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Code of Conduct sets quality standards at German universities

At its General Meeting held at the end of 2009, the German Rectors’ Conference (Hochschulrektorenk... (+more) Edition: 2010, 1

Germany’s Excellence Cluster Competition – five new clusters selected

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) announced the five winners of the secon... (+more) Edition: 2010, 1

Student visa fraud - a major concern

Being one of the top-5 destinations of international students around the globe has its price. So com... (+more) Edition: 2010, 2

Australia’s migration reform

Australia’s immigration minister, Senator Chris Evans, announced an overhaul of the Australian gen... (+more) Edition: 2010, 2

UK: Report recommends concentration of PhD education

The 1994 Group, a consortium of 19 smaller UK research-led universities, has called for a concentrat... (+more) Edition: 2010, 2

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 Portals.eu

The Netherlands-based StudyPortal team launched BachelorsPortal.eu and PhDPortal.eu, 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