This briefing is the first step towards EUA’s commitment to raise awareness and support universities by providing an overview of the key concepts, issues and actors involved in research assessment. It provides the state of play and connects discussions among researchers, universities and other research performing organisations, research funders and policymakers.
The 2018 Public Funding Observatory report comes with individual country sheets. They offer an overview of the data collected for each system, including funding, inflation, student and staff numbers in order to provide context to the trends summarized in the report.
The Public Funding Observatory Report 2018 offers the most up-to-date information on 33 different higher education systems across Europe.
Universities across Europe are calling for a more student-centred, inclusive university environment bringing together all actors of the university community, while also implementing measures to achieve such a cultural shift. Members of the EUA Learning & Teaching Thematic Peer Groups are – each based on their own perspective and experience – advocating for such a shift because it is seen as a necessity.
Universities are moving away from linear concepts of innovation to closer co-creative approaches with external partners, which help them take on a new central role in their innovation ecosystems. This EUA study focuses on the role of universities in these innovation ecosystems by analysing the nature and changing quality of the interactions between universities, companies, governmental agencies and other public organisations in nine different European regions.
EUA and Universities UK have published a common document in order to assist universities prepare for a no-deal Brexit.
The EFFECT project produced a feasibility study on how teaching enhancement can be promoted in the most efficient manner at the European level. Launched at the 2019 European Learning & Teaching Forum, it presents and discusses approaches for pedagogic staff development already explored in European higher education institutions and systems. It also proposes European approaches to support and enhance learning and teaching.
The European University Association (EUA) would like to draw attention to the impact the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market will have on European higher education and research.
EUA has presented a comprehensive response to the “Plan S” consultation launched by Science Europe. Plan S is aninitiative for Open Access publishing launched in 2018 by an international group of research funders (Coalition S).