Edition 222 - October 2019

News from ACA

Digital administration for internationalisation in the spotlight of ACA's 61st European Policy Seminar

Digitalisation is set to transform and disrupt the education sector in every aspect today. Top-down ... (+more)

The end of GREET project – activities and achievements

The ACA-led GREET project, implemented together with DAAD and EDUFI and funded under the Horizon 202... (+more)

Inspiring days in Bled

Rarely has a conference met with more challenges than the ACA/CMEPIUS event The engaged university. ... (+more)

What’s new in Brussels? 24 January 2020

May we suggest that you start into the new decade with something special? Treat yourself to the fi... (+more)

Flanders Knowledge Area: Fill in the surveys on Inclusive Mobility

The EPFIME (Establishing a thought-out Policy and Framework for Inclusive Mobility across Europe) pr... (+more)

Germany: Awards, Nobel Prizes and a fellowship

Awards for strategic internationalisation go to seven German universities The Geisenheim Universit... (+more)

OeaD – two new funding programmes

ACA’s Austrian member, the OeaD, recently announced the launch of two new funding instruments. One... (+more)

CMEPIUS: New publication and events

"The economic effects of Erasmus+ on the Slovenian economy" study CMEPIUS commissioned th... (+more)

DZS Czech Republic: Joint infoday, How to design a tram or work for NASA?

Czech National Agency for International Education (DZS) organised in Brno on 15 - 16 October an annu... (+more)

NAWA: Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange celebrates second anniversary

On the occasion of the 2nd anniversary of establishing Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange ... (+more)

European Policy

Recommendations for African-European collaboration in higher education

European Commission and African Union are strengthening cooperation in higher education. More than 4... (+more)

National Education and the Global Context

Research on research institute launched

The Wellcome Trust, Digital Science and the Universities of Sheffield and Leiden have joined forces ... (+more)

Massive drop in university applications in Croatia

The academic year 2019/20 saw a big decrease in university applications in Croatia. After the Septem... (+more)

Black and minority students at UK universities

The rapper Stormzy, whose real name is Michael Omari, seems to have triggered off a wave of enrolmen... (+more)

Organisational support for female academics in the UK while on maternity

Anmol Abbott Joel (2019) Organisational support throughout the maternity journey: the perceptions of... (+more)

Hong Kong and Xinjiang: tightening grip on education institutions at all levels

On 4 October, Hong Kong government enacted controversial “emergency laws” to ban masks at legal ... (+more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

Erasmus+ KA3: Social Inclusion and Common Values: the Contribution in the Field of Education and Training

Projects submitted under this lot should aim at disseminating and/or scaling up good practices on in... (+more)

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks

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

Marie Skłodowska-Curie - The European Researchers' Night applications

The European Researchers' Night aims to bring researchers closer to the general public and to increa... (+more)

Publications

GUNI: Implementing the 2030 Agenda at Higher Education Institutions: Challenges and Responses

The publication focuses on the obstacles that HEIs encounter when implementing the SDGs and offers s... (+more)

EUA: Research Assessment in the Transition to Open Science

This EUA report provides an up-to-date overview of the current state of research assessment at Europ... (+more)

Assessing Trustworthiness in Research: A Pilot Study on CV Verification

An interesting study, which examines whether and how frequently researchers misrepresent their resea... (+more)

The organisation of the academic year in Europe 2019/20

This Eurydice report presents data about the organisation of the academic year 2019/20 in Europe and... (+more)

Conferences

ACA Events

22 November 2019European Policy Seminar 2 - From physical to virtual? Internationalising higher educ... (+more)

Conferences

6 November Universities as drivers of European innovation ecosystems Brussels, Belgium More infor... (+more)