Scholars At Risk (SAR) organises the webinar “Free Universities: Putting the AcademicFreedom Index Into Action Through the UN Human Rights Systems” on 15 April from 15.00 to 16.00 CEST.
The webinar ...
25 Mar 2021
... resident in another country, after their move to Belgium).
The recipients will carry out research in a ULB research centre, supervised by a member of the University’s academic staff. They may, if they ...
23 Mar 2021
... will be in English.
Participants will include at-risk scholars, academic mentors, university administrators, partner organisations on a national, a European and a global level, and other attendees ...
19 Mar 2021
... of "Islamo-leftism” on research. The aim, according to reports, is to distinguish “real” academic research from activism.
On 16 February, EUA member CPU (Conference des Présidents d’Universités) calle ...
25 Feb 2021
... have reported student and staff protests against the government’s perceived disregard for university autonomy and academicfreedom in the country. This criticism has been echoed by the international higher ...
22 Jan 2021
... professionals and other stakeholders working in the field of recognition.
The first of these new activities is the Academic Recognition Hub, a database of resources in the field of academic ...
17 Dec 2020
The School of Human Rights in Turkey, an EU-funded project that started during the state of emergency in Turkey, organises the International Online Conference of AcademicFreedom as a Human Right on 14, ...
07 Dec 2020
... the allegations, asserting that his ties to the international academic community are the basis of his prosecution. Before his arrest, Dr Djalali taught at universities in Italy, Belgium and Sweden, including ...
25 Nov 2020
Recent months have seen important events regarding academicfreedom, both in Europe and globally. There have been violations of democratic and human rights in Belarus, including threats against students ...
17 Nov 2020
... Bologna Process is built on transparency, mutual trust and partnership between governments and higher education stakeholders, as well as respect for academicfreedom and institutional autonomy. All Bologna ...
02 Nov 2020
... who have experienced threats personally, those who have worked to assist them, or those who work to promote a wider understanding of, and respect for, academicfreedom and related values.
The virtua ...
15 Oct 2020
... measures were contrary to the provisions of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union relating to academicfreedom (Article 13), the freedom to found educational establishments (Article 14 ...
12 Oct 2020
... institutions. The Romanian Parliament approved the amendment to the education law on 16 June. The move sparked an outcry in the academic world and among civil society organisations with many declaring ...
13 Jul 2020
... where they are threatened due to the content of their scientific work or to the opinions they have freely expressed.
The Solidarity Fund provides postdoctoral fellowships enabling threatened academics ...
17 Apr 2020
... draws on data from SAR’s AcademicFreedom Monitoring Project to identify trends related to violent attacks on higher education communities, including a series of deadly bombings targeting scholars and ...
29 Nov 2019
EUA is gravely concerned by reports of academics still being held in prison for having signed the Academics for Peace petition “We Will not be a Party to this Crime”, which addressed the situation in south ...
26 Nov 2019
EUA partner Scholars at Risk released the report Obstacles to Excellence, mapping threats to academicfreedom that jeopardise China’s higher education ambitions.
As noted in the report, a small but ...
30 Sep 2019
... the freedom of academic thought and self-expression. Vilnius University is among 1.5 percent top universities in the world according to the QS World University Ranking.
As one of the oldest and best-known ...
19 Aug 2019
... the latest infringement on academicfreedom and autonomy in Hungary, as well as a new step to expand the government’s control of research. EUA condemns this action and strongly supports the ...
05 Jul 2019
... in society.
Signing the Magna Charta committed universities to valuing autonomy and academicfreedom and operating in accordance with them.
The document was drafted in 1988 and has served universities ...
17 Jun 2019