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EUA newsletter

EUA Newsletter 19 – 10/11/17

EUA presents detailed proposals for the new Framework Programme for Research & Innovation

With the debate on the next Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (FP9) in full swing, EUA has launched a set of precise recommendations for the post-2020 period.

In the publication, presented this week at an EUA policy event in Brussels, the Association builds on months of reflection, further defining its vision developed last year, and providing concrete solutions to issues regarding rules and participation criteria.

As one of the first pan-European stakeholders to put forward such proposals, EUA focuses its attention on three key areas that must be addressed in the new programme:

  • provision of long-term policies and funding instruments for research
  • reinforcement of collaboration and minimisation of discrepancies across the EU
  • to seek a stronger alignment of EU policies for education, research and innovation
EUA’s proposals highlight issues such as the need for sustainable funding, incentives fostering multidisciplinarity and a more open scientific system. They also target the complex geographical imbalances present in participation and the use of resources. In addition, the recommendations focus on the need to support the development of human talent as the fundamental driver of innovation.

“Building a more competitive, prosperous and inclusive Europe requires a strong framework programme, capable of fully supporting and leveraging European research and innovation,” said Professor Martine Rahier, EUA Vice-President and Chair of the EUA Research Policy Working Group. “Therefore, it is essential to get it right post-2020.”

EUA’s recommendations build on the Association’s Vision for FP9, member consultation on the Horizon 2020 mid-term review, the campaign for “EU funding for universities”, and the Association’s ongoing work on Open Science and Smart Specialisation. They were prepared in consultation with EUA’s Research Policy Working Group and the EUA Council. EUA’s recommendations also echo several of the ideas presented in the European Commission’s report LAB-FAB-APP Investing in the European Future We Want (the “Lamy” report).


Support EUA’s advocacy for the establishment of a flexible Erasmus+ grant to integrate international talent with a protection status

Scholars and students are among the groups that are frequently persecuted for their academic and civic engagement. Data collected by EUA on the Refugees Welcome Map proves that universities all over Europe already support students and scholars who are obliged to flee their countries. The main reason why universities cannot do more is simply a lack of funding, as they usually have to rely on their own financial resources and the voluntary engagement and commitment of individual staff. Funding and support initiatives exist only at some national levels, and dedicated organisations such as Scholars at Risk and CARA face increasing difficulties to find placements for scholars.
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Open science: EUA publishes statement for EU institutions and national governments and Recommendations on Research Data Management and Text & Data Mining

On 27 October the EUA Council adopted a political statement on Open Science. The document includes key messages from the university sector addressed to EU institutions and national governments, with a view to contributing to the faster development of an open scholarly knowledge exchange system. The statement focuses particularly on prioritising open access to research publications and to research data, and on creating adequate framework conditions for the re-use of research outcomes produced as a result of publicly funded research.
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EUA responds to the European Commission’s Work Programme 2018

The work programme of the European Commission for 2018 was adopted on 24 October. In its response, EUA regrets that the present programme does not include visible efforts to further develop the European Research Area (ERA). By realising Europe’s potential in research and innovation through working seamlessly across borders and closing the innovation divide between the member states, this in itself would be a powerful factor for accomplishing the ambitions of the Commission, creating sustainable growth and jobs for our continent and retaining a competitive industrial base.
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Take part in the EUA Survey on Doctoral Education in Europe

We are happy to invite your institution to take part in the study by answering an online survey. The deadline to complete the survey is 31 January 2018. EUA is carrying out a study on the organisation of doctoral education in Europe. The outcomes of the study will inform future activities of EUA and its Council for Doctoral Education (EUA-CDE). The latter brings together a community of academic leaders and doctoral education professionals from more than 230 universities in over 30 countries.
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Call for applications for new EUA-CDE Steering Committee members

The EUA Council for Doctoral Education (EUA-CDE) is seeking to fill two vacant Steering Committee positions. The Committee convenes three to four times a year and prepares and implements the EUA-CDE work programme together with the Secretariat and advises on topics of interest and future activities. Committee members are appointed for a period of three years, once renewable, and the membership is balanced both in terms of geography and gender.
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Call for participation in the 2018 thematic peer groups

EUA is currently looking for universities to join the second round of thematic peer groups, which will start their work in early 2018.
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New EUA members

EUA is very pleased to welcome six new members on board! On 27 October the EUA Council approved six applications for membership from institutions that meet the requirements for EUA membership.We welcome the following individual full members: Mozarteum University Salzburg (Austria); Rheinische Fachhochschule Cologne GmbH (Germany); Reutlingen University of Applied Sciences for Engineering, Business, Computer Science and Design (Germany); Moscow State University of Civil Engineering (National Research University) (Russia); De Montfort University (UK) as well as the following individual associate member, Manash Kozybayev North Kazakhstan State University (Kazakhstan).
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Save the date – upcoming inHERE webinars on supporting refugees in European higher education

