Edition 197 - September 2017

News from ACA

Quality in international university partnerships – coming soon!

More than twenty speakers have confirmed their participation to the 54th ACA’s event in the series... (+more)

ACA’s founding Director Alan Smith awarded the Constance Meldrum Award for Vision Leadership

At the beginning of September, the European Association for Internal Association (EAIE) has awarded ... (+more)

European Policy

Erasmus+ Work Programme 2018 & European Parliament Resolution

The 2018 annual work programme of Erasmus+ has been published by the European Commission in August. ... (+more)

Ministerial meetings under the Western Balkan Platforms on Education and Training & Research and Innovation

On 27-29 September, Ministers for Education and Science from the Western Balkans met in Belgrade, Se... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Professor Jean-Pierre Bourguignon re-appointed as President of ERC

After more than three years at the helm of the European Research Council (ERC), Professor Jean-Pierr... (+logon/subscribe for more)

SECC: Switzerland urges to start negotiations on the future Erasmus+

In 2014, Switzerland’s full membership to the Erasmus+ programme was suspended after the country a... (+logon/subscribe for more)

National Education and the Global Context

New Slovak Education Minister Martina Lubyová has been appointed

The Slovak Ministry of Education has been given its new head after the Slovak National Party (SNS) C... (+more)

OECD Education at a glance 2017

One of the most awaited publications on education statistics every year, OECD’s Education at a gla... (+logon/subscribe for more)

ShanghaiRanking (ARWU) 2017

The 2017 Academic Rankings of World Universities (ARWU) has been released in August by the ShanghaiR... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Assessment on higher education cooperation between Finland and Russia

Since early 2000 higher education institutions in  Finland and Russia have carried out highly-q... (+logon/subscribe for more)

UK: a new framework for the higher education sector

At the end of 2016, Universities UK (UUK) and GuildHE have launched a review of UK higher education ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

EDUFI to boost education export – Education Finland growth programme launched

The Finnish National Agency for Education (EDUFI) was commissioned at the beginning of June to boost... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

Call for tenders: Assistance to the EC for the running, development and success of the Erasmus+ Student and Alumni Alliance (ESAA), its member organisations and Regional Alumni Association

The objective of this contract is to assist the European Commission for the running, development and... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposal Erasmus+: Strategic partnership in the field of education, training, and youth

Strategic Partnerships are transnational projects designed to develop and share innovative practices... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: Europe Research Council Starting Grant

This calls for proposals aims to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stage ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: European Research Council Synergy Grants

This calls for proposals aims to fund projects of an interdisciplinary nature which cross the b... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: ESAA social project for refugees

The aim of the Project is to help support the education of refugees in Europe (preferably) or other ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: Dialogue between young people and policy makers - KA347

Projects can last between three and 24 months and do not need a partner from another country unless ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for Proposals: Modules for Master Degrees in Arts and Science

This action aims to promote an interdisciplinary approach in masters and university courses by ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Publications

The organisation of the Academic Year in Europe

This academic calendar contains national data on how the academic year is structured (begi... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Erasmus+ strategic partnerships in the field of higher education – compendium 2014

Under the Erasmus+ Programme, Key Action 2 promotes cooperation for innovation and exchange of good ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Modernisation of higher education in Europe

Modernisation of Higher Education in Europe: Academic Staff – 2017 explores the current realities ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

The Almanac of higher education 2017-2018

This year edition offers insight into the current state of higher education. There are 80 ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Study on the impact of admission systems on higher education outcomes. Volume I: comparative report

The subject of this report is European higher education admission systems. Admission is not a simple... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Study on the impact of admission systems on higher education outcomes. Volume II: national cases study

The case studies form a crucial part of this study. They provide the detailed insights into how admi... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Higher Education in the High North – Academic exchanges between Norway and Russia

Sundet M., Forstorp P-A., Örtenbald A. (Eds.), Higher Education in the High North - ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Conferences

ACA events 13 October 2017 ACA European Policy Seminar Quality in international university partners... (+logon/subscribe for more)