On 21 September, the EU Commission launched a new edition of the Erasmus+ app. The new app, available in all EU languages, gives every student a digital European Student Card that is valid throughout the EU.
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.
ACA Membership Event, 8 September 2021
This year, the annual ACA membership event takes place in a hybrid format on the question of how to deliver on inclusive, green and digital mobility.
The SHARE programme is the European Union's flagship programme in the field of higher education with the Southeast Asian Association, ASEAN. The European Commission, as a donor of the project, has now granted an extension of the project until the end of 2022.
The DAAD programme PRIME funds temporary positions at German universities to support the international mobility of postdoctoral researchers.
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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.
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.
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.
Future of EU Higher Ed Policy
Here you can find an overview of the development process, the ideas and political decision papers.