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.
European Union, 2019
Which measures could make Erasmus+, Creative Europe and the European Solidarity Corps ‘greener’? As a rapporteur appointed by the CULT Committee of the European Parliament, Laurence Farreng addressed this question in a report.
On 11.11.2020, the negotiators of the European Parliament and the Council reached a compromise on the future EU budget after months of negotiations. The now available package deal foresees 23,4 Billion € for the Erasmus+ programme.
Global on- and offline event
The global idea hackathon #DigiEduHack2020, hosted by the German EU Council Presidency, kicks off with the main stage event on 12-13 November in Berlin/ online.
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.
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.
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.
On 30 September, the European Commission presented its vision for the creation of a European Area of Education by 2025 and announced concrete measures to achieve it.
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.
Future of EU Higher Ed Policy
Here you can find an overview of the development process, the ideas and political decision papers.