Task Forces

The work and activities of EURASHE are indirectly supported by several experts pertaining to the field of Higher Education. Have a look below for deeper insight into the different EURASHE Task Forces.

Task Force on Sustainable and Attractive Academic Careers

Active: September 2023 to June 2024

The aim of this Task Force is to dive deep into the topic from the perspective of Applied Higher Education institutions, provide input to the European Commission, and participate in any related fora and events. The Task Force has also received endorsement by the EURASHE Board.

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Thomas Brunotte

Hochschullehrerbund | Germany

Paulo Ferreira

Paulo Ferreira

Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre | Portugal

Giuliana Sabbatini

Giuliana Sabbatini

St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences | Austria

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Kersti Viitkar

Tartu Health Care College | Estonia

Task Force on the Future of the EHEA and EEA

Active: January 2024 to June 2024

A number of important upcoming EU initiatives in Higher Education policy require a solid group of experts that can deliver structured, organised, and relevant policy messages. This Task Force addresses topics pertaining to the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and the European Education Area (EEA), such as the European Commission’s Education package, Erasmus+ project calls, and the Bologna Follow-up Group.

Jon Altuna

Jon Altuna

Mondragon University | Spain

Eltjo Bazen

Eltjo Bazen

HU Utrecht | The Netherlands

Pascale de Groote

Pascale De Groote

AP Hogeschool Antwerpen | Belgium

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Stefan Delplace

EURASHE | Belgium

Michal Karpisek

Michal Karpíšek

St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences | Austria

VALENTIN NĂVRĂPESCU

Valentin Năvrăpescu

Politehnica University of Bucharest | Romania

Hannes Raffaseder

Hannes Raffaseder

St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences | Austria

Ana Tecilazic

Ana Tecilazić

Algebra University College | Croatia

Nijole Zinkeviciene

NIJOLĖ ZINKEVIČIENĖ

Vilniaus Kolegija | Lithuania

Task Force on Open Science

Active: February 2024 to June 2024

The Task Force aims to identify why Open Science practices are important for Applied Higher Education institutions (HEIs) and how Science can benefit from these Institutions’ involvement in Open Science. It will also identify Applied HEIs’ position in the research ecosystem and highlight the role of Open Science in facilitating cooperation between Applied Higher Education and Academically-focused Higher Education.

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Marcel Bogers

Eindhoven University of Technology | The Netherlands

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Fabien Borget

Aix-Marseille University | France

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Cristina Brandini

SynHERA | Belgium

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Katrien De Smet

AP Hogeschool Antwerpen | Belgium

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Martin Jaekel

Zurich University of Applied Sciences | Switzerland

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Jonas Kerschner

St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences | Austria

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Patrick Langner

Fulda University of Applied Sciences | Germany

Teemu Makkonen

Teemu Makkonen

Jamk University of Applied Sciences | Finland

Gerben ter Riet

Gerben ter Riet

Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences | The Netherlands