Bavaria to scrap tuition fees

Monday, 4th March 2013 | 0 comments
Germany’s Free State of Bavaria is now set to phase out tuition fees. Its Christian Social-Free Democrat coalition government has worked out a political deal that would compensate higher education for losses.

Denmark: Student's Right to Finance Case

Monday, 4th March 2013 | 0 comments
The chair of the Danish Rectors' Conference has described a recent European Court of Justice ruling on an international student’s right to financial support as representing a threat to Denmark’s student financial aid system in its current form. The European court ruled on 21 February on the principle of equal treatment as it pertains to eligibility for student grants or loans in Denmark of citizens of other member states who have gainfully obtained employment before initiating studies.

Erasmus Mundus Call: eForms available

Monday, 4th March 2013 | 0 comments
The following documents have been published on the Erasmus Mundus website for completion and submission of electronic applications for Action 2 and Action 3 within the Call for Proposals EACEA/38/12:

Research Minister launches Employment-based Postgraduate Programme

Thursday, 21st February 2013 | 0 comments
Minister for Research and Innovation, Sean Sherlock,  T.D. has launched  the Employment Based Postgraduate Programme for 2013. This  programme, managed by the Irish Research Council, offers researchers the opportunity to complete a Master’s Degree or PhD Degree while being employed by a private company or public organisation based in the "Republic" of Ireland.  A total of €1.8 million has been invested in the first round of awards, with €0.6 million of this coming from employer partners.

Erasmus for All: state of play

Tuesday, 19th February 2013 | 0 comments
Statement by Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, at the Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council

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