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More than 1,300 Master’s students to benefit from #Erasmus Mundus in 2017

More than 1,300 Master’s students to benefit from #Erasmus Mundus in 2017

1,345 students from all over the world have just received the good news that they have been awarded an EU-funded scholarship to begin studying for an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree this autumn. These scholarships will cover all the costs of their study programmes which will take them to two or more higher education institutions […]

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Scientists, engineers and #STEM professionals go back to school to respond to skills gap

Scientists, engineers and #STEM professionals go back to school to respond to skills gap

STEM Discovery Week 2017 is being celebrated on 24-30 April with various face-to-face and online events that underline the importance of school and industry collaboration, to address the current shortage of STEM students and professionals in Europe.  The brand new “Professionals Go Back to School” scheme of STEM Alliance, a joint initiative of 13 major […]

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Initiative gives #Erasmus+ students the chance to win free travel

Students in Europe will be encouraged to travel throughout different EU Countries under the Move2Learn, Learn2Move initiative. It will give a chance to 5,000 young citizens to study in different countries while traveling sustainably. The initiative was linked with the 30th anniversary of the Erasmus programme and will focus on increased student mobility as well […]

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60% of lower secondary level pupils studied more than one #ForeignLanguage in 2015

60% of lower secondary level pupils studied more than one #ForeignLanguage in 2015

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Learning a foreign language at school is very common in the European Union (EU), with more than 17 million lower secondary school pupils (or 98.6% of all pupils at this education level) studying at least one foreign language in 2015. Among them, more than 10 million (58.8%) were studying two foreign languages or more. English […]

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New figures show record number of participants in #Erasmus+

New figures show record number of participants in #Erasmus+

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

The European Commission published today new figures showing that the EU’s education and training programme, celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, is more successful and open than ever. In 2015, Erasmus+ enabled 678,000 Europeans to study, train, work and volunteer abroad, more than ever before. In the same year, the EU invested €2.1 billion in over 19,600 projects […]

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#China: Deglobalization, discrimination and openness

#China: Deglobalization, discrimination and openness

My recent piece of work on de-globalization and China-WTO issues was published by #China Daily and #EUReporter. I very soon received lots of feedback either favouring globalization or against Chinese social-economic-political directions and presence on its fake presence of openness, non-discrimination, and equality, writes Ying Zhang, Associate Dean & Associate Professor on Entrepreneurship at Rotterdam School of […]

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The Winter Universiade 2017 in Almaty #Kazakhstan

The Winter Universiade 2017 in Almaty #Kazakhstan

| November 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Kazakhstan is the first among CIS countries to host the Winter Universiade. Currently, the Organizing Committee is in the active phase of preparation for the event. Operational activities are being accomplished in accordance and guidance of International Federation of University Sport (FISU). The Winter Universiade will take place in Almaty from January 29 to February […]

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