Edition 189 - January 2017

News from ACA

Save the date - Are Trump, the Brexit and populism a danger to internationalisation?

ACA’s second European Policy Seminar of 2017 will be devoted to the impact of Donald Trump, of t... (+more)

Movetia – moving further the Swiss ‘learners’

On 1 January 2017, a new national agency for the promotion of exchanges and mobility in Switzerlan... (+more)

Mastermind Europe – report and final conference (call for proposals)

For the past two years ACA has been cooperating in the framework of the Mastermind Europe projec... (+more)

Finnish National Agency for Education EDUFI

The beginning of 2017 commenced the operations of a new educational actor in Finland, the Finnish ... (+more)

Dana Petrova new Director of DZS

As of December 2016, ACA’s Czech member  Dům zahraniční spolupráce (DZS) or The Centr... (+more)

DAAD launches new programme on SDG bilateral graduate colleges

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), with financial support of the German Federal Ministry... (+more)

European Policy

Erasmus celebrates 30 years of moving Europe

 The New Year commences with Erasmus celebrating 30 years of creating European mobility opportu... (+more)

Maltese Presidency of the EU engages in inclusive education

Malta took over beginning of the year, The Presidency of the Council of the EU, from ... (+more)

Stakeholders take position on what future-Horizon2020 hinges on

Following the launch of public consultations  at the end of last year, the  mid-term revie... (+more)

U-Multirank: diverse universities hit the mark on economical engagement

The latest ready-made rankings, by Europe’s own higher education comparison tool – U-Multirank, ... (+more)

JRC studies impact of diversity in migration on education outcomes

A new study by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre outlines the link between immigrant... (+more)

National Education and the Global Context

Denmark passes controversial restriction on degrees & re-organises Ministry

Its official, Denmark has passed a new law that significantly restricts higher education students fr... (+more)

France – the full LMD finalement?

On 19 December 2016 the French National Assembly voted in favour of a draft law aiming to finally ... (+more)

New internationalisation index reveals potentials of researcher mobility

A new and globally available Internationalisation Index, developed by the Swedish Foundation for Int... (+more)

Ireland benchmarks higher education to keep international pace

In mid-January The Department of Education and Skills presented the Performance report into Ireland... (+more)

Poland: New bill boosts funding for top graduate enrolment

Since January a new law for higher education has entered into force, that brings funding to Poland... (+more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

Erasmus+ Programme - Call for Proposals 2017

This call for proposals is based on the Regulation (EU) No 1288/2013 of the European Parliament an... (+more)

Call for proposals - Knowledge Tools for Higher Education – Ranking

The overall objective of this call for proposals is to sustain and support U-Multirank, a multi-di... (+more)

Call for proposals : Framework Partnership Agreement with a European policy network on teachers and school leaders

The call aims to support a Europe-wide network of relevant organisations to promote co-operation a... (+more)

Call for Proposals – EEA Grants Scholarship Programme - professional visits action (Hungary)

The call for Professional Visits action for EEA Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 Scholarship programm... (+more)

Call for applications: Action Austria – Slovakia

Within this call, by the Slovak Academic Information Agency (SAIA,) students/PhD students and rese... (+more)

Now open: MSCA-RISE-2017: Research and Innovation Staff Exchange

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

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],... (+more)

MSCA National Contact Points - MSCA-NCP-2017

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


The Globalization of Internationalization-Emerging Voices and Perspectives

de Wit H., Gacel-Ávila J., Jones E., Jooste N.,’ The Globalization of Internationalization-Emergi... (+more)

The Idea of the PhD - The doctorate in the twenty-first-century imagination

Frances J. K.,’’The Idea of the PhD: The doctorate in the twenty-first-century imagination”, R... (+more)

Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education - Emerging perspectives on institutional transformation

Cochrane S., Jones M., Chhabra M., Spragg D.T. ‘’Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education - E... (+more)

From University to Employment: Higher Education Provision and Labour Market Needs in the Western Balkans

Bartlett W., Uvalić M., Durazzi N., Monastiriotis V., Sene T., Skikos H.,  From University to ... (+more)

Horizon 2020 work programme 2018-2020- Strategic Programme Overarching Document

Preparations for the work programme 2018-2020 began in 2016 with stakeholder consultations and dis... (+more)

Hope, Utopia and Creativity in Higher Education - Pedagogical Tactics for Alternative Futures

Hammond C. A., Hope, Utopia and Creativity in Higher Education - Pedagogical Tactics for Alternative... (+more)

Policies and practices for equality and inclusion in and through education

Budginaitė, I., Siarova, H., Sternadel, D., Mackonytė, G., Spurga, S., ‘Policies and practices... (+more)


ACA events 30 March2017 European policy seminar 2 – “The future of internationalisation in a ... (+more)