Edition 226 - February 2020

News from ACA

CARe project activities: upcoming reports

The ACA-led Horizon2020 CARe project (Career Advancement for Refugee Researchers in Europe) is in it... (+more)

Internationalisation in higher education for society (IHES)

We would like to draw your attention to the major publication that just came out. The publication, ... (+more)

Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA) is pleased to announce opening of the three calls for proposals addressed to international students!

Poland My First Choice scholarship programme aims to encourage young talented people from the countr... (+more)

CMEPIUS: promotion of internationalisation in North Macedonia

The vast majority of CMEPIUS activities during the last couple of months were focused on promotion o... (+more)

DAAD: New mobility programme for research internships in the Baltic Sea Region

BARI, short for “Baltic Science Network Mobility Programme for Research Internships”, enables Ph... (+more)

Yves Flückiger is the new President of swissuniversities

Yves Flückiger, the Rector of the University of Geneva, is the new President of swissuniversities. ... (+more)

European Policy

Overview of the European Research Area

The European Research Area and Innovation Committee (ERAC) has published a noteworthy overview of th... (+more)

Council Resolution on education and training in the European Semester

Education ministers of the EU member states have adopted a Resolution on education and training in t... (+more)

SPHERE report: ICM of disadvantaged students from Partner Countries

The SPHERE consortium has recently finalised a report contracted by the European Commission which lo... (+more)

Trump Administration finds fault with the EU’s terms for participation in Horizon Europe

Horizon Europe, the next EU research framework programme worth about EUR 94 billion and spanning the... (+more)

National Education and the Global Context

Coronavirus: a threat to the internationalisation of higher education?

First in China, later in other parts of Asia and now increasingly everywhere in the world, the Coron... (+more)

Fulbright Programme threatened by major cuts in 2021

The US government has issued its proposal for the budget of the overall 75 educational, professional... (+more)

The Most International Universities in the World 2020 as ranked by THE

Hong Kong and Switzerland are recommended by the Times Higher Education (THE) for prospective studen... (+more)

UK: Another new minister for education and possible split of higher education and research responsibilities

For the first time since 2010, the UK government is likely to split the education and research portf... (+more)

UK: updates on funding schemes

The UK government is looking to simplify the application process for their research grants. UK’s g... (+more)

ERC-funded project suspended by Italian court

Italy’s highest administrative court has put on hold a project funded by the prestigious European ... (+more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

Rights, Equality And Citizenship Programmes (REC)

A programme which could be useful for professionals working in higher education on issues such as i... (+more)

Centres/Networks of European research and innovation

The aim of the call is to enhance the evidence base and provide sound policy and technological optio... (+more)

European Policy Experimentations

This call for proposals will support transnational cooperation projects in the implementation of the... (+more)

Publications

New DAAD study „Internationalisation in Higher Education for Society“ (IHES)

The DAAD has commissioned a study on “Internationalisation in Higher Education for Society”, a f... (+more)

Encyclopedia of International Higher Education Systems and Institutions

This reference source covers all higher education themes in a comprehensive, accessible and comparat... (+more)

Higher Education, Pedagogy and Social Justice

This book explores how the concepts of social justice, diversity, equity and inclusion can be unders... (+more)

Major Challenges Facing Higher Education in the Arab World: Quality Assurance and Relevance

This book focuses on two issues that need to be addressed as a matter of urgency by universities in ... (+more)

Conferences

Conferences

8 March 2020 ECUI: The Future of European Universities Brussels, Belgium More information 22-2... (+more)