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United Kingdom; Europe
Infos, FAQs and statements concerning Brexit and scientific / universitary issues - provided by Universities UK, a union of vice-chancellors or principals (executive heads) of universities in the UK. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

United Kingdom; Europe
Information page of the Royal Society, which is the United Kingdom\'s National Academy of Sciences. You will find a lot of information and statements on Brexit and Science in the UK / EU - for example questions on access to research funding or working in the EU and UK as a scientist. You will also find factsheets, like for example "Factsheet: UK research and the EU – [...]

Europe
The European Society for Vocational Designing and Career Counseling (ESVDC) focusses on research. It has created several awards for professors, PhD researchers and for special merits, organises conferences, provides a bibliographic list (no fulltext), a newsletter, information for members, and under "collaborations" you can find a list of similar international and national [...]

France
The Unesco Institute for Statistics (UIS) provides the most recent basic data on education in France. You will find information on the following issues: * General information * Education System * Participation in education * Progress and completion in education * Education expenditures * Illiterate population * Literacy Rate Furthermore you will find extra sections [...]

France; Germany
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with France: information on scholarships (for Germans who want to go to France and the other way round), on project aids and cooperation in higher education, background information on the country, its education sector and research, as well as links, [...]

United Kingdom; Europe
Overview provided by the UK Parliament on the results of the Education Committee\'s inquiry into the impact of exiting the European Union on higher education. The Committee’s inquiry was launched in September 2016, the results were published in December 2016. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

international
The Unesco Institute for Statistics (UIS) provides the most recent basic data on education in each country worldwide. You will find information on the following issues: * General information * Education System * Participation in education * Progression and completion in education * Education expenditures * Illiterate population * Literacy Rate Furthermore you will [...]

Georgia
The Unesco Institute for Statistics (UIS) provides the most recent basic data on education in Georgia. You will find information on the following issues: * General information * Education System * Participation in education * Progression and completion in education * Education expenditures * Illiterate population * Literacy Rate Furthermore you will find extra [...]

Netherlands
"The aim of Neth-ER is to influence the European policymaking process in an adequate way in order for the Dutch knowledge field to optimally use European policy and instruments that Europe has to offer to the Netherlands. To achieve this, eight Dutch organisations working in the field of education, research and innovation, founded this international non-profit association in [...]

Belgium; Germany
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with Belgium: information on scholarships (for Germans who want to go to Belgium and the other way round), on project aids and cooperation in higher education, background information on the country, its education sector and research, as well as links, [...]

Netherlands
The "Netherlands Initiative for Education Research (NRO)" aims at strengthening the cooperation between research, practice and educational policy. NRO\'s main activities are the coordination and funding of programmes and projects (among others, e.g. the big international assessments like PISA, TIMSS or PIRLS). The English website provides a list of projects whose detailed [...]

Netherlands
The Unesco Institute for Statistics (UIS) provides the most recent basic data on education in the Netherlands. You will find information on the following issues: * General information * Education System * Participation in education * Progression and completion in education * Education expenditures * Illiterate population * Literacy Rate Furthermore you will find extra [...]

Belgium
Research in Flanders is a portal run by Flanders Knowledge Area. The website offers some thematic papers on research foci in Flanders, some promotional films on research in Flanders, information on research funding and on some research institutes and centres. The website also has a news section, but which was last updated in June 2015. The thematic papers deal [...]

Belgium
These reports are published annually by the Flemish Government, Department of Economy, Science and Innovation. They provide an overview of the current status of Science, Technology an Innovation in Flanders. The chapters cover STI system and organisation, funding, human resources, activities, output and result of STI research. Publications of former years can be found with the [...]

Belgium
The Unesco Institute for Statistics (UIS) provides the most recent basic data on education in Belgium. You will find information on the following issues: * General information * Education System * Participation in education * Progression and completion in education * Education expenditures * Illiterate population * Literacy Rate Furthermore you will find extra [...]

Netherlands; Germany
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with the Netherlands: information on scholarships (for Germans who want to go to the Netherlands and the other way round), on project aids and cooperation in higher education, background information on the country, its education sector and research, as [...]

United Kingdom; Europe
The portal Science|Business tries to "bring together research, industry and policy" and does this by providing articles, reports, networks and more. Under the categorie / tag "Brexit" you will find all news, reports etc. that refer to the Brexit and its effects on science and research in the EU. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Germany; United Kingdom
[As the English version is offline, we provide a copy from the webarchive as of 04.10.13] Under the category "Bi- and Multilateral Cooperation", the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) provides information on the partnership between Germany and the United Kingdom in the educational and research sector. As this is an old version of the English website, [...]

United Kingdom; Europe
Article from the British daily newspaper The Guardian as of 12 July 2016, author: Ian Sample, Science editor. Article about the negative effects the Brexit (the UK leaving the EU) already seems to have on science and research in the UK, even before an official request to leave the EU has been handed in by the UK. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

United Kingdom; Europe
Article from the British daily newspaper The Guardian as of 27 June 2016, author: Peter Scott, professor at the Institute of Education and former vice-chancellor of Kingston University. According to Scott, the "Brexit" (the UK leaving the EU) will have negative effects on science and research in the UK. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

United Kingdom; Europe
The portal Science|Business tries to "bring together research, industry and policy" and does this by providing articles, reports, networks and more. The author of the Brexit article linked here, Richard L. Hudson, has been working for the "Wall Street Journal" for 25 years, six of which as an editor-in-chief of the European issue (according to perlentaucher.de). Now, he is [...]

United Kingdom; Europe; Germany
On June, 2, 2016, British and German university leaders met in Berlin on the occasion of a jointly organised Rectors\' Conference. Among others, they pointed out "how the EU helps academics to carry out cutting-edge research and enables students to study in other parts of the EU". They also warned against the "devastating consequences for study and research" in case of a [...]

United Kingdom; Europe; Germany
Radio broadcasts from the German radio Deutschlandradio on the issue of the Brexit and education. Available in German only. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

United Kingdom; Europe
BBC article as of 26 February 2016, author: Pallab Ghosh. Article about the possible negative effects a Brexit (the UK leaving the EU) could have on science and research in the UK. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

United Kingdom; Europe
Article of the German radio Deutsche Welle, 25.06.2016, author: Fabian Schmidt. Available in German only. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

United Kingdom; Europe
Several articles of the online magazine Times Higher Education (THE) on the EU Referendum in the UK about whether the UK should leave the EU or not ("Brexit"). THE is otherwise known for its THE World University Ranking. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

United Kingdom; Europe
Please find a list of article from the e-journal University World News on the discussion about the Brexit, its possible effects on student exchange with the UK, on international cooperation of UK universities and more. University World News comprises a network of some five dozen education journalists based in more than two dozen countries, with representation in all regions. [...]

United Kingdom; Europe
"Scientists for Britain" is a platform of British scientists who think that a Brexit would have more positive effects on British science and research. The plattform was created in opposition to the "Scientists for EU" and during the debate about the UK referendum (23.06.16) on whether the UK should leave the European Union ("Brexit") or not. The platform proposes arguments for [...]

United Kingdom; Europe
"Scientists for Britain" is a platform of British scientists who think that a Brexit would have more negative effects on British science and research. The plattform was created during the debate about the UK referendum (23.06.16) on whether the UK should leave the European Union ("Brexit") or not. The platform proposes arguments against a Brexit from the scientific point of [...]

United Kingdom; Europe; Germany
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides a list of persons to contact for questions regarding studies abroad, student exchange with the UK, scientific cooperation etc. in case of a Brexit (the UK leaving the European Union). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

United Kingdom; Germany
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with the United Kingdom: information on scholarships (for Germans who want to go to United Kingdom and British people who want to go to Germany), on project aids and cooperation in higher education, background information on the country, its education [...]

