19 septembre 2017

Registrations open for EUA-CDE Focus Group “Implementing an Ethos of Research Integrity in Doctoral Education”

Registrations are now open for the EUA Council for Doctoral Education (EUA-CDE) Focus Group on “Implementing an Ethos of Research Integrity in Doctoral Education”. The deadline to register is 5 October 2017. More...

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Save the date: “European Universities in the Energy Transition: Towards a Clean Energy Future”, 23-24 October 2017, Brussels

The conference will include the presentation of a forthcoming report entitled “Identifying New Paradigms in Energy Education and Research: An Action Agenda for Europe’s Universities”. The report will provide recommendations for universities, companies and policymakers for the design of energy education and research activities with the aim to address the skills gap between higher education provision and needs of the business sector for the energy transition. More...

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Access and admission at the centre of the discussions in the Mastermind project’s final conference

While vertical mobility is seen as one of the achievements of the European Higher Education Area, the Master Mind project found that access and admission conditions are often not well defined, and lack transparency.  One of the consequences is that, in many cases, applicants from outside and, in particular international students, are on average less successful than the institution’s own Bachelor graduates. More...

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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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