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Germany – more money for higher education

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has adopted a package of new measures a... (+more) Edition: 2010, 5

Germany: quality pact, Bologna summit and student discontent

Germany’s Federal Minister for Education, Annette Schavan, has announced a new funding package lab... (+more) Edition: 2010, 6

Education export and tuition fees à la Finland

The Finnish Government has recently adopted a resolution on the country’s education export strateg... (+more) Edition: 2010, 6

Africa and Canada to collaborate on university-industry linkages

On 26 May, the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) announced the formation of ... (+more) Edition: 2010, 6

Increased number of outgoing Erasmus students from Sweden

Sweden’s recently successful campaign to raise students’ awareness of the Erasmus programme will... (+more) Edition: 2010, 6

More ‘tuning’ ahead in the United States

After more than a year of pilot project work with tuning activities taken straight from the Bologna ... (+more) Edition: 2010, 6

Preparation for the implementation of tuition fees in Sweden

There had been several delays in passage of the bill that would require tuition fees (as of autumn 2... (+more) Edition: 2010, 6

Spanish-speaking universities organise around… Spanish

On 2 June 2010, at the 2nd Meeting of Universia Rectors in Guadalajara, Mexico, over 100 universitie... (+more) Edition: 2010, 6

‘Undocumented’ in the United States dare to DREAM

Momentum is building in the US higher education community in support of a piece of federal legislati... (+more) Edition: 2010, 6

Asian University Ranking 2010

The recently published QS University Ranking lists the most prominent universities in Asia. The Asia... (+more) Edition: 2010, 6

Soyez les bien (re)venus en France!

France is striving to lure its most promising young researchers back to the motherland after a postd... (+more) Edition: 2010, 7

United States: Public investment in (medical) education abroad scrutinised

The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently issued an unambiguously titled report, Foreig... (+more) Edition: 2010, 7

A new ranking scheme, this time for Ibero-America

The universities of Latin America and the Iberian peninsula now know where they stand—at least acc... (+more) Edition: 2010, 7

Canada aims high with new Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship programme

Canada is the latest country to announce a strategic commitment to supporting cutting-edge research ... (+more) Edition: 2010, 7

England: ‘Graduate tax’ an unlikely option and excellence framework delayed

The debate on the future financing of English higher education is heating up. In early July, Busines... (+more) Edition: 2010, 7

Germany: Scholarship programme for top-performing students to go ahead

As was reported in the April 2010 edition of ACA Newsletter – Education Europe, the German federal... (+more) Edition: 2010, 7

Another look at student mobility to the United States

America’s National Science Foundation has joined a growing group of organizations tracking interna... (+more) Edition: 2010, 7

Germany: Slightly more popular among international students

Approximately 5 500 more foreign students were enrolled at German higher education institutions in a... (+more) Edition: 2010, 7

ARWU 2010: China and Middle East on the rise

Eagerly awaited by both critics and fans alike, Shanghai Jiao Tong University has recently released ... (+more) Edition: 2010, 8

Germany: The return of the Diplom-Ingenieur?

TU9, the group comprised of nine leading German engineering schools, wants to resurrect the the Dipl... (+more) Edition: 2010, 8