Edition 169 - May 2015

News from ACA

Registrations closing: Don't miss out on ACA's Annual Conference 2015!

This is your last chance to sign up for the ACA Annual Conference 2015, to be held in Brussel... (+more)

CIMO: Two publications on the internationalisation of higher education in Finland

CIMO has recently released two new publications on higher education. The first is based on the Glob... (+more)

DAAD celebrates its 90th jubilee!

The DAAD will be celebrating its 90th jubilee in 2015. Since the organisation was founded in 1925 in... (+more)

DAAD News: German-Jordanian University celebrates 10th anniversary

With financial assistance from the German Ministry of Education and Research, the DAAD has funded ov... (+more)

European Policy

Welcome, Belarus! Outcomes of the 9th Bologna Process Ministerial Conference

Ministerial delegations from all 47 European Higher Education Area (EHEA) countries came together on... (+more)

EFSI and cuts to H2020: Good news, or "could have been worse"?

Brussels awoke to good news on the morning of 28 May. After a record-breaking 12.5 hours o... (+more)

EU already approaching 2020 goals for tertiary education

When a long-term strategy is launched, with ambitious goals far into the future, there tends to be m... (+more)

EU Budget 2016: 30% more for Erasmus+

On 27 May, the European Commission proposed a 2016 EU Budget, consisting of EUR 143.5 billion in pay... (+more)

Switzerland still (partially) benefitting from Horizon 2020

Over a year has passed since Switzerland voted in a referendum “against mass immigration” and fo... (+more)

National Education and the Global Context

AHELO: The good, the bad, and a vote

It has been a while since we last heard from AHELO. The Assessment of Higher Education Learning Outc... (+more)

Conservative win puts British universities on alert

Alarm bells are ringing in the British higher education sector following the surprising election res... (+more)

World Economic Forum: Human Capital Index 2015

One of the strongest predictors of a nation’s long-term economic success is its human capital: The... (+more)

Egypt: Expecting a wave

Egypt is jumping on the bandwagon of countries looking to dramatically expand their international st... (+more)

US Brookings rankings: A focus on economic "value-added"

A new report by the Brookings Institution captures the “actual contribution” American colleges m... (+more)

Leiden Ranking 2015: Old order restored

The 2015 edition of the CWTS Leiden Ranking is out, and so is its last year’s number one, the Rock... (+more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

CLOSING SOON: Call for Proposals: Cooperability Program, Crossing Borders Grant by the Unity Through Knowledge Fund (UKF)

The aims of the Crossing Borders Grant are to support outstanding Croatian scientists and profession... (+logon/subscribe for more)

CLOSING SOON: Call for Applications: OeAD - IMPULSE

IMPULSE is to support the development and consolidation of partnerships between Austrian higher educ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for Tenders: EAC/37/2014 - Harmonisation, Quality and Accreditation initiative

Service Contract to Support the development of a harmonised quality assurance and accreditation syst... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for Proposals: H2020-MSCA-IF-2015 - Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships

This Call includes two different topics: MSCA-IF-2015-EF European Fellowships: Proposals for Europe... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for Proposals: H2020-ISSI-2015-1 – Call for Integrating Society in Science and Innovation

This Call includes multiple topics: ISSI-3-2015: Knowledge Sharing Platform: The topic aims to fost... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for Proposals: H2020-SEAC-2015-1 – Call for Making Science Education and Careers Attractive for Young People

This Call includes two different topics: SEAC-1-2015: Innovative ways to make science education and... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for Proposals: H2020-GARRI-2015-1 – Call for Developing Governance for the Advancement of Responsible Research and Innovation

This Call includes two different topics: GARRI-4-2015: Innovative approach to release and dissemina... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Publications

Innovation Union Scoreboard 2015

European Commission. Innovation Union Scoreboard 2015. European Union, May 2015. ISBN 978-92-79-4408... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Lifelong Learning for Poverty Eradication

Wapula Raditloaneng and Morgan Chawawa. Lifelong Learning for Poverty Eradication. Springer, 2015. I... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Mergers and Alliances in Higher Education

Curaj, A., Georghiou, L., Harper, J.C., Egron-Polak, E. (Eds.) Mergers and Alliances in Higher Educa... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Pathways to Success in Higher Education

Gabriella Pusztai. Pathways to Success in Higher Education.  Higher Education Research and Po... (+logon/subscribe for more)

The Global Financial Crisis and Educational Restructuring

Peters, Michael A. ,Paraskeva, João M., Besley, Tina (Eds.) The Global Financial Crisis and Educati... (+logon/subscribe for more)

A Critical Study of Thailand’s Higher Education Reforms: The culture of borrowing

Rattana Lao. A Critical Study of Thailand’s Higher Education Reforms: The culture of borrowing. Ro... (+logon/subscribe for more)

The State of Global Education: Learning with the World and its People

Brad Maguth and Jeremy Hilburn (Eds). The State of Global Education: Learning with the World and its... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Cedefop: Work Programme 2015

European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training. Work Programme 2015. Cedefop, 2015. ISBN... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Research, Development, and Innovation in Asia Pacific Higher Education

John N. Hawkins, Ka Ho Mok (Eds). Research, Development, and Innovation in Asia Pacific Higher Educa... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Private Universities in Latin America: Research and Innovation in the Knowledge Economy

Gustavo Gregorutti and Jorge Enrique Delgado (Eds). Private Universities in Latin America: Research ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

University of the World: A Case for a World University System

Dieter Lenzen. University of the World: A case for a World University System. Springer, 2015. ISBN: ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Higher Education in Russia and Beyond: It’s All About Rankings.

Maria Yudkevich, Ivan Pavlyutkin, Igor Chirikov and Manja Klemencic (Eds). Higher Education in Russi... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Conferences

ACA events: 14-16 June 2015Internationalisation: From strategy to implementationBrussels, Belg... (+logon/subscribe for more)