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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

UK general elections: higher education a non-issue?

The National Union of Students (NUS) has accused the nation's potilitcal parties of avoiding clear s... (+more) Edition: 2010, 4

Netherlands favours exceptionally-talented foreigners

Well-targeted and easily-understandable migration policies, as well as efficiently-managed migration... (+more) Edition: 2010, 4

Green light for German-Turkish University in Istanbul

On 1 April 2010, the Turkish Parliament adopted the founding charter of the German-Turkish Universit... (+more) Edition: 2010, 4

Campus after Erasmus

Following in the footsteps of the highly successful and globally recognised ‘Erasmus’ programme ... (+more) Edition: 2010, 5

France inspired by Germany in its attempt to become “excellent”

In a joint visit with French university and grandes écoles presidents to Germany in mid-May, French... (+more) Edition: 2010, 5

From Denmark to the world

The Danish Ministry of Education has recently published “a strategy for enhanced outbound mobility... (+more) Edition: 2010, 5

Global Competitiveness 2009-2010

The World Economic Forum recently published The Global Competitiveness Report 2009-2010. According t... (+more) Edition: 2010, 5

USA: Higher education reacts to new Arizona immigration law

On April 23, 2010, Arizona State Law S.B. 1070 was signed by the governor of that state, Jan Brewer.... (+more) Edition: 2010, 5

New Hungarian Minister for Education but constant challenges

Following the general elections Hungary has a new conservative ”superminister” responsible for e... (+more) Edition: 2010, 5

Tories and Lib Dems said YES, but not to higher education

With the new Conservative and Lib Dem coalition in power in the UK, new faces were appointed at the ... (+more) Edition: 2010, 5