Publications

 

  • 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.

  • Micro-credentials supporting flexible higher education and lifelong learning

    09 Jul 2021 Policy input Learning & Teaching, Employability & qualifications, European Education Area

    The present policy input comprises EUA’s key messages for the European Commission’s public consultation on micro-credentials in the summer of 2021. The results of the consultation will feed into the Commission’s proposal for a Council Recommendation on micro-credentials for lifelong learning and employability.

  • This report presents the findings of the 2020-2021 EUA Open Science Survey and provides evidence-based recommendations for institutions, researchers, research funders and policy makers on the transition towards Open Science.

  • Towards an EU strategy in support of universities

    30 Jun 2021 Policy input Universities of the future

    This EUA policy input aims to inform the development of the European Commission’s upcoming “European Strategy for Universities”.

  • Recognition of professional qualifications

    16 Jun 2021 Briefing Employability & qualifications, Covid-19 & universities

    EU policy makers are facing increased urgency to integrate and energise the professional labour market, especially in the context of the fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic, the push towards the green and digital transitions and the defence of the Single Market following Brexit.

  • Research and innovation as drivers of open international cooperation

    15 Jun 2021 Policy input EU Research & Innovation Programmes

    In this EUA response to the European Commission Communication on a Global Approach to Research and Innovation, the Association welcomes the goal to promote global research and innovation cooperation built on rules-based structures and common values.

  • The Public Funding Observatory report 2020/2021, Part 2 is accompanied by individual country sheets with specific data on the 32 higher education systems covered in the study. The sheets offer an overview of the data collected for each system, including funding, inflation, and student and staff numbers.

  • Public Funding Observatory 2020/2021: part 2

    14 Apr 2021 Report Funding, Covid-19 & universities

    This report provides a detailed analysis of long-term funding trends captured over the period from 2008 to 2019. It also offers an overview of the latest public funding developments in 2019 and 2020. Finally, it focuses on the new generation of EU funding programmes (2021-2027) and the new EU Recovery package and explores the stakes for universities.

  • EUA Annual Report 2020

    12 Apr 2021 Report

    Against the backdrop of the Covid-19 crisis, the final negotiations for the long-term EU budget, and a new momentum for higher education and research in Europe, this Annual Report outlines EUA’s concrete efforts in 2020.

  • Internal quality assurance in times of Covid-19

    25 Mar 2021 Report Bologna Process, Learning & Teaching, Quality Assurance, Covid-19 & universities

    In response to the Covid-19 crisis, higher education institutions around the world adjusted their activities to an emergency online mode in the first half of 2020. As institutions have the main responsibility for the quality assurance of their provision, this sudden shift has raised questions around the effectiveness, relevance and flexibility of internal quality assurance arrangements.




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