On 22 October, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on the "Future of education in Europe against the background of the COVID 19 pandemic" with a large majority.
The study examines how ongoing university transformations in research and innovation can best be accompanied by EU support.
On 30 September 2020, the European Commission published a Communication on the further development of the existing European Education Action Plan (2018-2020) in a new period from 2021 to 2027.
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.
Future of EU Higher Ed Policy
Here you can find an overview of the development process, the ideas and political decision papers.