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End of tuition fees to cost Austria dearly

The Austrian National Council (Nationalrat) decided the end of tuition fees at Austrian universities... (+more) Edition: 2008, 9

Germany wants to double education spending by 2015

Education ministers of the German Länder (regions) and the Bund (the state) convened on 22 October ... (+more) Edition: 2008, 10

Education brand for Canada

“Imagine Education au/in Canada” and a stylised maple leaf - the new education brand inviting in... (+more) Edition: 2008, 10

Commonwealth scholarships reinstated

Good news for students from the Commonwealth countries: from 2009, the Commonwealth scholarships wil... (+more) Edition: 2008, 10

More fuel to the rankings debate: new results available

After the results of the annual Shanghai Jiao Tong University, released in August (see ACA Newslette... (+more) Edition: 2008, 10

Beginning of the academic year endangered in Israel

“Academic year will not begin on schedule” announced the University Heads Committee (UHC) and th... (+more) Edition: 2008, 10

Turkey: Constitutional Court puts its foot down on headscarf ban

The Turkish Constitutional Court – the highest judicial authority in Turkey – sparked new contro... (+more) Edition: 2008, 10

Internationalising higher education: the case of Singapore and Turkey

The global competition for international students is getting fierce as increasingly more countries l... (+more) Edition: 2008, 10

Record number of international students in US higher education

On 17 November, the Institute of International Education (IIE) published the 2008 Open Doors data. T... (+more) Edition: 2008, 11

Greeks reacting against Curia decision

A recent judgement of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) against Greece on diploma recognition trig... (+more) Edition: 2008, 11

Spain to set up national agency for internationalisation

The Spanish Ministerial Council has approved the establishment of a new national agency for the prom... (+more) Edition: 2008, 11

Overseas students under surveillance in the UK

The fingerprinting of overseas students (i.e. students coming from outside the European Economic Are... (+more) Edition: 2008, 11

The Romanian executive vs. the legislative on education - the Tower of Babel?

Precisely when the education fairy seems to have finally heard the demands of teachers and universit... (+more) Edition: 2008, 11

Are Italian schools just “dead wood to be axed”?

Italy’s Premier Berlusconi and his Education Minister Gelmini (see May edition of the ACA New... (+more) Edition: 2008, 11

What to expect from Barack Obama on higher education?

In the midst of the world financial crisis and its economic implications, the conflicts in Afghanist... (+more) Edition: 2008, 11

Female brainpower à la Saudi Arabia

The foundations for the world’s largest women-only university, the Princess Noura Bint Abdelrahman... (+more) Edition: 2008, 11

Nordic countries step up research efforts

The Nordic countries of Europe do not falter in their efforts to stay abreast of competition in rese... (+more) Edition: 2008, 11

Austria – juggling with student quotas

The full extent of the new Austrian University Law (UG), which was passed shortly before the electio... (+more) Edition: 2008, 11

Finland’s response to recession: more funds to research

Promoted by the global economic crisis, the new education, science, technology and innovation policy... (+more) Edition: 2008, 12

Marketing Lithuanian HE

As the branding of higher education systems seems for be in fashion (Canada has recently come up wit... (+more) Edition: 2008, 12