Call for participation in the LOTUS Leadership Development Programme in learning and teaching
Deadline: 15 November 2020 The call for participation in the Leadership Development Programme is now open under the Erasmus+ funded LOTUS project.
Call for participation: UNESCO global survey on the role of universities in promoting lifelong…
Deadline: 15 November 2020
The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) has launched a global survey on how and to what extent higher education institutions contribute to lifelong learning.
Call for participation in the EUA Open Science Survey
Deadline: 11 December 2020 EUA has launched its 2020-2021 Open Science Survey. The aim is to gather a comprehensive view of institutions’ strategic and operational developments in the transition towards Open Science.
EUA response to the European Commission Communication on achieving the European Education Area…
30 Oct 2020 Position
On 30 September 2020, The European Commission published a Communication on “Achieving the European Education Area by 2025”. It outlines key EU actions in education for the next five years. EUA welcomes the Communication as an acknowledgement of the vital contribution of education to Europe’s identity, its future, and the sustainability and long-term resilience of its societies.
Researchers at Risk: Mapping Europe’s Response
29 Oct 2020 Report
Granting refuge and academic freedom to scholars and students, who had to flee persecution and wars in their home countries and regions, is an eminent function of universities. Over the past decades, the numbers of academics suffering from persecution world-wide has grown and applications for assistance to support organisations clearly exceed the number of placement positions and funding available.
- 30 October 2020
Synergy or cacophony?
Creating European research and education areas requires a transparent and inclusive dialogue, says EUA senior policy coordinator Thomas Jørgensen.
- 29 October 2020
A vision for universities for the next decade
Change is in the air. The Covid-19 crisis has turned our lives upside down, but well before this happened there was already a palpable feeling that today’s challenges are changing society in unpredictable ways. Climate change and its containment pose a historical test for humanity. Technological change gives us new possibilities, as well as great responsibility to curb any negative effects. And we live in times of geopolitical upheaval, in which Europe is still finding its place.
Member and partner news
- 29 October 2020
European Online Distance Learning Week (EODLW), 2 – 9 November
The European Distance and E-learning Network (EDEN) organises the European Online Distance Learning Week (EODLW) on 2 – 6 November, with one extra day on 9 November focusing on the European Vocational Skills Week. Registrations are open and for free.
- 29 October 2020
Urban Greenhouse Challenge: Reforest, October 2020 – June 2021
EUA member in Russia, Tomsk Polytechnic University, launched the Urban Greenhouse Challenge: Reforest, an international competition of student projects for innovative greenhouse complexes in urban environment. Registrations are open until 28 February 2021.
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