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Sweden debates student fees and new funding structure for universities

The tuition fee debate rolls on in the Nordic countries. The Under-Secretary of State for Education ... (+more) Edition: 2007, 11

Switzerland: Soon to be included in EU education programmes

Negotiations between Switzerland and the EU over the Swiss participation in the EU’s Lifelong Lear... (+more) Edition: 2007, 11

Barbara Kudrycka is the new Polish Minister of Science and Higher Education

In Poland’s new government headed by Donald Tusk, Professor Barbara Kudrycka is the new Minister o... (+more) Edition: 2007, 11

India: quality check for rogue providers

India’s University Grant Commission (UGC), is calling for official accreditation for all Indian-ba... (+more) Edition: 2007, 12

CHE: Excellence Ranking in Europe

The Centre for Higher Education Development (CHE) in Germany has recently developed a “Ranking of ... (+more) Edition: 2007, 12

Education in Kosovo: a sad state of affairs

While Kosovo’s future remains uncertain, the country is squandering its most precious asset – it... (+more) Edition: 2007, 12

More excellence? The German top clusters

The German Ministry of Education has launched yet another initiative in line with it strategy of put... (+more) Edition: 2007, 12

Students have their say in university ranking

Last month, ACA reported on the Times Higher Education Supplement’s highly quoted global universit... (+more) Edition: 2007, 12

The African diaspora

On 21-25 October the Association of African Universities organised its Conference of Rectors, Vice-C... (+more) Edition: 2007, 12

US universities: buying their way to the top

As both the domestic and the global race for top students tighten amongst US universities, heaps of ... (+more) Edition: 2007, 12

Asean action plan for more collaboration on higher education

On 1 December, ASEAN, the Association of Southeast Nations, adopted an action plan for collaboration... (+more) Edition: 2007, 12

Government shuffling in Australia and the US

After a shake-up election last month in Australia, the Australian Labour Party’s Kevin Rudd ousted... (+more) Edition: 2007, 12

Buyer beware in Britain

A BBC London investigation has exposed an international education scam targeted at foreign students.... (+more) Edition: 2008, 1

Suits you, Sir: higher education to be tailored in the UK

In his annual grant letter to the Higher Education Funding Council for England, the Universities Sec... (+more) Edition: 2008, 1

The Baltics join the Nordplus Programme

Nordplus is the Nordic cooperation programme that, like the LLP, finances all aspects of life-long l... (+more) Edition: 2008, 1

Canada and university teachers

The Association of Universities and Colleges in Canada (AUCC) has now calculated that half of the 40... (+more) Edition: 2008, 1

New Central Asian University

With financing from Aga Khan, a Central Asian University with campuses in Tadszjikistan, Kazakhstan ... (+more) Edition: 2008, 1

Indian mega-campus in Malaysia

Gua Tempurong in Malaysia is about to witness a new chapter in international higher education and re... (+more) Edition: 2008, 1

British Council in Russia

Foreign Secretary Davil Miliband has warned Russia over ”intimidation.”  St.Petersburg offi... (+more) Edition: 2008, 1

Veiled debates in Turkey and beyond

The Turkish parliament has voted the end of the controversial ban on headscarves at Turkish universi... (+more) Edition: 2008, 2