Edition 214 - February 2019

News from ACA

What’s new in Brussels? Intense discussions and some more clarity on Erasmus 2021-2027

 As has been the tradition for many years already, ACA’s flagship seminar, What’s new in Br... (+more)

Wider inclusion in the internationalisation of higher education

On 21 February 2019, ACA addressed, together with Brussels-based stakeholder organisations, ACA memb... (+more)

GREET project - activities, past and upcoming: webinars and stakeholder event

On 15 February, the GREET team, led by EDUFI, delivered the first GREET webinar in a row of three pl... (+more)

Poland: PROM Programme - International Scholarship Exchange of PhD candidates and academic staff

The Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA) is pleased to inform that a call for applica... (+more)

NAWA promotes summer courses of Polish Language and Culture

The promotion of the Polish language is one of the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAW... (+more)

New DAAD Programmes supporting the internationalisation of teacher training and the internationalisation of German universities of applied sciences

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) has set up two new programmes supporting the internation... (+more)

DAAD study on the integration of refugees in the German higher education system

DAAD has published the second part of a study on the integration of refugees in the German higher ed... (+more)

ACA member DZS launches the nationwide campaign "Go Abroad"

The Centre for International Cooperation in Education (DZS) launched a nationwide campaign called ... (+more)

European Policy

EP CULT Committee votes on new Erasmus programme 2021-2027

On 20 February, the European Parliament’s (EP) Committee on Culture and Education (CULT) voted on ... (+more)

Amendment of the 2019 annual work programme for the implementation of “Erasmus+”: the Union Programme for Education, Training, Youth and Sport

Following the adoption of the EU budget for 2019, on 15 February, the European Commission published ... (+more)

BREXIT from an EU perspective

With the possibility of a no-deal Brexit still hovering over Europe (see the January 2019 edition of... (+more)

Serbia becomes the 34th Erasmus+ Programme Country

Serbia has officially become a Programme Country within the Erasmus+ Programme, by joining the other... (+more)

New Eurydice Report: Integrating Asylum Seekers and Refugees into Higher Education in Europe: National Policies and Measures

The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) has just published its latest Eurydi... (+more)

National Education and the Global Context

Students and lecturers’ turmoil across countries: a focus on India, South Africa, Tunisia and Hungary

On 7 February, university students across India took to the streets to ask for improvements in ... (+more)

Israel tries to boost its appeal towards international students, among academics’ scepticism

Since the number of international students choosing Israel as a destination country has constantly d... (+more)

2019 is the Franco-Polish Scientific year

Frédérique Vidal, French Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation and his Polish coun... (+more)

Australia: the number of international students in higher education is expected to rise

The Australian Minister for Education, Dan Tehan, announced the recent achievements in the internati... (+more)

A second German university in Egypt

In early February, Egypt’s Minister in charge of higher education, Khaled Abdel Ghaffar and German... (+more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

CLOSING SOON: Understanding Migration Mobility Patterns - H2020-SC6-MIGRATION-2018-2019-2020

Understanding migration mobility patterns: elaborating mid and long-term migration scenarios Prop... (+more)

CLOSING SOON: Call for Applications by International Visegrad Fund

The International Visegrad Fund is now offering Master and post-Master scholars and researchers, w... (+more)

CLOSING SOON: EACEA/02/2019 - Erasmus Charter for Higher Education 2014-2020

The Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE) provides the general quality framework for European ... (+more)


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


Total budget: EUR 2 733,4 million Education and Training: EUR 2 503,4 millionYouth: ... (+more)


The ERC Proof of Concept Grants aim to maximise the value of the excellent research that the ERC fun... (+more)


Organisations such as universities, research centres and companies that want to offer a short-term e... (+more)

EAC/A04/2018 - 2019 Erasmus+ Vocational Education and Training Mobility Charter

Through this call, the European Commission aims to consolidate strategic approaches and quality in m... (+more)

EAC/S49/2018- Key Action 3: Performance of Higher Education Institutions – U-Multirank

U-Multirank is a freely accessible, multidimensional, user-driven, independent international ranking... (+more)

SwafS-08-2019: Research innovation needs & skills training in PhD programmes

The call is inscribed in the Open Science Agenda, which incorporates activities that makes it crucia... (+more)


EUA Report: Promoting a European dimension to teaching enhancement

EUA Report. Promoting a European dimension to teaching enhancement. A feasibility study from the Eur... (+more)

Leadership of Higher Education Assessment. A Guide to Theory for Practitioners

Matthew B. Fuller, Leadership of Higher Education Assessment. A Guide to Theory for Practitioners. R... (+more)

Conceptualizing and Contextualizing Higher Education with Chinese Characteristics. Ontological and Epistemological Dimensions

Li Jian, Zhu Xudong, Conceptualizing and Contextualizing Higher Education with Chinese Characteristi... (+more)


ACA events

7 March 2019, 13:30 - 14:30 CETGREET Webinar - Guiding Refugees via European Exchange and TrainingSt... (+more)


6 March 2019Public policy exchangeOvercoming Challenges for International Student Recruitment: Prese... (+more)