Edition 173 - September 2015

News from ACA

EP-Nuffic: Free online training on recognition of foreign qualifications

Admissions officers interested in learning more about recognition of foreign qualifications can regi... (+more)

DAAD supports Kenya's Garissa University students

In April 2015, 142 students of Kenya's Garissa University have been killed in attacks by the te... (+more)

IIENetworker Magazine Fall Edition: The Impact of International Education

The fall 2015 IIENetworker magazine, titled 'The Impact of International Education' is now available... (+more)

Swedish analysis of Erasmus Charter applications

The Swedish Council for Higher Education (UHR) has analysed all 42 applications for the Erasmus Char... (+more)

CIMO: New developments in HE cooperation with Russia

The number of Russian degree students in Finnish higher education institutions has grown rapidly ove... (+more)

European Policy

EU and China team up on research and innovation funding

Earlier this month at the Joint Conference in Promoting Excellence through Enhanced EU-China Researc... (+more)

New ET 2020 priorities: Towards greater social inclusion

In early September, the European Commission unveiled a new set of priorities for the 2016-2020 work ... (+more)

National Education and the Global Context

UK study: Short international mobility just as beneficial

A recently published report on mobility impacts on UK undergraduate students suggests, somewhat surp... (+more)

New kid on the block: CALOHEE project

The debate on the value of measuring student learning outcomes is firing up again. A new feasibility... (+more)

QS University Rankings 2015/2016: Arts and humanities get a fairer share

The 12th edition of the QS World University Rankings, published on 15 September 2015, shook things u... (+more)

Hobsons study: What attracts international students?

What factors influence a student’s decision to venture abroad for a degree? A new study by Hobsons... (+more)

Brazil: A bleak 2016 for Science without Borders

Brazil’s popular Science without Borders scholarship programme finds itself on shaky ground owing ... (+more)

Denmark: New code of conduct for international student recruitment

The Danish government has introduced common guidelines for higher education institutions in their de... (+more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

CLOSING SOON: Call for Proposals: H2020-MSCA-COFUND-2015 – Marie Sklodowskda-Curie Co-Funding of Regional, National and International Programmes

This Call includes two different topics: COFOUND-DP Doctoral programmes: Doctoral programmes addres... (+logon/subscribe for more)

CLOSING SOON: Call for tenders EAC/20/2015 – Study on the impact of admission systems on higher education outcomes

The overall objective, to which this study will contribute, is to map country policies and strategie... (+logon/subscribe for more)

CLOSING SOON: Call for Applications: H2020-WIPRIZE-2015 – EU Prize for Women Innovators

The Commission plans to award up to three "EU Prize for Women Innovators 2016" following a... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: ERC-2015-STG - ERC Starting Grant

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


The Palgrave International Handbook of Higher Education Policy and Governance

Jeroen Huisman, Harry de Boer, David D. Dill, Manuel Souto-Otero. The Palgrave International Ha... (+logon/subscribe for more)

International Handbook of Universities 2016

The International Association of Universities (IAU). International Handbook of Universities 2016. Pa... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Chinese Students, Learning Cultures and Overseas Study

Lihong Wang. Chinese Students, Learning Cultures and Overseas Study. Palgrave Macmillan, September 2... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Higher Education in the Global Age: Policy, Practice and Promise in Emerging Societies

Daniel Araya, Peter Marber. Higher Education in the Global Age: Policy, Practice and Promise in Emer... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Academic Inbreeding and Mobility in Higher Education: Global Perspectives

Maria Yudkevich, Philip G. Altbach, Laura E. Rumbley. Academic Inbreeding and Mobility in Higher Edu... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Higher Education in Russia and Beyond: Physics and Lyrics: Disciplinary Divide in Post-Soviet Academia

Maria Yudkevich, Ivan Pavlyutkin, Igor Chirikov, Manja Klemencic and Philip G. Altbach (Eds). Higher... (+logon/subscribe for more)

EUREQA Moments! Top tips for internal quality assurance

Anna Gover , Tia Loukkola. EUREQA Moments! Top tips for internal quality assurance. European Univers... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Quality and relevance in education and research: Co-operation programme of Nordic Council of Ministers for Education and Research (MR-U) effective from 2015

Nordic Council of Ministers. Quality and relevance in education and research: Co-operation programme... (+logon/subscribe for more)


ACA events 15 October 2015ACA’s 47th European Policy Seminar: “12 years with global university ... (+more)