Joint programmes continue to be a hot topic in our field. So hot, in fact, that the EAIE has just launched its first ever Network on Joint Programmes. The European Commission recently released a new publication – Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees: The story so far – featuring four policy papers that address the unique… Read more »
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The EAIE is pleased to announce the creation of a brand new Network on joint programmes. Networks expand the scope of our current 15 Expert Communities, encouraging professionals to join together and start a dialogue on a topic of increasing importance in our field. This new Network Joint Programmes will provide all those involved in… Read more »
Complex and fragmented procedures, contradictory requirements – external quality assurance of joint programmes might sound like a bureaucratic nightmare. Since last year, there’s been light at the end of the tunnel: European ministers of higher education agreed on a coherent, European approach for quality assuring joint programmes. Will it save academics and managers from headaches… Read more »
The EAIE Barometer study, a survey under 2411 higher education practitioners, highlighted the growing importance of strategic partnerships in internationalisation. A majority of respondents indicated that they are currently working on developing joint degree programmes with their institutional partners. The momentum is growing, with a record number of over 50 Erasmus Mundus Joint Degree programmes… Read more »
Have you encountered obstacles while setting up a joint programme? The practitioners’ guide Joint programmes from A to Z – filled with good practices, practical suggestions and references – aims to facilitate the process as the increase in the number of joint programmes is listed on the Bologna agenda.
As Europe struggles with unemployment and economic downturn, the focus of the higher education sector should be on creating new knowledge to support innovation and growth. Why, then, is there so much emphasis being put on developing and implementing time- and resource-consuming joint academic programmes? Could it be that academic added value and student learning… Read more »