Edition 104 - December 2009

News from ACA

The ACA Secretariat wishes you…

…a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Many thanks for your loyal readership over the past year... (+more)

Staff changes at the Secretariat

December is not only a month of celebration, but sadly also a time for the ACA Secretariat to say go... (+more)

Register now for the ACA seminar on student services!

In the increasing global competition for the best ‘brains', the quality and attractiveness of an i... (+more)

English and empathy

The last ACA European Policy Seminar in 2009, which was held on 4 December, explored the sensitive i... (+more)

International DAAD Academy on a global platform

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) founded an International DAAD Academy (iDA) a few years ... (+more)

European Policy

EU 2020 – Lisbon Strategy 2.0 version

Innovation, knowledge, sustainable growth, green economy and creativity are popular and well-known e... (+more)

How are the new member states shining in the new Commission?

According to common practice - especially with high consideration for the Lisbon Treaty’... (+more)

EAIE seeks new director

EAIE, the European Association for International Education, is seeking a leader to head its Amsterda... (+more)

Marie Curie goes to EAC

With the new Commission and the new distribution of services, the Marie Curie programme has moved fr... (+more)

National Education and the Global Context

American academics on the move – in theory

The Chronicle of Higher Education carried out a large-scale survey of several thousand American univ... (+more)

Stars on the 'ranking sky' - CHE Excellence Ranking

The German Centre for Higher Education Development (CHE) extended its Excellence Ranking with the fi... (+more)

UK’s vicious circle – less international student, less prestigious place on the Rankings

It seems to be just the first step to go through the competitive admission process to enrol at one o... (+more)

Completing graduate management programmes inside or outside the US?

The Graduate Management Admission Council’s (GMAC) Application Trends Survey 2009 reported a recor... (+more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

7th Framework Marie Curie People programme open for proposals

The European Commission DG Research has launched a call for proposals under the Marie Curie Co-fundi... (+more)

Higher education cooperation with extra-European countries – 2010 project funding open for proposals

The 2010 Erasmus Mundus call for proposals has been launched by the European Commission at the begin... (+more)

Commission call for proposals on reform of higher education through international university cooperation

The European Commission has launched its Tempus IV call for proposals on reform of higher education ... (+more)

General call for proposals for the Lifelong Learning Programme

The European Commission has opened the general call for proposals for all the lifelong learning prog... (+more)

Publications

EUA/ACA Internationalisation Handbook: fourth instalment out

The fourth supplement of the successful Internationalisation Handbook, a joint venture of ACA, EUA a... (+more)

OECD Digital Learning Resources as Systemic Innovation in the Nordic Countries

OECD, Beyond Textbooks. Digital Learning Resources as Systemic Innovation in the Nordic Countries. O... (+more)

OECD Jobs for Youth - United States 2009

OECD: Jobs for Youth – United States. OECD Publishing, Centre for Educational Research and Innovat... (+more)

Conferences

Upcoming international events

22 January 2010ACA European Policy Seminar: "What's New in Brussels 2010? Recent Developments i... (+more)