Edition 195 - July 2017

News from ACA

ACA European Policy Seminar - Quality in international university partnerships

Registrations are open for the third European Policy seminar of this year ‘Quality in inter... (+more)

DZS: Strengthening Czech – Chinese Higher Education Cooperation

The Centre for International Cooperation in Education (DZS) is preparing to introduce its Study in t... (+more)

DAAD: Student initiatives for refugees honoured

Three student initiatives of the DAAD funding programme “Welcome – Students Helping Refugees... (+more)

European Policy

Second round of Erasmus+ Impact Study – open for feedback

The European Commission, end of June, has launched the new Erasmus+ Impact study in the field of hig... (+more)

New Skills Profile tool to ease labour pathways & integration of non-EU nationals

The European Commission has launched the new ‘EU Skills Profile Tool for Third-Country Nation... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Erasmus Mundus grows by 38 joint masters programmes

The European Commission end of June has announced the selection results of Erasmus Mundus Joint Mast... (+logon/subscribe for more)

National Education and the Global Context

Germany: Wissenschaft weltoffen 2017–ambitious national mobility goals beyond early achievements of EU target

The higher education institutions (HEIs) in Germany have exceeded the European target of hosting 3... (+more)

Norwegian Humanities research evaluated as internationally recognized, but in need for strong strategy

After three decades, Norway’s Humanities research has for the first time undergone a comprehensive... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Slovak Minister of Education to investigate distribution of science subsidies from EU Fund

Slovak universities and the Slovak Academy of Science (SAV) have issues complaints that they ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

US Department of Education rewrites student protections in regulatory overhaul

Gradually the U.S.  Department of Education is proceeding on a comprehensive overhaul of regula... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Germany: NRW next state in line to introduce tuition fees

North Rhine Westphalia’s (NRW) Conservative – Liberal coalition government has announced that it... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2017

ShanghaiRanking has released its 2017 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS), which this year ra... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

Altiero Spinelli Prize for Outreach - call for applications 2017

The European Commission launched an EU-wide contest for a prestigious "Altiero Spinelli Prize... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Science4Refugees - Support to highly skilled refugee scientists

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

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)

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

OECD Handbook for Innovative Learning Environments

OECD (2017), The OECD Handbook for Innovative Learning Environments, OECD Publishing, Pari... (+more)

EUA: Towards Full Open Access in 2020 aims and recommendations for university leaders and National Rectors’ Conferences

European University Association, Towards Full Open Access in 2020: aims and recommendations for univ... (+more)

The Self-organizing University: Designing the Higher Education Organization for Quality Learning and Teaching

Baine A., Zundans-Fraser L., The Self-organizing University: Designing the Higher Education Organiza... (+more)

Research for CULT Committee – Teaching Common Values in Europe

Veugelers, W, de Groot, I & Stolk, V 2017, Research for CULT Committee – Teaching Common Value... (+more)

UNESCO’s Utopia of Lifelong Learning - An Intellectual History

Elfert M., UNESCO’s Utopia of Lifelong Learning - An Intellectual History, Routledge 2017, ISBN:11... (+more)

Policy Entrepreneurship in Education- Engagement, Influence and Impact

Arthur J., Policy Entrepreneurship in Education- Engagement, Influence and Impact, Routledge 2017, I... (+more)

European Parliament: Report - Better services for skills and qualifications (Europass)

European Parliament, Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, Committee on Culture and Education ... (+more)

Conferences

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