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Has England become a more equal nation in education?

The Higher Education Funding Council for England has recently published a study on the trends in you... (+more) Edition: 2010, 2

UNESCO – Education under Attack

UNESCO is focusing on the growing number of targeted military and political attacks on education. Vi... (+more) Edition: 2010, 2

Opening of the German Center for Research and Innovation in New York

The new German Center for Research and Innovation New York (GCRI) was opened on 19 February 2010 by ... (+more) Edition: 2010, 2

The three musketeers: Bachelors, Masters and PhD

The Netherlands-based StudyPortal team launched and, sister-sites of... (+more) Edition: 2010, 2

Higher education reform in India

The Indian government has recently approved the Foreign Educational Institution Bill which now is on... (+more) Edition: 2010, 3

Germany launches new phase of its ‘Initiative for Excellence’

On 12 March, the third call for proposals under Germany’s ‘Initiative for Excellence’ was laun... (+more) Edition: 2010, 3

How is higher education going in the African continent?

African countries, and leading amongst them, South Africa seem to be more and more aware of the... (+more) Edition: 2010, 3

"Competing on the basis of quality - tuition fees for foreign students" in Sweden

Last month the Swedish government has finally decided to start implementing tuition fees for foreign... (+more) Edition: 2010, 3

“All for one” for education

The Dutch higher education landscape is one association richer with the establishment of Stichting v... (+more) Edition: 2010, 3

Spaniards - not so interested in the free movement of researchers?

At a first glance, so it would seem. The European Court of Justice recently ruled that Spain, the EU... (+more) Edition: 2010, 3

US - long live the new student-loan scheme!

It has been a long way, but the Americans are finally there. More than a year after President Obama ... (+more) Edition: 2010, 3

Visa or not visa – this is the question in the UK

The UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) recently published a survey on experiences... (+more) Edition: 2010, 3

New Education Ministers in Denmark and in the Netherlands

Danish Prime Minister, Lars Løkke Rasmussen recently presented his new government. For the first ti... (+more) Edition: 2010, 3

Beyond the Indian Ocean

India seems to be very ambitious in the field of higher education and research. Recently two coopera... (+more) Edition: 2010, 4

Changes at UNESCO

UNESCO’s recently appointed Director-General, Irina Bokova has chosen her new senior management te... (+more) Edition: 2010, 4

Foreign graduate student applications are up in the United States

The U.S. Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) has released data on international student applications t... (+more) Edition: 2010, 4

More on how France thrives to reward "excellence"

In December 2009, French President Nicolas Sarkozy announced the general lines of “le grand emprun... (+more) Edition: 2010, 4

Government to create scholarship programme for top students

On proposal by the Federal Minister of Education, Annette Schavan, the German government has approve... (+more) Edition: 2010, 4

European Court of Justice: quotas for foreign EU students not always illegal

In early April, the European Court of Justice ruled that quotas limiting the access of foreign stude... (+more) Edition: 2010, 4

Romanian Education Law – second round in two-years time

The Law of Education is again under scrutiny in Romania and sparks massive controversy for the ... (+more) Edition: 2010, 4