The inHERE (Higher Education Supporting Refugees in Europe) project continues its series of webinars hosted by the project partner, the University of Barcelona. Its aim is to share innovative approaches from a range of European institutions and organisations, as identified by the inHERE good practice catalogue, and discuss concrete measures to facilitate the integration of refugees in higher education institutions.
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Join our webinar “Lessons learnt from the thematic peer groups on learning and teaching”

Following the work of the 2017 thematic peer groups and the 1st European Learning & Teaching Forum, EUA presents on 29 November at 14.00 CET a webinar that will explore challenges related to linking research and the teaching mission of universities, and investigate what the institutional prerequisites and incentives are to foster the engagement of the university community in developing learning and teaching.
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EUA proposals for the next Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (FP9)

Brexit & universities FAQ

EUA Statement on Open Science to EU Institutions and National Governments

EUA response to the European Commission’s Work Programme 2018

Towards open access to research data: aims and recommendations for university leaders and National Rectors’ Conferences on Research Data Management and Text and Data Mining

12th European Quality Assurance Forum
University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
23 – 25 November 2017

EUA Focus group: Universities’ Strategies and Practices towards Diversity and Inclusiveness
University of Lille – Human and Social Sciences, France
24 November 2017

EUA webinar: Lessons learnt from the thematic peer groups on learning and teaching
29 November 2017


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Erazmus+ stipendije – Univerzitet u Mariboru

U okviru ERASMUS+ programa – kreditna razmjena – raspisan je konkurs za studente osnovnih, master i doktorskih studija za odlazak na razmjenu na Univerzitet u Mariboru, Slovenija.

Dostupne su dvije (2) stipendija za studente osnovnih, master i doktorskih studija. Trajanje razmjene ne može biti kraće od tri (3) mjeseca i duže od deset (10) mjeseci.

Razmjena se mora obaviti tokom akademske 2017/18. godine. VIŠE…

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Erasmus+ informativni dan

Drage kolege,

Pozivamo vas na Erasmus+ informativni dan u Bosni i Herzegovini, koji ce se odrzati u cetvrtak, 9. novembra 2017. godine, sa pocetkom u 10.30 casova, u amfiteatru Fakulteta politickih nauka Univerziteta u Banjoj Luci.

Ucesce prijavljujete na e-adresu:, najkasnije do 7. novembra 2017. godine.

Dnevni red…

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International Scientific Conference on Climate Change Adaptation in Eastern Europe – produžen rok

Produžen je rok za prijavu apstrakata za Konferenciju. VIŠE…


3rd – 5th July 2018: International Scientific Conference on Climate Change Adaptation in Eastern Europe, Banja Luka, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Climate change affects countries in Eastern Europe, i.e. the Western Balkans and Southeast Europe in a variety of ways. Apart from severe floods, there are records of decreasing water reserves in the southern part, and of gradual changes in biodiversity and agricultural production. In the South Caucasus area, for instance, climate change models project decline in precipitation by the end of the century,  and suggest that it will continue to become drier this century.

Many Eastern European countries, especially the non-EU ones, are characterized by the fact that national climate  policies on the one hand, and trans-boundary collaboration on the other are rather week, and by  the fact that the engagement of the general public on matters related to climate change is still rather limited. Climate change thus poses a serious threat to the economic stability and development of many Eastern European countries,  and  to the sustainable development of the region.

The above state of affairs illustrates the need for a better understanding of how climate change influences Eastern Europe, and for the identification of processes, methods and tools which may help the countries and the communities in the region to adapt.  There is also a perceived need to showcase successful examples of how to cope with the social, economic and political problems posed by floods/droughts in the region, especially the ways of increasing the resilience of agriculture systems and of communities.

It is against this background that the “International Scientific Conference on Climate Change Adaptation in Eastern Europe” is being organized  by the University of Banja Luka, University of Belgrade, the Research and Transfer Center “Sustainable Development and Climate Change Management” of the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (Germany), The International Climate Change Information Program (ICCIP), Fund for Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency of the Republic of Srpska, and Center for Climate Research (CCR Banja Luka). The Conference will be a truly interdisciplinary event, mobilizing scholars, social movements, practitioners and members of governmental agencies,  undertaking research and/or executing projects focusing on climate change in Eastern Europe.

Papers submitted to the event will be peer-reviewed and the accepted ones will be published in the book “Climate Change Adaptation in Eastern Europe: Managing risks and building resilience to climate change”.
This will be a further volume of the award-winning book series “Climate Change Management” published by the Springer, which since its creation in 2008 has become the  world´s leading book series on climate change management. The decision of the editors as to which papers may be selected and undergo peer review for the book is final.

