11 novembre 2017

EUA participation in 11th Annual Strategic Leaders Global Summit on Graduate Education

On 10-12 September 2017, EUA participated in the 11th Annual Strategic Leaders Global Summit on Graduate Education, a high-level global dialogue event held at the Alyeska Resort in Alaska and organised by the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS). The CGS represents universities and colleges engaged in graduate education and research in the United States. EUA has collaborated with the CGS for a number of years, notably in the framework of its Council for Doctoral Education (EUA-CDE). More...

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A busy year ahead for the EUA’s Institutional Evaluation Programme

The Institutional Evaluation Programme (IEP) is preparing for a busy programme of activities in the coming academic year, during which it will complete the evaluations of 21 higher education institutions in seven different countries. Following IEP’s context driven approach, each institution will be evaluated against its own mission and goals by a team of international peers consisting of current and former rectors and vice-rectors, higher education professionals and students from across Europe. More...

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EUA and EARMA organise a seminar on higher education contribution to cooperation for development at the European Parliament

Together with the European Association of Research Managers and Administrators (EARMA), EUA organises a seminar entitled “Higher education cooperation for development and sustainable development goals: meeting global and regional challenges”. The seminar will be hosted by MEP Bogdan Brunon Wenta, and will take place on 18 October (14.30 – 16.30) at the European Parliament in Brussels. More...

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2018 Erasmus+ Annual Work Programme published

In the field of higher education, priority will be given to actions and projects that tackle “skills gaps and mismatches”, support the development of graduate tracking systems in programme countries, and enhance the quality of teaching, in particular by supporting the use of digital technologies. Among others, initiatives that aim to contribute to transnational teacher training courses and promote excellence in teaching and skills development, will also be prioritised. Also high on the agenda are projects intended to build inclusive higher education systems connected to surrounding communities, and those ensuring that universities and research institutes contribute to innovation. More...

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State of the European Union: research and education essential to meet Europe’s ambitions

EUA welcomes this general pledge for a strong and united Europe, but is convinced that Europe can only meet these ambitions and tackle major societal challenges, such as climate change and migration, through a considerable boost of research and education. In the context of changing labour markets, it is furthermore not possible to envisage a free trading Europe of strong industries without thinking about how Europeans are trained to harness globalisation. Universities play an important role in this regard and this is why a continued dialogue between institutions as well as policy-makers and the society at large is needed to tackle those challenges together. More...

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Giving the Bologna Process a breath of fresh air

The priority given to the topic can be seen in the training schemes made available to professors, which depend also on the budgets provided by government and allocated within the university. Priority can also be seen in the strategic steps taken by government and universities, and how these are communicated. For example, if a university decides to put resources on flipped classrooms, this demonstrates its strategic will. More...

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inHERE project launches webinar series on supporting refugee students in European higher education

The first online event on 4 October 2017 at 16.15 will focus on an “Introduction to legal concepts regarding refugee scholars and students”, with the purpose to clarify legal and social concepts such as refugee, asylum seeker, migrant, subsidiary protected etc., as the proper understanding of these terminologies and their implications for higher education access are an essential base to work with this group of people. More...

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EUA-CDE Thematic Workshop: Call for contributions

The EUA Council for Doctoral Education is pleased to invite its members (please consult the directory in case of doubt) to make a presentation at the 11th EUA-CDE Thematic Workshop,“The Impact and Outcomes of Doctoral Education Reform in Europe”. The event will be hosted by the University of Malta on 18- 19 January 2018 in Valletta. More...

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3rd Academic and Knowledge Summit to take place 5-6 October 2017, University of El Salvador

The 3rd Academic and Knowledge Summit: Towards the construction of a Euro-Latin American and Caribbean common space of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, is taking place in the framework of the structured cooperation between the Heads of State and Government of the European Union and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), in which higher education, research, technology and innovation have been assigned particular priority. More...

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Call for Topics for the EARMA Annual Conference 2018

EARMA is looking forward to an exciting Conference in Brussels in April 2018, which has the theme of "Building and Sustaining Excellent Research Support", and is seeking current and thought-provoking topics and speakers who can engage their audiences with quality-driven content, in lively and informative discussions about research management and administration. More...

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