Erasmus – 25 years with the world´s most successful mobility scheme
25 years after its launch, Erasmus has become the best known EU programme and the most successful student exchange scheme in the world. More than 231 000 students received Erasmus grants to study or train abroad during the 2010-11 academic year – a new record and an 8.5% increase compared to the previous year. Since 1987, the programme has provided more than 2.5 million European students with the opportunity to go abroad to study at a higher education institution or for a job placement in a company.
CUHK hosts Forum on the Public Interest & Future of Public Higher Education
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) hosted a Forum on ‘The Public Interest and the Future of Public Higher Education in the 21st Century’ as part of the WUN Global Higher Education and Research Challenge on the occasion of the visit of Chancellor David Ward from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Global collaboration aims to improve mother and newborn health
Led by the University of York, researchers from across the world have joined forces to improve the quality of midwifery care and reduce maternal, newborn and infant mortality.
Bergen Summer Research School 2012
Research based education for global development challenges
University of York launch for international project exploring legacy of slave trade
The University of York’s Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past (IPUP) is hosting the launch events this week for an ambitious €4.3 million project exploring the history of transatlantic slavery and its legacies.