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.
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.
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.
EU Higher Education Policy
Building on the experience with European universities, the European Commission is currently developing a strategy on "universities of the future".
Nuevo Micro Bank
A new EU pilot project with a budget of 50 million euro has been launched to facilitate investments in education, training and skills for individuals, European companies and institutions.
The DAAD has launched a follow up initiative to the successful HOPES programme (Higher and Further Education Opportunities and Perspectives for Syrians).
The European Commission published the call for proposals and the Erasmus+ Programme Guide on November 5. The planned total budget is around 3.2 billion euros.
Final Conference, 13/14 June 2019
The joint event by the projects GREET and Academic Refuge created a platform for European exchange on the topic "Higher Education Values in Practice - Integration of highly skilled refugees and at-risk academics in Europe" in Brussels.
Together with the British Council, Campus France and Nuffic, the DAAD is organising a lab session on the HOPES project at the European Development Days (EDD) 2019.
The Academic Cooperation Association (ACA) has published a reflection paper about the topic "Internationalisation for all? Wider inclusion in the internationalisation of higher education".
Future of EU Higher Ed Policy
Here you can find an overview of the development process, the ideas and political decision papers.