United Kingdom; Europe
On the blog of the European Association for International Education (EAIE), author Laura Mesquita provides an overview over the debate and the arguments regarding the possible consequences of a Brexit (the UK leaving the EU) on education and research. She sees four main topics in the debate: Research funding, EU students, European scholars, Internationalisation vs. [...]

United Kingdom; Europe
On its blog, the British Educational Research Association (BERA) provides some thoughts and views on the Brexit and its possible effects on education. Published so far (as of 27.06.16): * BREXIT – initial thoughts on effects on our schools (27.06.16) * First thoughts on Brexit (24.06.16) * Yesterdays and tomorrows: what the referendum says about education [...]

United Kingdom; Europe
Science|Business Publishing informs about a call of members of the British Parliament for a "for contingency plan to protect UK life sciences in event of Brexit". The article compares the British situation after a possible Brexit to the situation in Switzerland after the "Swiss freedom of movement referendum". The result of the referendumg had led to cuts in EU funding for [...]

United Kingdom; Europe
The article describes the reaction of many British scientists to the votum for a Brexit (the UK leaving the EU) in the referendum of 23.06.16. The article was published in the journal "Nature", a journal for natural sciences, on 24.06.16 by Daniel Cressey and Alison Abbott. It was translated and re-printed in the German scientific journal "Spektrum". [Abstract: Editors of [...]

Greece
The Unesco Institute for Statistics (UIS) provides the most recent basic data on education in Greece. You will find information on the following issues: * General information * Education System * Participation in education * Progression and completion in education * Education expenditures * Illiterate population * Literacy Rate Furthermore you will find extra sections [...]

Brazil
The Unesco Institute for Statistics (UIS) provides the most recent basic data on education in Brazil. You will find information on the following issues: * General information * Education System * Participation in education * Progression and completion in education * Education expenditures * Illiterate population * Literacy Rate Furthermore you will find extra sections [...]

Russian Federation
The Unesco Institute for Statistics (UIS) provides the most recent basic data on education in Russia. You will find information on the following issues: * General information * Education System * Participation in education * Progression and completion in education * Education expenditures * Illiterate population * Literacy Rate Furthermore you will find extra sections [...]

India
The Unesco Institute for Statistics (UIS) provides the most recent basic data on education in India. You will find information on the following issues: * General information * Education System * Participation in education * Progression and completion in education * Education expenditures * Illiterate population * Literacy Rate Furthermore you will find extra sections [...]

China
The Unesco Institute for Statistics (UIS) provides the most recent basic data on education in China. You will find information on the following issues: * General information * Education System * Participation in education * Progression and completion in education * Education expenditures * Illiterate population * Literacy Rate Furthermore you will find extra sections [...]

South Africa, Republic
The Unesco Institute for Statistics (UIS) provides the most recent basic data on education in South Africa. You will find information on the following issues: * General information * Education System * Participation in education * Progression and completion in education * Education expenditures * Illiterate population * Literacy Rate Furthermore you will find extra [...]

international
Commissioned by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the International Bureau (IB) supports international research and education cooperation between Germany and its partners. The IB offers financial support when setting up new contacts and cooperation and advises German universities, companies and institutions outside the university system on international [...]

Argentina
The Argentinian National Association of Faculties in Humanities and Educational Sciences ANFHE is composed of 42 institutional members from 31 national universities. It was founded in 2004 with the aim of fostering academic cooperation in the Humanities and Educational Sciences. The ANFHE website provides information on expert commissions, on their annual conference, on [...]

international
The Scholars at Risk Network (SAR) was founded in 1999 at the University of Chicago. Meanwhile, the network has more than 300 institutional members in about 40 countries. SAR aims at providing refuge for scholars who face discrimination, censorship, intimidation, or violence in their home countries. The website provides information for scholars who seek support as well as [...]

Indonesia
ACDP is a cooperation between the Indonesian and Australian governments, the European Union (EU) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB). ACDP\'s purpose is to conduct research in education in Indonesia to allow educational policy makers in Indonesia to base their decisions on sound evidence. ACDP\'s website provides information on their activities as well as fulltexts of their [...]

Indonesia
The Unesco Institute for Statistics (UIS) provides the most recent basic data on education in Indonesia. You will find information on the following issues: * General information * Education System * Participation in education * Progression and completion in education * Education expenditures * Illiterate population * Literacy Rate Furthermore you will find extra [...]

Indonesia; Germany
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with Indonesia: information on scholarships (for Germans who want to go to Indonesia and Indonesians who want to go to Germany), on project aids and cooperation in higher education, background information on the country, its education sector and research, [...]

Israel
The Unesco Institute for Statistics (UIS) provides the most recent basic data on education in Israel. You will find information on the following issues: * General information * Education System * Participation in education * Progression and completion in education * Education expenditures * Illiterate population * Literacy Rate Furthermore you will find extra sections [...]

Finland; Germany
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with Finland: information on scholarships (for Germans who want to go to Finland and Finns who want to go to Germany), on project aids and cooperation in higher education, background information on the country, its education sector and research, as well as [...]

Finland
The official Finnish statistics agency provides information on indicators for different sectors in Finland. You can find 7 educational indicators: * 20-29-year-olds without post-comprehensive level educational qualification * Educational structure of population * Entrance to education * Patenting * Progress of studies * Recipients of financial [...]

Finland
The Unesco Institute for Statistics (UIS) provides the most recent basic data on education in Finland. You will find information on the following issues: * General information * Education System * Participation in education * Progression and completion in education * Education expenditures * Illiterate population * Literacy Rate Furthermore you will find extra [...]

Palestinian Autonomous Areas; Germany
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with Palestine: information on scholarships (for Germans who want to go to Palestine and Palestinians who want to get to Germany), on project aids and cooperation in higher education, background information on the country, its education sector and [...]

Palestinian Autonomous Areas
The Unesco Institute for Statistics (UIS) provides the most recent basic data on education in Palestine. You will find information on the following issues: * General information * Education System * Participation in education * Progression and completion in education * Education expenditures * Illiterate population * Literacy Rate Furthermore you will find extra [...]

Israel; international
"Chartered by law in 1961, the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities acts as a national focal point for Israeli scholarship in both the natural sciences and the humanities [The Ministry of Education has a say in certain matters]. The Academy (...) monitor[s] and promote[s] Israeli intellectual excellence, advise[s] the government on scientific planning, fund[s] and [...]

Israel; Germany
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with Israel: information on scholarships (for Germans who want to go to Israel and Israelis who want to get to Germany), on project aids and cooperation in higher education, background information on the country, its education sector and research, as well [...]

international
The mission of the International Network for Research in Arts Education is to promote high quality international research in arts education (formal non formal and informal), to conduct research on the implementation of UNESCO’s “Seoul Agenda: Goals for the development of arts education”, and to serve as a forum for the dissemination of research, the promotion of debates [...]

Greece; Germany
The German Ministry of Education and Research informs about current research co-operations with Greece that were started at the beginning of 2014. There is also a short description of another bilateral project that focuses on the reform of vocational education in the Greek tourism industry. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Germany; Greece
The Tagesspiegel informs briefly about current educational reforms and cooperation in Greece in the beginning of 2014. Topics are the \'Athena Plan\', the research initiative of the German government \'Zukunftsfond Südeuropa\' and a bilateral project of the Rectors\' Conferences. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Greece
The General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT) in the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs of Greece is e.g. responsible for research cooperation and support in science and technology. At a multilateral level its mission is to harmonize research and technological activities with the demands of the international community. [Abstract: Site editor’s [...]

Greece
The German Academic Exchange Service (Deutschen Akademischen Austauschdienstes - DAAD) provides Greek tertiary education and bilateral research cooperation and exchange facts, reports and addresses in German language. The section is part of the service "country information" ("Länderinformationen Westeuropa und die Türkei"). [Zusammenfassung: Redaktion Bildung Weltweit]

Ukraine; Germany
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with Ukraine: information on figures and facts of the Ukrainian education market, on scholarships (for Germans who want to go to Ukraine and Ukrainians who want to get to Germany), on project aids and cooperation in higher education, background information [...]

