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Spaniards - not so interested in the free movement of researchers?

At a first glance, so it would seem. The European Court of Justice recently ruled that Spain, the EU... (+more) Edition: 2010, 3

US - long live the new student-loan scheme!

It has been a long way, but the Americans are finally there. More than a year after President Obama ... (+more) Edition: 2010, 3

Visa or not visa – this is the question in the UK

The UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) recently published a survey on experiences... (+more) Edition: 2010, 3

New Education Ministers in Denmark and in the Netherlands

Danish Prime Minister, Lars Løkke Rasmussen recently presented his new government. For the first ti... (+more) Edition: 2010, 3

Beyond the Indian Ocean

India seems to be very ambitious in the field of higher education and research. Recently two coopera... (+more) Edition: 2010, 4

Changes at UNESCO

UNESCO’s recently appointed Director-General, Irina Bokova has chosen her new senior management te... (+more) Edition: 2010, 4

Foreign graduate student applications are up in the United States

The U.S. Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) has released data on international student applications t... (+more) Edition: 2010, 4

More on how France thrives to reward "excellence"

In December 2009, French President Nicolas Sarkozy announced the general lines of “le grand emprun... (+more) Edition: 2010, 4

Government to create scholarship programme for top students

On proposal by the Federal Minister of Education, Annette Schavan, the German government has approve... (+more) Edition: 2010, 4

European Court of Justice: quotas for foreign EU students not always illegal

In early April, the European Court of Justice ruled that quotas limiting the access of foreign stude... (+more) Edition: 2010, 4

Romanian Education Law – second round in two-years time

The Law of Education is again under scrutiny in Romania and sparks massive controversy for the ... (+more) Edition: 2010, 4

UK general elections: higher education a non-issue?

The National Union of Students (NUS) has accused the nation's potilitcal parties of avoiding clear s... (+more) Edition: 2010, 4

Netherlands favours exceptionally-talented foreigners

Well-targeted and easily-understandable migration policies, as well as efficiently-managed migration... (+more) Edition: 2010, 4

Green light for German-Turkish University in Istanbul

On 1 April 2010, the Turkish Parliament adopted the founding charter of the German-Turkish Universit... (+more) Edition: 2010, 4

Campus after Erasmus

Following in the footsteps of the highly successful and globally recognised ‘Erasmus’ programme ... (+more) Edition: 2010, 5

France inspired by Germany in its attempt to become “excellent”

In a joint visit with French university and grandes écoles presidents to Germany in mid-May, French... (+more) Edition: 2010, 5

From Denmark to the world

The Danish Ministry of Education has recently published “a strategy for enhanced outbound mobility... (+more) Edition: 2010, 5

Global Competitiveness 2009-2010

The World Economic Forum recently published The Global Competitiveness Report 2009-2010. According t... (+more) Edition: 2010, 5

USA: Higher education reacts to new Arizona immigration law

On April 23, 2010, Arizona State Law S.B. 1070 was signed by the governor of that state, Jan Brewer.... (+more) Edition: 2010, 5

New Hungarian Minister for Education but constant challenges

Following the general elections Hungary has a new conservative ”superminister” responsible for e... (+more) Edition: 2010, 5