Edition 218 - June 2019

News from ACA

61st ACA European Policy Seminar: Digitalisation for Internationalisation - Registrations open!

Will virtual education become the new paradigm of internationalisation? Will it succeed and replace ... (+more)

The engaged university. Linking the global and the local

A key higher education conference will take place this year in Bled, Slovenia. The engaged universit... (+more)

Meet ACA @ EAIE 2019 Annual Conference – Helsinki, Finland

From 24 to 28 September 2019, the capital city of Finland – Helsinki – will host the 31st Annual... (+more)

DAAD launches the “European University Networks (EUN) – national initiative” (2020 – 2022)

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), with funding from the German Federal Ministry of Educat... (+more)

European Policy

"Transforming Education" – theme of the International Youth Day 2019

The 12th of August 2019 marked the International Youth Day, with celebrations taking place under the... (+more)

National Education and the Global Context

Germany: Wissenschaft weltoffen 2019 is out

Germany’s answer to America’s Open Doors report (IIE) is out. As all the previous years, Wissens... (+more)

UK: The state and shape of international higher education, 2019

The newly released publication by Universities UK International (UUKi) – International Facts and F... (+more)

International scholars send an open letter to Hong Kong University, amid mounting protests

On 12 August 2019, more than 800 legal scholars internationally published an open letter to the Hong... (+more)

The "Bienvenue en France" initiative for achievements in internationalisation

The French minister of higher education, research, and innovation, Frédérique Vidal, has recently ... (+more)

Students protest in Brazil against Bolsonaro’s cuts in higher education

Following the Brazilian government’s plan to cut funds for faculties of humanities earlier this ye... (+more)

Germany: Launch of initiative to create regional innovation clusters

As part of its “High-tech Strategy 2025”, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research ... (+more)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2019

The 2019 edition of the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) was released in mid-August by ... (+more)

UK: New ministers for the Department for Education

As Boris Johnson took over as UK Prime Minister in July 2019, new ministers were appointed in differ... (+more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU


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

Closing soon: 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)

Closing soon: 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 exc... (+more)


New “Research in Germany” - Guide for Doctoral Candidates

Under a new name and with a new design, this brochure for (prospective) international doctoral stude... (+more)

Benchmarking Higher Education System Performance – OECD

The project on benchmarking higher education system performance presents a comprehensive and empiric... (+more)

The ASEM Education Process – History and Vision

Alexandra Angress & Siegbert Wuttig (Editors), Looking back and looking ahead: The ASEM Educatio... (+more)

The Essential Guide to Studying Abroad

From Success in the Classroom to a Fulfilling Career, 1st Edition. By Thomas R. Klassen, Christine M... (+more)

Higher Education Policy in the Philippines and ASEAN Integration

Kolawole Samuel Adeyemo, Higher Education Policy in the Philippines and ASEAN Integration Demands an... (+more)


ACA events

17 - 18 October 2019ACA-CMEPIUS conferenceThe engaged university. Linking the global and the localBl... (+more)


4 - 6 September 2019Evaluate Project ConferenceVirtual exchange and 21st Century Teacher EducationLe... (+more)