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Iceland: education, research and innovation to counter economic meltdown

The fate of higher education in the current economic crisis, and higher education’s possible contr... (+more) Edition: 2009, 6

New Higher Education Minister for Sweden

Tobias Krantz, MP for the liberal party of Sweden (Folkpartiet), was appointed Minister for Higher E... (+more) Edition: 2009, 6

Over GBP 200 million for Northern Ireland’s universities

Last month, Employment and Learning Minister, Sir Reg Empey, announced a significant increase in his... (+more) Edition: 2009, 6

Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs goes headhunting in universities

At times of global economic downturn, the Romanian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cristian Diaconescu,... (+more) Edition: 2009, 6

US higher education advancements abroad and at home

During his speech, A new beginning, held at the University of Cairo in early June, US President Bara... (+more) Edition: 2009, 6

Germany – popular as before, but not more

The enrolment of foreign students in Germany has been stagnating at a high level in the past years. ... (+more) Edition: 2009, 6

Bringing closer the UK/US model of collaboration

A new report on the UK/US academic collaboration has been published by the UK/US Study Group, a grou... (+more) Edition: 2009, 7

UK: Can an economic ‘low’ become an intellectual ‘high’?

The UK government recently decided to fund 10 000 extra student places for applicants at British uni... (+more) Edition: 2009, 7

Innovation relief in the Netherlands

Under a new initiative of the Dutch government, a budget of EUR 280 million has been set aside for i... (+more) Edition: 2009, 7

And the first to cross the EQF finish line is… Ireland

A few months ago, it seemed that Germany was to be the EU member state with the most noteworthy... (+more) Edition: 2009, 7

New Minister of Education in Flanders

Pascal Smet is the new Minister of Education in Flanders. The Flemish Socialist Party (sp.a), favour... (+more) Edition: 2009, 7

Global challenges – global solutions: 2009 UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education

The 2009 World Conference on Higher Education (WCHE): The New Dynamics of Higher Education and Resea... (+more) Edition: 2009, 7

More fuel for the student loan debate in the US

A recently released report, "Drowning in debt: the emerging student loan crisis", by Educa... (+more) Edition: 2009, 7

Complete make-over of Indian higher education?

An ambitious blueprint for reform of the Indian higher education sector was recently proposed in a r... (+more) Edition: 2009, 7

An initiative for community colleges in the US

Barack Obama stands for his promises, at least as far as higher education is concerned. After focusi... (+more) Edition: 2009, 8

German education monitor 2009

The 2009 edition of the German education monitor (Bildungsmonitor) has just been published. This edu... (+more) Edition: 2009, 8

High aspirations

How can a university prove the value of its educational offer to potential students? In a world of g... (+more) Edition: 2009, 8

Netherlands: More fuel for higher education

The Dutch government has announced additional funds for two novel initiatives to enrich its higher e... (+more) Edition: 2009, 8

How to become the world’s largest university – or how not to…

Who would have thought that the world’s largest university, in terms of student numbers, is in Rom... (+more) Edition: 2009, 8

The ambition of UNESCO IN AFRICA

UNESCO recently launched a journal to create better visibility of the Organization’s involvement a... (+more) Edition: 2009, 8