Edition 224 - December 2019

In focus

In memoriam: Domenico Lenarduzzi

At the beginning of this month, Domenico Lenarduzzi, one of the pioneers of Erasmus, died in Brussel... (+more)

News from ACA

ACA in 2019: Active, Collegial and Ambitious

Another active year for ACA. In the past 12 months the small ACA Secretariat team, together with mem... (+more)

Very strong demand for What’s new in Brussels 2020

Like every year, ACA will open its 2020 series of European Policy Seminars with What’s new in Brus... (+more)

Internationalisation in teacher education – the Whys and Hows discussed in snowy Reykjavik

All countries have committed to provide education that equips learners with the skills needed to pro... (+more)

NAWA launches Kwalifikator tool for checking foreign qualifications and the book 'Science in Poland in 34 Snapshots'

Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange has just made available an online tool which provides... (+more)

CMEPIUS: Training on attracting American students and internationalisation awards

In November CMEPIUS in cooperation with the US embassy organised special trainings on developing an ... (+more)

The DZS Awards Ceremony 2019

On Thursday 12th December, the Czech National Agency for International Education (DZS) organised alr... (+more)

Upcoming Study in Europe Fair in Nigeria – 28 March 2020

The next Study in Europe Fair under the Study in Europe initiative will take place in Lagos, Nigeria... (+more)

Estonia: Employed international students contribute more than 10 Million Euros in taxes

A new analysis about the participation of international students in the Estonian labour market and i... (+more)

New Study in Austria guide

The new Study in Austria guide is released! It contains tables of the degree programmes at the Austr... (+more)

European Policy

Negotiations on the budget of Horizon Europe: EUR 84 billion proposed budget

After months of expectation, the soon outgoing Finnish Presidency of the European Council proposed t... (+more)

National Education and the Global Context

Results of "Excellence Initiative – Research University" programme revealed

An international team of experts selected 10 universities, from among the 20 best universities in Po... (+more)

Germany introduces professional Bachelor and Master degrees

Germany has reformed its law on professional education in order to increase competitiveness and attr... (+more)

Netherlands: New future system of academic recognition revealed

Dutch knowledge institutions and funders of research (VSNU, NFU, KNAW, NWO and ZonMw) have proposed ... (+more)

Belgium: VUB not continuing its cooperation with Confucius institute after rumours of espionage

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) has decided against prolonging its cooperation with the Confucius I... (+more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

Erasmus+ Programme: Call for proposals 2020 — EAC/A02/2019

2020 is the last year of the current European Union programme for mobility and cooperation in educa... (+more)

European Universities: Second Call for proposals

This action aims to encourage the emergence by 2024 of some twenty 'European Universities', consisti... (+more)

KA1: Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees

Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees are high-level integrated international study programmes deliver... (+more)

Erasmus+ KA3: Social Inclusion and Common Values: The Contribution in the Field of Education and Training

Proposals should address one of the following specific objectives: a) Enhancing the acquisition of s... (+more)

Horizon 2020: Societal Challenges

A call for project proposals, addressing Europe’s societal challenge in a changing world, across 2... (+more)

Capacity Building in the field of higher education 2020

This action contributes to the development of sustainable and inclusive socio-economic growth in Par... (+more)


Report on Germany’s investments in education in 2019

The newly published report on investments in education in Germany shows that an increase of EUR 4,6 ... (+more)

GUNi 7th Higher Education in the World Report

On 10 December Global University Network for Innovation (GUNi) launched its 7th Higher Education in ... (+more)

Rethink China: The end of the affair

This report, by Education Rethink, looks into Chinese student mobility to four major host destinatio... (+more)

Report: UK students from lower socio-economic background end up at ‘less prestigious’ universities regardless of their grades

Up to one in four students from lower socio-economic backgrounds take courses at ‘less prestigious... (+more)

International scholars in Eastern Europe – external motivations crucial for recruitment process

This paper, based on 100 in-depth interviews conducted in Poland and another 40 in Slovakia, analyse... (+more)


ACA Events

24 January 2020European Policy Seminar 1Brussels, BelgiumInfo and registrations here... (+more)


13 February 2020 EUF: Erasmus Goes Digital Luxembourg More information 13-14 February 2020 EU... (+more)