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Higher education under siege in Gaza

In December, the sad state of affairs for universities in Gaza culminated with the bombing of the Is... (+more) Edition: 2009, 1

UK RAE 2008: Excellence all over the place

For the first time since 2001, research at the universities and colleges in the United Kingdom has b... (+more) Edition: 2009, 1

New portal to match students and universities world-wide

International student mobility is on the rise – but how can students make optimal decisions about ... (+more) Edition: 2009, 1

New university autonomy in France – the way to wisdom or the path to privatisation?

On 1 January 2009, one fourth of France’s universities were granted autonomous status with full co... (+more) Edition: 2009, 1

Best universities… in terms of sports, pubs, and a fair workload

For the third consecutive year Times Higher Education has run a national Student Experience Survey i... (+more) Edition: 2009, 1

Much ado about nothing? Chilean education reform

Major changes are announced in Chilean education through the Ley General de Educación (LGE), which ... (+more) Edition: 2009, 1

The Bradley Report to revolutionise Australian HE?

Australia is on the verge of reshaping its higher education system. A 270-pages report, containing 4... (+more) Edition: 2009, 1

Arne Duncan to sail the US higher education boat

Chicago Public Schools CEO, Arne Duncan, is Barack Obama’s choice for the position of US Secretary... (+more) Edition: 2009, 1

Finland: Strategic approach to internationalisation

After a year of preparations with seminar series, expert workshops, and a wide web-based open consul... (+more) Edition: 2009, 2

Number of foreign students in UK on the rise

The UK Higher Education Statistical Agency (HESA) has released its data on student enrolments a... (+more) Edition: 2009, 2

Germany: And the best docent is...

As previously reported, Germany is investing EUR 1.9 billion until 2011 to create ten centres of exc... (+more) Edition: 2009, 2

UK - Magical trick for the review of tuition fees

The highly controversial, as the National Union of Students had lobbied intesively against it, UK re... (+more) Edition: 2009, 2

New online tool for African research

HERANA Gateway – a new online search portal was launched by the Centre for Higher Education Transf... (+more) Edition: 2009, 2

Backpedalling à la Romania?

The 50 percent salary increase promised to Romanian university lecturers last autumn (see ACA N... (+more) Edition: 2009, 2

French lecturers strike against attempts to reform their professional status

Thousands of university lecturers took the streets in France at the beginning of this month in an ... (+more) Edition: 2009, 2

Latvia – severe cuts in state financing of higher education

Faced with the financial crisis, different European countries find different solutions to cope with ... (+more) Edition: 2009, 2

Germany: Sorting the wheat from the chaff

A place at a German university is much sought after by foreign applicants. But what about the prospe... (+more) Edition: 2009, 2

India to boost higher education

India will increase its higher education budget by 21 percent this year, allocating some INR 13 bill... (+more) Edition: 2009, 3

Making Mexican HE recession-proof

The global financial meltdown is also affecting students and in times of increased uncertainty, educ... (+more) Edition: 2009, 3

Stepping up – the German Qualifications Framework

As EU member states are working to define national qualifications levels in terms of learning outcom... (+more) Edition: 2009, 3