Ukraine
The Unesco Institute for Statistics (UIS) provides the most recent basic data on education in Ukraine. You will find information on the following issues: * General information * Education System * Participation in education * Progression and completion in education * Education expenditures * Illiterate population * Literacy Rate Furthermore you will find extra [...]

China; Germany
The German Federal Foreign Office provides a short overview over scientific and technological cooperation and educational exchange between Germany and China. You will find some key data as well as concrete partners, agreements and projects. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Germany; Russian Federation
The German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH) in Moscow act as forum for exchange and cooperation in science and research between Russia and Germany. The website provides ample information on research and innovation in Russia and Germany, on events and projects, on partner organisations as well as science news. [Abstract: Site editor’s information]

Russian Federation; Germany
The website provided by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) informs about political framework for scientific and technological cooperation, key areas and highlights of bilateral cooperation and funding for collaborations with Russia. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Russian Federation; Germany
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with Russia: information on figures and facts of the Russian education market, on scholarships (for Germans who want to go to Russia and Russians who want to get to Germany), on project aids and cooperation in higher education, background information on [...]

India; Germany
"Apart from coordinating and supporting existing projects, the DFG brings together eminent researchers from both countries with each side complementing the other, thereby creating synergy. The DFG Delhi Office is undertaking these tasks jointly with the existing Indian partner institutions - the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Indian National Science Academy [...]

India; Germany
The German Federal Foreign Office provides a short overview over cultural and educational as well as scientific and technological cooperation of Germany with India. You will find some key data as well as concrete partners, agreements and projects. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

United States; international
A project of the University of Illinois encourages student to use a variety of ethnographic, archival, and related methods to examine the university in the broader context of the social and political context. Among others, the topics include globalization and the university, learning communities, student writing or university and community. [Abstract: Site editor’s [...]

Brazil; Germany
"The DFG Office in São Paulo serves as an administrative branch and point of contact for advising and mentoring local researchers and research institutes. It already boasts a strong regional network of partner organisations. This cooperation between institutions facilitates the initiation and execution of joint and co-funded research projects in all scientific fields." The [...]

Russian Federation
"The Russian Academy of Sciences (RAN) is a network of Russian scientists and scientific research institutes. With the science and research organisation run by the Academy, it constitutes the main center of basic research in the fields of natural and social sciences in Russia." See also information on the adopted reform / dissolution of RAN in 2013. [Abstract: Editors of [...]

Russian Federation; Belarus; Czech Republic; Poland; Ukraine; Hungary; Eastern Europe
The OWWZ provides information for researchers as well as students. You will find information on relevant courses, cooperation in research projects, networks and web portals, research promotion opportunities and more. The portals and networks include: German-Russian Cooperation Network Biotechnology, NanoBRIDGE Germany-Russia, NetMADE - Germany-Hungary Renewable Energy Network, [...]

Russian Federation; Germany
The German Research Foundation (DFG) gives grants for research projects and coordinates cooperations of researchers worldwide. The website provides information on current news and reports as well as tasks and contacts of the office. "For decades [the DFG] has been coordinating an intense scientific exchange with Russia and supports the development of the bilateral [...]

Germany; India
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with India: information on figures and facts of the Indian education market, on scholarships (for Germans who want to go to India and the other way round), on project aids and cooperation in higher education, background information on the country, its [...]

China; Germany
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with China: information on figures and facts of the Chinese education market, on scholarships (for Germans who want to go to China and the other way round), on project aids and cooperation in higher education, background information on the country, its [...]

Germany; Brazil
This website provides information on the official cooperation in education and research between Germany and Brazil. Among others, this includes information on the political framework for the bilateral cooperation, on key areas and highlights of German-Brazilian cooperation, and on special activities of the International Bureau. Additionally, you will find some official [...]

Germany; India
This website provides information on the official cooperation in education and research between Germany and India. Among others, this includes information on the development of the cooperation, the political framework, and on key areas. Additionally to the website of the International Office of the BMBF, this website has a focus on cooperation in vocational education and [...]

Germany; South Africa, Republic
Under the category "Bi- and Multilateral Cooperation" (in this case forwarded to "International Science Years"), the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) provides information on the Science Year 2012/2013 betwenn Germany and South Africa. Furthermore, you will find information on the political framework for scientific and technological cooperation, on key [...]

Germany; India
This website provides information on the official cooperation in education and research between Germany and India. Among others, this includes information on the political framework for the bilateral cooperation, on priorities and highlights of German-Indian cooperation, and on funding for collaborations with India. Additionally, you will find some official documents and [...]

Germany; China
This website provides information on the official cooperation in education and research between Germany and China. Among others, this includes information on funding opportunities, on the political framework, on priorities of the cooperation, on research and education in China, on the German-Chinese Innovation Platform and more. Additionally, you will find some official [...]

Russian Federation; Germany
This website provides information on the official cooperation in education and research between Germany and Russia. Among others, this includes information on funding opportunities for Russia, on the political framework, on highlights of the bilateral cooperation as well as its priorities. Additionally, you will find some official documents and further relevant links. [...]

Russian Federation; Germany
This website of the German Ministry for Education and Research provides information on the official cooperation in education and research between Germany and Russia. Among others, this includes information on intergovernmental negotiations, on the political framework for scientific and technological cooperation, on the German-Russian Year of Education, Science and Innovation [...]

Germany; South Africa, Republic
This RSS-Feed provides information on cooperation between Germany and South Africa in the field of education and research. The information is provided by the website "International Cooperation" of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

South Africa, Republic; Germany
This website provides information on the official cooperation in education and research between Germany and South Africa. Among others, this includes information on Opportunities for funding, the political framework, on priorities and highlights of the German-South African cooperation and more. Additionally, you will find some official documents and further relevant links, for [...]

South Africa, Republic; Germany
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with South Africa: information on figures and facts of the Brazilian education market, on scholarships (for Germans who want to go to South Africa and the other way round), on project aids and cooperation in higher education, background information on the [...]

Germany; China
The Sino-German Centre for Science Promotion (CDZ) was created jointly by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and the German Rsearch Foundation (DFG). The cooperation therefor mainly takes place in the natural, life, engineering and managament sciences. The website provides information on the Chinese and the German science system, on cooperation projects, [...]

Germany; China
Under the category "International Affairs", the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) provides information on the partnership between Germany and China in the educational and research sector. The website provides an introductory text on the partnership, as well as news on relevant events and many links to projects, events, other relevant organisations and [...]

Germany; Brazil
The German Federal Foreign Office provides a short overview over research cooperation of Germany with Brazil. You will find some key data as well as concrete partners and projects with further links. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Germany; Brazil
The website of the DWIH in Sao Paulo provides information on the respective German and Brazilian Research and Innovation Landscape, as well as a Map of Science which shows existing cooperations in science and research between German and Brazilian institutions, a Science Calendar with Brazilian-German events and news and highlights in science and research. The German Houses for [...]

Brazil; Germany
This website provides information on the official cooperation in education and research between Germany and Brazil. Among others, this includes information on - Funding the cooperation with Brazil - Mobility projects - Political framework - Focus of the German-Brazilian cooperation - Germany and Brazil jointly research climate and resource protection - [...]

Brazil; Germany
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with Brazil: information on figures and facts of the Brazilian education market, on scholarships (for Germans who want to go to Brazil and Brazilians who want to get to Germany), on project aids and cooperation in higher education, background information [...]

Brazil; Germany
[Caution: This website is from the Internet Archive and is not up to date anymore - information as of August 2013] The website provided by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) informs about political framework for scientific and technological cooperation, key areas and highlights of bilateral cooperation and funding for collaborations with Brazil. [...]

