Brexit – what now for universities?


On 31 January 2020, the UK will leave the European Union. Many in the university sector are committed to the European idea and regret this fact, and there is widespread worry about how this will affect the strong links in research, education and innovation between the UK and the rest of Europe. However, having avoided a chaotic “no-deal” Brexit allows for clarity about the next steps in the negotiation and about the new relationship between the UK and the EU. This briefing, produced by the European University Association (EUA), gives an overview of what has already been agreed and the further process towards the future relationship between the EU and the UK, with a focus on areas relevant to universities.

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