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With "Asian Erasmus" towards heart-to-heart trust

Japan’s Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda recently updated the so-called Fukuda Doctrine created in 1977... (+more) Edition: 2008, 7

International enrolments stagnate in German higher education

The enrolment of foreign students in Germany is developing somewhat disappointingly. The 2008 editio... (+more) Edition: 2008, 7

German higher education: teaching in need of improvement

The German Science and Humanities Council (Wissenschaftsrat) has identified substantial deficiencies... (+more) Edition: 2008, 7

High expectations about quality assurance in Southeast Asia

In July, quality assurance agencies in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) convened i... (+more) Edition: 2008, 8

German students happy and optimistic

A recent student survey of the German Federal Ministry of Education on the conditions of study and t... (+more) Edition: 2008, 8

No surprises in the list of World’s top universities

The 2008 Academic Ranking of World Universities by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University has been offici... (+more) Edition: 2008, 8

Second round of universities auditing in France – on the way to autonomy

Valerie Pécresse, the French Minister for Higher Education and Research, while preparing to table t... (+more) Edition: 2008, 8

Greece attempts to jump on privatisation train

The course of privatisation of higher education in Greece never did run smooth. Though government of... (+more) Edition: 2008, 8

The British Council gets INSPIREd

On September 18th, the British Council is to launch the INSPIRE Project – International Strat... (+more) Edition: 2008, 8

The class of 2020: Japan more open to foreign students

The Japanese government has just issued an outline of ways to increase the number of foreign student... (+more) Edition: 2008, 8

Canada strives to retain international talent

Canada tries to increase its attractiveness as a study destination for international students by all... (+more) Edition: 2008, 9

New higher education law will give Finnish universities more autonomy

A proposal for a Finnish Universities Act, which is to increase the autonomy of institutions by chan... (+more) Edition: 2008, 9

Funding for US Science on a downswing

Investing in science is not an end in itself. Rather, it is the key to innovation, which is the key ... (+more) Edition: 2008, 9

Increasing costs of education

Research conducted in European countries serves as a worrying reminder of the always-increasing cost... (+more) Edition: 2008, 9

Rankings galore

While the French Senate has shown itself determined to launch an European university ranking system,... (+more) Edition: 2008, 9

The end of the Quincy Era?

Studying medicine in Germany has always been a matter of good marks in secondary education. Only one... (+more) Edition: 2008, 9

EUR 200 million for the first 5 German top clusters

Biotechnology, energy efficiency, organic electronics, aviation and solar energy – in Germany, the... (+more) Edition: 2008, 9

New legislation for US higher education

The much awaited and five years overdue higher education bill, the “College Opportunity and Afford... (+more) Edition: 2008, 9

Zimbabwe - chaos continued

Following the internal unrest affecting Zimbabwe in the past few months (for further details please ... (+more) Edition: 2008, 9

Education at a Glance 2008: new records and new challenges

On 9 September, the OECD launched the 2008 edition of its annual publication Education at a Glance, ... (+more) Edition: 2008, 9