India; Germany
[Caution: This website is from the Internet Archive and is not up to date anymore - information as of July 2014] ´´The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) supports German-Indian cooperation with the initiative \'India and Germany – Strategic Partners for Innovation\'´´. The website, which is provided by the BMBF, informs about the political framework for [...]

India; Germany
The German Houses for Research and Innovation (DWHI) are installed by the German Government, with the support of the Federal Foreign Office (Auswärtiges Amt) and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung). The Institute in New-Delhi focuses especially on Indian students, researchers and potential project partners who are [...]

Austria
The Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft (Ludwig Boltzmann Society), which was founded in 1960, is a private sponsor of research establishments in Austria. Its Institutes deal with questions relating to medicine, humanities, social sciences and cultural sciences. The LBG, which is financed from public and private resources, is divided into Institutes and Clusters and currently [...]

Europe
"[Horizon 2020] will combine all research and innovation funding currently provided through the Framework Programmes for Research and Technical Development, the innovation related activities of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP) and the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)." Its website provides information and other resources on [...]

Uruguay
The objectives of the National Agency for Investigation and Innovation (ANII) are the design, the organisation and the administration of planes, programs and instruments which contribute to the scientifical-technological development and to the dissemination and strengthening of innovation capacities. Furthermore, ANII fosters the communication and coordination between the [...]

Europe
Evidence Informed Policy and Practice in Education in Europe (EIPPEE) is the follower to the project EIPEE (2010/11, back then without the second P for practice). The second project phase lasted from March 2011 to Spring 2013. The project aimed to increase the use of evidence to inform decision-making in education policy and practice across Europe. After 2013, EIPPEE carried [...]

Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Venezuela; Peru; Brazil; Cuba; Haiti; Puerto Rico; Dominican Republic; Costa Rica; Guatemala; El Salvador; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama; Argentina; Chile; Paraguay; Uruguay; Mexico
The Union of Universities of Latin America and the Caribbean (UDUAL) is an international organism founded with the objective to promote the universities of the member countries. The aim is the fostering of cooperation of Latin American and Caribbean universities amongst themselves as well as with other institutions and cultural organisations as the UNESCO; the cultural [...]

Switzerland; international
"The Swiss Society for Research in Education (SSRE) was founded in 1975 and is a member of the Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences (SAGW) as well as of the European Educational Research Association (EERA). It consists of approximately 550 members from all scientific disciplines relevant to education and pursues the goal to consolidate educational research on a [...]

Bolivia
The mission of the Bolivian Studies Association (AEB) is to advance and promote research and knowledge of Bolivia through providing an interdisciplinary forum and resource for collaboration, research, publication, study, founding and employment opportunities.

Colombia
The National Academical Network of Advanced Technology (RENATA) connects, communicates and favours the cooperation between academical and scientifical institutes of Colombia and the international academical networks and centers of investigation. Furthermore, it fosters the dialogue between its members. The work of RENATA orients itself on the principles of cooperation, [...]

Cuba
The social objective of the Central Institute for Educational Sciences (ICCP) is, since its foundation in 2001, the normative and methodological management of research activities and pedagogical experimentation to perfect and transform the national education system. It contributes to the continuous improvement of the quality of education and observes the implementation of [...]

Argentina
The Argentinian Group of Mathematics Education (GAEM) is an association of Argentinian researchers and teachers which are involved in mathematics education of every level. The first objective of the group was the creation of an independent virtual space which allows to exchange productions, research results and information in regard to didactics and education of mathematics. [...]

Argentina
The National Agency for the Promotion of Science and Technology is an organ of the ministry for science, technology and productive innovation. Through its 4 funds - fund for scientifical research (FONCyT), technological fund Argentina (FONTAR), trust fund of the promotion of software industry (FONSOFT) and Argentinian sectorial fond (FONARSEC), the Agency fosters the [...]

Hungary
The Hungarian Scientific Research Fund (Hungarian abbreviation: OTKA) has been the major funding agency of basic science and scholarship since 1986 when the transition to competitive research funding started in Hungary. Upon a government decree, OTKA has been operating as an independent non-profit organisation since 1991 in order to provide independent support to scientific [...]

international
IFS is a NGO (non-governmental organisation) founded in 1972. Funding comes from governmental and non-governmental sources, as well as national and international organisations.IFS has 135 Affiliated Organisations in 86 countries, of which three-quarters are in developing countries and one-quarter in industrial countries. IFS has an international Board of Trustees. The IFS [...]

Spain
The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) is a public institution dedicated to research in Spain. Belonging to the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation through the Secretary of State for Research, its main objective is to develop and promote research that will help bring about scientific and technological progress, and it is prepared to collaborate with Spanish and [...]

Belgium
The Scientific Research Fund (FNRS) contributes to the development of basic research of the Federation Wallonia-Brussels and fosters its quality. The FNRS wants to focus the challenges which are connected to the changes of research policy on an international level as well as help the researchers of the Federation Wallonia-Brussels to integrate themselves into the European [...]

Estonia
The Estonian Science Foundation (ETF), established on July 1990 by Estonian Government, is an research-funding organisation. Its main goal is to support the most promising research initiatives in all fields of basic and applied research. The ETF uses state budget appropriations to award peer-reviewed research grants to individuals and research groups on a competitive basis.

Finland
The Academy of Finland’s mission is to finance high-quality scientific research, act as a science and science policy expert, and strengthen the position of science and research. The Academy works to contribute to the renewal, diversification and increasing internationalisation of Finnish research. Its operation covers the full spectrum of scientific disciplines. The [...]

France
The Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (National Center for Scientific Research) is a government-funded research organization, under the administrative authority of France\'s Ministry of Research. Founded in 1939 by governmental decree, the tasks of the CNRS are to evaluate and carry out all research capable of advancing knowledge and bringing social, cultural, [...]

United Kingdom
The aim of the Royal Society (RS) is to expand the frontiers of knowledge by promoting the development and use of science, mathematics, engineering and medicine. Its priorities address the future of science in the UK and beyond. RS aims to invest in future scientific leaders and in innovation, influence policymaking with the best scientific advice, invigorate science and [...]

Lithuania
LSS is a non-governmental association of scientists and their various organisations. It encourages the participation of all scientists regardless of their areas of activity, institution, position or scientific title. The underlying organisational principles of the LSS are democratic, enabling each member to act in the name of the LSS. The goals of the LSS are the development [...]

Luxemburg
Since 1999, the National Research Fund (FNR) has developed various thematic and structural funding instruments that helped to construct Luxembourg’s reputation as a research site. The FNR serves all branches of science and the humanities with an emphasis on strategically aligned research domains. A Performance Contract, concluded with the Ministry of Higher Education and [...]

Austria
The Austrian Science Fund (FWF) is Austria\'s central funding organization for basic research. The purpose of the FWF is to support the ongoing development of Austrian science and basic research at a high international level. In this way, the FWF makes a significant contribution to cultural development, to the advancement of our knowledge-based society, and thus to the [...]

Switzerland
The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) is Switzerland’s leading provider of scientific research funding. The SNSF annually supports some 7200 researchers, almost 80 percent of whom are aged 35 years or younger. With its federal mandate, it supports basic research in all disciplines, from philosophy and biology to the nanosciences and medicine. It also invests in [...]

Turkey
The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) is the leading agency for management, funding and conduct of research in Turkey. It was established in 1963 with a mission to advance science and technology, conduct research and support Turkish researchers. The Council is an autonomous institution and is governed by a Scientific Board whose members [...]

South Africa, Republic
"As an independent government agency, the NRF promotes and supports research in all fields of knowledge. It also conducts research and provides access to National Research Facilities." A focus is on natural sciences. The website provides a lot of information on projects, programmes, scholarships, research centres, centres of excellence, annual reports on research in South [...]

