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Defend the Irish University – A Charter for Action

Universities have shifted from being a public good to commercialised research backups for the privat... (+more) Edition: 2013, 12

Universities UK: Separate but equal?

“Excuse me, may I please ask you to sit on the other side of the room, you are a woman.” A Unive... (+more) Edition: 2013, 12

Germany: New coalition, same Minister for Education and Research, new BAFöG?

The new German government is in place and minister posts have been allocated within the coalition of... (+more) Edition: 2013, 12

Mexico: Let us finally count our, two, three, four,...

... five, six, seven, eight.. 2  144 991. This is the number of teaching staff employed and wor... (+more) Edition: 2013, 12

Chile – Educational reform?

With 62.16 % of the votes, Michelle Bachelet has been elected as Chile’s president once again afte... (+more) Edition: 2013, 12

2nd Bi-Regional Conference of Alfa Puentes

For its second meeting, the bi-regional conference of Alfa Puentes took place in Cartagena de Indias... (+more) Edition: 2013, 12

American Studies Association: Boycott Israel

Indeed, a very sensitive issue – after long ongoing discussions the Council of The American Studie... (+more) Edition: 2013, 12

France and New Zealand: Cooperation agreement on higher education

Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara and the French Conférence des Présidents d’Universit... (+more) Edition: 2013, 12

UK: Scrapping the cap on student numbers

George Osborne, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer responsible for finance and economics, announced that... (+more) Edition: 2013, 12

QS and THE: A Ranking for BRICS only, more or less...

A new special ranking on a specific group of countries? Or simply a new ranking for those who did no... (+more) Edition: 2013, 12

US Military funding for German science

German universities and research centres have received third-party funds from the US Pentagon. This ... (+more) Edition: 2013, 12

ASA’s Israel boycott meets strong resistance

It is a too sensitive topic not to attract a lot of attention and even criticism – the American St... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2014, 1

Canada unveils international education strategy

The Canadian government has presented its international education strategy earlier this month. Launc... (+more) Edition: 2014, 1

Upcoming Kung Fu fight between Canadian Association of University Teachers and Confucius Institutes?

The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) has decided to take on China and its Confuciu... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2014, 1

Danish grants scheme reform delayed

Better speed up your studies... – or, no, wait, not yet. What now? Usually, there is always a bit ... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2014, 1

Monitoring MOOCs developments in France and Austria

The first Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) on the French national platform France Université Num... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2014, 1

Sweden: CEOs and university rectors call for scholarship scheme for international students

A group of leaders of Swedish companies and university rectors has called for a new scholarship mode... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 0, 0

Sweden: No tuition fees, no Erasmus Mundus?

The Association of Swedish Higher Education (SUHF) has asked the Swedish Ministry of Education for n... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2014, 1

Portugal: Debate on student associations and their freshmen initiation rituals

The death of six Portuguese students from Universidade Lusófona in Lisbon has provoked a countrywid... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2014, 1

UK – Drop in students from India and Pakistan

The Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) has released figures on student enrolment for the acad... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2014, 1