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  • Relevance of the 2024 European election for higher education in Germany and in Europe

    The European elections in 2024 will take place from 6 - 9 June 2024. The future composition of the parliamentary committees made up of incumbent and new MEPs and the formation of the EU Commission (2024-2029) will have a significant impact on the higher education policy priorities of the EU and the further development of the European Education Area.

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  • Call for submissions: Fundamental Academic Values Award

    As part of the DAAD project “bologna hub”, the call for applications for the “Fundamental Academic Values Award” has been published.

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  • Event: Effects of International Student Mobility

    The DAAD-Brussels Office, the National Agency of Erasmus+ for Higher Education (NA DAAD) together with the Permanent Representation of the Federal Republic of Germany to the European Union invited: Effects of International Student Mobility – The Impact of Erasmus+ Grants

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  • Attracting and Retaining Talent for AI in Europe

    The Brussels Office of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) invited to its first event of the year 2024: Attracting and Retaining Talent for AI in Europe on 24 January 2024 from 09:00am-13:15 CET at Comet in Brussels.

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  • European Commission proposes Council recommendation "Europe on the move - learning mobility for all"

    Despite the success of initiatives to promote mobility such as Erasmus+, only a fraction of university graduates in the EU have so far completed a period abroad. As announced in its roadmap (Link), the EU Commission has now submitted a proposal for a Council Recommendation on the renewal of the framework for learning mobility.

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  • EU Commission proposes new measures to attract international talent

    The EU Commission wants to make Europe more attractive for skilled workers from abroad and facilitate mobility for learning purposes within the EU. To this end, it has proposed a new EU talent pool to bring employers in the EU together with jobseekers from third countries.

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  • Boosting the potential of joint degrees in Erasmus Mundus Master Programmes

    On 30 November and 1 December, the first annual conference of the Erasmus Mundus Support Initiative (EMSI) took place in Brussels. The conference provided a platform for exchange on the added value that joint degrees offer students, higher education institutions and employers in Europe and beyond.

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  • European Parliament calls for EU treaty changes

    The Committee on Constitutional Affairs of the European Parliament (EP) has adopted a report by several MEPs containing proposals to amend the EU treaties. These also relate to education. The Parliament adopted the report with the proposals to amend the treaties on 22 November.

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  • Agreement on 2024 budget - budget increase for Horizon Europe and Erasmus+

    The European Parliament and the Council have agreed on the 2024 budget.

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  • EU-US People to People Exchanges in HE

    The IIE and DAAD invited to discuss the current state of EU-US people to people exchanges in higher education. On 9 October 2023, invited guests explored in two different sessions this zeitgeist-touching topic.

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