Events

EU events on support for academic cooperation during the EU-CELAC Knowledge Week

Higher Education

Hotel Real Intercontinental - San Salvador (El Salvador)

Upcoming

The EU events on support for academic cooperation organised by the European Commission are taking place in the framework of the EU-CELAC Knowledge Week, which includes an event for national authorities on research and innovation, an Erasmus+ and Horizon 2020 Information Event, a Seminar on Recognition of study periods abroad and the III Academic and Knowledge Summit.

Photos from the 1st Meeting of the Western Balkans Alumni Association with the Erasmus+ Student & Alumni Association

1st Meeting of the Western Balkans Alumni Association with the Erasmus+ Student & Alumni Association

Higher Education

Brussels, Belgium

Past

During the first meeting in Podgorica, participants agreed that there should be a regional body with national departments and local offices, but the position of the Western Balkans Alumni Association (WBAA) in the wider picture remained unclear. The issue needed to be further explored through a meeting with the Erasmus+ Student & Alumni Association (ESAA) board, which took place in Brussels in March 2017.

EU-Iran Higher Education and Research Event

EU policy, Higher Education

Tehran, Iran

Past

The European Commission and the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research & Technology co-hosted 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).

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