Edition 225 - January 2020

News from ACA

EPS1 What’s new in Brussels? Wrap-up

ACA’s 62nd annual What’s new in Brussels? seminar traditionally took place at the beginning of t... (+more)

Joybrato Mukherjee new President of DAAD

On 1 January 2020, Professor Joybrato Mukherjee became the new President of DAAD, the German Academi... (+more)

NAWA: Three calls for proposals!

At the beginning of the new year, the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA) is pleased... (+more)

DAAD: Many exciting news and a survey

European survey on internationalisation of teacher education The German Academic Exchange Service (... (+more)

Mobility Monitoring – Facts & Figures on Swiss Higher Education Mobility

The Swiss-European Mobility Programme (SEMP) has been promoting the mobility of students and staff a... (+more)

European Policy

Croatian presidency – priorities and events

Croatia took over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) at the beginning of Janua... (+more)

Mariya Gabriel’s long-term goals – the European Knowledge Strategy and narrowing the gaps

In a recent interview with Science Business, the EU Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, ... (+more)

European Research Council - Slight re-arrangments of the peer-review system

European Research Council is slightly re-arranging its peer-review system by adding two panels in or... (+more)

European-African Cooperation

Aiming for an overview of academic cooperation between EU and Africa, the European Parliament’s in... (+more)

National Education and the Global Context

George Soros launched an Open Society University Network (OSUN) with USD 1 billion endowment

On 23 January 2020 George Soros announced, in Davos at the World Economic Forum, the launch of the O... (+more)

UK – new innovation funding body and a new visa regime for researchers

Next to an existing agency for funding research and innovation - Innovate UK, the UK government is l... (+more)

Government reshuffling in Austria, Italy and Spain: The New, the Old and the Divided

Austria, Italy and Spain have newly appointed, or re-appointed, ministers responsible for education.... (+more)

New Campus of Turkish-German University in Istanbul

On January 24, Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan o... (+more)

Northern Ireland – local and international students and a new cross border initiative

According to the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS), who handle a vast majority of ... (+more)

Germany: science communication

Germany’s Federal Minister of Education and Science, Anja Karliczek, published a policy paper rela... (+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 educat... (+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)

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)

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)

Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (REC)

A programme which could be useful for professionals working in higher education on issues such as in... (+more)


International Higher Education and Public Diplomacy: A Case Study of Ugandan Graduates from Chinese Universities

Rapid extension of international students in China increased rapidly with the backing of public dipl... (+more)

Erasmus+ Annual report

The 2018 annual report on Erasmus+, published today, shows that over the last three decades, more th... (+more)

European Journal of Higher Education – special issue on the Bologna Process “External Dimension”

The European Journal of Higher Education published a special issue on "Twenty Years of the Bolo... (+more)

EUA: Brexit – what now for universities?

Following statements in January 2020 by the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, that the United K... (+more)

International Handbook of Universities 2019

International Association of Universities published their annual International Handbook of Universit... (+more)



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