Edition 181 - May 2016

In focus

In memoriam Rolf Hoffmann

In late April 2016, Dr. Rolf Hoffman passed away.  This outstanding personality had been for de... (+more)

News from ACA

Towards an integrated approach in European Master’s level education

On 17 May, ACA held its jubilee European Policy Seminar (EPS) in Amsterdam, on the topic of Master... (+more)

ACA members launch HOPES for a generation of Syrian students and their host countries

European partners together with the European Commission introduced, on 11-12 May, HOPES - the newe... (+more)

Study in Europe Fairs in South and North America

In autumn 2016 three European events will take place in South and North America in the scope of ... (+more)

British Council study identifies global-top policy environments for internationalisation

The British Council’s newest study ‘The Shape of Global Higher Education’, launched at the a... (+more)

IIE Summit 2016: Generation Study Abroad

The 2016 IIE Summit on Generation Study Abroad will take place on October 23-25, 2016 at the Omn... (+more)

European Policy

EUROSTAT reveals EU progress for 2020 education targets

Newest findings of the statistical office of the European Union highlight progress made in 2015 to... (+more)

G7 Ministers of Education meet in Japan – Outcomes & Priorities

After 10 years of time-out, the G7 Education Ministers meeting was held once again on 14-15 May in... (+more)

Georgia & Armenia join Horizon 2020 – access to new opportunities for innovators and researches

European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas and Georgian Minister fo... (+more)

U-Multirank: top performance is a matter of excellence-areas

Newest findings of U-Multirank confirm that top performance of universities strongly correlates wi... (+more)

Set in stone: New EU rules for foreign students and researchers – How we got there

Talks to create better entry and mobility conditions attracting the brightest researches and stude... (+more)

National Education and the Global Context

UK – steps towards a major higher education and research reform

On 16 and 19 May, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) – the UK equivalent to ... (+more)

Australia’s first strategy for international education: lacking vision or precision?

Australia, already one of the largest higher education exporters, seems set to further strengthen ... (+more)

Half of UK students could miss Referendum–Interest does not vote

A recent poll commissioned by Universities UK, executed by YouthSight, reveals that a large propor... (+more)

Swedish tuition fees for oversees students command reviewing – unregulated internationalisation?

The national radio station (Sverige Radio) in its newest programme Dagens Eko, has raised a critic... (+more)

Germany’s new initiatives – Innovating higher education & paving the way for next generation researchers

In order to strengthen its universities, Germany’s federal government as well as the country’s... (+more)

Discontinued funding for European Humanities University – new priorities

The Nordic Council of Ministers has decided, this May, to conclude its funding for the Lithuanian-... (+more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

Closing soon: Call for proposals: APPEAR 6th call – OeaD, ADC

APPEAR is a programme of the Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC) with the aim to implement its st... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Closing soon: Call for proposals: EACEA/07/2016 – Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme

Under the Africa component of the Intra-ACP Academic Mobility Scheme (2010-2013), the EU decided to ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for tenders EAC/07/2016 – European Expert Network on Economics of Education

The European expert network on economics of education will be the direct successor to EENEE (2013-20... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for Proposals- H2020-INFRADEV-2016-2017-Preparatory Phase and support to early phase of ESFRI projects

The ESFRI roadmap, updated periodically, identifies the needs of the European scientific community i... (+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 re... (+logon/subscribe for more)

H2020-SwafS-07-2016- Training on Open 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 experience... (+logon/subscribe for more)

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: H2020-SwafS-2016-17- Open Schooling and collaboration on science education

This action aims to support a range of activities based on collaboration between formal, non-formal ... (+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)


New IIE Report: Social Justice and Sustainable Change: The Impacts of Higher Education

Martel, M. & Bhandari, R. (2016). Social Justice and Sustainable Change: The Impacts of Higher E... (+logon/subscribe for more)

New British Council study: Social Enterprise in a Global Context - the role of Higher Education Institutions

Plymouth University for the British Council. Social Enterprise in a Global Context: the role of Hi... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Creative Learning in Higher Education - International Perspectives and Approaches

Watts L., Blessinger P. Creative Learning in Higher Education - International Perspectives and App... (+logon/subscribe for more)

OECD Publication: Governing Education in a Complex World

Burns,T. and F. Köster (eds.) ,Governing Education in a Complex World, Educational Research and I... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Understanding Mass Higher Education-Comparative Perspectives on Access

Palfreyman D., Tapper T. Understanding Mass Higher Education-Comparative Perspectives on Access. R... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Values and Virtues in Higher Education Research - Critical perspectives

McNiff J. Values and Virtues in Higher Education Research. Critical perspectives. Routledge June 2... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Academic and Student Affairs in Collaboration. Creating a Culture of Student Success

Levy A. M., Polnariev A. B. Academic and Student Affairs in Collaboration. Creating a Culture of S... (+logon/subscribe for more)

(Re) Discovering University Autonomy: The Global Market Paradox of Stakeholder and Educational Values in Higher Education

Turcan, Romeo V., John E. Reilly, and Larisa Bugaian, eds. (Re) Discovering University Autonomy: T... (+logon/subscribe for more)


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