From 9 to 10 June 2016, the European Association for International Education (EAIE) will be hosting a Spotlight Seminar on the issue of integrating refugees into higher education.This interactive Spotlight Seminar will focus on European solutions for integrating refugees into higher education. Registration for the seminar closes on 23 May 2016.
Russian higher education has been making drastic and necessary reforms in recent years. In an effort to increase the overall quality of education, some institutions have been closed, while others have been merged together. If your university is active in Russia, then you should make sure that you are keeping track of developments across the higher educational landscape. Nuffic Neso Russia has composed a brief outline.
Nuffic Neso Indonesia has updated its Education Market Information Factsheet. This is a valuable tool for Dutch education institutions active in Indonesia or planning to be. The increasing number of Indonesian students in the Netherlands as well as the growing interest for academic partnerships show the potential of the country.
An online Female Talent Development Toolbox has been launched in support of increasing the number of women in academia and leadership positions at higher education institutions in Ethiopia and and strengthening their position. The toolkit has been made possible with financial support of EP-Nuffic. A paper version for local distribution will follow.
The DUO-Korea Fellowship Programme aims to promote exchanges of students between Korean and European member countries of ASEM (the Asia-European Meeting), including the Netherlands.The fellowship is open for every field of study. The application period for a new call is from 18 April to 16 May 2016.
After many years of war and conflict, Birma/Myanmar is vastly underdeveloped. Since last August EP-Nuffic has been helping to improve education in the country's water sector, and will launch a project this autumn to strengthen agricultural education.
EP-Nuffic has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in March with SUN/SixERS, a network of six Japanese universities, to strengthen the relation between Japan and the Netherlands.
The Netherlands is rapidly becoming one of the more popular destinations for Russians to study abroad and this trend seems likely to continue. This autumn, Nuffic Neso Russia will take part in four fairs in Moscow and St. Petersburg. We invite Dutch institutions to join us and explore the Russian student recruitment market.
Nuffic Neso Korea will be organising a matchmaking session at the Study in Europe Fair in South Korea, which will be held between 3 and 5 June 2016. Take this opportunity to increase the mobility of Korean students to your institutions.
More than half of Russian prospective students, that were in contact with Neso Russia, intends to study in the Netherlands. After contacting with this support office almost three fourths of the respondents decided to go to study in our country, shows a new survey.
EP-Nuffic published a new NICHE call for subsidy tenders for a project in Ethiopia on 15 March. The project aims at developing a joint programme for a Master in Business Administration (MBA) in Agribusiness. The closing date for bids is 19 April 2016.
On 19 March 2016 Indonesian students came from all over the Netherlands and gathered at the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in The Hague for StuNed Day 2016. The central theme was on how the Indonesian students could use their time in the Netherlands to get ready to compete globally. They sought and found inspiration in the past.
The Nuffic Neso offices in Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand are organising events to support you in meeting prospective students. We warmly invite you to join the Dutch Placement Days, EHEF and OSCS fairs this autumn in Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta and Bangkok.
During the recent SHARE policy dialogue in Bangkok, EP-Nuffic presented a report on student mobility within the Southeast Asian region. The lack of a universal credit transfer system came up as a major problem.
How long does it take to fly from Amsterdam to Moscow? How many time zones are there in Russia? Nuffic Neso Russia has developed an interactive digital map of Russia to show Dutch students the opportunities to study abroad in this immense country.
Our strategic agenda, published at the end of 2015, is now available in English. The agenda sets out our ambitions and charts our course until 2020. It serves as a guideline for our work.
Since 1 March 2016, the Orientation year for graduates and the Orientation year for highly educated migrants have been merged into a single, improved scheme. The renewed Orientation year for highly educated persons offers the best of two worlds. The criteria of the scheme have been relaxed, offering international talent more opportunities to look for work in the Netherlands.
EP-Nuffic launched a new call for the Van Gogh Programme. Dutch and French researchers who wish to start or continue research cooperation under the Van Gogh Programme can now submit their application for a travel grant for 2016-2017.
Nuffic Neso Vietnam has updated the Vietnamese Education Market Information Factsheet. The report is a valuable tool for Dutch Universities active in Vietnam or planning to be. With the increase of 32% Vietnamese students studying in the Netherlands, 2015 marks an outstanding year.
EP-Nuffic joins forces in a three year Study in Europe project with their colleagues at Academic Cooperation Association, Archimedes Foundation, British Council, Campus France and DAAD. The project aims to show international students worldwide what studying in Europe offers.