05 août 2018

European Learning & Teaching Forum 2019: Call for papers

The call for papers is now open for the European Learning & Teaching Forum 2019 ‘Towards successful learning: Common ground and controversies’. More...

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IEP registration open until 2 July 2018

IEP offers comprehensive, improvement-oriented institutional evaluations conducted by a team of experienced higher education leaders. The evaluation process and resulting report and recommendations aim to support institutions in developing their strategic leadership and capacity to manage change. All evaluated institutions are permitted to use the ‘Evaluated by IEP’ icon for a period of five years after the evaluation. More...

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EUA Energy and Environment Platform at EUSEW 2018

The EUA Energy & Environment Platform will participate by organising an Energy Talk on "Interdisciplinary Education, Training and Research at European Universities” during the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) 2018 in Brussels (Belgium). More...

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EQAF 2018 Call for Contributions

The 2018 European Quality Assurance Forum (EQAF) will take place in Vienna, Austria on 15-17 November 2018, hosted by WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) and AQ Austria. EQAF is organised annually by ENQA, ESU, EUA and EURASHE and attracts over 400 participants from the higher education quality assurance (QA) community from Europe and beyond. This year’s forum will focus on the theme of ‘Broadening the scope of QA’ and will explore how institutions and QA agencies can build QA systems that encompass a broad range of activities, including learning and teaching, research, governance and administration, and service to society. More...

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European Innovation Council: EUA calls for broad design to benefit society

As the European Commission prepares to launch its proposal for “Horizon Europe”, the next Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, EUA proposes a broad and comprehensive design of the European Innovation Council to benefit society. More...

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inHERE project policy dialogue participants underline the need for national and European policy support

The inHERE (Higher Education Supporting Refugees in Europe) project partner Campus France organised a Policy Dialogue on 22 May 2018 in Paris, on the eve of the Bologna Ministerial Conference, to discuss the required measures to support higher education institutions’ efforts in integrating refugee students and researchers. More...

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Diversity, equity and inclusion: new EUA publication features university case studies

Our societies are changing and becoming more diverse, and social diversity and inequality are becoming more apparent in the wake of the economic crises. With increased migration in Europe, the awareness of cultural diversity has grown. Globalisation and rapid technological development are disrupting parts of the labour market  and increase the need for highly skilled labour. This raises a number of questions about the role of universities in dealing with diversity and addressing issues of equity and inclusion. More...

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Impactful simplification in ‘Horizon Europe’: EUA report calls for more trust and flexibility

In the run-up to the Commission proposal for Horizon Europe’s rules for participation, universities call for effective simplification of EU funding management. Simpler rules for participation have the potential to increase the added value and improve the efficiency and impact of EU funding. For Framework Programme beneficiaries, this primarily involves reducing the incompatibilities between EU funding requirements and institutional financial management systems. More...

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Bologna Process: Paris Communiqué adopted

On 25 May, European education ministers adopted the Paris Communiqué at the Bologna Process Ministerial Conference.
It takes on topics already discussed in the Yerevan Communiqué such as implementation, learning and teaching, digitalisation and academic and civic values. This time, however, they are addressed in a more assertive and detailed fashion. For example, regarding implementation, a mechanism will support individual countries in improving in the three key-commitment areas: recognition, quality assurance, and the three-cycle system. More...

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Erasmus post-2020: EUA calls for further reflection on programme proposal

EUA has issued a first response to the European Commission’s proposal for the EU’s next Erasmus programme. Released on 30 May, the proposal provides a solid basis for discussion on the 2021-2027 programme, including the much-needed increase in funding. More...

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