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  • European University Association (EUA) - Michael Murphy elected EUA President

    Michael Murphy of University College Cork has been elected as the new president of The European University Association (EUA) during the EUA General Assembly held in Paris on 11th April, 2019. On the same occasion, the EUA General Assembly also voted for the Association’s new Board members. Murphy, a member of the EUA Board since 2017 and Chair of the EUA Learning & Teaching Steering Committee, succeeds Rolf Tarrach, who has served EUA as president since 2015. The new president graduated in Medicine from University College Cork and received his doctorate from the National University of Ireland.
    https://eua.eu/news/298:michael-murphy-elected-eua-president.html
    https://eua.eu/news/300:eua-elects-new-board-members.html




  • ACUP – 2nd GUNi International Conference on SDGs - Call for contributions

    The Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP) and the GUNI Network launch a call for contributions for the 2nd GUNi International Conference on SDGs, to be held on March 2020 in Barcelona. Deadline for submission 15th September 2019. For more details, please check the document (pdf file) below.




  • Conference of Spanish University Rectors (CRUE) - Action plan for Agenda 2030

    CRUE, the Spanish Universities association, a Member of the IAU, is collaborating with the Spanish government to develop the National Action Plan for the Implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. Roberto Fernandez, President of CRUE, is a member of the Spanish Council of Sustainable Development and participated in the Council’s launch in Madrid on 26 February. Headed by the High Commissioner of the Spanish government for Agenda 2030, Cristina Gallach, the Council, formed of 50 civil society representatives, will be responsible for implementing the government’s actions for achieving Agenda 2030. CRUE is also examining policies and programmes to identify opportunities to implement the SDGs effectively in the Spanish higher education system via its Inter-sectoral Committee for the 2030 Agenda.

    https://www.copernicus-alliance.org/news-archive/234-crue-adopts-whole-organisational-approach-to-implement-the-sdgs-in-spanish-universities
    http://www.crue.org/Comunicacion/Noticias/Presentaci%C3%B3n%20del%20Consejo%20de%20Desarrollo%20Sostenible.aspx




  • Association of African Universities - Workshop on "Internationalization Issues in Higher Educations Institutions"

    The Association of African Universities will organize a workshop on "Internationalization Issues in Higher Educations Institutions" on May 28 - 31st , 2019, in Accra, Ghana. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss about the importance, trends, realities and challenges related to the internationalization of higher education in Africa. For more information please refer to the document and flyer below.




  • University for Development Studies (Ghana) - Community Outreach Programme

    The University for Development Studies (UDS) in Ghana invites applications for the Third Trimester Field Practical Programme (TTFPP) scheduled between May and July every year. Application can be made online until 1st April 2019, through the UDS website: https://uds.edu.gh.
    For more details please see the document below.




  • Mykolas Romeris University - Prof. Inga Žalėnienė appointed as MRU’s new Rector

    March 14th, 2019, IAU Board member and Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) Law School Prof. Inga Žalėnienė was appointed as the University’s new Rector for a 5-year term. The MRU Council approved Žalėnienė’s candidacy during a secret ballot.
    More:https://www.mruni.eu/en/naujienos/detail.php/council-approves-mrus-law-school-prof-dr-inga-zaleniene-rector/247283#.XIp8JjOB2-o




  • NAFSA - Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization 2019

    NAFSA is pleased to announce eight exemplary U.S. universities and colleges as recipients of the 2019 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization. Named after the late Senator Paul Simon of Illinois, the NAFSA Simon Awards recognize outstanding innovation and accomplishment in campus internationalization. The awards are separated into two categories to reflect the broad array of approaches used to effectively internationalize campuses.
    The “Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization” distinguishes excellence in integrating international education throughout all facets of university and college campuses.

    The 2019 "Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization" schools are:
    • Brown University – Providence, Rhode Island
    • Dickinson College – Carlisle, Pennsylvania
    • Kirkwood Community College – Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    • Miami University – Oxford, Ohio
    • West Virginia University – Morgantown, West Virginia

    The “Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award” recognizes a specific international program or initiative that contributes to internationalization on campus.

    The 2019 Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award schools are:
    • SUNY Buffalo State – Buffalo, New York for its International Professional Development Schools Consortium
    • University of Evansville – Evansville, Indiana for its UE Builds: Local and Global
    • Virginia Tech – Blacksburg, Virginia for its Rising Sophomore Abroad Program
    For more information: https://www.nafsa.org/About_Us/About_NAFSA/Awards/Simon_Award/Senator_Paul_Simon_Award_for_Campus_Internationalization/




  • University of Tehran – Spring School of the Faculty of Law and Political Science

    The Faculty of Law and Political Science of the University of Tehran invites applications for the short-term spring program oriented towards international business law and the Iranian Legal system. More informations about registration can be found in the document below.




  • Zimbabwe Open University seeks new Vice-Chancellor

    Established in 1999, Zimbabwe Open University a dedicated Open and Distance Learning (ODL) state University in Zimbabwe invites applications for the position of Vice-Chancellor. Deadline for application : 14 March 2019. For further details please visit: http://www.zou.ac.zw/vacancies/vice-chancellor




  • USIU-Africa - Institute of Higher Education, Research and Leadership Development (IHERLD)

    United States International University-Africa (USIU-Africa) has launched the Institute of Higher Education, Research and Leadership Development Development (IHERLD), to deal with challenges in higher education, such as funding and low student enrollment rates, as well as explore solutions that can improve the management of institutions of higher learning in Kenya and the World. More

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