Edition 192 - April 2017

News from ACA

Second series of Study in Europe seminars continues in Pune, India

On 12-13 April, ACA co-hosted a seminar in Pune, India as part of the Study in Europe project - gl... (+more)

SAIA: International researchers to tour Slovak university towns

EURAXESS Slovakia in close cooperation with the Slovak Academic Information Agency (SAIA) will org... (+more)

DAAD: First Centre for German and European Studies to open in Brazil

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) will support, together with the Universidade Federal... (+more)

European Policy

Outcomes of the MFF 2014-2020 mid-term review for Erasmus+ and H2020

In September 2016, the European Commission put forward to the Council of Ministers of the European... (+more)

New European code of conduct for research integrity

The European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities (ALLEA – ALL European Academies)... (+logon/subscribe for more)

MEPs raise concerns over EU Solidarity Corps funded at expense of Erasmus+

In a resolution passed end-March, members of the European Parliament‘s Committee on Culture and Ed... (+logon/subscribe for more)

European Research Council–a decade of supporting international research champions

The European Research Council (ERC), established in 2007 by the European Commission (EC) and a key... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for responses to EUA’s upcoming TRENDS 2018 report

The European University Association (EUA) invites all higher education institutions (EUA members a... (+logon/subscribe for more)

U-Multirank 2017 edition launches with new subjects and universities

The new U-Multirank edition 2017/18 has been published and this fourth round of the Union’s rankin... (+logon/subscribe for more)

National Education and the Global Context

Central European University under threat - latest developments

The Budapest Central European University (CEU) is under threat. A recently-adopted amendment to Hung... (+more)

Denmark to reduce student intake in English-Taught Programmes (ETPs) at specific institutions

Denmark’s recently appointed Minster of Higher Education and Science, Søren Pind, revealed at the... (+logon/subscribe for more)

National Indian Ranking goes into the next round

The Indian Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has released the second edition of the Na... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Canada Excellence Research Chairs expands to attract international talent

Earlier this month the Canadian Ministry of Science announced the launch of a new Research Chairs Pr... (+logon/subscribe for more)

African Research Universities Alliance launched–strengthening the continent’s global research recognition

The African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) has officially been launched this month at an in... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

Call for proposals – Erasmus +, KA3 – Support for policy reform. Social inclusion through education, training and youth

This call for proposals is to support transnational cooperation projects in the fields of educat... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for Proposals – EEA Grants Scholarship Programme - professional visits action (Hungary)

The call for Professional Visits Action for EEA Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 Scholarship progra... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Open soon: Science4Refugees - Support to highly skilled refugee scientists

The Science4Refugees initiative is directed towards refugees researchers/scientists who have app... (+logon/subscribe for more)

SwafS-24-2017: Trans-national operation of the EURAXESS Service network

The objective of the action is to further intensify the services provided by the EURAXESS Service ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Publications

IIENetworker, Spring 2017 – The Power of International Education

Instiutute of International Education (IIE), IIENetworker, Spring 2017 – The Power of Internat... (+more)

The Future of Enrollment: Where Colleges Will Find Their Next Students

The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Future of Enrollment: Where Colleges Will Find Their Next S... (+more)

European Commission: Policies to promote social and civic competences – from the Paris Declaration to global citizenship education

European Commission, DG Education and Culture, Directorate "Modernisation of Education”, Poli... (+more)

Higher Education Transitions

Kyndt E., Donche V.,Trigwell K., Lindblom-Ylänne S., Higher Education Transitions, Routledge 2017, ... (+more)

Universities and the Sustainable Development Future - Evaluating Higher-Education Contributions to the 2030 Agenda

Koehn H. P., Uitto I. J., Universities and the Sustainable Development Future - Evaluating Higher-Ed... (+more)

Higher Education and the Student: From Welfare State to Neoliberalism

Troschitz R. Higher Education and the Student: From Welfare State to Neoliberalism, Routledge 2016. ... (+more)

Conferences

Training Programmes 19-21 September 2017 SAIA: UNIZA Grants Week Maximise your chances of success... (+more)