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Lithuania: reforms in higher education

The Ministry of Higher Education and other stakeholders in Lithuania are currently devising a much n... (+more) Edition: 2007, 6

Ireland: more competitive researchers

Ireland has launched a strategy to position Irish researchers at the forefront of Europe. The Irish ... (+more) Edition: 2007, 6

Austria and Belgium: student quotas

The complaint lodged by the European Court of Justice against Austrian and Belgian foreign student q... (+more) Edition: 2007, 6

Nordic countries: side effects of Bologna degree structure reform

The Nordic countries are beginning to discover side effects of their very smooth transitions to the ... (+more) Edition: 2007, 6

Brown’s reshuffling of the Ministry of Education

The British new Prime Minister Gordon Brown has divided the old Ministry of Education and Skills.&nb... (+more) Edition: 2007, 7

New French government pushes forward with university reform

France’s new minister for research and higher education, Valérie Pécresse (see June edition of t... (+more) Edition: 2007, 7

Study on Chinese brain drain

The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) has released a report on the development of Chinese ta... (+more) Edition: 2007, 7

India: Foreign providers still on hold

The Indian Parliament has discarded the “Foreign University Entry and Operation Bill” in its mid... (+more) Edition: 2007, 7

The EAC works towards mobility of students across the region

The five members of the East African Community (EAC) -Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi- a... (+more) Edition: 2007, 7

OECD report on tertiary education in Australia

The OECD through the Directorate for Education and Training, recently released a report on Australia... (+more) Edition: 2007, 7

Tuition fees debate in Britain

The Scottish Executive is considering to abolish the “graduate endowment fee” introduced at high... (+more) Edition: 2007, 7

More foreign new entrants in US graduate science and engineering education

After years of decline, the number of foreign first-year students in US graduate education in scienc... (+more) Edition: 2007, 7

African Union Education Ministers meeting in South Africa

Education in Africa was under the spotlight as Education Ministers from the African Union countries ... (+more) Edition: 2007, 8

Swedish universities: are there too many?

On August 5, the new University Chancellor in charge of The National Agency for Higher Education in ... (+more) Edition: 2007, 8

Greece: new bill to promote research

Greece’s Education Ministry made public new plans to introduce changes to the funding structure fo... (+more) Edition: 2007, 8

French law for higher education passed

In our last ACA Newsletter-Education Europe, we presented the Minister for Research and Higher Educa... (+more) Edition: 2007, 8

UK: Outgoing students and their language competence

Last July, we presented the Higher Education Policy Institute's (HEPI) report on the economic costs ... (+more) Edition: 2007, 8

Sudan-Norwegian University Cooperation Programme

Norway has a 40 year history of university cooperation with Sudan.  Though this relationship su... (+more) Edition: 2007, 8

US government tackles student loan oversight

After a cascade of indictments revealing the tangled relationship of US universities and private stu... (+more) Edition: 2007, 8

Bosnia and Herzegovina: new law on higher education

Until last month, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) was included in the group of Bologna Process signator... (+more) Edition: 2007, 8