Canada
The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) is the senior national body of distinguished Canadian scholars, artists and scientists. The primary objective of the RSC is to promote learning and research in the arts and sciences. The RSC consists of nearly 2000 Fellows, who are selected by their peers for outstanding contributions to the natural and social sciences, in the arts and in the [...]

Dominican Republic
The Poveda Cultural Centre is contact partner for the national and international field of teacher formation. It fosters and accompanies the formation process of teachers and researchers in the field of socio-educative exchange. The centre aims for social inclusion and equality through a critical and democratical method. This method considers socio-educative practics with whom, [...]

Africa
The Association for Educational Assessment in Africa (AEAA) is a non-profit making organization established to promote co-operation amongst examining and assessment bodies in Africa. The main objectives for which the AEAA is established include the promotion of co-operation amongst examining and assessment bodies in Africa, the encouragement of relevant examining and [...]

Botswana; Kenya; Lesotho; Malawi; Mauritius; Mozambique; Namibia; Seychelles; South Africa, Republic; Swaziland; Tanzania; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe; Southern Africa; East Africa; Angola
The Southern and Eastern Africa Consortium for Monitoring Educational Quality (SACMEQ) consists of 16 Ministries of Education in Southern and Eastern Africa: Angola,Botswana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar), Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. SACMEQ´s mission is to undertake integrated research [...]

Africa
The objectives of the African and Malagasy Council for Higher Education (CAMES) are the promotion of the understanding and the solidarity of the member countries, the establishment of a permanent cultural and scientific cooperation between the member countries, to collect and distribute all the university and research documents; statistics, exam information, directories, [...]

Ethiopia
EthiopiaED is a free resource to support the development of educational research in Ethiopia. There is material distributed on three fields on this page: 1. Research methods and methodologies 2. Research reports 3. Policy resources

Algeria
The CNF Alger, as other digital francophone Campi in other countries, is a meeting point for researchers and students of tertiary education. Its mission is to implement AUF (Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie) program assistance in a way that enables them to draw the attention of the scientific and pedagogical community in Algeria. That means that it makes available the [...]

Ethiopia
This is a resource page for all people who are interested in contacting Ethiopians/Friends of Ethiopia in higher education. It holds the names, addresses, emails, and research areas of several Professors.

Algeria
The Regional Conference of the Centre (CRC) of Algeria includes 45 higher education institutions, 13 of which are universities, 4 university centres, 15 National schools, 2 Ecoles normales supérieures, 2 preparatory schools, 7 research centres and 2 research units. The CRC acts as administrator and meeting plac of those institutions and its task is to participate in the [...]

Algeria
The main objectives of the Regional Conference for Eastern Universities (CRUE) are the development of networks for higher education insitutions, ways and means of education of regional development and scientific information networks, reglementations with regard to pedagogic, sciences and administration and regional commissions for the evaluation of new offers of graduate and [...]

Austria; international
The Austrian Association of Research and Development in Education (ÖFEB) was founded in 2000 and is divided into 7 sections reflecting the different fields of educational research it is focussed on: >> VET and adult education >> elementary pedagogy >> empirical research in education >> (research in) teacher education >> media pedagogy >> research [...]

Switzerland
The Swiss Society for Research in Education (SSRE) was founded in 1975 and is a member of the Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences (SAGW) as well as of the European Educational Research Association (EERA). It consists of approximately 500 members from all scientific disciplines relevant to education and pursues the goal to consolidate educational research on a [...]

Austria
To meet its statutory mission of promoting the sciences in every respect, and in the awareness of its social, cultural and economic responsibility, the Academy promotes and conducts application-oriented basic research. Renowned researchers from Austria and abroad have formed a comprehensive knowledge pool covering a wide array of disciplines for the sake of progress in science [...]

international
On this website, IREX presents it`s activities concerning education programs in "Basic Education Development", "Higher education development", "International Education" and "Research Support".

Europe; Armenia; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Georgia; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Moldova; Russian Federation; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Ukraine; Uzebekistan
Information Exchange in Science and Technology between the European Research Area and Eastern European / Central Asian Countries incrEAST is an information platform designed to: intensify international cooperation in science and technology, facilitate the networking of research organisations and institutions in the countries of Eastern Europe/ Central Asia (EECA) and the [...]

Estonia
The Academy represants an association of top-level scientists and scholars with commitment to advance scientific research and represent Estonian science nationally and internationally. The primary mission of the Academy is to assist in building a knowledge-based Estonia, fostering adaptation of new knowledge for economic growth and improvement of the quality of life and [...]

Estonia
The Institute has specialized on domestic and international projects in sociology, political science and international relations. It performs basic research and applied studies on relevant issues to the Estonian society and participates in training of the specialists of the field. It primary contains the departments Lifestyle\'s Research, Etnosociology and Political Studies [...]

Croatia
The Academy, responsible for the whole fields of sciences and arts, concentrates on some main tasks which are the promotion and organization of scientific research and the encouragement of the application of the findings of this research, the development of artistic and cultural activities and the handling with Croatian cultural heritage and its affirmation throughout the [...]

Europe; international
NET4SOCIETY is the international network of National Contact Points (NCPs) for Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities (SSH) in the 7th European Framework Programme (FP7). National Contact Points are set up to guide researchers in their quest for securing EU funding. NET4SOCIETY offers dedicated networking workshops, specific high quality trainings, and mentoring to the SSH [...]

Europe
The database comprises projects funded by the 7th Research Framewort Programme.

Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia; Montenegro; Kosovo; Serbia; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Europe
The Western Balkan Countries INCO-NET enhances integration of the Western Balkan countries (WBC) in the European Research Area. The initiative is supported by the European Commission under the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development. The Western Balkan countries INCO-NET will assist in developing the relationship between the EU and the WBCs in the [...]

international
WERA was founded in 2009 and consists of national and regional educational research societies from more than 20 countries as well as of individual membership of educational researchers. WERA aims at connecting educational researchers worldwide. A number of international research networks were created to achieve that, they deal with the following topics: >> Education [...]

Republic of Korea
Korea Research Foundation (KRF) is a national organization dedicated to social and scientific development. Main tasks of the KRF are as follows: 1) promotion of basic research, 2) support for women and young scientists, 3) promotion of scientific exchange and cooperation between North and South Korea and international research partners, 4) advancing progress in science and [...]

Republic of Korea
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) was established in 1971 as the nation's first graduate school specializing in science and engineering education and research. KAIST trains high- qualified scientists and engineers and is specialized in IT and robotics.

Europe
COST is based on networks, called COST Actions, centered around research projects in fields that are of interest to at least five COST countries. COST Actions cover basic and pre-competitive research for peaceful purposes as well as activities of public utility, as part of the Lisbon objectives. Every COST Action has an objective, defined goals and clear deliverables. These [...]

Europe
COST is an intergovernmental framework for European Cooperation in Science and Technology, allowing the coordination of nationally- funded research on a European level. COST contributes to reducing the fragmentation in European research investments and opening the European Research Area to cooperation worldwide. The goal of COST is to ensure that Europe holds a strong position [...]

Germany; Germany
ELFI is a German language service for research funding information. While public funding has been cut short and competition has grown, higher education institutions in Germany need to acquire external funding. In many cases, the quality of research is assessed by scientists' ability to tap external funding sources, hence they are in need of information regarding funding [...]

Europe
The European Research Council was founded by the EU as of 2007 in order to complement the FP 7 research promotion programme of ideas, it is investigator-driven and thus takes a bottom-up approach. Researchers are promoted if they prove to be excellent in science and technology, and prove themselves to be successful in a highly competitive programme. The ERC cooperates with [...]

Europe; Austria; Canada; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Iceland; Ireland; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Slovenia; Sweden; United Kingdom
NORFACE - New Opportunities for Research Funding Co-operation in Europe - is a partnership between 18 research councils to increase co-operation in research and research policy in Europe. The fifteen partners involved are the research councils for the social sciences from Austria, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, The Netherlands, Norway, [...]

