Slowenian EU Council Presidency
On 1 July 2021, Slovenia took over the Presidency of the Council of the EU as the last partner of the trio Germany-Portugal-Slovenia. The country will complete the jointly set initiatives.
The European Commission has published a public consultation on ´Environmental Sustainability - Education and Training´
The SHARE programme is the European Union's flagship programme in the field of higher education with the Southeast Asian Association, ASEAN. The European Commission, as a donor of the project, has now granted an extension of the project until the end of 2022.
Research in Germany
Interested in starting or continuing your research career in Germany? Join the „Research in Germany“-Online Talk Series and chat with experts about PhD and PostDoc opportunities in Germany.
The DAAD programme PRIME funds temporary positions at German universities to support the international mobility of postdoctoral researchers.
The Communication on "Building a European Area of Education by 2025" of September 2020 announces a Council Recommendation for a "European Approach to Micro-credentials" in 2021. In preparation for this approach, the European Commission has now launched a public consultation. It is open until 19 March 2021.
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The European Commission has rejected the association of individual regions such as Scotland or Wales with Erasmus+. In Switzerland, on the other hand, the universities are calling for the negotiations to be reopened.
At the end of February 2021, the EU member states agreed on a new common framework for European educational cooperation 2021-2030. This is closely aligned with the goals for creating an European Education Area by 2025.
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On 2 February, the European Commission announced the formal launch of the new EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, Horizon Europe (2021 to 2027). Approximately 95.5 billion euros (in current prices) will be available for the programme over the next seven years - an increase of 30% compared to the previous programme.
Erasmus Student Network www.esn.org
On 28 January 2021, the new Erasmus+ app was officially released. The launch of the app is part of the further shaping of a more digital, greener, more social and more inclusive Erasmus+ for the new generation of programmes from 2021-2027.
Future of EU Higher Ed Policy
Here you can find an overview of the development process, the ideas and political decision papers.