Edition 187 - November 2016

In focus

In memoriam: Ulf Lie

On Thursday, 24 November, Ulf Lie passed away in his home town of Bergen, finally losing his fig... (+more)

News from ACA

SAVE THE DATE: What’s new in Brussels?

2 February 2017 Ever since 2004, ACA’s European Policy Seminars “What’s new in Brussels? Re... (+more)

Career choice researcher – international workshop by SAIA in Bratislava

Under the auspices of the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU), ACA’s Slo... (+more)

ACA Annual Conference 2016, UniverCities: an inspiring event for tomorrows higher education habitats

20-22 November witnessed this year’s ACA Annual Conference, organised in cooperation with our ... (+more)

DAAD takes stock of academic integration of refugees & highlights “Leadership for Syria” programme

During the 2015/2016 winter semester a total of 221 Syrian scholarship holders took up their studi... (+more)

European Policy

Education and Training Monitor 2016

On 7 November the European Commission published this year’s Education and Training Monitor (ET M... (+more)

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions turn 20 –two decades of impact

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) celebrated its 20th anniversary, beginning this month. Cele... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Horizon2020: ready to hear it from the public & new EU-US agreement enhances cooperative-freedoms

The European Commission has launched the public stakeholder consultation for the EU’s flagship r... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Eurydice reveals tuition-fee and support structures for students across the EU

Eurydice has published its annual report, that evaluates student fee and support systems across 28... (+logon/subscribe for more)

National Education and the Global Context

IIE’s Open Doors 2016, releases the latest on International Educational Exchange

The Institute of International Education (IIE), together with the U.S. Department of State's Bur... (+more)

Big boost for Singapore’s social sciences & humanities– shifting for challenges of a transformed city-state

Singapore’s Ministry of Education (MOE), has this month, announced a significant boost for the cit... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Exploring latest trends on International Branch Campuses 2016

The Observatory for Higher Education (OBHE) and Cross-Border Education Research team (C-Bert) have r... (+logon/subscribe for more)

South Africa: The interim report published by the fees commission

As the student protests in South Africa continue across campuses in the country, the government is... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Indian Institutes of Technology ease visa barriers to attract foreign faculty

India’s government continues to advance internationalisation processes and it’s strive for world... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

Erasmus+ Programme - Call for Proposals 2017

This call for proposals is based on the Regulation (EU) No 1288/2013 of the European Parliament&nb... (+logon/subscribe for more)

MSCA-ITN-2017 Innovative Training Networks

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

Call for Proposals – EEA Grants Scholarship Programme - professional visits action (Hungary)

The call for Professional Visits action for EEA Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 Scholarship programm... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for applications: Action Austria – Slovakia

Within this call, by the Slovak Academic Information Agency (SAIA,) students/PhD students and rese... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Now Open: MSCA-RISE-2017- Research and Innovation Staff Exchange

The RISE scheme will promote international and inter-sector collaboration through research and inn... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Opening Soon: Policy and international cooperation measures for research infrastructures - H2020-INFRASUPP-2016-2017

In the context of the communication for a reinforced ERA partnership for excellence and growth[1],... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Opening Soon: MSCA National Contact Points - MSCA-NCP-2017

The objective of this call is to Facilitate trans-national co-operation between National Contact P... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Publications

Education Policy Institute- Remaking tertiary education: can we create a system that is fair and fit for purpose?

Wolf A., Dominguez R., Sellen P., “Remaking tertiary education: can we create a system that is f... (+more)

EURYDICE- Structural Indicators for Monitoring Education and Training Systems in Europe 2016

European Commission/EACEA/Eurydice, 2016. Structural Indicators for Monitoring Education and Train... (+more)

Flash Report: European Education, Training and Youth Forum 2016

This condensed report provides insights into outcomes and central topics discussed during the fift... (+more)

NAFSA- Moving the Needle: Leveraging Innovation for Institutional Change in Study Abroad

NAFSA: Association of International Educators, Moving the Needle: Leveraging Innovation for Instit... (+more)

EC Report published: Higher education reform - Design and evaluation : synthesis report

Directorate-General for Education and Culture, Higher education reform - Design and evaluation : s... (+more)

EUROSTAT - European Day of Languages - More than 80% of primary school pupils in the EU studying foreign language

Eurostat,  European Day of Languages - More than 80% of primary school pupils in the EU study... (+more)

EURYDICE - National Student Fee and Support Systems in European Higher Education – 2016/17

European Commission/EACEA/Eurydice, 2016. National Student Fee and Support Systems in European Hig... (+more)

Conferences

ACA events     2 February 2017 European policy seminar 1 – “What’s new in B... (+more)