Edition 216 - April 2019

News from ACA

ACA Reflection Paper – Wider inclusion in the internationalisation of higher education

The aim of widening inclusion in (higher) education is currently gaining in importance in European a... (+more)

Calls for participation: GREET final conference & CARe focus groups

GREET final conference Hosted by the European Committee of the Regions, ACA and UNICA will co-host ... (+more)

Meet us @ NAFSA 2019

Many ACA member organisations and staff of the ACA Secretariat will soon be attending the 2019 NAFSA... (+more)

Around the country in 80 days: Mobility outreach campaign in Iceland

Going abroad for higher education studies requires thorough preparation and research, be it for a fu... (+more)

OpenU project starts, with DAAD as key partner

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is happy to announce the launch of the OpenU project. Th... (+more)

CMEPIUS global research project: “The Academic Profession in the Knowledge-Based Society” (APIKS)

ACA’s member CMEPIUS (Slovenian National Agency for Erasmus+ and other programmes) is a partner in... (+more)

NAWA will be an official partner of Going Global 2019 in Berlin

The Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA) is going to represent Poland as a Reciprocal... (+more)

Learning to Integrate Domestic and International Students: The Hungarian Experience

Tempus Public Foundation (TPF), ACA’s Hungarian member, published the results of a research on int... (+more)

DAAD study "Problems and Challenges of International Students in Germany"

DAAD has recently published a study on Problems and Challenges of International Students in Germany,... (+more)

European Policy

European elections – students join ‘This time I’m voting’ campaign

As the European elections are getting closer, many citizens and civil society organisations are join... (+more)

Research and innovation: Promising outlook for the future Horizon Europe

The provisional agreement on the future Horizon Europe 2021-2027, the EU programme on research and i... (+more)

EUA elects new president

On 11 April 2019, the European University Association (EUA) held its General Assembly at the Sorbonn... (+more)

National Education and the Global Context

Finland: A chance for internationalisation for everyone. Rapporteur’s report on doubling international mobility in education

The Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture has published a report to propose measures for doublin... (+more)

International and foreign students in the Netherlands and France – latest figures

In March, both Nuffic and Campus France released reports related to international student mobility i... (+more)

The German Kultusministerkonferenz publishes recommendations on digitalisation in higher education

The Kultusministerkonferenz (KMK), the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultura... (+more)

THE World’s university impact ranking: another version of excellence

The world’s first university impact ranking, published this month by Times Higher Education (THE) ... (+more)

A further boost to Africa Centers of Excellence from the World Bank

The Board of the World Bank Group announced USD 143 million International Development Associati... (+more)

Towards a new international education strategy for Canada

In its recently published national budget for 2019/2020, the Canadian government is committed to all... (+more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

CLOSING SOON: 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 ... (+more)

CLOSING SOON: EAC/S34/2018 - Pilot VET mobility scheme for the Enlargement countries and Africa

This call for proposal will enable vocational education and training (VET) colleges in the EU to set... (+more)

EACEA/03/2019 - Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme 2019

The overall objective of the programme is to enhance human capital development in Africa, while str... (+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 f... (+more)

H2020-MSCA-IF-2019 - Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships

The goal of the Individual Fellowships is to enhance the creative and innovative potential of experi... (+more)

H2020-MSCA-COFUND-2019 - Co-funding of regional, national and international programmes

The COFUND scheme aims to stimulate regional, national or international programmes to foster excelle... (+more)

Call for Tenders: EAC-01-2019 - Framework Service Contract to carry out studies supporting European cooperation in education, youth, sport and culture

The Commission will sign framework contracts, which will enable to procure studies in all fields of ... (+more)


EAIE Barometer: Internationalisation in Europe (second edition) – Signposts of success

This month EAIE has published the EAIE Barometer: Internationalisation in Europe (second editio... (+more)

International mobility of students in Italy and the UK – Does it pay off and for whom?

European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) Technical Report: International mobility of student... (+more)

Monitoring the implementation of the Lisbon Recognition Convention

Monitoring the implementation of the Lisbon Recognition Convention (Council of Europe Higher Educati... (+more)

EUROSTUDENT Brief – The Plurality of Transitions into and within Higher Education

Several studies have revealed that the socio-economic stratification problem in the field of higher ... (+more)


ACA events

13 - 14 June 2019GREET Final event - Higher Education Values in Practice - Integration of highly ski... (+more)


8 - 10 May 2019IREG 2019 ConferenceRankings: A Challenge to Higher Education?Bologna, ItalyMore info... (+more)