Edition 155 - March 2014

News from ACA

Less than two weeks until the 42nd ACA European Policy Seminar!

The 42nd ACA European Policy Seminar - "Funding student mobility - Scholarships, grants ... (+more)

News from DAAD and Germany: more centres, more international students

DAAD opens new information centres in Tel Aviv, Israel and Kazan, Russia On 18 March ... (+more)

New SIU report on student mobility

The Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) has produced a new report... (+more)

Central Asian Partnerships – New strategy for European Higher Education

Great opportunity for making partnerships, face to face discussions, an occasion for coope... (+more)

European Policy

EU – Brazil: Internationalisation without Borders

The European Union – Brazil Forum on Internationalisation of Higher Education took place in Brusse... (+more)

EHEA: Revised ESG in 2015

On 18 March the E4 group (ENQA, ESU, EUA and EURASHE) together with EI, BUSINESSEUROPE and EQAR publ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

European Parliament: Improved conditions for non-EU movers?

On 25 February 2014 the European Parliament voted on the first reading of draft legislation proposed... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Better traineeships for better jobs - Council recommendation on a Quality Framework for Traineeships

The Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council adopted on 10 March a Council rec... (+logon/subscribe for more)

EU-Tunisia Partnership: Regulating Cross-Mediterranean Mobility

After the EU-Morocco Mobility Partnership, signed in June 2013, another South Mediterranean country ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

National Education and the Global Context

THE Reputation Rankings 2014: taking stock of higher education ‘currency’

The Times Higher Education (THE) issued its annual reputation rankings in the first days of March, d... (+more)

UK student loan debt: Fees up - thumbs down, figures show

Tuition fees at UK universities have tripled since 2006, rising from £3,000 to £9,000 in 2012. Des... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Sweden: Equality for foreign PhD students

International PhD students, more correctly - researchers, are asking the Swedish government to ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

France adopts a bill on internship reform

At first reading on 24 February, the French Parliament adopted a bill on the reform of internships a... (+logon/subscribe for more)

MOOCs, DOCCs and adaptability

The hype around massive open online courses (MOOCs) is not waning nor is it likely to, as they keep ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

IIE Study Abroad Initiative

Together with more than 150 partners from the education, business and government sectors, the Instit... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Graduate education in Sub-Saharan Africa

University enrolment rates in Sub-Saharan Africa are among the lowest in the world, and yet they hav... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

CLOSING SOON: Call for proposals H2020-MSCA-ITN-2014 - Marie Skłodowska Curie Innovative Training Networks (ITN)

The Innovative Training Networks (ITN) support  joint research training and/or doctoral program... (+logon/subscribe for more)

CLOSING SOON: Call for proposals: H2020-MSCA-RISE-2014 - Marie Skłodowska Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE)

The RISE scheme promotes international and inter-sector collaboration through research and innovatio... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: EACEA 24/13 - ICI education cooperation programme - joint mobility projects (JMP) and joint degree projects (JDP)

The Industrialised Countries Instrument (ICI) promotes co-operation between the European Union and s... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: EACEA/10/2014 - Key Action 3 – Prospective initiatives: European Policy Experimentation

The general objective of this call for proposals is to encourage the assessment of the systemic impa... (+logon/subscribe for more)

ERC Call for proposals: H2020-INFRASUPP-2014-2 - Support to innovation, human resources, policy and international cooperation

This call includes the following five topics and sub-calls from the Work Programme Call H2020-I... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: H2020-MSCA-IF-2014 - Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships

The goal of Individual Fellowships is to enhance the creative and innovative potential of experience... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Publications

Internationalisation of Higher Education and Global Mobility

Bernhard Streitwieser (Ed.). Internationalisation of Higher Education and Global Mobility. Symposium... (+logon/subscribe for more)

OECD: Promoting Research Excellence: New Approaches to Funding

OECD. Promoting Research Excellence: New Approaches to Funding. OECD Publishing. 2014, Pages:  ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

UNESCO: Rethinking Education in a Changing World

UNESCO. Rethinking Education in a Changing World. February 2014, pages: 24 As a follow up of t... (+logon/subscribe for more)

The Lisbon Recognition Convention at 15: making fair recognition a reality

Sjur Bergan and Carita Blomqvist (Eds), The Lisbon Recognition Convention at 15: making fair recogni... (+logon/subscribe for more)

ESN Survey: Automatic Recognition of Full Degrees

Erasmus Student Network AISBL. Automatic Recognition of Full Degrees. 2014. Pages: 17 Eur... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Managing the oversight of international branch campuses in higher education

Kevin Kinser and Jason E. Lane (2014), "Managing the oversight of international branch campuses... (+logon/subscribe for more)

The Dynamics of Higher Education Development in East Asia

Deane Neubauer, Jung Cheol Shin and John N. Hawkins (Eds). The Dynamics of Higher Education Developm... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Education under Attack 2014

GCPEA. Education under Attack 2014.  GCPEA, 2014. Pages: 260 Global Coalition to Protect Educa... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Innovation Union Scoreboard 2014

European Commission. Innovation Union Scoreboard 2014. European Union, March 2014. ISBN 978-92-79-34... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Conferences

Upcoming international events

Upcoming ACA Events: 10 April 201442nd ACA European Policy Seminar: “Funding student mobilit... (+logon/subscribe for more)