On 23-24 June 2014, the European Commission organised the second policy dialogue with Southern Mediterranean countries on higher education.
The volunteering scheme of the Erasmus+ programme is called European Voluntary Service and it enables young people to go abroad to provide unpaid service for a maximum of one year.
The European Youth Event 2014 will take place 9-11 May 2014 in Strasbourg. With the motto "Ideas for a better Europe" the event will bring together thousands of Europeans aged between 16 and 30.
The EU Youth Conference will gather 250 participants from organisations and international bodies.
All documents, speeches, presentations, videos and recordings of the conference are now online.
On 4th February 2014, the European Commission and the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) organised an "Info Day" in Brussels to inform potential applicants about the new programme and its funding opportunities.
The European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture - Mies van der Rohe Award exhibition is in Architekturzentrum Wien at the moment and will be on show all summer long.
From 6 June to 4 August 2014, the exhibition "Made in Europe" will present the best examples of 25 years of European contemporary architecture.
A selection of tools and best practices in language learning within the new Erasmus+ programme is the focus of an e-learning conference on 23 September in Brussels.
The European Commission's DG Translation is organising on 18-19 September an event linking up players in the field of translation. The Translating Europe Forum aims to generate concrete projects between translation stakeholders. Registration deadline: 31 August.
The 4th International Conference on Foreign Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics, FLTAL, 9-10 May, in Sarajevo intends to remain open to linguistic and cross-cultural education-related topics.
This year's edition of the annual Jean Monnet Conference takes a fresh look at the programme's core activities: European Union studies. Academics, policy makers and civil society representatives from around the world will consider the content of studies in European integration, and the way they are delivered.
At 14:00 on 10th June, the European Commission and Research Executive Agency will hold a web-streamed training on the two Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions calls for proposals scheduled for 2014, namely the Individual Fellowships and Cofunding opportunities.
The 'innovation imperative' is as valid for higher education as for other areas and while it is perhaps still less visible in the higher education sector there is a clear benefit of addressing its potential impact for growth, inclusion and competitiveness.