13 octobre 2019

Erasmus Without Paper: when can I start?

Screenshot-2018-5-3 EAIEWith the new Erasmus programme starting on 1 January 2021, the question of whether Erasmus mobility management will go digital has turned into one of how it will happen. In our first blog post on the topic, we highlighted the rationale behind the digitisation and gave an overview of the different initiatives and tools and how they connect to each other. More...

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New EAIE report challenges assumptions on influence of ‘money matters’

Screenshot-2018-5-3 EAIEWith many dimensions of internationalisation becoming ‘big business’, making sense of how financial considerations factor into the work of international education is vitally important. The latest report in the EAIE Barometer series examines the realities of navigating budget cuts and the marketisation of higher education while maintaining internationalisation – and higher education in general – as a high-quality public good. More...

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IREG recognized “Global Energy Prize” awarded to Dane and American

The press release mentions that the “Global Energy Prize” has been recognized by IREG Observatory as one of 99 main international scientific awards in the world. It is an acknowledgment of IREG Observatory as a “standard setting organization”. More...

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Maclean’s Rankings: McGill, Simon Fraser and Mount Allison Continue to Top Canadian Lists

The latest edition of Maclean’s rankings of Canadian universities has been published. Universities are divided into three categories: Primarily Undergraduate, Comprehensive, and Medical Doctoral. More...

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Citations headache...

At the end of every year, the complete picture of annual university rankings is unveiled. As for every university administrator (whether my colleagues admit it or not), it gives me a sense of insight on higher education performances but also some headaches related to what I believe are flaws in some indicators. The biggest of headaches is that of citations. More...

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Times Higher Education Looks at Changes to its Rankings

The latest Times High Education (THE) World Academic Summit, held in Switzerland in partnership with ETH Zurich, saw the announcement of the largest THE World university rankings, including over 1400 universities, some from countries previously unrepresented such as Brunei, Vietnam and Cuba. More...

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Three University Missions Ranking released in Moscow

The third issue of The Three University Missions Moscow International University Ranking has been released. It features a total of 1200 universities from 79 countries.  It is a new academic ranking, the first to evaluate the three key university missions: education, research, and interaction with society. More...

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Secretary General condemns anti-Semitic attack in Halle, Germany

Conseil de l'EuropeCouncil of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić has condemned the anti-Semitic attack in which two people were killed in Halle. “I am deeply saddened and concerned by this cold-blooded attack aimed against the Jewish community on Yom Kippur. I extend my condolences to the families of the victims and express my solidarity with all those affected, and dealing with the aftermath of this heinous crime. Anti-Semitic attacks are on the rise in Europe and all of us, whether as citizens or in public office, must do all we can to combat anti-Semitism in all its forms, in word and deed, and intervene to stop it at its roots at”, she said. More...

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Shootings in Halle, Germany

Conseil de l'EuropeCouncil of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić has expressed her great sadness and concern over the killings in Halle, Germany, as well as her solidarity with the victims and the authorities dealing with the unfolding situation. More...

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Death Penalty Day: EU/Council of Europe joint statement

Conseil de l'EuropeThe statement underlines both organisations’ firm opposition to the death penalty at all times and in all circumstances. It calls upon those Council of Europe member states which have not yet acceded to Protocols No 6 and 13 to the European Convention on Human Rights to do so without delay and once again urges Belarus to abolish the death penalty. More...

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