Edition 186 - October 2016

News from ACA

Do not miss the 2016 ACA Annual Conference

UniverCities is the title. Budapest is the location. 20 through 22 November the date. And the inte... (+more)

New oead4refugees platform encourages displaced to evaluate new study & work possibilities

The Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research (OeAD) offers a new se... (+more)

New Edition of IIE’s Intensive English Language Programs Directory - Now Available

The 2016 edition of Intensive English USA is now available from the Institute of International Educa... (+more)

European Policy

EU steps up support for Tunisia’s participation in Erasmus+

To raise the number of student and staff exchanges between Europe and Tunisia under Erasmus+, the ... (+more)

Aurora EU Universities Network launched - Collective action for societal impact, global challenges & opportunities

A new community of European universities united by a shared commitment to advancing social good an... (+more)

Turkey steps out of dedicated Jean Monnet – clearing it up

In the frame of negotiations for Turkey’s membership in the EU, the Jean Monnet Scholarships Pro... (+more)

Youth Guarantee & Employment Initiative in the spotlight – the road behind and ahead

The European Commission, this month, has adopted a communication that looks back on main achieveme... (+more)

New Europass Framework - talking about skills across Europe & beyond

The European Commission has adopted a proposal to revise the well-known Europass suite of tools an... (+more)

National Education and the Global Context

Good news for Russia’s excellence initiative – continued support by new Minister

Two months into her appointment as Russia’s Minister of Education and Science (see ACA Newslette... (+more)

EU-China mutual recognition of higher learning catches momentum in 21 new agreements

Europe and China are moving forward in their political and cultural endeavours to foster learning ... (+more)

France’s engagement in TNE – in “urgent need” of a strategy

A new report released by France Stratégie – a think tank sponsored by the office of the French ... (+more)

Global and US rankings: Times Higher Education out with both

Two recent scoreboards come out of the Times Higher Education (THE) rankings pool – the first ed... (+more)

Ireland rolls out new Internationalisation Strategy

Ireland has a new action plan for growing its attractiveness, representation and student base on the... (+more)

New round of Canadian Research Excellence – competing on gender-level playing field

The Canadian Excellence Research Chairs (CERC) programme, is now to step up its efforts for promot... (+more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

Erasmus+ Programme - Call for Proposals 2017

This call for proposals is based on the Regulation (EU) No 1288/2013 of the European Parliament an... (+more)

MSCA-ITN-2017 Innovative Training Networks

The Innovative Training Networks (ITN) aim to train a new generation of creative, entrepreneurial ... (+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 programm... (+more)

Call for applications: Action Austria – Slovakia

Within this call, by the Slovak Academic Information Agency (SAIA,) students/PhD students and resear... (+more)

Opening Soon: MSCA-RISE-2017: Research and Innovation Staff Exchange

The RISE scheme will promote international and inter-sector collaboration through research and inn... (+more)

Opening Soon: Policy and international cooperation measures for research infrastructures - H2020-INFRASUPP-2016-2017

In the context of the communication for a reinforced ERA partnership for excellence and growth[1],... (+more)

Opening Soon: MSCA National Contact Points - MSCA-NCP-2017

The objective of this call is to Facilitate trans-national co-operation between National Contact P... (+more)

Publications

Jean Monnet Good practices in the context of “A Union of shared values -The role of Education & Civil Societies”

Education Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency ‘Jean Monnet Good practices in the context of... (+more)

EURYDICE - The Structure of the European Education Systems 2016/17: Schematic Diagrams

EACEA -Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, ‘The Structure of the European Educa... (+more)

EC -Access to and preservation of scientific information in Europe

Report on the implementation of Commission Recommendation C(2012) 4890 final Rua T. M., Spichtin... (+more)

Eurydice: The Organisation of the Academic Year in Europe – 2016/17

EACEA -Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency. ‘The Organisation of the Academic Ye... (+more)

UNHCR - Missing Out: Refugee Education in Crisis

UNHCR, ‘Missing Out: Refugee Education in Crisis’, UNHCR 2016, Pages: 48 Entitled "Miss... (+more)

British Council, first Guide to Brazilian Higher Education Courses in English 2016

British Council, FAUBAI, ‘Guide to Brazilian Higher Education Courses in English 2016’ Pages: ... (+more)

Eurostat - Classification of learning activities - Manual - 2016 edition

Eurostat, ‘Classification of learning activities - Manual 2016 edition’, European Union Public... (+more)

An Empirical Overview of Eight Flagship Universities in Africa

Bunting I, Cloete N., Schalkwyk v. F.,  ‘An Empirical Overview of Eight Flagship Universiti... (+more)

Conferences

ACA events 20 - 22 November 2016 ACA Annual Conference 2016 UniverCities. Higher education i... (+more)