In its work programme for 2021, the Commission plans a global approach to research, innovation, education and youth in addition to clear priorities on digitalisation and climate change.
The DAAD is tendering 8 interdisciplinary “Global Centres” to tackle global challenges. 4 centres are to be set up to conduct research into climate issues, another 4 for research into health and pandemic issues.
At the beginning of March, the European Commission published the basis for a new EU strategy for Africa, which aims to establish a close partnership with the African continent.
Future of EU Higher Ed Policy
Here you can find an overview of the development process, the ideas and political decision papers.