Edition 230 - June 2020

News from ACA

Vacancy Notice – Senior Policy & Project Coordinator

The Academic Cooperation Association (ACA) is searching for a dynamic, innovative and highly-motivat... (+more)

Labour market conditions for researchers with refugee background

Within the framework of the CARe project, implemented by ACA (coordinator), DAAD and EDUFI, three re... (+more)

Eberbach statement by ACA and DAAD

ACA and DAAD are proudly announcing the Eberbach statement on “European Values in Higher Education... (+more)

News from DAAD

DAAD’s expectations for Germany’s EU presidency: Education and Science for a strong Europe In a... (+more)

TPF: Scholarship Programme for the Hungarian Diaspora

In May 2020 the Hungarian Government introduced a new scholarship programme that aims to support Hun... (+more)

VLUHR project Study in Flanders

Over the last couple of months VLUHR International (formerly known as Flanders Knowledge Area) worke... (+more)

NAWA: STER Programme and open call for proposals for Chair

STER  Programme — Internationalisation of doctoral schools in Poland Polish National Agency ... (+more)

News from CMEPIUS

As national agency for Erasmus+ programme in the last few months, CMEPIUS was dealing with two main ... (+more)

Autumn semester abroad: where will it be possible?

Given the lack of clarity as to when it might be possible to travel again and resume in-person tuiti... (+more)

DSZ : Study in the Czech Republic Facebook Live Sessions

As many other institutions in the internationalisation field, the Study in the Czech Republic initia... (+more)

European Policy

Controversial appointment of Federica Mogherini as rector of the College of Europe

The Italian politician Federica Mogherini has been appointed rector of the College of Europe in Brug... (+more)

Recovery plan for Europe and its implications for Erasmus+

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and the economic and social consequences it might bring, the... (+more)

European Migration Network: 2019 Annual Report on Migration and Asylum

The European Migration Network (EMN) has published its annual report on migration and asylum state o... (+more)

European Court of Justice rules on Hungary’s Law on restrictions imposed on NGO’s

In 2017, Hungary put in place a law on “foreign financing” which forced NGOs to publicly declare... (+more)

Education and Research in the upcoming Germany EU Council presidency

Germany will take over from Croatia the presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) on 1 Ju... (+more)

Public consultation on a New Digital Education Action Plan

The European Commission (EC) recently launched an EU-wide open public consultation for its forthcomi... (+more)

National Education and the Global Context

News from Germany

Germany to assume the EU Council Presidency on 1 July   From 1 July to 31 December 2020, it i... (+more)

QS and THE World University Rankings of the year released

Both QS and THE released their World University Rankings of the year (2021 and 2020 respectively), a... (+more)

2020 edition of U-Multirank released

On 9 June 2020, the 7th edition of U-Multirank was released showcasing, amongst other... (+more)

2020 GEM Report - Inclusion and education: all means all

Within its remit to assess progress towards achieving the 10 targets of SDG 4 (Sustainable Developme... (+more)

French law on research back in the spotlight despite pandemic

The French law on research (« Loi de programmation pluriannuelle de la recherche ») is b... (+more)

UK: Universities not decolonising their curriculum

In light of recent developments around the Black Lives Matter movement, higher education institution... (+more)

Implications of online education in Africa

As of 8 June, Africa has recorded more than 88 000 confirmed cases of COVID-19  and many govern... (+more)

Hong Kong: another wave of brain drain expected from Beijing-imposed national security law

In a resolution  adopted on 19 June by 565 votes to 34, with 62 abstentions ,  the Europea... (+more)

USA sets out Visa measure against graduate students from China

Not for the first time measures targeting Chinese students have been taken by the US. An executive o... (+more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

European Youth together

European   Youth   Together"   projects aim   to &... (+more)

Call for partnerships with african HE : French "partnership with the african HE" programme

The French National Research Agency (ANR) launches the first call on « Partnerships with the Africa... (+more)

Enhancing the Attractiveness of European Higher Education: Study in Europe

The selected contractor will provide a range of professional services and expertise that together wi... (+more)

European policy experimentation

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

French Higher education ministry posts call for projects on "Hybridisation of training"

Considering the current sanitary crisis and its impact on going back to school in 2020, it is necess... (+more)

Publications

Landmark report on the last decade of UK postgraduate education provides an indication of what is to come after Covid-19

The Higher Education Policy Institute (www.hepi.ac.uk) is publishing a landmark report, Postgraduate... (+more)

Report suggests further falls in the wellbeing of university staff

A new report has shown a further rise in the number of university staff seeking counselling and supp... (+more)

Progress on Open Science: EUA contributes to final report from the Open Science Policy Platform

The Open Science Policy Platform (OSPP) published its final report “Progress on Open Science: Towa... (+more)

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

Looking at the 2030 Agenda from a higher education perspective, its main strength is that it has giv... (+more)

Conferences

Conferences

Events happening online Initial date: 29-30 June 2020Going GlobalLondon, UKUpdate : the British Cou... (+more)