On 18 January 2022, the European Commission launched a new higher education package, including a...
On the occasion of the 8th Meeting of Asia-Europe (ASEM) Ministers of Education, the ASEAN...
The call for participation in the 2022 Learning & Teaching Thematic Peer Groups is now open for EUA member institutions. The current call addresses issues that emerged as particularly pertinent during the first year of the Covid-19 crisis.Read more
The call for participation in the NEWLEAD focus groups on leadership development and institutional transformation in higher education is now open to senior leaders at European higher education institutions. The deadline is 31 January 2022.Read more
IEP is seeking eight to ten current or former senior university leaders to join its pool of experts.Read more
The EUA Council for Doctoral Education (EUA-CDE) has opened a call for applications for its Steering Committee.Read more
This report specifically presents the findings on Open Access from EUA’s 2020-2021 Open Science Survey.
Given their education, research and societal missions, universities are important actors in the transition towards carbon neutrality, sustainable societies and economies. They are well placed to play a key role in achieving the objectives of the UN SDGs, the Agenda 2030 and the European Green Deal.
Global challenges call for “universities without walls”. Drawing from his experience in the Higher Education Reform Expert (HERE) teams, Chafic Mokbel discusses the future of the sector from a Lebanese perspective, analysing the link with modern technologies and scientific developments, as well as the potential role of university networks in responding to global challenges. Tools developed in the past years are strong elements that can serve to accompany transformations in Europe and beyond.
Micro-credentials are expected to widen participation in higher education by supporting inclusion and facilitating access to education. They are also expected to close the skills gaps in the labour market. EUA experts Elena Cirlan and Maria Kelo elaborate on the important role of higher education institutions in providing micro-credentials, highlighting that learners must be at the centre of their development.
On 24 January, CESAER, COAR and LIBER published a joint statement calling on the European Union to proactively recognise the importance of education and research digital infrastructures when devising digital-centred legislation.
The European Union, Latin America and the Caribbean (EU-LAC) Foundation launched a call for proposals for presentations that are going to be developed during the Latin American and Caribbean and European Union Young Scientists’ Networks Days, which will be held from 14 to 18 March 2022, in virtual format. EUA is a partner.