Edition 184 - August 2016

News from ACA

ACA seminar on crisis management in international higher education: Pooling together our experiences and expertise

ACA European Policy Seminar - “Crisis management in international higher education” Brussels,... (+more)

DAAD publishes practical online-guides for Transnational Education

The DAAD now makes some guidelines on the topic of Transnational Education (TNE) available online. ... (+more)

European Policy

Horizon 2020 updated programme – addressing new challenges & a competitive edge through open science

The European Commission, end of this July, has confirmed calls and further actions under the updated... (+more)

EUROSTAT: Understanding young European’s activity patterns – employment, education or neither?

Europe’s youth representing about 17% of the population, faces diverse education and employment si... (+more)

Early career researchers call EU to rethink system for future talent

A group of early-stage career researchers from across Europe have come together and launched a call ... (+more)

National Education and the Global Context

Post Brexit EU funding guarantee – mitigating partnering risks & uncertainties

Philip Hammond, in a new move to reassure the many organisations, businesses and universities prospe... (+more)

Wissenschaft Weltoffen 2016 – Internationalisation a two-way street

Germany’s most comprehensive account of internationalization in higher education, detailing develo... (+more)

Russia places ministerial powers for education in the hands of woman & orthodox historian

Taking over the post from former minister Dimitry Livanov on 19 August, Olga Vasileva is now appoi... (+more)

‘Innovative New Zealand’ to attract world-class entrepreneurial researchers

New Zealand is ready to boost the entrepreneurial drive of its higher education institutions. With t... (+more)

China appoints new minister of education

The National People’s Congress Standing Committee has this July announced the appointment of its n... (+more)

Germany: New regulatory package for state education loans

The new package of reforms for the German Federal Education Assistance Act, known as “BAföG”, i... (+more)

New index tells students- Who is the most diverse of them all? Or not?

A new tool now enables international students to further tailor their global study choice by assessi... (+more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

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 experien... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for Tender: Innovative and entrepreneurial Higher Education Institutions: further development of HEInnovate

The general objective of this contract is to support higher education institutions (HEIs), particu... (+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)

Now Accepting University Host Applications for Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program, a Fulbright exchange activity sponsored by the U.S. Dep... (+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)

Opening Soon: MSCA-RISE-2017: Research and Innovation Staff Exchange

The RISE scheme will promote international and inter-sector collaboration through research and inn... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Opening Soon: Policy and international cooperation measures for research infrastructures - H2020-INFRASUPP-2016-2017

In the context of the communication for a reinforced ERA partnership for excellence and growth[1],... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Opening Soon: MSCA National Contact Points - MSCA-NCP-2017

The objective of this call is to Facilitate trans-national co-operation between National Contact P... (+logon/subscribe for more)


EC- book: Open innovation, open science, open to the world - A vision for Europe

European Commission, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, ‘Open innovation, open scien... (+logon/subscribe for more)

The Erasmus+ programme -European implementation assessment

European Parliament, Directorate-General for Parliamentary Research Services, Anna Zygierewicz “Th... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Hefce report - Transitions into postgraduate study

Higher education funding council for England. Transitions into postgraduate study- Trends for one,... (+logon/subscribe for more)

The Europa World of Learning 2017

Taylor & Francis, The Europa World of Learning 2017 , Routledge; 67 edition September 2016, ISBN... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Student Learning and Development in Chinese Higher Education. College students' experience in China

Cen Y. Student Learning and Development in Chinese Higher Education. College students' experience in... (+logon/subscribe for more)

EC Study: Flanders – Introducing associations in Flemish higher education

Directorate-General for Education and Culture, “Flanders – Introducing associations in Flemish h... (+logon/subscribe for more)

The State of Open Universities in the Commonwealth: A perspective on performance, competition and innovation.

Garrett, R. The State of Open Universities in the Commonwealth: A perspective on performance, compet... (+logon/subscribe for more)


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