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Hungary’s higher education: shutting down or opening up?

There is currently an  intensive debate going on now between two groups of academics in Hungary... (+more) Edition: 2010, 1

Switzerland: rectors’ conferences adopt national qualifications framework

In many countries, the rectors’ conferences of the different types of higher education institution... (+more) Edition: 2010, 1

Australia can lose its international PhD graduates?

In recent years the Australian higher educational system has become more and more dependent on overs... (+more) Edition: 2010, 1

New year - new education ministers

Beatrix Karl is Austria’s new education minister. The 42-year-old Professor of Law from Graz Unive... (+more) Edition: 2010, 1

Education and innovation – the US recipe

President Obama recently announced the ‘Educate to innovate’ programme that strives to facilitat... (+more) Edition: 2010, 1

How important is international students’ security? Learning from the Australian case

With increasing student mobility and numerous international opportunities, security of students beco... (+more) Edition: 2010, 1

THE World University Ranking changes

Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE) is for certain in the 'relect' club of well-kn... (+more) Edition: 2010, 1

UK – a cry from the research universities

For most of world’s economies that are struggling to make it through the financial meltdown reduci... (+more) Edition: 2010, 1

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

The Netherlands-based StudyPortal team launched and, 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