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The European Council adopts conclusions about research careers in Europe

The European Council adopted today conclusions that mark a turning point in the objective to enhance the attractiveness of research careers and brain circulation within the European Research Area (ERA). The conclusions call for the development of an internal market for research that offers…

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Workshop "How to get in contact with & activate students in an overall digital environment"

On 27th May from 13:30 to 16:00 CEST, Arqus organizes the online workshop "How to get in contact with & activate students in an overall digital environment" by Doreen Klein (Leipzig University), Kari Bjørgo Johnsen (University of Bergen) and Mandi Strambowski (University of Leipzig…

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Call for Papers: Arqus Research Focus Forum Uni Graz "Changing Socities - Dimensions of Europeanization"

From 26 to 28 November 2021, the Field of Excellence “Dimensions of Europeanization” of the University of Graz organizes the Arqus Research Focus Forum "Changing Societies – Dimensions of Europeanization”, in collaboration…

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Online lecture about linguistic mediation and pluricultural competence

On 8th June, at 17:00 CEST, Arqus organizes the online lecture "Linguistic mediation and pluricultural competence: a match made in heaven for foreign language learning" by Adolfo Sánchez Cuadrado, from the University of Granada.

The aim of this lecture is to help…

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The BIBA Forum focuses on "Culture as a way towards mutual understanding" during its second discussion

Members of Action Line 2.8. (Seniors’ Universities: sharing of best practices and short-term mobility for seniors’ universities), created in April the BIBA Forum: "Building…

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Online lecture "Harnessing students' multilingualism in English medium classes through Wikipedia editing"

On 28th May, at 11:30 am CEST, Arqus organizes the online lecture "Harnessing students' multilingualism in English medium classes through Wikipedia editing" by Francesca Helm, from the Department of Political Science, Law and International Studies at the University of Padua.

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The fifth episode of the Arqus podcast focuses on the “Bebras project”.

In the fifth episode the "Arqus Knowledge Pills", we talk to Valentina Dagienė, a professor of informatics at Vilnius University. She is one of the founders of the “Bebras Project”, a worldwide…

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European Universities initiative: Council conclusions pave the way for new dimension in European higher education

Today, the Council adopted conclusions on the European Universities initiative - Bridging higher education, research, innovation and society: paving the way for a new dimension in European higher education. The initiative, launched by EU leaders in 2017, will be fully rolled out during…

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“The right to have rights, or the right of every individual to belong to humanity, should be guaranteed by humanity itself”. Hannah Arendt

“The right to have rights, or the right of every individual to belong to humanity, should be guaranteed by humanity itself”. Hannah Arendt, “The Origins of Totalitarianism” (1951).

The context we live in today is full of uncertainty, complexity and change, globalisation and inequality.…

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Arqus Celebrates the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia is celebrated on 17th May since 2005. This specific date was chosen to commemorate the World Health Organization’s decision to declassify homosexuality as a mental disorder in 1990. The concept of the International Day Against…