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France adopts a bill on internship reform

At first reading on 24 February, the French Parliament adopted a bill on the reform of internships a... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2014, 3

MOOCs, DOCCs and adaptability

The hype around massive open online courses (MOOCs) is not waning nor is it likely to, as they keep ... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2014, 3

IIE Study Abroad Initiative

Together with more than 150 partners from the education, business and government sectors, the Instit... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2014, 3

Graduate education in Sub-Saharan Africa

University enrolment rates in Sub-Saharan Africa are among the lowest in the world, and yet they hav... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2014, 3

France: New Government, New Minister of Education

Following his announcement that he had replaced Jean-Marc Ayrault with Manuel Valls (51) as French P... (+more) Edition: 2014, 4

The Flemish Action Plan “Brains on the Move”: At least 1 in 3 graduates mobile by 2020

On 6 September 2013, the Flemish government gave the green light to “Brains on the Move,” the ac... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2014, 4

Tuition fee trial in Finland evaluated – no decisions on future yet

There are no general tuition fees in Finnish higher education but Finnish higher education instituti... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2014, 4

Lithuania: a welcome influx of foreign students

Between 2008 and 2013, enrolment in Lithuanian higher education decreased from about 210,000 to 159,... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2014, 4

Denmark wants more international students

Although the number of EU citizens coming to study and work in Denmark is increasing (see ACA Newsle... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2014, 4

New Zealand: Students loans – tickets to prison?

After the UK, another country to suffer the economic fragility of student loan schemes is New Zealan... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2014, 4

Switzerland: bridging the gap with an interim solution

On 16 April the Swiss Federal Council approved an interim solution to compensate for the country’s... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2014, 4

England: First decline in growth of international enrolment in 29 years

For the first time in 29 years since the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) began collecting ... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2014, 4

Russia Going Global

Russia has adopted the Global Education programme, which will allow 3 000 Russian students... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2014, 4

Leiden ranking 2014 – improved methodology in favour of smaller universities

On 30 April the results of the Leiden Ranking 2014 were published, displaying an enlarged list of 75... (+more) Edition: 2014, 5

France: Adoption of the bill aimed at developing quality internships

Geneviève Fioraso, Secretary of State for Higher Education and Research, welcomed this month’s ad... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2014, 5

Australia: deregulation for excellence?

Big shifts are on the way in Australian higher education. The announcements recently made by the gov... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2014, 5

UK: more university-business cooperation needed

Universities UK published this month a report on employer engagement with postgraduate students in t... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2014, 5

CréaMOOCs: a call for proposals to develop the National Digital Strategy in French Higher education institutions

Since 12 May 2014 a call for projects "CréaMOOCs" has been open and available here. ... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2014, 5

AAUP Study: Changing Practices in Faculty Evaluation

What makes a good university professor? Is s/he a good teacher, researcher, colleague? Who is the ju... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2014, 5

QS University Rankings 2014: Asia and Latin America - displaying regional priorities

Earlier this month QS Ranking 2014 was published displaying the lists of top ranked universities in ... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2014, 5