SozialMarie is the oldest prize for social innovation in Europe and honors since 2005 every year 15 outstanding projects in the field of social innovation. Beyond a financial recognition adding up to EUR54,000, SozialMarie primarily offers a public platform for projects that by means of new approaches provide innovative answers to societal challenges.
The Horizon 2020 Programme has published new calls for proposals on the Participant Portal for collaborative research projects in the Societal Challenge 6 “Europe in a changing world – inclusive, innovative and reflective societies” thematic field.
The most relevant topics for CEU are in the following calls:
The COST Targeted Network “The Voice of Research Administrators - Building a Network of Administrative Excellence – BESTPRAC” has been extended by 2 years by the European Commission.
Application deadline: October 31, 2017
Within the European Commission’s Erasmus+ Program Key Action 1 – Mobility of Individuals, CEU academic and administrative employees may seek Erasmus+ funding for participation in a training mobility abroad. The staff training must be carried out at a Higher Education Institution (HEI) that is a holder of an Erasmus Charter for Higher Education or any public or private organization active in the labor market or in the fields of education, training and youth.
Pre-requisites of participation
CEU showcased its experience in internationalization in higher education this month at the European Association for International Education (EAIE) Annual Conference. Held September 12-15 in Seville, Spain, six CEU representatives presented to many of the 6,000 delegates from 95 countries on topics ranging from international alumni relations trends, and the international student life cycle, and the challenges internationalization policies face in a polarized world.
Since the launch of CEU’s Global Teaching Fellowship Program (GTFP), an innovative outreach program in 2015, a total of 31 advanced doctoral candidates and recent doctoral graduates of CEU have taught at one of our 16 partner universities in Hungary and abroad.
A group of students from Koc University, Istanbul, attended the Summer Study Abroad Cultural Heritage Studies Program at CEU June 5-16.
The students, who came from KU’s College of Administrative Sciences & Economics, College of Engineering, and Law School, could select a combination of two modules in Ottoman Cultural Heritage, Central Europe, or Art Nouveau.
Producing research-based evidence for informed policy intervention lays in the focus of the Joint Research Center (JRC) of the European Commission's science and knowledge service. In the framework of a Memorandum of Understanding between JRC and CEU, signed in 2016, Professor Martin Kahanec of CEU's School of Public Policy spoke at a JRC Lunchtime Lecture in Brussels on June 14.