Further details can be seen at:

The International Scientific Conference on Climate Change Adaptation in Eastern Europe will be held in  Banja Luka, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina on 3rd-5th July 2018.

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ERASMUS+ poziv

Obavještavamo vas da je objavljen poziv za prijavu projekata u okviru programa Erasmus+. Sve informacije o pozivu možete da pronađete na internet stranici:

Otvoreno je šest kategorija u okviru kojih mogu da učestvuju univerziteti iz partnerskih zemalja u programu Erasmus+, među kojima je i Univerzitet u Banjoj Luci.
Rokovi za slanje prijava projekata po kategorijama:
– Kreditna razmjena (International Credit Mobility) – 1. februar 2018. godine,
– Erasmus Mundus zajednički master programi (Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree) – 15. februar 2018. godine,
– Izgradnja kapaciteta (Capacity Building) – nekadašnji TEMPUS projekti – 8. februar 2018. godine,
– Strateško partnerstvo (Strategic Partnerships) – 21. mart 2018. godine,
– Savezi znanja (Knowledge Alliances) – 28. februar 2018. godine i
– Žan Mone (Jean Monnet) – 22. februar 2018. godine.

Postupak prijavljivanja Erasmus+ projekata na Univerzitetu u Banjoj Luci:
Kreditna razmjena: Svi stalno zaposleni na Univerzitetu u Banjoj Luci (u daljem tekstu: UBL) mogu biti kontakt osobe (koordinatori) projekata u okviru kategorije Kreditna razmjena. Prije prijavljivanja projekta neophodno je da imaju pismenu saglasnost dekana, kao i da Kancelariji prorektora za međunarodnu i međuuniverzitetsku saradnju Univerziteta dostave sljedeća dokumenta:
1. Pismena saglasnost dekana o imenovanju kontakt osobe;
2. Kontakt podaci lica koje će biti kontakt osoba projekta na UBL;
3. Kratak sadržaj projekta (koji se odnosi na obim razmjene: odlazeći i dolazeći stipendisti, osoblje i studenti, po studijskim programima i nivoima za studente).

Ostalih pet kategorija: Svi stalno zaposleni na UBL mogu biti kontakt osobe (koordinatori) projekata u okviru svih kategorija iz Ključne akcije 2, kategorije Zajednički master programi i kategorije Žan Mone. Prije prijavljivanja projekta neophodno je da imaju pismenu saglasnost dekana, kao i da Kancelariji prorektora za međunarodnu i međuuniverzitetsku saradnju Univerziteta dostave sljedeća dokumenta:
1. Pismena saglasnost dekana o imenovanju kontakt osobe;
2. Kontakt podaci lica koje će biti kontakt osoba projekta na UBL;
3. Kratak sadržaj projekta;
4. Finansijsku konstrukciju,uz precizno navođenje finansijskih obaveza UBL/OJ;
5. Tri primjerka Mandatnog pisma (izuzev kategorije Žan Mone).

Erasmus+ programski vodič.

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ERASMUS+ prioriteti

Obavještavam vas da su objavljeni nacionalni i regionalni prioriteti za Erasmus  projekte izgradnje kapaciteta u visokom obrazovanju (CBHE).
Više informacija na linku u nastavku:
Molim Vas da ovu informaciju dostavite svim relevantnim kontaktima u Vašim institucijama.
Erasmus  poziv za dostavu projeknih prijedloga iz oblasti visokog obrazovanja još uvijek nije objavljen te se očekuje u narednom periodu!

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EUA magazine

Open access week – state of play in Europe and next steps

The International Open Access Week will take place between 23 and 29 October and provides the opportuity to showcase universities’ views on the topic and attract attention to a crucial topic for EUA members.

As Mary Ritter, Professor Emeritus at Imperial College London, reminds us: “Science must be open if we are to have impact on the ‘wicked’ problems that face the world today – such as climate change, energy, food and scarce resources. This means open access to the results of research so that they can be translated into action and impact as quickly as possible”.

The political momentum achieved in the areas of open access and open science in recent years has greatly contributed to European universities and the scientific system coming closer to a scenario of full open access to research publications by 2020. Despite these efforts, much remains to be achieved before full open access can be ubiquitous. Governments, National Rectors’ Conferences and university leaders at national level, together with stakeholders at European level, need to mobilise their institutions and come together in the development of guidelines and activities to support open access.

EUA on Open Access
Last June, EUA released a series of aims and recommendations on open access “Towards Full Open Access in 2020: aims and recommendations for university leaders and National Rectors’ Conferences”, with the purpose of further assisting European universities and National Rectors’ Conferences (NRCs) in the transition towards a more open scholarly communication system.

