January 29, 2015
Eva Grolikova
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Let’s briefly open the gates to the maze of EU and non-EU university cooperation

The “new era” of possible funding opportunities enabling cooperation between universities both inside and outside the European Union started early last year and will hopefully retain the same structure until December 2020. Since January 2014, most of the universities and their advisors for opportunities abroad had been facing a maze of similar yet different possibilities for reshaped and renewed programmes. Unfortunately (to my knowledge), not all the programmes that ended on New Year’s Eve 2013 had been ready for use at ...
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March 10, 2014
Florian Amon
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Higher Education in the International Development Agenda

In the agenda for international development cooperation, Higher Education is seldom a priority area. Sector strategies often focus on primary education to provide a basis for improving a country's quality of education. This article discusses the motivation for supporting Higher Education in the international development agenda. It does not advocate the need to put Higher Education in the centre of development efforts, but it does emphasise the multi-dimensional impact that properly run Higher Education institutions have on the development of a ...
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