Edition 199 - November 2017

News from ACA

ACA General Assembly. New leadership, new member.

On 27 November, ACA held the last meeting of its General Assembly in Brussels. The association took ... (+more)

News from Tallinn: Study in Europe project to continue until 2020

On 16-17 November, the ACA Secretariat attended the final meeting of the Study in Europe project –... (+more)

DZS and Study in the Czech Republic network meeting

On 15 November, in Prague, ACA’s member DZS (Centre for International Cooperation in Education) ho... (+more)

European Policy

European leaders discuss concrete proposals for European Education Area by 2025

17 November 2017 might become a cornerstone in the history of education in Europe. On this date and ... (+more)

Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council on the 'renewed EU agenda for HE’

In its 20-21 November 2017 meeting, the Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council adopted its Con... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Education and Training Monitor 2017

European Commission has published its annual edition of Education and Training Monitor, which asse... (+logon/subscribe for more)

National Education and the Global Context

Helvetic Confederation and Cantons adopt common strategy on exchange and mobility

In October 2017 the Helvetic Confederation and its cantons adopted their first-ever joint long-term ... (+more)

Germany’s excellence strategy

This newsletter has often reported on Germany’s excellence initiative (Exzellenzinitiative). This ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

German State of Baden-Württemberg introduced tuition fees for non-EU students

Baden-Württemberg is the first German Federal State to have introduced tuition fees for non-EU stud... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Russia opens its doors wide for international students

Open Doors: Russian Scholarship Project has just been launched by the Russian Association “Global ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Plan Étudiants introduces selections criteria to French universities

Macron’s prophecy to reform the French educational system is coming true. On 30 October the French... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Rectors of Baltic universities launch joint scholarship to boost cross-border cooperation

On 6 November the Rectors of the Universities of Tartu, Latvia and Vilnius agreed on a new joint sch... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Leaders of European higher education institutions call on a speed up of Brexit negotiations

Watched pot never boils. Brexit negotiations are not yet providing answers and the mists are still t... (+logon/subscribe for more)

South Africa: Fee Commission’s report - a quick fix to subsidise students?

On 13 November the long-awaited report of the Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Traini... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Finnish Research and Innovation Council adopted its vision and roadmap for 2030

In October 2017, the Finnish Research and Innovation Council adopted its vision and roadmap for 2030... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

Opening soon: Science4Refugees

The Science4Refugees initiative is directed towards researchers/scientists with refugee background, ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

EAC/A05/2017 Erasmus+ Programme

Total budget: EUR 2 490,9 million  Education and Training: EUR 2 253,2 millionYouth: EUR 188,2... (+logon/subscribe for more)


The current situation of higher education in Iraq

In October WES (World Education Services) released a report on the current situation of education in... (+more)

IIE Open Doors

The 2017 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange data was just released on November ... (+more)

Eurydice’s new report on the Structure of European Education Systems 2017/2018

Eurydice published a new report that focuses on the structure of mainstream education in European co... (+more)

Exit, Voice or Loyalty? Young people on Europe and Democracy

What do young Europeans think about Europe? Under the influence of the Brexit referendum and growing... (+more)


6-7 December 2017SRHE International Research Conference 2017Higher Education rising to the challenge... (+more)