30 janvier 2016

EUA project “USTREAM” on efficient university management

Increasing societal demands, enhanced competition for public resources and changing funding modalities augment the pressure on universities to work more efficiently both in terms of management and academic practice. USTREAM – Universities for Strategic, Efficient and Autonomous Management – proposes to tackle this question. More...

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EUA participates in HAQAA Initiative

EUA is part of a consortium implementing the Harmonisation of African Higher Education Quality Assurance and Accreditation Initiative (HAQAA Initiative), which is a key initiative in the framework of the Joint Africa-EU Strategy. More...

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Bologna Process 2015-2018: BFUG working groups kick off

The year 2015 saw the beginning of the new phase of the Bologna Process (2015-2018). After the Ministerial Meeting in Yerevan, Armenia in May 2015, the first appointment of the Bologna Follow-up Group (BFUG) took place in Luxembourg on 8-9 September where an agreement on the Work Programme was reached. More...

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UNI-SET project: EUA webinar on energy research and 1st Energy Clustering Event

Moving to a low carbon society is one of the most important societal challenges addressed by Horizon 2020 and receives special attention with a dedicated key performance indicator on energy. More...

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Register now for EQUIP project events

Registration is still open for five events this spring in the EQUIP project (Enhancing Quality through Innovative Policy and Practice), which will be of interest to stakeholders in quality assurance (QA) in higher education. More...

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Call for host: EQAF 2017 and 2018

Since 2006, the European Quality Assurance Forum (EQAF), organised by EUA, ENQA, EURASHE and ESU, has become the premier event for quality assurance (QA) in Europe with more than 400 participants each year from across Europe and beyond. More...

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Dutch EU Council Presidency

On 1 January, the Netherlands took over the six-month Presidency of the EU Council from its predecessor Luxembourg.
In its work programme, the following priorities are highlighted for research, within the broader goal of creating growth and improving competitiveness:

  • creating the right conditions for, and boosting investment in, research and innovation; and
  • promoting Open Science and Open Access to improve dissemination and access to scientific knowledge and to enhance the impact of investment in research and innovation.

As regards education, the Dutch Presidency defines the modernisation of higher education and vocational training as a point of focus. More...

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Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the attack on the Bacha Khan University, Pakistan

Fact Sheet: tackling radicalisation through education and youth policyAnother attack against the innocent, the youth and the very future of Pakistan. One year after the deadly attack on the Peshawar Army School, today, Bacha Khan University in the very same Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province has been targeted. An attack on a place of study is not only cowardly, but it is also an attack on all of us who believe in the power and the importance of education.
I wish to express my heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the victims. The European Union stands firm by the people of Pakistan, the Pakistani authorities, and others in the region in their fight against terrorism. The fight is not theirs alone; we as the international community must all continue to face it and overcome it together. More...

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Erasmus+ trainee masters Dutch with OLS languages courses

Fact Sheet: tackling radicalisation through education and youth policyAnouk did a traineeship organised through Erasmus+  in the Netherlands from April to September 2015. In this time, she gained C2 proficiency of Dutch - C2-level proficiency means you can understand practically everything, express elaborate ideas and dig out the linguistic subtleties of language that can be so difficult to grasp. More...

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Hands-On ICT - helping teachers design digital learning tools

Fact Sheet: tackling radicalisation through education and youth policyThis EU-funded Massive Open Online course (MOOC) gives teachers the skills and knowledge to build their own online courses and modules. More...

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