Edition 203 - March 2018

In focus

Homage to Ulf Melin

At the end of this month, Ulf Melin, one of Sweden’s most deserved and prolific public figures, ... (+more)

News from ACA

ACA-IKY seminar on internationalisation and academic freedom: one month to go

Registrations opened in early March for the upcoming seminar on International... (+more)

GREET: ACA’s new project to support the integration of highly skilled refugees in Europe

Guiding Refugees via European Exchange and Training (GREET) is ACA’s new project starting in April... (+more)

ACA at the kick-off meeting of the Western Balkans Alumni Association

The official launch of the Western Balkans Alumni Association (WBAA)&nb... (+more)

European Policy

European Qualifications Passport for Refugees enters a new phase

In its October edition, ACA covered the successful end of the project “European ... (+more)

The EUROSTUDENT VI results are out!

The sixth edition of the EUROSTUDENT report – the Synopsis of indicators – has been released ear... (+logon/subscribe for more)

CULT committee of the European Parliament on Bologna Process and Hungary

  On 19 and 20 March, the Committee on Culture and Education (CULT) of the Europea... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Erasmus+ virtual exchange platform to facilitate dialogue between Europe and southern Mediterranean

      On 15 March the Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange pla... (+logon/subscribe for more)

National Education and the Global Context

New government in Slovakia after unprecedented attack on freedom of speech and democracy

              Photo: www.efe.com   O... (+more)

Germany: Habemus Government

After almost half a year after the elections of Germany’s Bundestag (federal parliament), a new go... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Another "no" to the programmes fully-taught in English in Italy

In February 2018, after a one-year long querelle between the Italian University Politecnico di Milan... (+logon/subscribe for more)

UK Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) to be scaled-up

Sam Gyimah. Photo: www.gov.uk   On 12 March the UK Minister for Univer... (+logon/subscribe for more)

The position of PhD holders in the Swedish labour market

The Swedish Higher Education Authority (UKÄ) has recently published a report in which it ass... (+logon/subscribe for more)

German students abroad - new figures published by Destatis

The German Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) published new figures on "German students abro... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

Science for refugees (closing soon)

The Science4Refugees initiative is directed towards researchers/scientists with refugee background, ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

EAC/A05/2017 Erasmus+ Programme

Total budget: EUR 2 490,9 million  Education and Training: EUR 2 253,2 millionYouth: EUR 188,2... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: EAC/S36/2017 - 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-ope... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: EAC/S37/2017 - Framework Partnership Agreement with a European policy network in the field of key competences

The call aims to support an EU-wide network of relevant organisations to promote co-operation and th... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposal: EACEA/28/2017 – Key Action 3: Support for policy reform — Initiatives for Policy Innovation

European policy experimentations under ‘Erasmus+ Key Action 3 (Support for policy reform) — Init... (+logon/subscribe for more)

H2020 SwafS: Research innovation needs & skills training in PhD programmes

This call aims to develop a broad package of skills-related training, integration and intelligence f... (+logon/subscribe for more)


This call aims to further intensify the services provided by the EURAXESS Service Centers by expandi... (+logon/subscribe for more)


How Swedish HEIs work in promoting sustainable development

In a recently published report, the Swedish Higher Education Authority (UKÄ) assesses the state of ... (+more)

Global Mobility and Higher Learning

A. Oleksiyenko, Global Mobility and Higher Learning, Routledge 2018, 232 pages, ISBN: 9780... (+more)

Wellbeing in Higher Education

M. A. Henning, C. U. Krägeloh, R. Dryer, F. Moir, R. Billington, A. G. Hil... (+more)

OECD report: The Resilience of Students with an Immigrant Background

OECD, The Resilience of Students with an Immigrant Background - Factors that Shape Well-being, 298 p... (+more)

Higher Education Choice in China

X.Sheng, Higher Education Choice in China - Social stratification, gender and educational inequali... (+more)

The Future of Higher Education in the Middle East and Africa

H. M. Fardoun, K. J. Downing, M. Mok, The Future of Higher Education in the Middle East and Africa -... (+more)

Freedom Research in Education

K. McArdle, Freedom Research in Education - Becoming an Autonomous Researcher, Springer 2018, 1... (+more)


ACA events

27 April 2018ACA-IKY eventAnti-internationalism and threats to academic freedomAthens, GreeceMore in... (+more)


5-6 April 2018EUA Annual ConferenceEngaged and responsible universities shaping EuropeZurich, Switze... (+more)