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Erasmus+ Forward-looking Projects application round ends 15.3.2022

Erasmus+ Forward-looking Projects aim to foster innovation, creativity and participation, as well as social entrepreneurship in different fields of education and training, within sectors or across...
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Erasmus+ for higher education, school education and vocational education and training: Jean Monnet application round ends 1.3.2022

Jean Monnet Actions support teaching, learning and research in the field of European Union studies. Funding is available for various actions in the fields of higher education, school education and...
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Erasmus+ for Higher Education: Capacity Building application round ends 17.2.2022

Erasmus+ Capacity Building in Higher Education supports the modernisation, accessibility and internationalisation of higher education in EU-external partner countries. Deadline for applications is 17...
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32 700 applicants to higher education institutions’ English-taught study programmes and art study programmes

A record number of applicants participated in this spring’s first joint application to higher education: the number is approx. 10 000 more than the number of applicants in the corresponding joint application last spring. There are also 500 more study places available.
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Joint application to English-taught programmes begins January 5

The first joint application of the spring to universities and universities of applied sciences (UAS) begins on Wednesday the 5th of January at 8:00 and ends on Wednesday, the 19th of January at 15:00. The application form can be filled at Studyinfo.fi. No registration or login is required in order to apply.
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Erasmus+ Higher Education: Erasmus Mundus application round ends 16.2.2022

Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters are high-quality international study programmes delivered jointly by several higher education institutions. The Erasmus Mundus action includes Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters...
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Erasmus+Higher Education: Accreditation of Higher Education Mobility Consortia (KA130) round ends 23.2.2022

In addition to single higher education institutions, mobility consortia formed by higher education institutions and other organisations can also organise Erasmus+ mobility periods in the 2022...
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COVID-19 reduced the number of student exchanges in higher education also in the autumn term

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to restrict student mobility in higher education as the number of outgoing and incoming students in Finland remained clearly lower than normal in autumn 2021. The spring term is anticipated to be slightly better.
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The 2022 calls for proposals for Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps programmes have been opened

The European Commission opened the calls for proposals under the Erasmus+ programme on 24 November 2021. In addition to the usual actions, the programme offers interesting new possibilities such as virtual exchanges in higher education and in the field of youth and DiscoverEU inclusion action which enables more and more youths to get to know Europe by train. The calls for proposals for the European Solidarity Corps programme was opened on 17 November 2021.
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HEI ICI programme provides effective results in the strengthening of teaching in higher education institutions of developing countries

The development cooperation programme HEI ICI (Higher Education Institutions Institutional Cooperation Instrument) supports cooperation projects between HEIs in Finland and HEIs in developing...
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Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Finnish National Agency for Education: Centre of Expertise in Education and Development to help in resolving the global learning crisis

The Centre of Expertise, newly established under the Finnish National Agency for Education (EDUFI), will strengthen Finland’s role in resolving the global learning crisis. The Centre will facilitate the deployment of Finnish education sector expertise in development cooperation and support efforts to strengthen equitable and inclusive quality education in developing countries. At the same time, it will also facilitate the engagement of Finnish actors in the education sector in development cooperation assignments
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Finnish National Agency for Education enhances work that supports integration

Supporting the integration of immigrants, developing the teaching and education of learners with an immigrant background and building a diverse society play an important role in reaching these goals...
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Finnish National Agency for Education promotes the mobility of students’ achievement records in the Nordic and Baltic countries

Using the EMREX service, achievement records can be transferred in a machine-readable format between higher education institutions and other data users nationally and cross borders. In Norway, for...
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OECD comparison: Socio-economic background still a strong influence on educational choices - regional variations in Finland are small

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has published its annual indicator comparing education systems, Education at a Glance. The special theme of this year’s publication was equality in education. The report focused mainly on 2019.
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Erasmus+ Vocational Education and Training, Higher Education and General Education: The deadline for applications under the Erasmus+ Teacher Academies action is 7 September 2021

The Erasmus+ Teacher Academies action supports the development of teacher education in European cooperation.
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Erasmus+ Vocational Education and Training and Higher Education: The deadline for applications under Alliances for Innovation is 7 September 2021

Erasmus+ Alliances for Innovation improve Europe's innovation capacity through strategic cooperation of higher education, vocational education and training, and companies.
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International mobility at higher education institutions is gradually getting back to normal

Compared to the year before, the volume of international mobility at higher education institutions is set to increase in autumn semester 2021. This is one of the findings of a survey addressed by the...
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Mika Saarinen has been elected Director of the Finnish National Agency for Erasmus+

Mikko Nupponen, Director of the Finnish National Agency for Erasmus+, will retire. Mika Saarinen, Head of Unit, who has worked with the Erasmus+ program and its predecessor EU programs for 24 years, has been chosen as his successor. Saarinen will start in the new position on July 1, 2021.
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Admission offered to over 6000 applicants to higher education institutions’ English-taught study programmes and art study programmes

The selection in the joint application consisted of programmes offered in English and programmes offered by the University of the Arts and the theatre study programme at Tampere University. Compared...
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Innovation Centre ceases to operate – Finnish National Agency for Education continues to support experimental development

Over its four years of operation, the most important task of the Innovation Centre was to support the development of ECEC and education providers’ operating culture and the creation of innovations...