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A Field Trip to Berlin to Better Understand the Role of NEMO

Kirsty Warner |

This field trip to Berlin supported by the UACES Scholarship investigated the role of networks in shaping museum practice internationally and national museums’ role in citizens’ identity formation and the challenges this presents to national museums in EU member states. The aim of this project was to contribute to the fieldwork for my PhD thesis […]

How programme directors frame higher education quality in interdependence

Europe of Knowledge |

Kasja Weenink The study ‘We’re stubborn enough to create our own world’ (Weenink, Aarts, & Jacobs, 2021) addresses how directors of educational programs understand and enact higher education quality in interdependence with its environment. It reveals that the directors’ room to play out their quality views depends on their position within the academic hierarchy and […]

The UK’s Turing Scheme: replacing Erasmus+?

eu!radio |

For our weekly “Ideas on Europe” editorial by UACES, the University Association for European Studies, we welcome Prof Paul James Cardwell, from City, University of London, in England.         euradio · The UK’s Turing Scheme: replacing Erasmus+ ? – Ideas on Europe     We have heard a lot this year about […]

Knowledge Politics and Policies @ ECPR 2021 General Conference

Europe of Knowledge |

Pradeep Singh and Bowen Xu The European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) had its second virtual General Conference held between 30th August – 3rd September 2021. This year ECPR has attracted over 2,400 scholars worldwide participating in 66 sections covering a wide range of topics and presentations. For the ECPR Standing Group on Knowledge Politics and […]

About time to research higher education! - A workshop-based reflection on European higher education research(ers) in times of uncertainty

Europe of Knowledge |

Alina Felder Convening virtually over the course of three days (30 June – 2 July 2021), twelve PhD students from six countries exchanged about current research and challenges to researching the area of higher education. The workshop on ‘European higher education in times of uncertainty’ comprised two keynote lectures by senior researchers – Jeroen Huisman […]

A reflection about useful tools for researching the Europeanisation of cross-border cooperating universities

Crossroads Europe |

By Alina Felder Education and research are at the fore of strategies to enhance competitiveness in the European Union. Higher education institutions thus appear as the nexus of the different knowledge related EU policies that aim at excellence in research, mobility in education or at cohesion through cross-border cooperation. In my research, I focus on […]

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