EUA along with more than 50 higher education networks, associations and organisations has joined...
EUA has joined SDG Watch Europe to provide input into the upcoming European Commission proposal...
As EUA celebrates its 20th anniversary, we call EUA members to send their testimonials of positive accomplishments they have been able to achieve thanks to EUA, as well as their views on how they see the future of the Association.
EUA, in partnership with Crue, HRK and Nuffic, seeks participants for two focus group organised in the context of the “Spotlight on recognition” project and dedicated to key issues in the field of academic recognition. Both focus groups are free of charge and open to staff of EUA member institutions, who are involved with designing, managing or implementing the recognition of qualifications.Read more
The call for contributions for the 2022 European Learning & Teaching Forum is now open. The call seeks proposals for papers, workshops and practice presentations.Read more
Higher education institutions are key actors in the transition towards carbon neutrality and sustainable societies, as well as in reaching the objectives of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda and the European Union’s Green Deal. They address environmental sustainability in their research and education missions and are actively involved in a broad range of forward-thinking activities.
The European Commission plans to explore individual learning accounts as a tool to support up- and reskilling of working age adults. This EUA policy input features the Association’s response to a dedicated consultation. It welcomes the initiative and underlines the interest of the higher education sector in individual learning accounts and, broadly, in a more comprehensive European agenda for lifelong learning.
Universities support Europe’s agenda for digital leadership in their role as digital technology makers. At the same time, they must adapt to the growing digitalisation of research practice, but their role as technology takers is less visible in that agenda. As Sergiu-Matei Lucaci argues, the EU pursuit of competitiveness in the digital economy risks overlooking the impact of new technologies on knowledge production, and universities should seek to rectify this.
With the rapid growth of the student body, the need to refurbish university real estate and the changing balance between block grants and project-based funding, an in-depth discussion is needed about the framework conditions for universities. By looking into the French system, Virginie Dupont addresses issues common across Europe, while shedding light on new opportunities presented by Next Generation EU.
As part of the FAIRsFAIr project and in the framework of the Open Science Fair 2021 , EUA will organise the workshop "Learning lessons from FAIR data implementation. Good practices from universities across Europe", on Monday 20 September, at 16.30 CEST.
The Inspireurope project will host an information session for higher education institutions and other employers across Europe on supporting scholars from Afghanistan. This 90-minute webinar will take place at 15:00 CEST on 30 September 2021.