On 14 February, Frédérique Vidal, French Minister for Higher Education, Research and Innovation,...
EUA joins the global coalition of organisations that endorses the concerns raised by the...
Europe’s universities, in the European Union and neighbouring countries including the United...
As part of the EU-funded NEWLEAD project (2020-2023), EUA has launched a survey about leadership development and institutional transformation in higher education.
This seminal document is the result of extensive consultations and deliberations with EUA members and partners over a six-month period in 2020. It sets out a vision of resilient and effective universities, serving Europe’s societies towards a better future.
In late December 2020, the European Union and the United Kingdom concluded a Trade and Cooperation Agreement, setting the framework for their future cooperation in the post-Brexit era. To better understand the new relationship, EUA has prepared this briefing on the specific implications for universities. It covers EU programmes, travel, data protection and private provision of education services.
When Covid-19 forced universities to quickly switch to online and blended learning and teaching, the European University Association was already deep into the preparation of a study on the topic. This article looks at the experience of digital learning and teaching before and during the crisis, what has been accomplished and what challenges likely await.
Gathering feedback is a key element in internal quality assurance. However, “closing the feedback loop” requires acting on the data gathered and informing respondents about the subsequent actions taken. As EUA quality assurance expert Tia Loukkola explains, this should be part of the institutional quality assurance policy – especially in these exceptional times as we face Covid-19.
The European Commission has published the final report and recommendations of the expert group on Graduate Tracking, entitled “Towards a European graduate tracking mechanism", with a foreword of Commissioner of Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth Mariya Gabriel.
The European Commission launched a call for applications for membership of the European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies (EGE), open until 22 March. The 15 successful candidates will serve in their personal capacity to provide independent ethical advice to the highest political level of the EU for a term of at least three years.