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 current standstill in the association of Switzerland to the Horizon Europe and Erasmus+...
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.
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.
Current assessment practices do not reflect what students know, understand and what they can do. A new assessment literacy that emphasises evidence-based instruction and self-regulation in student learning should be promoted among the members of the academic community. Learning and teaching centres should play a crucial role in this transformative process.
The European Commission has recently released a toolkit on how to mitigate foreign interference in research and innovation. The publication is co-created with Member States and R&I stakeholders, contributing to the European Research Area Policy Agenda action on academic freedom.
The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation has launched the 11th call of applications of the Philipp Schwartz Initiative. German universities, universities of applied sciences and other research institutions can apply for funding until 4 March 2022.