Council of EU Research Ministers
On 29 September, the EU Research Council reached a common position on the outstanding issues concerning both the draft regulation on Horizon Europe and the decision to implement the programme.
On 15 September, the European Parliament adopted its own-initiative report "Effective measures to green Erasmus+, the Creative Europe programme and the European Solidarity Corps".
In a guest commentary in the Süddeutsche Zeitung, DAAD President Mukherjee pleads for more financial resources for the future Erasmus+ programme 2021-2027.
EU Higher Education Policy
Building on the experience with European universities, the European Commission is currently developing a strategy on "universities of the future".
On 21 July, the European Heads of State and Government agreed on a common position with regard to the future EU budget. This is also an important milestone for the new Erasmus+ programme 2021-2027.
On 9 July, the results of the 2nd call for European Universities alliances were announced. German universities are successfully represented.
On 1 July the Commission published the updated European Skills Agenda for sustainable competitiveness, social justice and resilience.
Nuevo Micro Bank
On 22 April the European Commission together with the European Investment Fund launched a new pilot project for skills and education, the "S&E" pilot.
On 25 June the EUF published the report of its survey among students and coordinators / International Relations Offices on the OLA Platform and the EWP Dashboard.
Virtual Conference, 5/6 October 2020
The DAAD organises a virtual conference to re-think global exchange in higher education on 5 and 6 October 2020. The call for contributions is open until 1 August.
Future of EU Higher Ed Policy
Here you can find an overview of the development process, the ideas and political decision papers.