Edition 185 - September 2016

News from ACA

CIMO study reveals over half of international graduates stay in Finland

A study by CIMO reveals that enrolment in a Finnish university entails for half of internationa... (+more)

DAAD: Integration model for refugees in higher education put into practice

As of September 1, 34 higher education institutes in North-Rhine Westphalia (NRW) can apply for fu... (+more)

EP-Nuffic launches new online training course in Credential Evaluation

The Credential Evaluation Course teaches the principles of the evaluation and recognition of forei... (+more)

European Policy

Erasmus+ Online Linguistic Support opens doors for refugees

The Erasmus+ Online Linguistic Support (OLS) offering digital courses that support students to impro... (+more)

Meet the ERC– introducing Visiting Fellowships Programme & new members

The European Research Council (ERC) has launched a fellowship programme that facilitates future ERC ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters enlarged by 27 new programmes

This year’s portfolio of Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Programmes (EMJMD) is now complete wit... (+logon/subscribe for more)

EIT launches public consultation

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) has launched a public consultation, encour... (+logon/subscribe for more)

National Education and the Global Context

Education at a glance 2016 – further growth in internationally-mobile students

On 15 September the OECD released the 2016 edition of one of its flagship publications – the Educa... (+more)

Swiss-European mobility scheme extended, another year of exchange

The interim solution 2014-2016 for Switzerland’s participation in Erasmus + has officially been ex... (+logon/subscribe for more)

QS World Rankings: Emerging stars challenge Europe’s competitors

The 13th edition of the QS World University Rankings is out this month, and so are this year’s ris... (+logon/subscribe for more)

International students in Canada & US face new study visa system

Both Canada and the US have introduced important changes in the process international students need ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Sweden: Debated tuition fees for foreign students to be surveyed

The Swedish Higher Education Authority (UKÄ) has been commissioned by the government to conduct a m... (+logon/subscribe for more)

UK Universities who raise fees, expected to sponsor plans for quality schools

UK’s Prime Minister Theresa May has announced her newest proposal for advancing social mobility an... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Launch of Global Internship portal – new partnerships connecting talent to worldwide opportunity

EFMD and HigherEd have come tougher in a strategic partnership and launched ‘The global internship... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

University Host Applications for Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program, a Fulbright exchange activity sponsored by the U.S. Dep... (+logon/subscribe for more)

MSCA-ITN-2017 Innovative Training Networks

The Innovative Training Networks (ITN) aim to train a new generation of creative, entrepreneurial ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for Proposals – EEA Grants Scholarship Programme - professional visits action (Hungary)

The call for Professional Visits action, for the EEA Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 Scholarship ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for applications: Action Austria – Slovakia

Within this call, by the Slovak Academic Information Agency (SAIA,) students/PhD students and rese... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Opening Soon: MSCA-RISE-2017: Research and Innovation Staff Exchange

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

Opening Soon: Policy and international cooperation measures for research infrastructures - H2020-INFRASUPP-2016-2017

In the context of the communication for a reinforced ERA partnership for excellence and growth[1],... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Opening Soon: MSCA National Contact Points - MSCA-NCP-2017

The objective of this call is to facilitate trans-national co-operation between National Contact P... (+logon/subscribe for more)


Global Rankings and the Geopolitics of Higher Education

Hazelkorn E., Global ‘Rankings and the Geopolitics of Higher Education - Understanding the influen... (+logon/subscribe for more)

The emerging generation of 2030 universities - challenging the global status quo

Firetail Limited, ‘The emerging generation of 2030 universities - challenging the global status ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

20 Theses on the Digitalisation of Higher Education – Discussion Paper

Hochschulforum Digitalisierung, ‘Diskussionspapier 20 Thesen zur Digitalisierung der Hochschulbi... (+logon/subscribe for more)

EC- Strategic Plan 2016-2020 Education and Culture

European Commission, DG Education and Culture, Strategic Plan 2016-2020 .European Commission 2016 ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Student Resilience: Unite Students Insight Report 2016

Neale I, Piggott L, Hansom J, Fagence S., Unite Students, YouGov, Youthsight. ‘Student Resilience:... (+logon/subscribe for more)

EUA Factsheet: After the Brexit Referendum: Possible outcomes for Horizon 2020 and Erasmus+

European University Association, ‘After the Brexit Referendum: Possible outcomes for Horizon 2020 ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Student Politics and Protest - International perspectives

Brooks R., ‘Student Politics and Protest - International perspectives’, Routlege October 2016, I... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Open Educational Resources (OER) and the Evolving Higher Education Landscape (White Paper)

Cengage Learning, ‘Open Educational Resources (OER) and the Evolving Higher Education Landscape’... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Researching Across Languages and Cultures - A guide to doing research interculturally

Robinson-Pan A., Wolf A., ‘Researching Across Languages and Cultures - A guide to doing research i... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Fairness in Educational Assessment and Measurement

Dornas J. N., Cook L. L., ‘Fairness in Educational Assessment and Measurement’ Routledge Septemb... (+logon/subscribe for more)


ACA events 20 - 22 November 2016 ACA Annual Conference 2016: UniverCities. Higher education insti... (+more)