In the European Commission’s latest proposal for the EU’s next seven-year budget, Erasmus+ is...
EUA is embarking on an initiative to develop a vision for Europe’s universities in 2030. This...
A revised call for contributions to the 2020 European Quality Assurance Forum (EQAF) is now open. The organisers have moved the event to an online format, creating the need for a revised and more simplified call for contributions.
The call for contributions for the 2021 European Learning & Teaching Forum is available.Read more
EUA Strategic Plan
The need for strong universities has never been greater in addressing societal challenges. The Covid-19 pandemic, climate change, resource scarcity, ageing populations, migration and managing artificial intelligence are among the many examples of areas where universities have a major impact.
The European Commission’s Industrial Strategy for Europe and the European Digital Strategy launched in the spring of 2020 offer an opportunity for a broad and holistic approach to fundamental challenges that concern all Europeans.
During the Covid-19 crisis, universities innovated greatly in various fields to bring solutions to complex and unprecedented challenges. This article by Annick Castiaux analyses an innovation project led by the University of Namur in Belgium, providing evidence of the particularities of innovation in times of crisis and the societal role of universities.
The idea of a European degree is fascinating and attractive, but it also raises many conceptual and practical questions. What does a European degree mean? How would it differ from the current degrees awarded by universities across Europe? Who would award it? And what would be the added value of such a degree. EUA’s Tia Loukkola and ENQA’s Maria Kelo tackle the various scenarios.
The European Commission has published the first report of the Eurograduate Pilot Survey, with insights on graduates’ education, skills, careers, mobility, and social outcomes, comparing eight pilot countries. EUA is member of the Eurograduate advisory board.
FAIRsFAIR - Fostering Fair Data Practices in Europe – calls for experts from all scientific communities around Europe to join their European Group of FAIR Champions (EGFC), a highly visible group of experts and inspired influencers engaged on making FAIR data in Europe a reality. The deadline for applications is 31 August 2020.