Europe
The European Science Foundation (ESF) is an association of 78 member organisations devoted to scientific research in 30 European countries. ESF\'s core purpose is to promote high quality science at a European level. The Foundation is committed to providing scientific leadership through its networking expertise and by ensuring that there is a European added value to all of its [...]

Switzerland
This portal gives an overview of sciences, employment, funding, research area, universities and other research institutions in Switzerland. myScience.ch provides also practical information about research mobility and living in Switerland including immigration, taxation, driving licenses and legal issues. It is intended for researchers and students, and all those who are [...]

Belgium
This portal offers incoming researchers and scientists general and practical information about working and living in Belgium including useful links to legal and administrative fields, cultural information, information about the national mobility centres, the national research landscape, job vacancies, research fellowships and grants.

Norway
The Research Council of Norway is a national strategic body and funding agency for research and innovation activities. It covers all fields of research and innovation and works together with research institutions as well as the private and public sectors to reach the national goals and quality targets set in this area. The website features information on research programmes, [...]

United States
The Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 established the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) within the U.S. Department of Education. IES brings research, evaluation and statistics of the nation's education system.

Australia
"The Adult Literacy and Numeracy Australian Research Consortium ( ALNARC) represents a national collaboration between five university- based research centres. The consortium's activities include research conversations, documentation of research projects, sponsoring practitioner researchers to investigate their own practice, and collaboration with state literacy and numeracy [...]

Malta
The Foundation for International Studies is the international relations arm of the University of Malta. It is an autonomous, self-governing organisation housing the University of Malta\'s international office and hosting a number of institutes which have an international vocation. Devoted to the pursuit of research and training in various fields of interest, the Foundation\'s [...]

Japan
The Bonn liaison office of the JSPS was the first to be founded in Europe in 1992. Its objective is to offer advice to scientists and graduates who intend to perform research in Japan. It offers information on fellowships, research projects, contact adresses, and recent developments. The links "forschen in Japan" and "Links" lead to more facts concerning residence in Japan [...]

Commonwealth
"The Plan aims to provide a network of study opportunities throughout the Commonwealth. Although special emphasis is placed on the needs of developing nations, the scheme is intended as a genuine partnership, with opportunities and benefits for all member countries. Awards under the scheme are not made by any central body. It is for each Commonwealth country to decide whether [...]

India
NAAC is an autonomous body affiliated to the University Grants Council. It is concerned with the assessment and accreditation of financial support to higher education institutions such as grants, stipends and project financing. The home page outlines its primeval goal of developing quality criteria for higher education by evaluation and self assessment. The page provides links [...]

India; Sri Lanka; Nepal; Bangladesh; Germany
"DAAD" stands for "Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst", also known as German Academic Exchange Service. DAAD is a joint organization of German institutions of higher education and student bodies. Their aim is to promote academic cooperation worldwide, especially through the exchange of students, scholars, academics, and scientists. The homepage provides links for South [...]

Argentina
The National Council on Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET) in Argentina was founded in 1958. The web site provides information about the organizational structure, administrative bodies, statutes, activities and programs, documents and other publications of the council and a link list of the member universities and institutes. According to its website, both the [...]

Peru; Latin America
Red Académica Peruana (RAAP) is an initiative of different private and public institutions. Its objective is to establish a scientific network in Peru to support investigation and education as well as academic interchange und cooperation. The project is part of a mayor program, Cooperación Latino Americana de Redes Avanzadas (Clara), which aims to build national research and [...]

Peru; Chile
The website of the international program of scholarships and grants of the Ford Foundation informs about regional programs in Peru and Chile.

Colombia
The mission of this program is described as "enhancement of the capacity of research and production of knowledge in the area of educational research". The results shall be transformed into educational practice and policy. The homepage has links to the text of the National Plan for the Development of Educational Research, several instruments for implementation of research [...]

international; South America
The association describes itself as a common, regional, academic environment of cultural, educative, technological and scientific cooperation. Mainly, its objectives are promotion of scientific research, academic further education, knowledge transfer into the societies of the member countries. The homepage provides further information about current, upcoming and carried out [...]

Africa; Africa South of the Sahara
The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), established in July 1988, is a public non-profit organization. Its principal objective is to strengthen local capacity to conduct independent research into problems pertinent to the management of economies in sub-Saharan Africa. The website contains information about the AERC, its training and research programs. Sections as [...]

Africa; Africa South of the Sahara
ANSTI, the African Network of Scientific and Technological Institutions, is an organ of cooperation that links African institutions engaged in university level training and research in the fields of science and technology. It was established in January 1980, through the financial support of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Educational, Scientific and [...]

Trinidad and Tobago
This web site is a complimentary information service offered by the National Institute of Higher Education Research, Science and Technology (NIHERST) which is mandated to develop these areas, to coordinate training programs and popularise science and technology. The other main mission is the accreditation of post-secondary educational programmes. The homepage shows the [...]

Republic of Korea
The institute is a government-funded educational research institution. The research carried out by KICE covers not only national curriculum and educational evaluation, but also improvement of teaching and learning techniques, development and authorization of textbooks and implementation of national-level educational testing. The web site provides more detailed information [...]

Trinidad and Tobago
The ministry was established in December 2001 and one of its primary responsibilities is the development of the national human resource through tertiary education and training in the areas of academics, technical vocational training, scientific research and discovery. The web site's major parts are about the ministry itself, its sub-units (research, planning and technical [...]

United Arab Emirates; Bahrain; Kuwait; Saudi Arabia; Oman; Qatar
The Gulf Arab States Educational Research Center was founded in 1977 and has taken up work at its headquarters in Kuwait in 1979. GASERC participates in developing the educational process in the Member States by ensuring the adequacy, the updating and the integration of that process to make it an effective factor in developing the human resources and supporting the social and [...]

Benin; Burkina Faso; Cameroon; Ivory Coast; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Mali; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierre Leone; Togo; Mauritania; Niger; Central African Republic; Congo; Guinea-Bissau; West Africa
ERNWACA-ROCARE was founded in 1989 as a network of educational researchers from 17 West and Central African countries. The network cooperates with education ministries, NGOs and universities of the respective countries concerning research projects but also giving advice and dealing with implementation of concepts etc. The website also provides a digital library with many [...]

Central Europe
The CEU seeks to contribute to the development of open societies in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union by promoting a system of education in which ideas are creatively, critically, and comparatively examined. On its website the University provides information on their academic units, special and extension programmes as well as on events and international [...]

Switzerland
The national research programs (NFP) are a promotion instrument of the Swiss Federation. The Parliament once annually determines the topics as well as financial frameworks from 1 to 3 new NFP and assigns the Swiss national fund (SNF) with the execution of these programs. The website describes the selection procedure of applications for a program and shows links to the recent [...]

Switzerland
This website presents information about funding of research of non- university institutions in Switzerland: the procedure of approval of applications, the criteria for assessment of applications, legal prescriptions. There is also a link list with currently funded research and service institutions.

Switzerland
The Swiss Science Agency consists of the State Secretariat and the Federal Office for Education and Science, the Board of the Federal Institutes is assigned. The State Secretariat prepares decisions for a coherent policy in the areas of science research and higher education, works towards a coordinated university an research policy and ensures sufficient consideration of the [...]

Malta; Mediterranean Countries; Europe; Africa; Middle East
The Centre operates as a loose network of associated scholars, engaging academics from across the region according to the profiles required by the different research projects it is involved in. Its main activities are: research, particularly qualitative research that involves field work in different Mediterranean and European societies in order to capture the lived realities [...]

Portugal
This website contains links to 1) reports and statistics about research in Portugal (international comparisons, productivity of research, public budget and business investments), 2) publications, 3) databases about Portuguese doctoral theses, research projects in Portugal, R&D Institutions, Scientific Production (using science citation index) and other links, 4) program and [...]

