Edition 196 - August 2017

News from ACA

Quality in international university partnerships – learn with ACA and share your success stories!

Soon after the rentrée académique 2017/18, ACA will tackle, in an intensive, one-day seminar in Br... (+more)

swissuniversities joins the “Scholars at Risk” network

swissuniversities has joined the Scholars at Risk (SAR) network, which currently comprises 400 hig... (+more)

European Policy

Erasmus+ 2018 budget and the next generation of programmes

The legal act which established the Erasmus+ Programme foresaw that annual budgets would rise in t... (+more)

ERC Work programme 2018 to re-introduce support for joint frontier research

The European Research Council (ERC) has announced its 2018 Work Programme, which establishes the... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Sustainability of Erasmus Mundus Master Courses - Best practices

A recent report by the unit responsible for Erasmus+: Higher Education, Erasmus Mundus Joint Maste... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Open Access initiative to unlock JRC facilities for wider scientific community

As of December 2017, the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) will open the doors o... (+logon/subscribe for more)

CEU and the Hungarian higher education law: the latest

Readers of the ACA Newsletter – Education Europe might remember that April 2017 was a tumultuous m... (+logon/subscribe for more)

National Education and the Global Context

Slovak Minister of Education resignes over the distribution of subsidies from the European Union Fund

Slovak Education Minister Peter Plavčan, of the coalition Slovak National Party (SNS), has announ... (+more)

BRICS Ministers of Education meeting outcomes – strengthened commitments to mobility

The Education Ministers of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (the BRICS) held their 5t... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Finland – 27 new projects supporting migrants’ education pathways subsidised

The Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture has recently announced continued support for the int... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Zimbabwe: EUR 850 million on Robert Gabriel Mugabe University

The Zimbabwean Government has recently announced it will push ahead on long standing plans to crea... (+logon/subscribe for more)

British Council maps 10 globalisation trends to shape international HE

A recent report by the British Council identifies and analyses ten critical trends impacting how g... (+logon/subscribe for more)

UNESCO: outcomes of the 3rd meeting SDG-Education Steering Committee

The SDG-Education 2030 Steering Committee (SC) – the global coordination mechanism est... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Poland enhances tool to track graduate career pathways

Poland’s Ministry of Science and Higher Education has released its second set of comprehensive d... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

Closing soon! Call for proposals: MSCA-IF-2017 – Individual Fellowships

The goal of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships is to enhance the creative and innova... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Closing soon! Call for tenders: Study in Europe - enhancing the attractiveness of European higher education

This call for tender will select a contractor to provide a range of products, services and events to... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for tenders: Erasmus+ Virtual Exchanges

The general objective of the contract is to set up and implement the "Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for tenders: Design and implementation of a pilot European graduate survey

The objective of this tender is to develop, test and evaluate data collection, data handling and dat... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for tenders: Evaluation of higher education entrepreneurship programmes

The general objective of this contract is to encourage the development and improve the relevance and... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: MSCA-COFUND-2017 – Co-funding of regional, national and international programmes

The COFUND scheme aims to stimulate regional, national or international programmes to foster excelle... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Publications

Developing Intercultural Practice - Academic Development in a Multicultural and Globalizing World

Killick D., Developing Intercultural Practice - Academic Development in a Multicultural and Globaliz... (+more)

New DAAD publication “The German research Landscape”

The DAAD has published a set of brochures in the context of research and marketing activities... (+more)

Study on the feasibility of an Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange (EVE) Initiative

European Commission, Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture, Public Policy and ... (+more)

Collaboration, Communities and Competition - International Perspectives from the Academy

Dent S., Lane L., Strike T., Collaboration, Communities and Competition - International Perspectives... (+more)

The Triple Helix, University–Industry–Government Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Etzkowitz H., Zhou C., The Triple Helix University–Industry–Government Innovation and Entreprene... (+more)

Undergraduate Research for Student Engagement and Learning

Murray J. L., Undergraduate Research for Student Engagement and Learning. Routledge 2017, ISBN: 9781... (+more)

Higher Education Access in the Asia Pacific - Privilege or Human Right?

Collins C. S., Prompilai B., Higher Education Access in the Asia Pacific - Privilege or Human Right?... (+more)

Globalization and Japanese "Exceptionalism" in Education

Tsuneyoshi R., Globalization and Japanese "Exceptionalism" in Education - Insider's Views ... (+more)

Universities and the Production of Elites

Bloch, R., Mitterle, A., Paradeise, C., Peter, T. Universities and the Production of Elites - Discou... (+more)

The Digital Academic - Critical Perspectives on Digital Technologies in Higher Education

Lupton D., Mewburn I., Thomson P., The Digital Academic - Critical Perspectives on Digital Technol... (+more)

Conferences

ACA events 13 October 2017ACA European Policy Seminar Quality in international university partner... (+more)