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Canada: Investment in world-class research and innovation

Canada ranks first among G7 countries in higher education research and development spending as a sha... (+more) Edition: 2013, 3

World-class research in BRICK countries catching up with G7

The growing influence of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Korea (BRICKs) in the global economy... (+more) Edition: 2013, 3

China: Going “mid-west” emphasised in the 2013 national plan for higher education

China’s annual national planning for higher education, made public on the website of the Ministry ... (+more) Edition: 2013, 3

Chile: Higher education degree for women prisoners

Chile’s education minister, Harald Beyer, and minister of Justice, Patricia Perez, together with t... (+more) Edition: 2013, 3

Germany recognises over 30 000 foreign professional qualifications

Since 1 April 2012, foreign residents in Germany are entitled to have their qualifications recognise... (+more) Edition: 2013, 4

Rising fees for non-EU students

In early 2013, Saxony’s government enabled public universities in Saxony to introduce differentiat... (+more) Edition: 2013, 4

The Ideal Employer 2013

Each year, Universum surveys hundreds of thousands of students to rank the world’s most attractive... (+more) Edition: 2013, 4

Giving up on the French language?

In March 2013, the French minister for higher education and research, Geneviève Fioraso, presented ... (+more) Edition: 2013, 4

THE in search of Asian champions

Currently, Asia is represented by some 57 universities in the top 400 World University Rankings, pub... (+more) Edition: 2013, 4

Russia boosts efforts to support global competitiveness of its universities

The Russian Ministry of Education and Science has published the results of a ‘megagrant’ call fo... (+more) Edition: 2013, 4

German ‘higher education pact’ to receive additional funds

At a meeting of the education ministers of Germany’s Länder (states) and their federal counterpar... (+more) Edition: 2013, 4

Having too many foreign students is not good, says Denmark

Denmark has been debating for a number of years the costs of educating foreign students for Danish t... (+more) Edition: 2013, 4

Parlez-vous anglais?

On 23 May 2013, the French National Assembly adopted article 2 of the Law on Higher Education and Sc... (+more) Edition: 2013, 5

News from Germany

Launch of a German Qualification Framework for Lifelong Learning (DQR) As commonly decided by the f... (+more) Edition: 2013, 5

Change of government in Iceland

On 22 May 2013, Illugi Gunnarsson was announced as new Icelandic minister of education and culture. ... (+more) Edition: 2013, 5

Finland appoints new education minister

On 24 May 2013, the President of the Republic of Finland appointed new ministers for the Ministries ... (+more) Edition: 2013, 5

QS World University Rankings by Subject

In May 2013, QS Quacquarelli Symonds published its 2013 QS World University Rankings by Subject, rev... (+more) Edition: 2013, 5

U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems

For the second time, the international network of 24 research universities called Universitas 21 has... (+more) Edition: 2013, 5

Spanish educational reforms raise controversy

On 17 May 2013, the Spanish Council of Ministers gave the green light to the draft Organic Law for I... (+more) Edition: 2013, 5

U.S. and Mexico step up higher education dialogue

The official visit of President Barack Obama to Mexico in early May culminated in the announcement o... (+more) Edition: 2013, 5