EU News for engineers

11th round of TTIP talks brought progress in most areas of the negotiations

23 Oct 2015

Today, the EU and US finished 11th round of talks on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Negotiators discussed all three pillars of what could be the biggest bilateral trade agreement in history, meaning market access for EU and US companies, regulatory cooperation and trade rules. The goal of the agreement is to slash trade taxes and facilitate trade between the two blocks with an aim to boost economic growth, create more job opportunities and modernise rules governing global trade.

Industry 4.0

01 Sep 2015

Designing strategies for efficient funding of universities in Europe

01 Sep 2015

Internationalisation of higher education

01 Sep 2015

A new, more inclusive vision of education and training up to 2020

01 Sep 2015

A new, more inclusive vision of education and training up to 2020

01 Sep 2015

The Organisation of the Academic Year in Higher Education, 2015/16

01 Aug 2015

Information about latest TTIP round available

31 Jul 2015

The Commission today made public the report on the 10th round of negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), which took place from 13-17 July 2015 in Brussels. The text is now available online.

TTIP studies

28 Jul 2015

Please follow the link to access the study on TTIP: Opportunities and Challenges in the area of Technical Barriers to Trade, including Standards.

The study on TTIP: Challenges and Opportunities for the Consumer Protection can be accessed here.

TTIP: An overview and chapter-by-chapter guide in plain English

16 Jul 2015

Please follow the link to access a DG Trade booklet on TTIP: An overview and chapter-by-chapter guide in plain English.