Edition 177 - January 2016

News from ACA

ACA Study in Europe seminars

Within the framework of the 'Study in Europe' project ACA is developing networks of European Hi... (+more)

ACA members IIE and CIMO launch new Scholar Rescue Fund initiatives

IIE: New German Initiative Launched to Support Threatened Scholars The IIE Scholar Rescue Fund (IIE... (+more)

Stefan Zotti becomes Director General of the OeAD-GmbH

On January 1st, 2016 Stefan Zotti takes over the management of the Austrian Agency for International... (+more)

CIMO: Finland continues to support higher education partnerships with developing countries 2016-2018

The Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs will continue to support the participation of higher educat... (+more)

DAAD: New cooperation intiatives with Canadian and French institutions

New cooperation to strengthen German-Canadian research networks DAAD and Mitacs (Canadian NGO suppo... (+more)

ACA joins global higher education networks in solidarity with Turkey's scholars

On 21 January, a coalition of 20 higher education networks and associations from around the world is... (+more)

IIE: Open Doors 2015 print report now available for pre-order

The print edition of Open Doors® 2015: Report on International Educational Exchange is now availabl... (+more)

European Policy

Dutch Council Presidency sets sail

The new year has ushered in the first phase of the Dutch, Slovak and Maltese Trio Presidency of the ... (+more)

The first year of Erasmus+: The numbers tell the tale

On 26 January, the European Commission released three reports on the EU’s celebrated funding progr... (+more)

Eurydice: Education budgets in 2015

Eurydice’s recently published National Sheets on Education Budgets in Europe 2015 reveal the ... (+more)

National Education and the Global Context

Times Higher Education releases ‘most international’ ranking

The latest ranking from Times Higher Education, one of the most authoritative sources of global univ... (+more)

Australia: Free ride over for offshore residents with student loan debt

On 1 January, new rules came into force in Australia that have closed a 26-year legal loophole creat... (+more)

US: Obama administration raises game on college completion

As the final year of the Obama administration got underway this month, the White House stepped up th... (+more)

UK: New student enrolment numbers disappoint

On 14 January, the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) released its annual report on enrolment... (+more)

The year in MOOCs: A look back at 2015 trends

While the hype over massive open online courses (MOOCs) among education experts might be past its he... (+more)

Chile: Revisiting free higher education

From March 2016, more than 170 000 of Chile’s low-income students will be able to attend universit... (+more)

U-Multirank zooms in on international focus of study disciplines

According to the results of a pioneering analysis released earlier this month by U-Multirank, busine... (+more)

Finland: Green light for tuition fees for non-EU/EEA students

The Finnish Parliament has approved a new bill introducing compulsory fees for international student... (+more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

CLOSING SOON: Call for proposals: ERC-2016-COG ERC Consolidator Grant

ERC Consolidator Grants are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stag... (+logon/subscribe for more)

CLOSING SOON: Call for proposals: EAC/A04/2015 Erasmus+ for Jean Monnet Actions

The Jean Monnet Activities aim at promoting excellence in teaching and research in the field of Euro... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: EAC/A04/2015 Erasmus+ for education and training

Concerning education and training, this Call covers the following actions of the Erasmus+ Programme:... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: ERC-PoC-2016 ERC Proof of Concept Grant

Frontier research often generates unexpected or new opportunities for commercial or societal applica... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: H2020-MSCA-RISE-2016 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange

RISE involves organisations from the academic and non-academic sectors (in particular SMEs), based i... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Publications

Evolving Agendas in European English-Medium Higher Education: Interculturality, Multilingualism and Language Policy

Clive W. Earls. Evolving Agendas in European English-Medium Higher Education: Interculturality, Mult... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Rising to the Challenge of Transforming Higher Education: Designing Universities for Learning and Teaching

Alan Bain, Lucia Zundans-Fraser. Rising to the Challenge of Transforming Higher Education: Designing... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Higher Education Consumer Choice

Jane Hemsley-Brown, Izhar Oplatka. Higher Education Consumer Choice. Palgrave Pivot, November 2015. ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Global Mobility of Research Scientists: The Economics of Who Goes Where and Why

Aldo Geuna. Global Mobility of Research Scientists: The Economics of Who Goes Where and Why. Academi... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Higher Education Partnerships for the Future

Nico Jooste, Hans de Wit and Savo Heleta (Eds). Higher Education Partnerships for the Future. Mandel... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Ensuring Quality in Cross-Border Higher Education: Implementing the UNESCO/OECD Guidelines

Stéphan Vincent-Lancrin, Dara Fisher and Sebastian Pfotenhauer. Ensuring Quality in Cross-Border Hi... (+logon/subscribe for more)

EAIE Barometer: International Strategic Partnerships

Anna-Malin Sandström and Leasa Weimer. EAIE Barometer: International Strategic Partnerships. Europe... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Conferences

ACA events 4 February 2016ACA’s 49th European Policy Seminar: "What's New in Brussels? ... (+logon/subscribe for more)