10 septembre 2016

Update: Europe’s universities after the Brexit vote

After the vote in the UK to leave the European Union, there has been much discussion about the future of universities after Brexit. Since June, EUA has been gathering evidence regarding the possible outcomes of Brexit for European programmes for research and higher education. More...

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EUA meets with Turkish Higher Education Council

EUA met with the Turkish Higher Education Council (YÖK) to discuss developments in the Turkish higher education sector following the attempted coup on 15 July 2016. The meeting took place at the EUA headquarters in Brussels on 6 September. More...

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EUA Webinar on Erasmus+ midterm review

EUA is organising a webinar on the “Erasmus+ midterm review” on 28 September 2016. Ahead of the mid-term review, EUA conducted a consultation of its membership in order to develop a comprehensive view of the university sector in time for European-level discussions on the future of the programme. More...

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Save the date: 4th Arab-Euro Conference on Higher Education

The 4th Arab-Euro Conference on Higher Education (AECHE) is scheduled for 25 and 26 April 2017 at the Mohammed V University in Rabat, Morocco. The theme of the conference is “Research for sustainable societies – the role of universities.”
Participants will have the opportunity to explore how universities collaborate in research and address issues of high national, regional and global priority, such as water, energy, and the related environmental and sustainability challenges. The conference will also focus on how Arab and European universities can work together in promoting research and research-based education, as well as relevant policy and funding frameworks. In addition, a workshop prior to the conference, on 24 April, will provide an occasion for an exchange on developments in doctoral education in both regions.
AECHE, launched in 2013, is a platform for Arab-European higher education cooperation and exchange. The conference series is organised by the AECHE Consortium, which comprises the Association of Arab Universities (AARU), EUA and the University of Barcelona, which hosts the secretariat of the initiative.
For more information on the 4th AECHE conference, please click here.
To learn more about AECHE in general, please click here. More...

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EUA condemns attack on American University in Afghanistan

The European University Association (EUA) strongly condemns the attack on the American University in Kabul, Afghanistan that took place on 24 August 2016. A group of militants raided the university killing 16 people, including students and staff, and injuring dozens more. More...

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Universities UK Statement: European university leaders call for continued collaboration after Brexit vote

University leaders from 24 European countries, including Germany and France, have signed a joint statement to stress the importance of continued European university collaboration following the UK's vote to leave the EU. More...

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The Organisation of the Academic Year in Europe – 2016/17

The academic calendar contains national data on how the academic year is structured (beginning of the academic year, term times, holidays and examination periods). Differences between university and non-university study programmes are also highlighted. The information is available for 37 countries. More...

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The Organisation of School Time in Europe. Primary and General Secondary Education – 2016/17

The school calendar contains national data on the length of the school year, the start and the end dates of each school year, the timing and length of school holidays and the number of school days. It covers both primary and general secondary education and key points are illustrated by comparative figures. The information is available for 37 countries. More...

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Czech Republic: Inclusive education as a priority

One of the main priorities of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic is the common education of all pupils within mainstream education. Therefore, several legislative changes have been made to promote inclusive education, including the adoption of the Education Act Amendment. More...

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The long and winding road back to school!

Let's imagine that you wanted to organise a summer music festival for teenagers from all over Europe. What would be the best time to maximise attendance? The answer is simple. If you consult the Eurydice publication 'Organisation of school time in Europe' you will find out that every child attending a public school in Europe is on holiday in the third week of July. More...

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