Edition 194 - June 2017

News from ACA

ACA welcomes new president - Ulrich Grothus

Ulrich Grothus was elected the new ACA President at the recent meeting of the association’s Ge... (+more)

IMPALA site visits in Graz, Leuven and Antwerp

As part of the IMPALA project, the last week of June was dedicated to the visits of 16 South African... (+more)

DAAD-supported scientific exchange in 2016: a positive outcome

During its annual conference the DAAD looks back on a positive year, of creating mobility opportunit... (+more)

DZS & Fulbright Commission work towards developing Czech- U.S. university cooperation

In June, the Fulbright Commission, in collaboration with ACA’s Czech member the Centre for Inter... (+more)

European Policy

Estonian Presidency – upcoming priorities and events in education

Estonia will for the first time hold the Presidency of the Council of the European Union for the bi-... (+more)

European Commission: higher education back on the policy agenda at EU level

At the end of May 2017, the European Commission’s Directorate General for Education and Culture ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Public consultation - Promoting social inclusion and shared values through education

The European Commission has launched a new online public consultation on Promoting social inclusion ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Eurydice report: Modernisation of Higher Education in Europe: Academic Staff - overview of 35 higher education systems

The Eurydice report “Modernisation of Higher Education in Europe: Academic Staff” looks into t... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Horizon 2020 interim evaluation - three years in

The European Commission has published, on 29 May, the results of the interim evaluation of the Hor... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Council Conclusion of the ministers in the Education, Youth, Culture and Sport

The Education, Youth, Culture and Sport council (EYCS), has released a communication on the outcomes... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Erasmus+ Mobile App – mobility support on the go

The European Commission has launched on 13 June the awaited mobile application (App) for Erasmus+, a... (+logon/subscribe for more)

EUA – third overview of university autonomy in Europe

The European University Association (EUA) recently released its third comparative report on the topi... (+logon/subscribe for more)

National Education and the Global Context

Hungarian Stipends attract increasing number of students across the globe

The Stipendium Hungaricum Programme, launched in 2013 by the Hungarian government, has the core mi... (+more)

Ireland – retention of non-EEA graduates and the International Education Mark

Ireland’s Department of Education and Skills has announced key changes to the country’s Third le... (+logon/subscribe for more)

China: New international student management system

China has revised its international student management guidelines and introduced new regulations i... (+logon/subscribe for more)

QS and THE Reputation rankings out

The month of June yielded two global university rankings – the earlier than usual new edition of t... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Position Paper on the future of Erasmus+: The National Agency for Erasmus+ in the DAAD

The National Agency for EU Higher Education Cooperation, Erasmus+ in the DAAD has published a positi... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Shortage of suitable applicants for professorships at Germany’s Universities of Applied Science

German Universities of Applied Science (UASs; Fachhochschulen) find it increasingly difficult to fil... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

Hungary: Call for proposals for EEA Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 Scholarship programme (HU08) Professional Visits action is still open

The Professional Visits action focuses on projects already implemented or future cooperation that en... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Science4Refugees - Support to highly skilled refugee scientists

The Science4Refugees initiative is directed towards refugees researchers/scientists who have appli... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: MSCA-IF-2017 – Individual Fellowships

The goal of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships is to enhance the creative and innova... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: MSCA-COFUND-2017 – Co-funding of regional, national and international programmes

The COFUND scheme aims to stimulate regional, national or international programmes to foster excelle... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Publications

DAAD & British Council report: Transnational Education: a classification framework and data collection guidelines for international programme and provider mobility

Knight J, McNamara J, Transnational Education: a classification framework and data collection guid... (+more)

TPF Study: Universities on the Crossroads of National and Global Rankings

Fábri G., Universities on the Crossroads of National and Global Rankings, Tempus Public Foundatio... (+more)

JRC: Free Digital Learning Opportunities for Migrants and Refugees

Colucci E., Smidt H., Devaux A., Vrasidas C., Safarjalani M., Castaño Muñoz J.’ Free Digital Lea... (+more)

New Horizons - Future scenarios for research & innovation policies in Europe

European Commission Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, New Horizons - Future scenarios... (+more)

#FeesMustFall and Youth Mobilisation in South Africa - Reform or Revolution?

W Ndlovu M. ‘#FeesMustFall and Youth Mobilisation in South Africa - Reform or Revolution? ‘Routl... (+more)

Europe's future: Open innovation, open science, open to the world

Europe's future: Open innovation, open science, open to the world. Reflections of the Research, In... (+more)

OECD: The Nature of Problem Solving

Csapó, B. and J. Funke (eds.) (2017), The Nature of Problem Solving: Using Research ... (+more)

The determinants of international demand for UK higher education

Conlon, G., Ladher, R. and Halterbeck, M. (2017), The determinants of international demand for UK hi... (+more)

University Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning - The Porous University

Preece J. (2017) University Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning - The Porous University, Palg... (+more)

Conferences

ACA events 13 October 2017 ACA European Policy Seminar More information coming soon Training Pro... (+more)