Edition 198 - October 2017

News from ACA

54th ACA European Policy Seminar

On 13 October ACA hosted its 54th Policy Seminar, which involved more than 20 speakers from differen... (+more)

Active October at TPF

Workshop for Hungarian universities on international student mentoring programmes On 4 October TPF ... (+more)

Germany and France: Make our planet great again

In a recent speech, France’s President Emmanuel Macron famously demanded to “make our planet gre... (+more)

European Policy

European Qualifications Passport for Refugees

In September 2017 the third and last assessment session of the Council of Europe-led pilot project ... (+more)

14th EU-India Summit focuses on research and innovation

On 6 October the 14th EU-India Summit took place in New Delhi. The summit also marked the 55th anniv... (+logon/subscribe for more)

EU-CELAC Academic and knowledge Summit in El Salvador in view of 2019 Heads of State Summit

The EU-CELAC Academic and Knowledge Summit took place in the University of El Salvador on 5-6 Octobe... (+logon/subscribe for more)

National Education and the Global Context

Higher Education Agencies sign Turin Declaration to support academic mobility

On the occasion of a Summit of the international agencies of academic mobility, held on 27 September... (+more)

U-Multirank: future secured

U-Multirank’s medium-term future has been secured. The ranking, which its creators claim isn’t o... (+logon/subscribe for more)

The 6th ASEF Rectors’ Conference issues policy recommendations for Asian and European ministers of education

In the days 9-13 October 2017 the 6th Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) Rectors’ Conference and Studen... (+logon/subscribe for more)

German Houses of Research and Innovation

The actors of German science and innovation will further intensify their cooperation abroad. A new o... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Launch of the House of Danish Industry Foundation in Beijing strengthens Danish-Chinese university partnership

On 25 September the House of the Danish Industry Foundation was inaugurated in Beijing, China, furth... (+logon/subscribe for more)

New science cooperation agreement signed between US and the UK

On 20 September the UK science minister Jo Johnson and the US Acting Assistant Secretary of State fo... (+logon/subscribe for more)

New cooperation agreement signed between Japanese and Cuban Universities

On 16 October the Kyoto University of Foreign Studies and the University of Havana signed a five-yea... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

Call for proposal Erasmus+: Capacity building in the field of higher education

The new call for proposal of the Erasmus+ programme has been published on 25 October.  What is... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: European Research Council Synergy Grants

This calls for proposals aims to fund projects of an interdisciplinary nature which cross the bounda... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions research fellowship – Innovative Training Networks (ITN)

Innovative Training Networks (ITN) supports competitively selected joint research training and/or do... (+logon/subscribe for more)


UK: MAC study tries to assess the impact of international students in the UK

On 3 October, the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) produced a briefing note on request of the Home... (+more)

English-medium instruction: growth now also at Bachelor level

As three successive ACA studies have shown (2002, 2008, 2014), English-medium instruction has grown ... (+more)

HousErasmus+ research report: At home in Europe?

The results of two-year research conducted under ESN-led HousErasmus+ project were recently publishe... (+more)

Perspectives on the Internationalisation of Higher Education

Law D., Hoey M. (Ed.), Perspectives on the Internationalisation of Higher Education, Routledge 2017,... (+more)

Higher Education in Austerity Europe

Nixon J., Higher Education in Austerity Europe, Bloomsbury 2017, ISBN: 9781474277273 The ... (+more)

Eurydice annual report on National Student Fee and Support Systems in European Higher Education 2017/18

In October 2017 Eurydice published its annual report on National Student Fee and Support Systems in ... (+more)

IIE Study Shows That Studying Abroad Has a Direct Impact on Skills Needed for Career Success

A new study conducted by the IIE Centre for Academic Mobility Research and Impact was published on 2... (+more)


Training Programmes 13-16 November 2017EAIE Autumn AcademyWarsaw, PolandMore information Conferenc... (+more)