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Are universities of applied sciences ready to respond to the changes and expectations of the 4th industrial revolution, or so-called Industry 4.0? Join us next year at EURASHE's 27th Annual Conference in Le Havre (France) on 30-31 March 2017 to find out. 

The rationale as well as the preliminary programme of the conference are available on our website.

EURASHE will launch in the coming weeks a call for contributions for its annual conference: we are looking for breakout sessions, posters and practical examples.
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EURASHE is organising a research seminar called 'Higher Education as a Driver of Regional Development - The mission of Universities of Applied Sciences within Diversified Higher Education Systems and Their Role in Knowledge Exchange' in Bratislava (Slovakia) on 6-7 December. The seminar will focus on spreading good practices in applied research, development and innovation.
More information, including programme and registrations, will follow soon on our website
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EURASHE is announcing the organisation of a seminar on quality assurance with the Belgian ARES in Brussels (Belgium) on 6-7 February 2017. This seminar aims at providing participants with the latest policies and practices in managing their institution's quality assurance.
The programme and registration are already available on our website - part of the sessions will be proposed in French.

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The Board and General Assembly of EURASHE decided to launch the process to review EURASHE's 2017-2020 strategy. Part of it is a strategic survey to gather the views of members and important partners. A strategic workshop will also be organised on 10 November 2016 in Brussels (Belgium), and the final strategy proposal will be debated in the General Assembly meeting of 29 March 2017 in Le Havre (France).
No parts of the survey are compulsory and it should not take more than 10-15 minutes to complete it.

The European Commission has commissioned a wide-ranging study on the cooperation between higher education institutions and public and private organisations in Europe. Part of this study relies on a survey which is set to be the most comprehensive of its kind ever undertaken in Europe. It will inform appropriate policy making aimed at improving future partnerships between higher education institutions and external organisations.
You can complete the survey online in 10 minutes until 11 November 2016 in the European language of your choice.

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On 27-26 September 2016 EURASHE's General Assembly and Board met in Seville (Spain). Among various decisions, the General Assembly chose Prof. Dr Ulf-Daniel Ehlers (DHBW, Germany) to be EURASHE's next Vice-President. Additionally, the chairs of the working groups of EURASHE were selected: Stéphane Lauwick (France) on the mission and profile of professional higher education; Juan Carlos Hernandez Buades (Spain) on quality of higher education; Ulf-Daniel Ehlers (Germany) on employability and lifelong learning; and Armando Pires (Portugal) on research, development and innovation.

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As a part of the Annual Lifelong Learning Week organised by the Lifelong Learning Platform (LLL-P) in the European Parliament EURASHE, the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) and the European University College Association (EucA) will host a panel debate on 'Synergies for Students' Success or the Added Value of a Multifaceted Higher Education'. It will take place in Brussels on 11 October 2016 and will explore how synergies between different actors can bring about results in terms of innovation and reform in European higher education.

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The material of EURASHE's recent 'Applied RDI - Making Innovation Happen!' seminar has been published. It includes the presentations of the speakers including that of Vladimir Sucha, Director-General of the European Commission's Joint Research Center (JRC). The photographs will follow soon.

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