Edition 210 - October 2018

News from ACA

Last chance to register: ACA’s European Policy Seminar Mobility-migration nexus

ACA’s next European Policy Seminar “Mobility-migration nexus: policies, practices,&nbs... (+more)

ACA Western Balkans Networking Seminar

On 24-25 October ACA hosted a networking seminar in Podgorica, Montenegro together with the National... (+more)

IIE-EDUFI partnership: aiming higher

                EDUFI Director Samu Seitsalo and I... (+more)

Stipendium Hungaricum welcomes thousands of new scholarship holders arrived in Hungary

Tempus Public Foundation (TPF) held a welcome reception for the new Stipendium Hungaricum scholars... (+more)

DAAD and SAIS build bridge across the Atlantic

German ACA member Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) and the John Hopkins School of Advan... (+more)

ACA to help CMEPIUS select target countries for the promotion of Slovene higher education

ACA is very happy to announce that its Slovenian member CMEPIUS has entrusted it with producing a sm... (+more)

European Policy

Education and Training Monitor 2018 – on track on most EU targets

The 2018 edition of the Education and Training Monitor was launched on 16 October in Brussels, by Co... (+more)

ERC to foster cooperation with Australian top researchers

Prof. Anne Kelso, CEO for the NHMRC, and by Michael Pulch, Ambassador of the European Unio... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Trends 2018 report is out

On 11 October 2018 the European University Association (EUA) published the 8th edition of its f... (+logon/subscribe for more)

National Education and the Global Context

CEU moves to Vienna

It looks like a saga has come to its end. As closely documented by this news service, the Central Eu... (+more)

Education at a Glance 2018 revisited

In the last issue of this newsletter, we reported on the overall cross-sector results of Education a... (+logon/subscribe for more)

10th anniversary of Centres of African Excellence

The Centres of African Excellence, one of the long-term German-African cooperation projects at the e... (+logon/subscribe for more)

QS World University Rankings 2018

Last month, this newsletter reported on the 2018 edition of the Times Higher Ed global ranking and o... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Working and studying in the UK after Brexit as an EU national: good news for the academic staff, less good for prospective students

The UK government has recently launched a new phase of the EU Settlement Scheme pilot. This phase wi... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Italian students sick and tired of being overlooked

Source On 12 October, thousands of Italian students took to the streets to demonstrate against the ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Colombian students protest over higher education budgetary crisis – and ex exchange students support them from all over the world

Colombian students took the street again. Following the decision of 32 public universities to interr... (+logon/subscribe for more)

US: affirmative action of an unusual sort

Harvard is one of the most difficult universities to enter. This year, over 95% of undergraduate app... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU


This call aims to further intensify the services provided by the EURAXESS Service Centers by expandi... (+logon/subscribe for more)


This call is meant to facilitate trans-national co-operation between European and national initiativ... (+logon/subscribe for more)


Total budget: EUR 2 733,4 million Education and Training: EUR 2 503,4 millionYouth: EUR 167,7 milli... (+logon/subscribe for more)


Closing soon - ERC SYNERGY GRANT (ERC-2019-SyG) ERC Synergy Grants are intended to foster researc... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Understanding migration mobility patterns - H2020-SC6-MIGRATION-2018-2019-2020

Understanding migration mobility patterns: elaborating mid and long-term migration scenarios Propos... (+logon/subscribe for more)


Eurydice's new report on the structure of European education systems 2018/2019

At the beginning of October, Eurydice has published its yearly report on the structure of education ... (+more)

EAIE Barometer 2018 – taking stock of HE internationalisation in the EHEA

The 2nd edition of the Barometer of the European Association for International Education (EAIE)... (+more)

Reversing the Cult of Speed in Higher Education

The Slow Movement in the Arts and Humanities, 1st Edition (+more)

Bourdieu and Chinese Education

Inequality, Competition, and Change, 1st Edition (+more)

Building the Anti-Racist University

S.A. Tate, P. Bagguley, Building the Anti-Racist University, 1st ed., Routledge 2018, 146 pages, I... (+more)

Looking back and looking ahead: The ASEM education process – history and vision (2008-2018)

A. Angress, S. Wuttig (eds.), Looking back and looking ahead: The ASEM education process ... (+more)


ACA events

9 November 2018 European Policy Seminar 3 - Mobility-migration nexus: policies, practices... (+more)


7 - 8 November 2018CZEDUCON 2018Forum on International Higher Education 20 years on the waves&n... (+more)