EURASHE's General Assembly elected 7 new Board members in Belgrade (Serbia) on 20 April 2016:
  • Paul Hannigan, Ireland
  • Juan Carlos Hernandez Buades, Spain
  • Armando Pires, Portugal
  • Alicia-Leonor Sauli-Miklavcic, Slovenia
  • Branko Savic, Serbia
  • Alan Sherry, United Kingdom
  • Marc Vandewalle, Belgium
The newly elected Vice-President is Armando Pires, replacing Patrick Blonde, Belgium, who decided not to stand for re-election. The General Assembly also prolonged the mandate of the Treasurer, Regis Debrulle. Stéphane Lauwick continues his 2-year mandate of President of EURASHE begun in 2015.

Finally the General Assembly appointed Michal Karpisek as the new Secretary-General of EURASHE starting 1 June, as Johan Cloet, the current Secretary-General resigned.

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Join us in the beautiful city of Seville (Spain) on 26-27 September 2016 for a seminar on student engagement in applied research and market-based research, organised by EURASHE and CEU. The seminar will also present and address the use of crowdsourcing in applied research and the development of professional PhD programmes. In addition, some good practical examples of real project work involving students and companies will be presented on both days.
The programme, information on speakers and practicalities are available and registrations are open.

In February 2016 the European Commission launched a call for ideas for a European Innovation Council (EIC) addressing how it should be designed to further Europe's innovation capacity. In response to this call for ideas EURASHE drafted a reply with the new UAS4EUROPE joint initiative, which consists of EURASHE, UASnet, swissuniversities, the Bavarian Research Alliance, and the Austrian FHK.
View the full contribution on our website.

EURASHE organised its 26th Annual Conference titled 'Centres of cooperation striving for excellence: professional higher education and the world of work' in Belgrade (Serbia) on 21-22 April 2016. The material and photographs are now being made available, more presentations will follow soon.
EURASHE's 27th Annual Conference will take place on 30-31 March 2017 in Le Havre (France).

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EURASHE organised with VLHORA and the ARES a workshop on the access and inclusion of refugees in higher education in Brussels (Belgium) on 4 May 2016. All contributions to the workshop are available in our online library, and on the dedicated page of the workshop. All the photographs of the event have also been made available.

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The OBRAD project is organising a conference on aligning education with labour market needs in Zagreb (Croatia) on 2-3 June 2016. The project's goal is to initiate and moderate constructive dialogue between the education system and the labour market. The partner country of the first OBRAD conference is State of Israel as one of the top ranked countries in the world by alignment of education and labour market needs.

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The European University Foundation (EUF) is organising the EUF Open Space Seminar at the University of Aveiro (Portugal) from 15-17 June 2016. Participants will learn more about EU funding opportunities and acquire the necessary knowledge to develop or help colleagues develop their project applications. The programme will offer guidance through the most crucial steps of project design to ensure high quality proposals.

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Drop'pin@EURES is a new web platform run by the European Commission in cooperation with businesses to share youth opportunities throughout Europe, such as apprenticeships, traineeships, training, e-learning, mentoring and more. Companies, organisations and education providers can reach motivated, multilingual, mobile young people from their own country and from across Europe.

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