Sweden
The Association was founded in 1995. Members are over 40 universities and university colleges in Sweden. The association aims at safeguarding the external interests of the institutions and at strengthening their internal co-operation. It co-operates with the European University Association (EUA), the Nordiska universitetssamarbetet (NUS) and the International Association of [...]

Switzerland
The State Secretariat for Education and Research SER within the Federal Department of Home Affairs is the federal government´s specialised agency for national and international matters concerning general and university education, research and space.

Asia; Pacific Rim
The Foundation, a non-profit, grant-making organization, was established in 1995. The mission of the APEC Education Foundation is to support APEC endeavors towards shared prosperity and community building in Asia and the Pacific by advancing the cause of education and human resources development in APEC economies. To achieve this mission, the Foundation aims to promote [...]

Norway
NBI is an information centre and document archive for literature for children and young people. It is also a specialist library. As of 2002 NBI\' s collection numbers 58.000 volumes. The collection is computerized. From the database book lists are being compiled which will be available on request. Much of the collection is available for loan. Broad range of links to related [...]

Norway
ITU is an unit, which is a part of the Faculty of Education at the University of Oslo. It is part of the education ministry\'s measures to strengthen R & D in the pedagogical use of ICT in education. The network co-ordinates research through interdisciplinary co-operation and network building. From 1 January 2010 ITU is a part of the National Centre for ICT in Education, under [...]

Europe
EUROSCIENCE, the voice of scientists in Europe) is a pan-European Association established in 1997 in Strasbourg. It is open to scientists of all disciplines, including social sciences and the humanities, as well as to any person with an interest in improving interactions between science, technology and society. On its website the Association welcomes teachers, people from the [...]

Sweden
The Swedish Research Council has a leading role in developing Swedish research of the highest scientific quality, thereby contributing to the development of society. Besides research funding, the agency advises the government on research-related issues and participates actively in the discussions to create understanding of the long-term benefits of research.

Sweden
The Foundation supports research that is conducted at Sweden´s new universities, provided that industry provides a matching amount and actively participates in order to achieve development there as well. The Knowledge Foundation was established in 1994 and since then it has invested some SEK 8.2 billion in more than 2,300 projects.

United States
OSTP serves as a source of scientific and technological analysis and judgment for the American president. It has a prominent role in advancing science and education and investment in applied research, and international cooperation. OSTP has established the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) in 1993 and in 2001 the President' s Council of Advisors on Science and [...]

Denmark
DASTI is an information and consultancy unit situated in the Danish Research Agency and primarily a service to Danish researchers and scientists. The aims are to inform on national as well as European and international funds available for research and development projects, in which Danish researchers and scientists can participate and to inform on vacant positions for which [...]

Canada
CAGS brings together Canadian institutions and organizations having an interest in postgraduate education. These include universities which have active post graduate programs, national graduate student organizations, and certain other organizations such as granting councils. CAGS is an Associate Member of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC). This site [...]

Canada
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) is the federal research funding agency that promotes and supports postsecondary-based research and training in the humanities and social sciences. By focusing on developing Talent, generating Insights and forging Connections across campuses and communities, SSHRC strategically supports world-leading [...]

Denmark
The 'Danish National Research Foundation' is committed to funding research within the basic sciences, life sciences, technical sciences, social sciences and the humanities. The website provides information on the board, main activities, and types of grants. Publications are availabe to download ( PDF-format) . Links to Danish ministries, universities and research institutes.

Australia; Europe
The European Union initiative FEAST aimed at enhancing research collaboration with Australia was launched in 2000. FEAST aims to highlight existing multilateral and bilateral science and technology cooperation between Europe and Australia. It is a practical initiative with an ongoing electronic forum. The website provides information about registration and partnering, FEAST [...]

Sweden
The STINT Foundation was established in 1994 by the government. The mandate is to support the internationalisation of Swedish research and higher education and has two main components: to enhance the quality of Swedish research and higher education and to advance Sweden´s relations with other nations, culturally, economically and scientifically. The homepage links to [...]

Norway
NorFA is funded by the Nordic countries, and operates under the Nordic Council and Nordic Council of Ministers. It is a platform for analysis and dialogue for Nordic research training and research co- operation. NorFa initiates networks i. g. in social sciences/education. The homepage presents the organisation, more than 56 networks, a catalogue of research courses and [...]

Netherlands
The SCP Office of the Netherlands is a government agency doing independent scientific research. The main fields studied are health, welfare, social security, labour market and education, and especially the interfaces between these different social fields. Most publications are available in Dutch with an English summary. Some publications are entirely in English. They can be [...]

Netherlands
ICO is the Dutch Interuniversity Center for Educational Research. Faculty departments and research centres from 15 Dutch universities participate in ICO. The aims are to promote fundamental and applied scientific research in the field of education (e. g. interactive learning, learning and working, teaching and teacher ICT tools for designing, new examination and assessment [...]

Australia
The ARC makes recommendations to the Minister for Education for the funding of research proposals. This site aims to provide information about the ARC, its research programmes, grant application information, some information on research highlights, research collaboration between Universities and industry and its people. All ARC publications are online and are in Portable [...]

Australia
The report has three main purposes. It provides: an overview of the higher education sector in 2001, including new government policies and initiatives; a review of the performance of higher education institutions and information on the allocation of funding for the 2002-2004 triennium. The report, the executive summary, references and an index can each be downloaded as [...]

international
The purpose of ICSEI is to provide a forum for researchers, policy makers, professional developers, administrators and practitioners to share ideas, promote research, and encourage practices that will enhance the quality and equity of education for all students. The website provides: information on members and activities, annual conferences, a journal, list of websites and [...]

Finland
esearch.fi contains key statistics and other data on Finnish science and technology. There are also links for more in-depth information: statistical and other publications, documents and databases. This service is jointly maintained and developed by: Ministry of Trade and Industry; Ministry of Education; Academy of Finland; National Technology Agency (Tekes); Science and [...]

Finland
The University of Helsinki is Finland's most multidisciplinary higher education institution. The page: 'Research' provides a short abstract about research at the university, a linklist to the research project database, publication database and expert database. Addresses and links to obtain more information on research services (e.g. financing) are available as well as links to [...]

Finland
The development plan is based on the education and science policy objectives set in the Finnish Government\'s strategy document. The point of departure in the development plan is to ensure that basic security in education is realised. The aim is to prevent exclusion and to intervene at the earliest possible stage in risk factors, thereby realising basic security in education [...]

Arab States
AARU\'s objectives are mainly to enhance cooperation amongst Arab universities and to coordinate their efforts with a view to raising the quality of university and higher education. It also aims at encouraging scientific research. The 146 member universities are represented by their governors in the Association Council. The homepage provides links to the member universities, [...]

Switzerland
"Acting on a mandate issued by the Swiss Federal Government, the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) supports research undertaken inside and outside universities and fosters young scientific talent."

South Africa, Republic; Africa
The Council conducts applied social-scienfitic research projects and coordinates research programs that are policy-oriented and user- driven. The homepages has links to the following programs concerning educational matters: Assessment technology and educational evaluation, child, youth and family development, education policy research.

Paraguay
The fundamental objective of the Ministry of Education and Culture (MEC) of Paraguay is to guarantee a qualitative education to contribute to the improvement of life quality of the population. Also, it stimulates and develops investigation programs for education, research and technology, promotes the use of social communication media for education, develops and implements the [...]

Netherlands
The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) NWO falls under the responsibility of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and is the biggest funding institution for science and research in the Netherlands. As such, it also decides about the funding of broader research programmes or strategies. NWO\'s website provides detailed and ample information on [...]

