19 septembre 2017

EUA reacts to key European Commission policy documents on higher education and research

The “Renewed EU Agenda for Higher Education”, launched on 30 May, outlines the European Commission’s policy priorities for higher education over the next few years. It focuses on four key areas, which include tackling future skills mismatches and promoting excellence in skills development; building inclusive and connected higher education systems; ensuring higher education institutions contribute to innovation; and supporting effective and efficient higher education systems. More...

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EUA focus group on diversity and inclusiveness – applications are open!

EUA is organising a focus group on universities’ approaches towards diversity and inclusiveness and invites university practitioners from across Europe who have experience with the topic to reply to the call for expressions of interest.
The event will be hosted by the University Lille 3 – Social Science and Humanities on 24 November 2017 in Lille, France. More...

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EUA and IUA release the agenda for the second USTREAM peer learning seminar

Organised by EUA and the Irish Universities Association (IUA) in Dublin on 4 and 5 December 2017, the second USTREAM peer learning seminar will focus on national and institutional approaches to the delivery of efficiency in higher education institutions.
Inspired by the Irish national and institutional practices, the first day of the seminar programme will explore national level initiatives implemented in response to national policy objectives. More...

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Towards the construction of a Euro-Latin American and Caribbean common space of Higher Education, Science and Innovation

Rectors of EUA member universities and their representatives are invited to participate to 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.
This event, hosted by the University of El Salvador on 5-6 October 2017, takes place in the framework of the structured cooperation between the Heads of State and Government of the European Union and the  Member States of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC). More...

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USTREAM call for expression of interest: national policy dialogue events 2018

The USTREAM project partners are inviting higher education stakeholders - National Rectors’ Conferences, ministries, public agencies, and universities - to express interest in organising one of three national policy dialogue events in 2018. More...

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Excellence, synergies and alignment: Lamy Group sketches out future EU research and innovation programme

EUA has responded today to the "Fab - Lab -App" report of the High Level Group of leading experts chaired by Pascal Lamy, President Emeritus of the Jacques Delors Institute. Created by the European Commission in December 2016 to explore new ways to maximize the impact of EU Research and Innovation Programmes, the High Level Group formulated 11 recommendations, among them a call for doubling the EU investment in research and innovation, linking it strongly to the future of Europe. The report was presented on 3 July in Brussels at the conference Research & Innovation – Shaping our Future. More...

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A new report on institutional recognition procedures published

The FAIR project – Focus on Automatic Institutional Recognition – report has just been published and makes a wide range of recommendations to national authorities, ENIC-NARIC centres and higher education institutions.
They concern such issues as the quality assurance of recognition and admissions procedures, appeals mechanisms, the turnaround time of applications, and the provision of accurate and timely information to applicants. The recommendations are intended to foster full adherence to the Lisbon Recognition Convention and to promote a ‘recognition culture’ in which procedures are transparent, efficient and fair. More...

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inHERE project launches a catalogue of good practices in welcoming refugees in higher education

The inHERE (Higher Education Supporting Refugees in Europe) project is launching a Good Practice Catalogue on welcoming refugees in higher education. The good practice examples have been selected among close to 300 initiatives presented on EUA Refugees Welcome Map Campaign. More...

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EQAF registration and call for contributions

Registration is now open for the 12th European Quality Assurance Forum (EQAF), which will take place on 23-25 November 2017 in Riga, hosted by the University of Latvia.
Under the title ‘Responsible QA – committing to impact’, the Forum will focus on the need for quality assurance (QA), whether aiming at accountability or enhancement, to be carried out in a transparent and responsible manner. This means finding ways of responding to the needs and interests of internal and external stakeholders. EQAF 2017 will explore how this can be done in practice, examining issues such as communication, ethics and the concept of change in QA. More...

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The EFFECT projects develops European principles for Learning & Teaching

The EU-funded EFFECT project support universities in these processes by facilitating discussions and cooperation at European level. It is currently developing a set of shared principles for institutional strategies for learning and teaching which addresses issues such as leadership support, collaboration with external stakeholders, learner-centred approaches and the nexus between education and research. The principles are designed as non-prescriptive and are based on a diversity of purpose, content and methods. More...

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