Edition 175 - November 2015

News from ACA

ACA and DAAD “University Quality Indicators: A Critical Assessment” joint study is out

ACA is pleased to announce the publication of a new study titled University Quality Indicators: A Cr... (+more)

ACA Newsletter guest article by Nicolai Netz, Researcher at the Deutsches Zentrum für Hochschul- und Wissenschaftsforschung (DZHW)

What are the reasons for the social selectivity of international student mobility? With the impleme... (+more)

DAAD and Ministry of Education integration package for refugees

Education is of central importance to the integration of refugees. More than half of the refugees cu... (+more)

European Policy

MEPs and Ministers keen to harmonise residence rules to attract talent

The European Union is planning to harmonise entry and residence rules for non-EU students and resear... (+more)

Education and Training Monitor 2015

On 16 November, the European Commission released the fourth edition of its annual Education and Trai... (+logon/subscribe for more)

New EU-Africa action plan for migration addresses academic mobility

On 11-12 November, EU and African leaders convened in Valletta, Malta on the occasion of the Vallett... (+logon/subscribe for more)

National Education and the Global Context

U-Multirank study on university research strength: Older, wiser?

While older universities traditionally outperform their younger peers on indicators of research exce... (+more)

Open Doors 2015: Record mobility numbers

The United States continues to enjoy growing popularity as a study destination with a record high of... (+logon/subscribe for more)

United Kingdom: Tory plans for higher education shake-up

This month saw the higher education debate in the UK heat up as the Tory government presented its vi... (+logon/subscribe for more)

UNESCO Science Report: towards 2030

Global spending on research and development increased by 30% between 2007 and 2013, despite the pres... (+logon/subscribe for more)

BRICS step up cooperation in research and education

On 18 November, education ministers from BRICS nations - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Afri... (+logon/subscribe for more)

OECD Education at a Glance 2015

OECD’s flagship series on education statistics, Education at a Glance, has been mapping ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Refugees to get free education at Kiron University

A new online university with a unique mission sprang up in the wake of the refugee crisis this autum... (+logon/subscribe for more)

EUA interactive map of university mergers

Launched last month, the European University Association’s online University Merger Tool allows us... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

Call for proposals: H2020-MSCA-ITN-2016 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks

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

Call for proposals: H2020-SWAFS-2016-17 Science with and for Society. Sub-call: SwafS-25-2016 Celebrating European Science

The aim of Science with and for Society is to build effective cooperation between science and societ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: ERC-2016-COG ERC Consolidator Grant

ERC Consolidator Grants are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stag... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: EAC/A04/2015 Erasmus+ for Jean Monnet Actions

The Jean Monnet Activities aim at promoting excellence in teaching and research in the field of Euro... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: EAC/A04/2015 Erasmus+ for education and training

Concerning education and training, this Call covers the following actions of the Erasmus+ Programme:... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: ERC-PoC-2016 ERC Proof of Concept Grant

Frontier research often generates unexpected or new opportunities for commercial or societal applica... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: H2020-MSCA-RISE-2016 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange

RISE involves organisations from the academic and non-academic sectors (in particular SMEs), based i... (+logon/subscribe for more)


The European Higher Education Area: Between Critical Reflections and Future Policies

Adrian Curaj, Liviu Matei, Remus Pricopie, Jamil Salmi, Peter Scott. The European Higher Education A... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Higher Education Reform: Looking Back – Looking Forward

Pavel Zgaga Ulrich Teichler, Hans G. Schuetze, Andrä Wolter(eds.). Higher Education Reform: Looking... (+logon/subscribe for more)

North–South–South 10 years: A decade of supporting development through academic mobility

Ian Cowie. North–South–South 10 years: A decade of supporting development through academic mobil... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Internationalisation of Higher Education: The Case of Hong Kong

Yin Cheong Cheng, Alan Chi Keung Cheung, Shun Wing Ng. Internationalisation of Higher Education: The... (+logon/subscribe for more)

The New Flagship University: Changing the Paradigm from Global Ranking to National Relevancy

John Aubrey Douglass. The New Flagship University: Changing the Paradigm from Global Ranking to Nati... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Global University Rankings and the Mediatisation of Higher Education

Michelle Stack. Global University Rankings and the Mediatisation of Higher Education. Palgrave Mac... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Dimensions of Marketisation in Higher Education

Peter John, Joëlle Fanghanel. Dimensions of Marketisation in Higher Education. Routledge, November ... (+logon/subscribe for more)


ACA events 10 December 2015ACA’s 48th European Policy Seminar: “The international refugee crisi... (+logon/subscribe for more)