12 juillet 2016

EQAR survey on usefulness of quality assurance reports database

The European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education (EQAR) is currently studying the feasibility of a European database of higher education institutions and programmes that have been subject to quality assurance by EQAR-registered agencies. The purpose of the database would be to allow for easy access to the corresponding reports and decisions. More...

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EARTO: upcoming events in Brussels

The Association will hold the EARTO-EBN-ERRIN High-Level Debate on “EU Regional Innovation Policies looking forward Post-2020: RIS3 & Simplification” on 13 October on the occasion of the European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC). Registration for this event will open on 8 July via the EWRC websiteMore...

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Draft EU Budget 2017: €10.3 billion for Horizon 2020, €2 billion for Erasmus+

On 30 June 2016, the European Commission published its proposal for the 2017 EU budget. The proposal also includes the annual programme budget for Horizon 2020 and Erasmus+.
Overall the draft budget amounts to €157.7 billion in commitments, a 1.7% increase compared to this year’s budget, and €134.9 billion in payments, a 6.2% decrease compared to 2016. With its proposal, the Commission aims to support economic recovery and address the security and humanitarian challenges facing the Union. More...

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OECD launches new higher education activities

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is launching two new areas of work in the field of higher education: benchmarking system performance and in-depth analysis of higher education issues. The first topic chosen for examination is labour market relevance and outcomes of higher education. More...

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11th European Quality Assurance Forum: registration open

EQAF has been co-organised by ENQA, ESU, EUA and EURASHE since 2006 and provides a unique platform for the higher education and quality assurance (QA) communities to monitor, shape and anticipate developments in the field. The main purpose of the Forum is to foster a dialogue on QA that bridges national boundaries and leads to a truly European discussion on QA in higher education, and to create a common European understanding of QA through discussions and networking among different stakeholder groups. More...

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EUA-CDE Annual Meeting takes place at Rovira i Virgili University

The EUA Council for Doctoral Education (EUA-CDE) held its 9th Annual Meeting on 16 and 17 June 2016 at the Rovira i Virgili University in Tarragona, Spain. With more than 200 participants, it proved to be the largest in the history of CDE. More...

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Registration still open for Institutional Evaluation Programme

IEP offers a comprehensive, improvement-oriented institutional evaluation conducted by a team of experienced higher education leaders. The evaluation process and the report delivered by the team aim to support universities in developing their institutional strategic leadership and capacity to manage change. More...

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EUA Research Policy Working Group meets at University of Warsaw

On 15 and 16 June 2016, the EUA Research Policy Working Group (RPWG) met at the University of Warsaw in Poland to discuss EUA policies in the area of research and innovation. More...

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New Skills Agenda: the role of universities

EUA looks forward to supporting any European-level dialogue on the issue and calls for a sector-specific strategy focusing on flexible learning, career paths and social inclusion which would also foster intersectoral mobility – as EUA stated in March 2016 in its response to the EC’s consultationMore...

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One year of EFSI: What's in it for universities?

While EUA warned against a shift of money from the highly successful grant funding programme (see EUA policy brief, March 2015), the European Commission justified the cuts by arguing that EFSI would also benefit universities and research. EUA analysed to what extent EFSI has done this and found out that universities do not seem to be benefitting at all from the funding scheme. http://www.eua.be/activities-services/news/newsitem/2016/06/23/one-year-of-efsi-what's-in-it-for-universities

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