Funding the Innovation Union

Horizon 2020 – the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

European Commission,2012.

“Horizon 2020 is the financial instrument implementing the Innovation Union, a Europe 2020 flagship initiative aimed at securing Europe’s global competitiveness. Running from 2014 to 2020 with an €80 billion budget, the EU’s new programme for research and innovation is part of the drive to create new growth and jobs in Europe.”

Feasibilty study over; European Commission will continue with U-Multirank

U-Multirank: a multi-dimensional global university ranking

European Commission, 2011

U-Multirank is a new international transparency tool which is multi-dimensional, multi-level and user-driven. Because of these characteristics it differs substantially from all existing higher education rankings and addresses the needs of various stakeholders in higher education.

Making comparisons of higher ed institutiions easier

Transparency in higher education – actions
European Commission, Education and Training

“The European Commission supports several initiatives to make the comparison between different higher education institutions easier. These projects complement and support each other and together they should contribute to providing more transparent information about higher education in Europe and internationally. “