Africa
ADEA has sponsored research involving the discovery of present and potential dynamics of the new generation of non-formal education activities emerging in Africa. More specifically, researchers have examined in relation to non-formal education: the activities sponsored by new actors, new relationships to formal education, and new needs for local direction of socio-economic [...]

Tunisia
Website of the Tunisian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

Europe
ATHENA is a Socrates Thematic Network Project in which 80 Women' s and Gender Studies Programmes at universities, research institutes and documentation centres in Europe participate. ATHENA was created in 1996 by the Association of Institutions for Feminist Education and Research in Europe (AOIFE), and was selected as a Socrates Thematic Network Project in September 1998. The [...]

Morocco
The National Centre for the Coordination and Planning of Scientific and Technical Research has the following main tasks: promotion of scientific-technical research, Coordination of research activities on national level, Development of co-operative relations. The homepage of the CNRST supplies information on: research areas promoted, call for tenders for research projects, co- [...]

Africa
CODESRIA's principal objectives are facilitating research, promoting research-based publishing and creating multiple fora geared towards the exchange of views and information among African researchers. It challenges the fragmentation of research through the creation of thematic research networks that cut across linguistic and regional boundaries.- In particular this website [...]

Latin America
Founded in 1967, the network CLACSO now counts more than 580 participating institutes, centres and associations in more than 45 countries doing social science research on and in Latin America. Among the members and research subjects, you will also find educational ones. CLACSO moreover runs a network of virtual libraries and repositories with an overall search over more than [...]

Slovak Republic
This site describes the main activities and the departments (accessible via ´´linky´´) of the Slovak Academic Information Agency which offers its services through a network of nine branches for the development of education and consulting in the educational sector. The homepage provides information about non-governmental orgtanisations and academic programmes.

Taiwan
The Academia Sinica was founded in Nanking on June 9, 1928. As the most significant academic institution in the Republic of China (Taiwan), the Academia Sinica has two basic missions: conducting scientific research in its own institutes, as well as providing guidance, channels of communication, and encouragement to raising academic standards in the country. The homepage of the [...]

Europe
This project is a joint venture of CEDEFOP (European Centre for the Development of Educational Training), together with the Research Forum WIFO Berlin, to provide an Overview of European Research ( ERO) on vocational education and training (VET) and human resource development (HRD). ERO is designed as a web-based meeting point of networks with the aim of sharing information on [...]

Norway
The UHR was created in 2000 by merging the "Norwegian Council of Universities" and the "Norwegian Council of University Colleges". According to their own statement, "UHR aims to be a central supplier of terms to the parliament and government and an important education and research policy player." Besides information on UHR and their activities, you will find several full text [...]

Israel; China; India
"The Council for Higher Education (CHE) was established in accordance with the Council for Higher Education Law 5718-1958, as the State institution in Israel responsible for higher education. The goal was to establish a public, apolitical, independent and professional body to stand between the Government and the institutions of higher education and to deal with all issues [...]

Europe
The Academic Cooperation Association (ACA) is an independent European organisation dedicated to the support, improvement, management and analysis of academic cooperation within Europe and between Europe and other parts of the world. It was created in July 1993 with the legal status of a non-profit-making international association according to Belgian law and a secretariat in [...]

international; Europe
The EuRaTIN network encompasses the Brussels based R&D liaison offices of Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. EuRaTIN offers a free service to look for research partners in Europe.

Europe
TERENA carries out technical activities and provides a platform for discussion to encourage the development of a high-quality computer networking infrastructure for the European research community.

Switzerland
The Swiss National Science Foundation supports scientific research at Swiss Universities and other scientific institutions and awards fellowships to young scientists.The list contains links to related schientific organisations.

Switzerland
The Swiss Science and Technology Council (SSTC) is the advisory body to the Federal Council for issues related to science, higher education, research and technology policy. Acting as the voice of the scientific community, the SSTC formulates overarching concepts for the benefit of the Federal Council and proposes implementing measures to it. The goal of the SSTC, in conformity [...]

Switzerland
The Academy coordinates research and teaching in the field of humanities and social sciences. The site contains: a newsletter, an agenda, information about fellowship, a publication list, documents concerning educational policy.

Finland
FUNET is a super-speedy data communications network that serves the Finnish scientific community and connects over 80 research organizations and some 350 000 users in Finland. All types of data communication is offered, including modern communications services: Video conferences, media services, wireless network roaming. The homepage provides detailed information on the FUNET [...]

United States
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science and to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare". With an annual budget of about .9 billion (FY 2010), NSF is the funding source for approximately 20 percent of all federally supported basic research conducted by America\'s [...]

United Kingdom; Europe
"UKRO is a subscriber based organisation providing information & advice primarily to UK organisations on European Union funded opportunities for research & higher education". Access to detailed information is only available for subscribers.

Switzerland
Through the services it provides, SCCRE contributes to strengthening educational research in Switzerland. Its aim is to establish a better dialogue between educational policy, practice, administration and research. It provides support for the efficient deployment of resources in research in education by taking on tasks that are in the interest of the various players involved [...]

Australia
AARE is an association of persons interested in fostering educational research in Australia. AARE facilitates contact between educational researchers and encourages and actively lobbies for development of all aspects of educational research. AARE assists members with educational research by conducting an Annual Conference, conducting Research Training Workshops, supporting [...]

international
The Jean Piaget Society, established in 1970, has an international, interdisciplinary membership of scholars, teachers and researchers interested in exploring the nature of the developmental construction of human knowledge. The Society's aim is to provide an open forum, through symposia, books, and other publications, for the presentation and discussion of scholarly work on [...]

United Kingdom
"SEDA is the professional association for staff and educational developers in the UK, promoting innovation and good practice in higher education, and was formed in 1993 by the merger of the Standing Conference on Educational Development (SCED) and the Staff Development Group of the Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE). The Association for Education and Training [...]

United Kingdom; England
"The Council's main function is to distribute funds provided by the Secretary of State for Education and Employment. The Council funds education and research at 136 universities and higher education colleges in England. It also funds courses at 74 further education colleges, who receive their main funding from the Further Education Funding Council". There are full texts on the [...]

international
"Europa" is the portal site of the European Union. It provides up-to-date coverage of European Union affairs and essential information on European integration, also in the field of education. Users can also consult all legislation currently in force or under discussion, access the websites of each of the EU institutions and find out about the policies administered by the [...]

international
CORDIS provides on its website information on a vast range of research, development and innovation activities undertaken on a European level. CORDIS is the starting point for: keeping up-to-date on current research, establishing strategic directions and making policy decisions, identifying potential funding sources for research and technological development, finding partners [...]

Denmark
The university has been founded in through a merger of the Royal Danish School of Educational Studies and the Danish National Institute for Educational Research. It is an institution entrusted with the twofold task of teaching and research: "The university aims to promote research and postgraduate education at the highest level across the full range of educational disciplines [...]

United States
This homepage provides access to many useful databases in the fields of handicap, special needs and rehabilitation: The reference database REHABDATA, and databases about support and research projects, resources, internet addresses and much more.

United States
Formerly known as the "National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)" and belonging to the U.S. Department of Education, NIDILRR now has a slightly changed name and belongs to the Department of Health and Human Services. The institute supports and analyses the situtation and rights of persons with disabilities. The website provides information on funding [...]

United States
The institute´s programmes and services encompass a wide range of activities in support of human resource development, including designing training and technical assistance plans, selecting programme participants and placing them in universities as well as arranging internships and enrichment activities, conducting policy analysis, organizing seminars and workshops, and [...]

United States
The Department of Education provides overall information on the national educational system with many links to governmental or supported institutions which work in the different applied or research fields.

Scotland; United Kingdom
"The Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council (SFC) is the body that distributes funding for teaching and learning, research and other activities in Scotland's colleges and universities. There are 43 colleges and 20 higher education institutions in Scotland funded by SFC. The SFC also provides colleges with bursary, hardship and childcare funding for their [...]

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