30 janvier 2016

IAU Task Force Meeting on ICT

At the invitation of Prof. Remus Pricopie - an IAU Administrative Board Member - the IAU Task Force on ICT met at the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration in Bucharest, Romania, from 19 to 20 January 2016. It discussed the content of IAU's future ICT strategy. ICT is one of the 4 upcoming priorities set by IAU Administrative Board for the period 2017-2020 alongside HE leadership, internationalisation of HE, and HE and research for development.
The Task Force was composed of IAU Board Members from Jordan, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Romania, and the US, experts from the Association of African Universities, G3ICT, OER Africa, Open Society Foundations, Open University of Catalonia, and UNESCO, and two representatives from IAU Secretariat: Eva Egron-Polak, IAU Secretary-General and Isabelle Turmaine, IAU Director, Information Projects and Services. More...

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IAU at L'Etudiant Fair

As part of a newly-signed partnership with L’Etudiant – a magazine specialized in higher education -, IAU will have a booth at L'Etudiant Fair on Studies Abroad which will take place in Paris, France, from 30 to 31 January 2016.
The IAU team will use the IAU World Higher Education Database (WHED) Portal to inform students on their possibilities of studies abroad in the country and discipline of their choice. The team will also respond to questions on the Association.
More joint activities will follow. More...

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EARTO Annual Conference: 18-19 April 2016, The Hague (Netherlands)

The conference, hosted by EARTO member TNO, will focus on “EU Innovation Policy: Today’s Challenges for Innovation Infrastructure within EU Innovation Ecosystems and Industrial Value-Chains”. More...

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Conference and call for papers - Literary process: formation of an identity, 1-2 April 2016, Kiev (Ukraine)

Borys Grinchenko Kiev University has issued a call for papers and is organising a conference on “Literary process: formation of an identity”. The event will be held on 1-2 April 2016 in Kiev, Ukraine. More...

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New Eurydice publication: National Sheets on Education Budgets in Europe - 2015

The National Sheets on Education Budgets in Europe for 2015 show which European countries increased their education budgets from 2014 to 2015, for what reasons and by how much.
This annual Eurydice publication covers 26 EU Member States as well as other countries participating in the Eurydice Network. More...

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EAIE webinar: Qualifications recognition for refugees

The webinar will address best practices in the recognition of refugee and displaced persons' qualifications and equip participants with the knowledge necessary to take steps that benefit refugee applicants, their institutions and society. More...

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Protect Universities from Attack: Pakistan

The European University Association (EUA) has learned with deep regret about the attack on Bacha Khan University in northwestern Pakistan. On 20 January 2016 a group of militants stormed the university killing and injuring dozens of students and staff members. Disappointingly this comes not even one year after the terror attack on Garissa University College in Kenya (2 April 2015) that killed 147 students. More...

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EUA deeply concerned about Turkey’s treatment of academics

The European University Association (EUA) would like to express its concern for the academics in Turkey being investigated for expressing their views, under the petition “We Will not be a Party to this Crime”, on the conflict in the South-East region. More...

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A very Happy New Year from everyone at EUA!

EUA wishes all its newsletter readers a very happy and successful 2016. We have many exciting events and project-related activities planned for the coming months.
These include EUA’s Annual Conference that will take place at the National University of Ireland in Galway from 7 to 8 April. Under the title “Bricks and clicks for Europe: building a successful digital campus” the conference will explore how Europe’s universities are developing comprehensive “bricks and clicks” strategies and EUA members are also encouraged to attend the EUA General Assembly prior to the main conference. More...

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EUA member consultation – Have your say on Horizon 2020 and Erasmus+

EUA is launching a member consultation ahead of the mid-term review of the present generation of the EU funding programmes Horizon 2020 and Erasmus+. More...

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