Events

EU-Iran Higher Education and Research Event

EU policy, Higher Education

Tehran, Iran

Happening now

The European Commission and the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research & Technology are co-hosting a two-day scientific & research event to pave the way for expanding Iran-European Union (EU) cooperation between higher education institutions, research institutes and other organisations through the EU's higher education and research and innovation programmes, Erasmus+ and Horizon 2020.

Flag of the Republic of South Africa (left) and the European Union (right)

EU-South Africa Policy Dialogue

Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Past

On 4 May, senior EU officials and the Republic of South Africa's Department for Higher Education and Training held their 4th meeting in the framework of their policy dialogue in education and training at Stellenbosch University in South Africa.

Promotional bags from the Erasmus+ regional contact seminar Asia

Erasmus+ Regional Contact Seminar for Asia

Higher Education

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Past

The international cooperation team from DG Education, Youth, Sport and Culture is organising a meeting to promote and explain the opportunities available under Erasmus+ to higher education stakeholders from Asia.

Globe centred on EU and Africa

Joint EU-Africa Seminar in Ghana

Accra, Ghana

Past

The European Commission is supporting the Association of African Universities (AAU) 14th General Conference from 4-8 June in Accra, Ghana, hosted by the Government of Ghana, the National Council for Tertiary Education, and the Vice Chancellors Association of Ghana.

University Business Forum 2017

7th University Business Forum

Higher Education

Brussels, Belgium

Past

Organised by the European Commission, the seventh edition of the University Business Forum will bring together around 400 representatives from higher education institutions, large companies, SMEs, relevant European organisations and associations, as well as national, regional and local authorities from Europe and beyond.

Dialogue on a Western Balkans Regional Alumni Association

EU policy, Strategic framework

Podgorica, Montenegro

Past

Around 90 participants, including Erasmus+ alumni, students, teachers, representatives of youth organisations and National Erasmus+ Offices from the Western Balkans, gathered to discuss the need and functioning of a Western Balkans Regional Alumni Association (WB RAA).

Erasmus+ regional seminar for higher education

Erasmus+ regional seminar for higher education

Higher Education

Lima, Peru

Past

The event gathered 120 representatives from 18 Latin American countries and 12 European countries. The participants were mainly representatives from higher education institutions and academic networks; there were also representatives from education ministries and agencies dealing with academic exchanges and scholarships and some beneficiaries and participants in Erasmus+ actions who shared their experience with all attendants.

A Great Start in Life conference

A Great Start in Life conference

Brussels, Belgium

Past

The Great Start in Life conference aims to bring researchers, policymakers, early childhood education and care and primary school staff together to discuss how to create the conditions for the best possible education in the early years. Ages 0-12 and the transitions between home, childcare and school will be covered. Particular focus will be put on how to combat inequalities and include vulnerable groups

Education, Training and Youth Forum

Brussels, Belgium

Upcoming

The European Education, Training and Youth Forum 2016 “Connecting Education, the Labour Market and Society: Delivering the New Skills Agenda for Europe" will focus on how to best deliver on the New Skills Agenda for Europe adopted by the Commission on 10 June 2016.

Pages