, in multiple ways - for instance by providing advice, language courses and opportunities...Read more