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  • DECODE Project - A Call for Case Studies

    Led by the UNESCO Chair for Community-Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education and funded by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the DECODE Project is looking for case studies of community or Indigenous-led research that has had policy or practice impact
    For more information or to get involved, contact Maéva Gauthier at [email protected]
    See flyer attached or learn more at the DECODE Project website




  • Prof. Dr. Inga Žalėnienė was elected Rector of Mycolas Romeris University

    In accordance with paragraph 19.7 of the Statute of Mykolas Romeris University and the procedure for organizing the election of the Rector of Mykolas Romeris University by public competition, approved by resolution No. 1UT-5 of the Council on 6 February 2015, the Council of Mykolas Romeris University elected Prof. Dr. Inga Žalėnienė as Rector of the University on 22 February, 2024. The Rector has been elected for a 5-year term and will take office on March 16, 2024.




  • ARES Academic Cooperation Projects - Call for Experts

    ARES launches a call for experts to integrate an international network of expertise to evaluate ARES academic cooperation projects. If you are interested in joining the ARES international network of expertise, please complete this form.
    Contact: Tanguy Goethals ([email protected]), Director for Development Cooperation. More details here (in french)

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    ARES lance un appel à intégrer un réseau international d’expertise pour évaluer leurs projets de coopération académique.
    Si intégrer le réseau international d’expertise de l’ARES vous intéresse, complétez ce formulaire.
    Si vous avez des questions, n’hésitez pas à contacter: Tanguy Goethals ([email protected]) - Directeur de la coopération au développement
    En savoir plus ici




  • UNINETTUNO - New Post-Graduate Master’s Degree in Sustainable Architecture and Design

    Sustainable architecture and design: a new post-graduate Master’s Degree establishes the strategic partnership between the International Telematic University UNINETTUNO and SOS School of Sustainability by Mario Cucinella- The First Level Master’s Degree in Architecture and Sustainable Design takes a new shape, starting from the shared vision of both institutions to reimagine the professional figures of architects and designers, bringing together the UNINETTUNO’s skills in the design of academic e-learning programs dedicated to the internatjonal student community with SOS School of Sustainability’s extensive in training experience as an academy focused on sustainable practices founded by Mario Cucinella in 2015. Delivered in hybrid format, both online on the UNINETTUNO e-learning platform and on campus at the SOS headquarters in Milan where students will be able to complete their course of study in Milan, working on their final projects in a highly professionalizing context.

    Read more :

    https://www.uninettunouniversity.net/en/master-in-sustainable-architecture-and-design.aspx
    https://www.schoolofsustainability.it/program-3/




  • Professor Colin Riordan CBE appointed ACU’s next Secretary General and Chief Executive

    Professor Colin Riordan CBE, former President and Vice-Chancellor of Cardiff University, UK has been appointed as the Association of Commonwealth Universities’ (ACU) next Secretary General and Chief Executive following a competitive recruitment process. He served the same position on an interim basis since September 2023 after Dr Joanna Newman, left the ACU after 6 years to take up the role of Provost at SOAS University of London, UK.

    Before joining Cardiff University, Professor Riordan worked as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Essex, UK having been appointed in 2007. Prior to this, he was Pro Vice-Chancellor and Provost of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Newcastle University in the UK since 2005. 
    Professor Riordan taught English as a foreign language at Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg in Germany (1982-84) and was Lecturer, then Senior Lecturer in German at Swansea University (1986-1998). He became Professor of German at Newcastle University in 1998, where he remained until his move to Essex in 2007.

    Read more at : https://www.acu.ac.uk/news/colin-riordan-appointment/




  • UNIMED WEEK in Brussels - Save the date and register!

    The eighth edition of the UNIMED WEEK in Brussels will take place from 16 to 18 April 2024.
    The UNIMED WEEK in Brussels is a forum for discussion and networking, an occasion for our associates to meet European and international institutions and learn more about their current and future programs.

    This year the UNIMED WEEK will be the occasion for our members to discuss with the European Commission about the evolution for the upcoming period 2024-2027 and the policies aiming to foster the cooperation and improve the integration at all levels in the Euro-Mediterranean region.
    The UNIMED activities and projects are increasingly recognized by the European Commission as well as by other international institutions. This initiative will therefore be an opportunity to look at the past, to go on through the course and to further strengthen our network.

    Please register here by April 8th, 2024.
    Read more at: https://www.uni-med.net/news/save-the-date-and-register-for-the-unimed-week-in-brussels-16-to-18-april-2024/




  • University of Bergen - Science and diplomacy for ocean governance

    The Norway-EU Science Diplomacy Network organises a special ocean science diplomacy event in Brussels on 21 February. The event “Ocean Futures 2030: Science and diplomacy for ocean governance – our common ocean” brings together scientists and diplomats with the EU system to discuss how to protect, explore, exploit, and share the goods from the high seas as the common heritage of humankind. Converging ocean-related themes across the recently adopted Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ) agreement and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) with the COP15 framework for biological diversity will be discussed.

    The event is free and open to all. Read more and register here

    The Network and the event are funded by the Research Council of Norway and is led by UiT – the Arctic University of Norway with partners the University of Bergen, Arctic Frontiers, and the EU Science Diplomacy Alliance.

    Photo credits: NOAA




  • CIHE - Applications are now open for the 2024-25 Hans de Wit Fellowship!

    Are you an early career researcher, interested in spending a semester at CIHE?

    APPLY NOW FOR THE 2024-25 HANS DE WIT FELLOWSHIP !

    Thanks to seed funding generously donated by World Education Services, the Hans de Wit Fellowship was established in 2022 to support the academic mobility of early career researchers in the field of higher education studies who are interested in spending a semester based at the Center for International Higher Education at Boston College.
    CIHE awards one four-month fellowship per academic year. Fellowship benefits include:
    - Reimbursement for round-trip economy class airfare to and from Boston and any fees associated with processing any necessary visa paperwork.
    - A monthly stipend of $3500, intended to cover the cost of housing and medical insurance. Fellows are expected to find their own housing and organize their own visa paperwork, although institutional support documentation will be provided by Boston College.

    Any early career researcher in higher education studies (i.e., within five years of the completion of a doctoral degree) is eligible to apply. Preference will be given to applicants from marginalized backgrounds, including those with refugee status, those based in the Global South, and those from traditionally under-represented backgrounds.

    Applications are due by March 15, 2024.




  • IAU New Members - January 2024

    We are pleased to welcome four new Members:

    Indian Institute of Management Visakhapatnam, India
    Islamic University Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta, Indonesia
    Arab Open University, Lebanon
    Phoenicia University, Lebanon

    IAU thanks them for joining the Association and for their engagement toward the Higher Education Community.Retour ligne automatique
    For more information about becoming an IAU member please refer to the IAU Membership page : https://www.iau-aiu.net/Members







  • EUA - Report from the UniFE project now avalaible

    EUA Report on: What if? Exploring possible futures of transnational cooperation for Europe’s universities, by Anna-Lena Claeys-Kulik & Thomas Ekman Jørgensen, is now accessible and can be downloaded here.
    With this report from the UniFE project, the authors hope to inspire reflection among the higher education, research and innovation community , across Europe. Read more at : https://www.eua.eu/resources/publications/1100:what-if.html

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