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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
EU Higher Education Policy
Building on the experience with European universities, the European Commission is currently developing a strategy on "universities of the future".
Virtual Conference, 5/6 October 2020
The DAAD organises a virtual conference to re-think global exchange in higher education on 5 and 6 October 2020. The call for contributions is open until 1 August.
Future of EU Higher Ed Policy
Here you can find an overview of the development process, the ideas and political decision papers.