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EUA Newsletter 18   31 October 2014

EUA statement on EU budget discussions: ‘political rhetoric must be backed up by commitment and action’

EUA has this week published a statement with regard to the ongoing negotiations on the draft EU budget for 2015 and the problems posed by payment shortages for the EU budget. 
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EUA welcomes new members

On the occasion of last week’s EUA Council meeting in Helsinki, EUA welcomed five universities as individual full members , three as associate members and one new affiliate.
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Policy and Projects News

Bologna Process update: EUA contributes to preparations for 2015 Ministerial Meeting

In spring 2015 Ministers responsible for higher education from the member countries of the Bologna Process will gather in Yerevan, Armenia, for the next Bologna Ministerial Meeting.
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Second ALISIOS workshop tackles research collaboration with Brazil and enhancing the quality of mobility

European agencies and associations managing the Brazilian Science without Borders (SwB) programme joined over 100 representatives of Brazilian universities and other international partners in Recife, Brazil, on 14 October, to further discuss and enhance Brazilian and European research and higher education exchange, a primary objective of the project ALISIOS (Academic Links and Strategies for the Internationalisation of the Higher Education Sector). 
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Events News

Call for presentations: EUA-CDE workshop - ‘Regional Engagement and Doctoral Education’

The EUA Council for Doctoral Education has published a call for presentations for its upcoming thematic workshop on “Regional Engagement and Doctoral Education” to be held at Aix-Marseille University, France, from 22 to 23 January 2015.
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News from Brussels

Brussels in Brief: updates on EU developments related to education and research

Last week the European Parliament approved the new college of European Commissioners, as presented by the European Commission’s President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker. Meanwhile, the European Commission announced that the European Union's High-Level Group on the Modernisation of Higher Education had published its report to the EC on new modes of learning and teaching in higher education and that the Eurydice Network had released the report on “National Student Fee and Support Systems in European Higher Education 2014/15”.
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