Edition 166 - February 2015

News from ACA

Upcoming ACA European Policy Seminar: Harnessing the power of alumni

A robust and extensive alumni network that commits to support the institution’s development is the... (+more)

ACA President at the Leadership Forum in Higher Education

ACA President Dr Sjibolt Noorda took part to the Leadership Forum in Higher Education held in Warsaw... (+more)

DAAD and BMBF promote international cooperation in 28 German universities

To strengthen their internationalization, German universities enhance their international profile by... (+more)

Joint programmes from A to Z: A reference guide for practitioners

In search for a publication that presents an overview of all good practice in coordinating joint pro... (+more)

Opening registrations for the 1st Annual Generation Study Abroad Summit

The first annual IIE Summit on Generation Study Abroad, taking place October 1-2 at the Grand Hyatt ... (+more)

Going Global 2015 registration now open

As already announced, the British Council annual forum ‘Going Global’ will take place on 1 and 2... (+more)

European Policy

New ‘readymade’ U-Multirank on international orientation of higher education

A new ‘readymade’ ranking comparing internationalisation performance was released this month i... (+more)

European Universities at risk under the TTIP

What does a trade agreement have to do with higher education? Apparently, the Transatlantic Trade an... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Kicking off the Erasmus+ Master Loan Guarantee Scheme

As from this year, Bachelor's graduates will be able to benefit from special loans at advantageous c... (+logon/subscribe for more)

University Business Cooperation Network

The Directorate General European Commission (DG EAC) has launched the University Business Cooperatio... (+logon/subscribe for more)

National Education and the Global Context

The Chinese dream for universities

Concerns are recently growing over the future of higher education, academic freedom and liberal acad... (+more)

UK Anti-Terror Bill: Security vs Academic Freedom

Following the Paris attacks in January, many European governments have started discussing the option... (+logon/subscribe for more)

New Education Minister in Greece

Following the elections in Greece that took place at the end of January, and brought Alexis Tsipras ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Indonesia: A revamped Ministry combining Research and Higher Education

In Indonesia, the newly merged Ministry of Research and Technology and Higher Education has official... (+logon/subscribe for more)

2016 U.S. Budget expands Higher Education opportunities

On 2 February, the Obama Administration released the budget request for fiscal year 2016, with ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Russia: Global Universities Association

A unified center to recruit foreign applicants has been created at the beginning of this year by the... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Australia recovers its international enrolments and thanks ELICOS for support

A turnaround in student enrolments - begun in 2013- has strengthened and extended through 2014, as t... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Germany: new statistics on higher education courses

The German Rectors‘ Conference (HRK) recently published statistical data on higher education cours... (+logon/subscribe for more)

France: Vocational and qualification campuses bring together secondary schools and higher education

The French initiative of Vocational and Qualification Campuses - created to strengthen cooperation b... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

CLOSING SOON: Call for Proposals: EAC/A04/2014 Erasmus+ for education and training

Concerning education and training, this call for proposals covers the following actions of the Erasm... (+logon/subscribe for more)

CLOSING SOON: Call for Proposals: EAC/A04/2014 Erasmus+ for Jean Monnet Actions

The Jean Monnet Activities aim at promoting excellence in teaching and research in the field of Euro... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for Proposals: H2020-MSCA-RISE-2015 - Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE)

RISE involves organisations from the academic and non-academic sectors (in particular SMEs), based i... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for Proposals: H2020-TWINN-2015 – Twinning

Twinning aims at significantly strengthening a defined field of research in a particular knowledge i... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for Proposals: H2020-YOUNG-SOCIETY-2015 - The Young Generation in an Innovative, Inclusive and Sustainable Europe

This Call includes two different topics:  YOUNG-3-2015: Lifelong learning for young adults: ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for Proposals: H2020-REFLECTIVE-SOCIETY-2015 - Communication and dissemination platform: REFLECTIVE-8-2015

The scope of the supporting action of the Call is to foster dialogue and cooperation amongst researc... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for Proposal: H2020-INT-SOCIETY-2015 - European cultural and science diplomacy: exploiting the potential of culture and science in the EU’s external relations

Research should analyse and compare in depth EU and EU Member States’ bi- and multilateral cultura... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for Proposal: H2020-INT-SOCIETY-2015 - The cultural, scientific and social dimension of EU-LAC relations

Research under this topic should critically examine past and present cultural, scientific, intellect... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: H2020-MSCA-IF-2015 - Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (IF-GF)

Proposals for Global Fellowships involve a single host organisation (future beneficiary) established... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Publications

Dual Study Programmes in Global Context: Internationalisation in Germany and Transfer to Brasil, France, Qatar, Mexico and the US

Lukas Graft et al, Dual Study Programmes in global context: Internationalisation in Germany and Tran... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Mass Higher Education Development in East Asia

Jung Cheol Shin, Gerard A. Postiglione, Futao Huang, Mass Higher Education Development in East Asia,... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Higher Education in Russia and Beyond: Challenges for Student Experience in Russia and Eastern Europe

Manja Klemenčič et al., Higher Education in Russia and Beyond: Challenges for Student Experience i... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Second International Handbook on Globalisation, Education and Policy Research

Joseph Zajda, Second International Handbook on Globalisation, Education and Policy Research, Springe... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research

Michael B. Paulsen, Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research, Springer, 2015. ISBN 978-3-31... (+logon/subscribe for more)

University of the World: A Case for a World University System

Dieter Lenzen, University of the World: A Case for a World University System, Springer, 2015. ISBN 9... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Global Demand for English Higher Education: Latest Shifts and Trends

Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), Global demand for English higher education: La... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Patriotism Abroad: Overseas Chinese Students’ Encounters With Criticisms of China

Henry Chiu Hail, Patriotism Abroad: Overseas Chinese Students’ Encounters Whit Criticisms of China... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Rankings and the Reshaping of Higher Education

Ellen Hazelkorn, Rankings and the Reshaping of Higher Education, second edition, Palgrave Macmillan,... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Language Acquisition in Study Abroad and Formal Instruction Contexts

Carmen Pérez-Vidal, Language Acquisition in Study Abroad and Formal Instruction Contexts, AILA Appl... (+logon/subscribe for more)

The International Status of Education about the Holocaust: A Global Mapping of Textbooks and Curricula

UNESCO, The International Status of Education about the Holocaust: A Global Mapping of Textbooks and... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Conferences

ACA events: 19 March 2015 Harnessing the power of alumni - a European perspective Brussels, B... (+logon/subscribe for more)