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Newsletter Edition 252 – 04/2022
NEWS FROM ACA

ACA Members provide support to Ukrainian students and researchers

Following-up on the initial reactions from the higher education sector, ACA members continue to provide relevant information to Ukrainian students and researchers and issue further statements condemning the ongoing conflict. DAAD launched the website of the National Academic Contact Point...
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AMEUP becomes the SALTO centre for inclusion and diversity!

The European Commission (EC) has appointed the Agency for Mobility and EU Programmes (AMEUP) as SALTO resource centre. As such, it will  assist in promoting inclusion and diversity to agencies across 33 Erasmus+ programme countries in the field of education...
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The future of HE international cooperation

Join ACA and our Brussels-based members in the afternoon of 11 May in Brussels and online to discuss the outlooks of global cooperation for European higher education. The event is dedicated to the global dimension of the European Strategy for Universities (ES4U), aiming...
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PROFFORMANCE Final Conference

The conference is the closing event of PROFFORMANCE - Assessment Tool and Incentive Systems for Developing Higher Education Teachers' Performance. The project aims to support quality enhancement of Teaching and Learning at Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the European Higher...
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New milestones in ACA Strategy process

Following the launch of the ACA Strategy development process last month, ACA members were busy this month with two main activities: responding to an internal consultation survey and participating in an online SWOT workshop on 22 April 2022, guided by...
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Developing resources for international academics

The Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA) hosted a hybrid meeting of the UniWeliS project partners in its Warsaw headquarters on 7–8 April 2022. The partners presented the best from among 80 good practices in supporting academic staff’s mobility that...
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DAAD extends scholarship opportunities to young Afghans

The German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst – DAAD) has extended its support efforts through the Hilde Domin Programme that awarded 26 young Afghans with a full scholarship to complete undergraduate, postgraduate or doctoral studies in Germany. The majority...
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ACA welcomes new team member

The ACA Secretariat was reinforced with one new colleague joining the team on 11 April 2022. Salome Dermati is ACA’s new Junior Communications Officer, taking over for Carlo Prato, whom we deeply thank for his valuable contribution to the team.  Their...
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Micro-credentials as a tool for internationalisation

More than 150 German higher education institutions (HEIs) participated in the recent survey conducted by the DAAD’s Erasmus+ National Agency “Higher Education” (NA DAAD). A second study was conducted among German HEIs that form part of the EU initiative European...
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EUROPEAN POLICY

Advancing the ES4U with a base on Bologna commitments

Meeting in the framework of the Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council (EYCS) on 5 April 2022, EU education ministers formally responded, as expected, to the higher education package launched by the European Commission (EC) in January this year, through...
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Russia and Belarus cease to be members of the EHEA

The Bologna Follow Up Group (BFUG) members and consultative members have decided to terminate membership of the Russian Federation and Belarus in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) as of 11 April. The decision was made in the context of...
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NATIONAL EDUCATION AND THE GLOBAL CONTEXT

Wissenschaft weltoffen

The “kompakt” version of the annual Wissenschaft weltoffen report by DAAD and DZHW was recently published. While waiting for the full version of the report, we can preview some of the emerging and continuing trends. Key findings on international students...
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New report on study experience and well-being in the Netherlands

More than one thousand international students enrolled at Dutch higher education institutions participated in Nuffic’s survey, which was conducted in late 2021 and early 2022. The main goal was to assess students’ overall experience and state of well-being, as well...
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Comprehensive overview of global HE

World Higher Education: Institutions, Students and Funding is an attempt to produce the most comprehensive overview of global higher education (HE) by combining the in-depth approach of OECD and wide scope of UNESCO in international HE research. The study provides...
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Easier residence permit for studies or research

Good news for international students, wishing to study abroad in Finland: the Finnish government has just passed a new law on Friday, 15 April 2022, thus granting international students and their family members residence permits for the entire duration of...
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CONFERENCES

Events

ACA Event - Inclusive Excellence - a Global Approach for European Higher Education?  11 May 2022 More Information EUA webinar series: Universities and democracy: how to strengthen a crucial relationship 5 May 2022 More Information UNESCO World Higher Education Conference...
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