Languages through Lenses Presented at Expolangues Paris 28 February 2013

The European Commission invited ELIA Project Manager Ute Kohlmann to present Languages through Lenses to an international audience at the 31st edition of Expolangues held 6-9 February at the Paris Expo. Read more »

Impact of the EU Budget Decreases on Culture and Education Still Unclear 26 February 2013

On 11 February Culture Action Europe released a statement that "Political blindness prevailed over more farsighted positions when European national leaders agreed to severe cuts to the EU 2014-2020 budget." Despite this bleak prognosis the ultimate impact of EU budget decreases on culture and education still remain unclear.

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Languages through Lenses Best Of 2008 – 2012 Launches 18 February 2013


Languages through Lenses is a student short film competition about the advantages of learning and speaking foreign languages and illustrating the enriching experiences of cultural exchanges.

19 short films out of 90 have been selected for the Best of Languages through Lenses 2008-2012.

These films are now available for download in Broadcast quality and can be presented free of charge on television, in festivals, cinemas, language learning institutions, universities and beyond. Read more »

EQ-Arts Launches Official Website 04 February 2013


EQ-Arts, ELIA's Quality Assurance and Enhancement Initiative, launches official website, www.eq-arts.org

EQ-Arts offers a tested, sound and recognized peer review process that is the product of experience since 2004. EQ-arts uses highly qualified and experienced peers to work with your institution, your staff and stakeholders.

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New University Ranking Introduced 26 February 2013

At the end of January 2013, the Irish EU Presidency in Dublin launched a new university ranking. Read more »



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