European Union_Mathieu CUGNOT
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).
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.
Future of EU Higher Ed Policy
Here you can find an overview of the development process, the ideas and political decision papers.