Hybrid Event, 31 March 2022
The DAAD Brussels office organised a hybrid event on the topic of European support for higher education in emergencies, exploring a possible, more strategic and concerted approach.
European Universities Initiative
The 35 German universities and higher education institutions that are represented in existing European University Alliances published a joint statement on the full roll-out of the European Universities Initiative.
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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.
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).
Future of EU Higher Ed Policy
Here you can find an overview of the development process, the ideas and political decision papers.