The presidents of the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK), Universities Austria (UNIKO) and the...
On 6 October 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) ruled that the Hungarian...
On 30 September, the European Commission presented a package of three major initiatives aimed at...
The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) has launched a global survey on how and to what extent higher education institutions contribute to lifelong learning.Read more
On 30 September 2020, The European Commission published a Communication on “Achieving the European Education Area by 2025”. It outlines key EU actions in education for the next five years. EUA welcomes the Communication as an acknowledgement of the vital contribution of education to Europe’s identity, its future, and the sustainability and long-term resilience of its societies.
Granting refuge and academic freedom to scholars and students, who had to flee persecution and wars in their home countries and regions, is an eminent function of universities. Over the past decades, the numbers of academics suffering from persecution world-wide has grown and applications for assistance to support organisations clearly exceed the number of placement positions and funding available.
Creating European research and education areas requires a transparent and inclusive dialogue, says EUA senior policy coordinator Thomas Jørgensen.
Change is in the air. The Covid-19 crisis has turned our lives upside down, but well before this happened there was already a palpable feeling that today’s challenges are changing society in unpredictable ways. Climate change and its containment pose a historical test for humanity. Technological change gives us new possibilities, as well as great responsibility to curb any negative effects. And we live in times of geopolitical upheaval, in which Europe is still finding its place.
The European Distance and E-learning Network (EDEN) organises the European Online Distance Learning Week (EODLW) on 2 – 6 November, with one extra day on 9 November focusing on the European Vocational Skills Week. Registrations are open and for free.
EUA member in Russia, Tomsk Polytechnic University, launched the Urban Greenhouse Challenge: Reforest, an international competition of student projects for innovative greenhouse complexes in urban environment. Registrations are open until 28 February 2021.