information on our annual conference programme, ESG 2015 workshop in Asmterdam, higher education support to refugees, BFUG work plan and priorities, university-business cooperation in Europe, and more
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Join us at our Annual Conference on the theme: "Centres of cooperation striving for excellence: professional higher education and the world of work".

The Conference programme has been published, including keynotes and workshops on 3 Conference tracks: Employability, Regional Development, Innovation.

Registrations are open online. The conference will be preceded by a meeting of EURASHE's General Assembly on Wednesday 20 April 2016.
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Join higher education institutions' leadership, management, teaching and support staff; quality assurance agency staff; policy-makers and national authorities; students and world of work representatives in our workshop on the ESG 2015 as a tool for change. The workshop, including peer-learning and world cafe sessions, will take place at VU University Amsterdam on 14-15 March 2016. Registrations are open on our website.

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Following the EHEA Ministerial Conference of 14-15 May 2015 in Yerevan (Armenia), a new period of development for the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) begins in the Bologna Follow-Up Group (BFUG). In preparation of the upcoming Ministerial Conference in Paris in 2018, a number of working groups have been created and started their work in January 2016. EURASHE is a consultative member of the Bologna Process and as such contributes to BFUG Board meetings, BFUG meetings and is a member of 4 of the new working/advisory groups.

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EURASHE is organising with colleagues of the EQUIP project (ENQA, EUA, ESU, EI, EQAR, UiO, CCISP) 5 events on the use of the ESG 2015 as a tool for change in European higher education in the first semester of 2016: 17 February (webinar), 14-15 March (Amsterdam), 13 April (webinar), 9-10 May (Vienna) and 6-7 June (Lisbon). Free-of-charge registrations for these events are now open on the EQUIP website.

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The European Commission has published a list of inspiring practices carried out by the higher education community to support newly arrived refugees in Europe. This list is the result of responses to an EU survey among higher education institutions and student organisations. It has been further completed following a workshop with representatives of Erasmus+ National Agencies, institutions and student organisations.

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EURASHE is supporting the consortium led by the Science-to-Business Marketing Research Centre from the Münster University of Applied Sciences, Germany that has been contracted by the European Commission to conduct a Europe-wide study on cooperation between universities and business. Two major quantitative studies together with the production of 50 good practice will be conducted by the partnership. More will soon be available online.

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Smart Cities in Smart Regions international Conference is organised by the Lahti University of Applied Sciences in co-operation with a number of international, national and regional partners. The main themes of the Conference are Future Development of Regions, Citizens and Urban Sustainability and Smart Industry and Innovation. The audience will consist of planners, practitioners, academics and experts from businesses, private and public sector government. More information is available on the conference website.

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The University of Saint Joseph (USJ) in Macao, China has opened two academic positions: one at the Department of Social Work of the Faculty of Administration and Leadership, and one at the Faculty of Humanities, respectively Associate/Assistant Professor and Associate Professor. The job descriptions are available on our website.

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