... 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
... being one of the more than 2 000 signatories of the 10 January 2016 declaration “We Will not be a Party to this Crime” of The Academics For Peace Group. The document accused the Turkish government ...
28 May 2019
EUA, All European Academies (ALLEA) and Science Europe have issued a joint statement on the urgent need to back commitments to academicfreedom and university autonomy with solid actions. The three partners, ...
10 Apr 2019
EUA is gravely concerned by recent reports that a court of appeals in Turkey has upheld prison sentences for academics who signed the 2016 Academics for Peace petition “We Will not be a Party to ...
28 Mar 2019
... institutional autonomy and academicfreedom of the Hungarian Academy, a long-standing member of ALLEA.
ALLEA’s statement comes after the government of Viktor Orbán proposed a re-organisation ...
21 Feb 2019
Access to EP funded projects for marginalised groups
Access to education for migrants of both refugee and non-refugee backgrounds
Academic and press freedom
High quality ...
12 Feb 2019
... student populations, constraints on academicfreedom and new ways to learn and teach will have a strong impact on the longer-term opportunities and challenges at Europe’s universities.
09 Jan 2019
... joint declaration, they expressed their strong belief in the fundamental values of higher education: academicfreedom and integrity of research and teaching, institutional autonomy, the meaningful participation ...
15 Dec 2018
On 28 November, EUA Secretary General Lesley Wilson participated in a roundtable discussion on the theme “Ideas are not Crimes: Defending AcademicFreedom & Protecting Scholars”, hosted ...
13 Dec 2018
... this alarming violation of academicfreedom, due process and fair trial, which are fundamental and internationally recognised rights and standards. Mr. Wang’s imprisonment is deeply troubling for ...
29 Nov 2018
The European University Association (EUA) is dismayed by the latest developments in Hungary involving attacks on university autonomy and academicfreedom. On 25 October 2018, the Central European University ...
26 Oct 2018
Scholars at Risk, together with the Academic Refuge project partners, have created a free massive open online course (MOOC) on why academic freedom matters. The course begins 29 October on FutureLearn. ...
23 Oct 2018
... founded.” The report lists the values, including those relevant for universities: academicfreedom, freedom of expression and assembly, and the right to and freedom of education.
Several key members ...
12 Sep 2018
... benefits for graduates and society at large.
Such a ban would pose a serious threat to academicfreedom and institutional autonomy in Hungary and would confirm the trend towards increased state control ...
24 Aug 2018
... or obliterates academicfreedom and has a devastating impact on research, teaching and access to education. In keeping with its endorsement of the Principles of State Responsibility to Protect Higher ...
20 Jul 2018