EURAS Academy in Iran was held successfully

More than 75 participant institutions and even further demands to participate, EURAS Academy was successfully held in Iran, hosted by our valuable member Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic). EURAS President Dr. Mustafa AYDIN personally participated and started the event with his speech in the opening ceremony. Once again as Eurasian Universities Union, we deeply want to thank our member Amirkabir University of Technology for their kind hosting during the event. We would also like to thank everyone who participated to EURAS Academy, resulting in a higher quality of educative event. EURAS will continue on making such events and in order to know and be a part of them, we recommend everyone to keep updated on our weekly news through EURAS.EXPRESS, social media accounts. Photos of the event and further details will be shortly reviewed on EURAS website.

EURIE Training in Romania to be held at Dimitrie Cantemir Christian University on 3rd of November

EURIE Training in Romania titled as ‘‘Dual Aspects of Internationalization: Internationalization Across Borders and at Home ’’ will take place at Dimitirie Cantemir Christian University, the valuable member of EURAS on 3rd of November. This time internationalization will be reviewed through two different aspects that actually reflects the ‘from regional to global’ which is a main core of internationalization... read more

EURIE 2018 – Approaching deadline for panel and presentation section

EURIE 2018 – Eurasia Higher Education Summit to be held in Istanbul on 14-16 February, 2018 is waiting for you to apply for the panel and presentation speakers. Those who would like to attend a group of speakers at panel section or to occur their own individual presentations are kindly recommended to hurry up to visit EURIE website and contact us on [email protected]

Do not forget to submit your ‘Call for Partner’ or ‘Call for Papers’ forms

We would like to remind everyone that members of EURAS can submit forms mentioning their needs and search to us so that we can share it with our vast amount of contacts and institutions. With the help of ‘Call for Partner’, members can search and request a number of assistance and/or collaboration. Via ‘Call for Papers’ form, members can ask for promotion to an event that their institution is holding through our weekly bulletin, EURAS.EXPRESS. If you are seeking for assistance in promoting your event, or require collaborative work with another institution, make sure you fill either forms and send it to us on [email protected]


ICMR 2017 by Superior University is coming very soon

ICMR 2017 Conference themed on Entrepreneurial Mindset: Challenges, Opportunities and Strategies in Emerging Markets will be held by Superior University, Pakistan on 9-10 November, 2017. The registration for participation at conference and submissions for abstracts have been totally completed by now. It is expected a colorful event through the participation of international institutions of which the representatives are experienced on the subject… read more

“Being Icelandic in the World of Nations: The Economic boom and Crisis in Iceland” Conference by Spiru Haret University

Conference on Being Icelandic in the World of Nations: The Economic boom and Crisis in Iceland was held successfully by Spiru Haret University, Romania on 4th of October, 2017. The conference was given by Prof. Kristín Loftsdóttir from Universitatea din Islanda from Iceland to review the issue quite properly through a native perspective… read more

Sapienza University and the refugee crisis

On 18th of October, 2017 a meeting on Refugees Crisis and the Role of Universities was held by Sapienza University, Italy in a collaboration with EURAS partner UNIMED – Mediterranean Universities Union based on the long term experience of Project ‘’inHERE – Higher Education Supporting Refugees in Europe" (funded by the European Union as part of the Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership Programme). The issue was broadly discussed through numerous aspects… read more

Tbilisi State University signed Memorandum of Cooperation with National Archives of Georgia

As per the 100th anniversary of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia and the National Archives of Georgia. Until 2018 the National Archives of Georgia and TSU will prepare and publish a memorial album in three languages (Georgian, French, English) based on President of the first government of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, Noe Ramishvili... read more


The Asian century began to march and universities must be vigilant

China is a growing power in research and innovation. Universities wanting to stay at the vanguard of scientific discovery should shift their eyes towards east. Amidst the effect of Brexit on the UK’s universities, we need to consider our place in a future global economy driven by technology and innovation. China spends five times more funding on research and development each year than UK. For universities hoping to build or maintain their position as global leaders in innovation and enterprise, China is hard to overlook as an option… read more

Finnish Universities work together to attract international students

Five Finnish Higher Education institutions, along with education export company Edunation, are aiming to bring 150,000 new international students into their programs by the year 2020. Edunation first contacted the Lappeenranta University of Technology and signed a deal to double the university's enrolment figures from abroad, especially from China and India... read more

Australian and UK Universities come together for a collaboration

The Association for Modern Universities in the UK and Australia’s Regional Universities Network, chaired by Professor Greg Hill of the University of the Sunshine Coast, have signed an agreement to establish a new co-operative partnership. Based on shared ambitions and a recognition of the key role that universities play in adding value to their local communities, MillionPlus and RUN will work for better understanding higher education, research and innovation policy in Australia and the UK… read more

Modern universities deserve more credit

Modern universities have had a torrid few months, with a political and media onslaught over the level of tuition fees, vice chancellors’ pay, graduate outcomes and most recently the call for post-1992 universities to revert to being polytechnics. Modern universities already do more towards increasing social mobility and boosting productivity and skills than they are given credit for. At their best, they are pillars of their community supporting local needs, and reach out globally through their students and partner institutions. Modern universities build connections with local schools, aided by student ambassadors. They have important connections to other educational institutions such as FE colleges. These links support the development of progression pathways for learners… read more

Is the teaching excellence framework shaping the choice of international students?

The teaching excellence framework ratings have been around since June, but their impact on choices made by prospective domestic students seems silent so far. However when it comes to the international students, the results are different. It seems that there are some striking early changes in the way they research their potential choice of university… read more


Bahria University, is a public research university primarily located in Islamabad, Pakistan. The university maintains campuses in Karachi and Lahore cities as well. It offers programs in undergraduate, post-graduate, and doctoral studies. Its research is directed towards the development of engineering, philosophy, natural, social, and medical sciences. Bahria University is one of the top institution of higher learning in the country and secured 23rd in among country's top thirty and most notable universities in "general category" by the HEC, as of 2016. The university is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities of the United Kingdom.

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