Spring Forum for higher education international affairs brought together over 450 colleagues at Aalto University’s campus in Otaniemi

The event brought together more than 450 colleagues and stakeholder representatives working in the field of higher education international affairs across Finland. The theme of the Spring Forum was...

TFK programme’s Call 2023 supports cooperation with Ukraine

The purpose of the TFK funding programme is to create and strengthen cooperation between Finnish higher education institutions and the selected TFK target countries as well as to design new operating models. The programme funds educational cooperation between higher education institutions through cooperation- and mobility projects.

What is a student's greener exchange period abroad like?

International experience and competence are important in the global world. This is why good practical examples are needed of how an exchange period can be made more eco-friendly. Here's one example from the Erasmus+ programme.

The number of higher education students’ mobility periods abroad increased, but did not yet reach pre-pandemic levels

Recent statistics in Vipunen – Education Statistic Finland show an increase in the number of mobility periods Finnish higher education students completed abroad in 2022. However, the figures are still far from the pre-pandemic levels. Especially the mobility of students of universities of applied sciences (UAS) seems to be recovering slowly.

Digital learning opportunities to Ghana: universities from Tampere, Tallinn and Accra collaborate on Erasmus+ project to tackle teaching challenges

When the European Commission’s Erasmus+ programme launched its call for proposals for capacity building projects, Tampere University, Tallinn University and the Ghanaian universities – the University of Education, Winneba, and the University of Cape Coast – took the opportunity to participate. The proposal was successful, and the three-year project has now commenced.

Erasmus Mundus master programmes’ challenges and successes discussed at coordinators’ meeting

Erasmus Mundus masters’ programmes have had a significant role in development of joint programmes on European and national level already for almost 20 years. This brings the programme actors to...

Grant for Erasmus Mundus Design Measures awarded to a Finnish higher education institution for the first time

In the 2022 Erasmus Mundus application round, funding was applied for Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters (EMJM) and Erasmus Mundus Design Measures (EMDM). Applications were received from across the world...

How students develop personally through experiences during their studies? Participate in the Campus International survey!

The questionnaire includes questions on student’s background, personality traits and behavior. The survey is therefore also an opportunity to learn about yourself. The participants reply the...

Results of the pilot call Erasmus+ European Universities for legal status and joint European Degree label are published

10 Erasmus+ projects will pilot new forms of transnational cooperation between higher education institutions. Each selected pilot project can receive a budget of up to 200 000€. Total budget of the...

Finnish higher education institutions developing future solutions for digitalisation, sustainable development and the marine industry

The aim of the Erasmus+ programme’s Forward-looking Projects is to foster innovation, creativity and virtual participation, as well as social entrepreneurship. In 2022, funding was available in three different project lots: vocational education and training (VET), adult learning and projects with cross-sectoral priorities. Among the funded projects were three that included Finnish higher education institutions as partners.
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