Edition 183 - July 2016

In focus

“Finding solutions together” – on German-Iranian science diplomacy

by Dennis Schroeder  In times of crisis, science diplomacy can become an alternative channel... (+more)

News from ACA

New ACA study out! Erasmus+: Decentralised Actions – First Experiences

From April until June this year, ACA conducted a study on the first experiences of Erasmus+ Nat... (+more)

ACA annual conference 2016, UniverCities- Registrations now open

Registrations are now open for this year’s ACA Annual Conference, to be held in the beautiful city... (+more)

Campus France mobilises African Entrepreneurship – Launch of MEETAfrica

To support African diaspora in harnessing their entrepreneurial and innovative potential, towards ad... (+more)

DAAD: Joint scholarship programmes with Russia extended

The financial support for the joint scholarship programmes “Michael Lomonosov” and “Immanuel... (+more)

European Policy

Erasmus+ Master Loans - Access launched in France

In the frame of the Erasmus+ master loans Guarantee Scheme students looking to pursue post-graduate ... (+more)

Education priorities of the Slovak Presidency

Slovakia this July, historically for the first time, commenced its presidency of the Council of th... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Eurostat on disciplinary gender dominance in higher education

Recent EUROSTAT findings show, consistently across all member states, there is a higher propo... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Third ETER edition reveals rich insights into European higher education

The European Tertiary education register (ETER) goes into its third round, rolling out a more user... (+logon/subscribe for more)

National Education and the Global Context

OECD upgrades work on enhancing higher education & launches Skill Centre

The OECD has reorganized its activities in higher education, responding to new and emerging prioriti... (+more)

India study abroad regulations for more excellence

As part of the goal to internationalise and modernise higher education in the country, the Indian ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Arab world's equitable education foundation partners for online learning

As one of the Arab world’s largest, privately funded philanthropic education initiatives, the Ab... (+logon/subscribe for more)

UK: How graduates fare & where they go? New HESA data reveals post-study transitions

The UK Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) has released its newest findings from the Destinati... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Germany: One billion Euro for 1,000 tenure-track positions

Germany’s federal government and the Länder (states) have agreed on new measures to boost the cou... (+logon/subscribe for more)

South Africa: New language policies for access - a diversity challenge

Two South African universities, namely the University of Pretoria and Stellenbosch have recently a... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Asia & debut Latin America rankings reveal rising stars

Building on the data of its flagship World University rankings 2015-2016 the Times Higher Education ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

Call for tenders EAC/13/2016 - Erasmus+ Higher Education Impact Study

The study has the objective to analyse how the Erasmus+ Programme, in particular its new measures ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals- H2020-SwafS-2016-17-ERA Mobility and Career Day

The European Research Area (ERA) priorities underline the importance of an open labour market for ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

H2020-SwafS-07-2016- Science in the European Research Area

While some aspects of open science, such as open access to publications, have become more widely kno... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: H2020-MSCA-IF-2016 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships

The goal of Individual Fellowships is to enhance the creative and innovative potential of experi... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: H2020-SwafS-2016-17 - Participatory research and innovation via Science Shops

The Science Shop model of participatory research and innovation has been successful in bringi... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: SwafS-04-2016 Opening Research Organisations in the European Research Area

This topic focuses on the institutional changes needed to cope with the new interactions between Res... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: H2020-MSCA-COFUND-2016- COFUND - Co-funding of Regional, National and International programmes

The COFUND scheme aims to stimulate regional, national or international programmes to foster excel... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Opening soon: MSCA-ITN-2017 Innovative Training Networks

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

Publications

EC report: Erasmus Mundus joint master degrees - the story so far

European Commission, Directorate-General for Education and Culture. EC report: Erasmus Mundus join... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Trends Shaping Education 2016 -OECD

OECD.  (2016), Trends Shaping Education 2016, OECD Publishing, Paris. DOI: 10.1787/22187049 Tr... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Encouraging Diversity in Higher Education. Supporting student success

Hughes k. Encouraging Diversity in Higher Education. Supporting student success.  Routledge, Mi... (+logon/subscribe for more)

EC Study on the potential of education to cause macroeconomic imbalances and negative spillovers

European Commission, Directorate-General for Education and Culture. Andruszkiewicz O., Barrett G.,... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Denmark, creating university centres of excellence: the UNIK-initiative - EC study

European Commission Directorate-General for Education and Culture, Denmark, creating university cent... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Norway, changing institutional status after the higher education quality reform

European Commission, Directorate-General for Education and Culture.  Norway, changing instituti... (+logon/subscribe for more)

OECD Skills Matter: Further Results from the Survey of Adult Skills

OECD.  (2016), Skills Matter: Further Results from the Survey of Adult Skills, OECD Skills Stud... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Conferences

ACA events 20 - 22 November 2016 ACA Annual Conference 2016: UniverCities. Higher education insti... (+logon/subscribe for more)