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Italian budget: boost for universities and foreign researchers

The Italian government’s draft budget for 2008 will bring more money to universities and research.... (+more) Edition: 2007, 10

Another round for the German Excellence Initiative

 “A new chapter in the history of science” was being written, according to German Minister ... (+more) Edition: 2007, 10

Back to school for inactive Greek students

Greek university students who have drifted out of the system now have a second chance. Due to a new ... (+more) Edition: 2007, 10

News from Africa: AIDS and teachers, UK cooperation

Ever since the 2001 Kelly Report (Challenging the Challenger) several African institutions have voic... (+more) Edition: 2007, 10

Germany debates migrant integration through education

A report carried out by a German research institute (Sinus Sociovision) produced some important find... (+more) Edition: 2007, 10

A new voice for UK students: first minister of students appointed

The UK is taking a creative approach to making the government more accountable to student needs. Lor... (+more) Edition: 2007, 10

New education ministers for Norway

When Jens Stoltenberg formed his second government in 2005, he rearranged some of the ministries.&nb... (+more) Edition: 2007, 10

THES 2007 rankings published

For the fourth time, the Times Higher Education Supplement (THES) has published the results of its g... (+more) Edition: 2007, 11

EU boosts entrepreneurship and innovation in Latvia

The European Regional Development Fund has given Latvia a considerable boost in science, innovation,... (+more) Edition: 2007, 11

A bumpy road to university reform in France: strikes close more than just transport

As predicted, the recent French law on university autonomy (see ACA Newsletter – Education Europe&... (+more) Edition: 2007, 11

Good new for the US: IIE’S Open Doors report

The future of inflow of foreign students to the US looks bright, at least according to the recently ... (+more) Edition: 2007, 11

Breaking boundaries in Saudi Arabia: first co-ed research institution to open

The King Abdallah University for Science and Technology (KAUST) will herald a new era in Saudi Arabi... (+more) Edition: 2007, 11

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