A common position is proposed to the EUA Council for adoption during their meeting of 27 October, based on the 2016 Roadmap on Open Access to Research Publications which stated that “EUA aims to contribute to a publishing system that is simultaneously fair and transparent for stakeholders, in particular universities, research institutions, libraries, researchers, research funders, learned societies and commercial publishers”.

EUA will present the first results of its 2016/2017 report on Open Access in European Universities during open access week as well. In the meantime, Professor Jean-Pierre Finance, Chair of the Expert Group on Science 2.0/Open Science, summarised the latest developments on the issue and the state of play in Europe.

The International Open Access week is a key moment to reinforce our positions and we encourage all members to support the campaign by using the hashtag #OAweek on social media and promoting their best practices during that week.


Higher education cooperation for development and the Sustainable Development Goals: report from the EARMA/EUA seminar

On 18 October, EUA and EARMA, the European Association of Research Managers and Administrators, co-organised a seminar entitled “Higher education cooperation for development and Sustainable Development Goals: Meeting global and regional challenges”.
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The 6th ASEF Rectors’ Conference issues policy recommendations for Asian and European ministers of education

The 6th Asia-Europe Foundation Rectors’ Conference and Students’ Forum (ARC6) took place at Singapore Management University on 9-13 October 2017. ARC6 issued a set of policy recommendations on the future of higher education to be conveyed to the next Asia-Europe Meeting of Education Ministers.
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Effective simplification for FP9: EUA kicks off informal dialogue with major stakeholders

As part of its continuous effort to advance the simplification agenda, EUA convened an informal stakeholder meeting on the simplification of the future Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (FP9) in Brussels earlier this month.
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A step forward in Europe-Latin America higher education and research cooperation

Over 250 members of the EU, Latin American and Caribbean academic and scientific community convened in El Salvador at the University of El Salvador on 5-6 October, for the EU-CELAC Academic and Knowledge Summit, an event to feed structured input from representative associations and networks of both regions into the forthcoming EU- CELAC Heads of State Summit.
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EUA Secretary General Lesley Wilson gives keynote speech at Annual Assembly of CLADEA at California State University, San Bernardino

Speaking on the topic of ‘Breaking the mould: anticipating the future of global education’, EUA Secretary General Lesley Wilson gave the keynote address at the 52nd Annual Assembly of CLADEA (Consejo Latinoamericano de Escuela de Administración), the Latin American Council of Management Schools, which took place on 17-19 October at California State University, San Bernardino.
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2nd European Learning & Teaching Forum 2019: Call for host

Following the success of the 1st European Learning & Teaching Forum, EUA is now seeking a host for the second Forum, which is scheduled to take place in February 2019.
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Register now for the 11th EUA-CDE Thematic Workshop

Registrations are now open for the 11th EUA-CDE Thematic Workshop, “The Impact and Outcomes of Doctoral Education Reform in Europe”. The event will be hosted by the University of Malta on 18 -19 January 2018 in Valletta.
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Brexit and universities FAQ

State of the Union: Ambitions need to be backed by boosting research and education

The Future of Europe

EUA’s Response to the Renewed EU Agenda for Higher Education

Excellence, synergies and alignment: Lamy Group sketches out future EU research and innovation programme

6th UNI-SET Energy Clustering Event
Flemish Parliament, Brussels, Belgium
23 – 24 October 2017

EUA-CDE Focus group: Implementing an Ethos of Research Integrity in Doctoral Education
Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
24 – 25 October 2017

EUA Policy Event: The universities’ recommendations for an efficient and ambitious FP9
European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium
9 November 2017


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Predavanje doc. dr Dragane Ostić

Pozivamo sve zainteresovane na predavanje doc. dr Dragane Ostić sa Jiangsu Univerziteta, NR Kina, koje će se održati u ponedjeljak, 23. oktobra 2017. godine, sa početkom u 10.00 časova u sali broj 8 u Rektoratu Univerziteta. VIŠE…

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Konkursi Ministarstva nauke i tehnologije

Ministarstvo nauke i tehnologije raspisalo je konkurse za sufinansiranje naučnih publikacija, održavanja naučnih skupova, međunarodnu saradnju i izradu završnih radova u trećem ciklusu visokog obrazovanja za 2017. godinu.

Rokovi za dostavljanje prijava su: VIŠE…

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Google Scholar

Mole se svi zaposleni koji se bave naučno-istraživačkim radom sa PMF-a da registruju svoj nalog na Gugl Akademik bazi podataka prema UPUTSTVU… koje smo dobili iz Univerzitetskog računskog centra (URC).