New Council of Europe book on Academic Freedom, Institutional Autonomy, and the Future of Democracy

18 September 2020 Strasbourg, France

A new book on Academic Freedom, Institutional Autonomy, and the Future of Democracy has just been published and is now available through the Council of Europe bookstore. Building on the Global Forum held in Strasbourg in June 2019, authors from Europe, North America, Asia, Australia and the...

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The European Qualifications Passport for Refugees moves forward

9 September 2020 Strasbourg, France

The EQPR Project Coordination Group met online on September 8 to discuss the current status of activities and the way forward. The meeting was opened by Mr Henrik Asheim, Minister of Higher Education and Research of Norway and Ms Snežana Samardžić-Marković, Director General of Democracy at the...

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RECOGNITION IN THE LIGHT OF COVID-19

9 July 2020 Strasbourg

The President of the Lisbon Recognition Convention Committee, Luca Lantero, and the President of the European Students’ Union, Robert Napier, have issued a joint statement in which they call for flexible recognition procedures in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, also where higher education...

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Council of Europe at webinar on academic freedom

23 June 2020 Strasbourg, France

On June 17, the Council of Europe contributed to a webinar on the future of value-based higher education and quality assurance, with a focus on the future of academic freedom. Organized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation/International Quality Group (CHEA/CIQG) and the...

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"Everyone can make a difference - Every action counts": a new video featuring the EQPR

20 June 2020 Strasbourg, France

On the occasion of World Refugee Day (20 June), the Council of Europe in co-operation with the UNHCR and the City of Strasbourg has launched a video "Everyone can make a difference - Every action counts" featuring the European Qualifications Passport for Refugees (EQPR). The video presents the...

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