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Canada and the US welcome foreign talent

Canada and the US have both recently made changes to their work permit regulations for international... (+more) Edition: 2008, 5

France aims to tame students

The French authorities have decided to tackle the problem of the huge number of university students ... (+more) Edition: 2008, 5

ASEM Education Ministerial Meeting in Berlin

On 5-6 May 2008, the eyes of education stakeholders in the 43 ASEM countries were on Berlin, which w... (+more) Edition: 2008, 5

China curbs production of doctorates

According to the China View the Chinese education minister has decided to slow down the expansion of... (+more) Edition: 2008, 5

Demography problem in higher education in Russia

University World News reports that president Yeltsin’s economic shock therapy in Russia in the 90... (+more) Edition: 2008, 5

Finns join the Nordic front of HE internationalisation

Following the example of its neighbours Norway and Sweden, the Finnish Ministry of Education is revi... (+more) Edition: 2008, 5

Indian students spend USD 13 billion for study abroad

According to industry body ASSOCHAM, over USD 13 billion is spent per annum by about 450 000 Indian ... (+more) Edition: 2008, 5

A new education minister in Italy

Italian general elections in April 2008 led to the establishment of a new government under the leade... (+more) Edition: 2008, 5

20th anniversary of the Magna Charta Universitatum

On 18 September 1988, some 400 rectors from universities worldwide signed the Magna Charta Universit... (+more) Edition: 2008, 6

Brand new brand for Denmark

As we reported in last month’s edition of the ACA Newsletter – Education Europe, the Nordic... (+more) Edition: 2008, 6

Chinese universities compete for their best students

In China the annual national college entrance examination is drawing closer and universities are vyi... (+more) Edition: 2008, 6

Education gap grows in Canada

According to the analysis of the 2006 census by the executive director of the Association for Canadi... (+more) Edition: 2008, 6

End of a fee-free Sweden

According to Sweden's education minister Lars Leijonborg, the government plans to end its no-tuition... (+more) Edition: 2008, 6

Euro-Mediterranean University kicks off in Slovenia

After nearly two years of efforts by the Government of the Republic of Slovenia to win the seat of t... (+more) Edition: 2008, 6

Finland: efforts needed to make higher education as good as schools

The OECD published its economic survey of Finland at the beginning of this month. Its main recommend... (+more) Edition: 2008, 6

Flemish outpost in China

On 5 June 2008, a permanent office of the University of Gent and the Province of West Flanders was o... (+more) Edition: 2008, 6

The French crème de la crème

The French government has announced the first six campuses to benefit from increased funding under t... (+more) Edition: 2008, 6

Headscarves keep haunting Turkey

As we reported in the February edition of ACA Newsletter – Education Europe, on February 9, t... (+more) Edition: 2008, 6

New Secretary General in the Association of African Universities

The Association of African Universities (AAU) has announced the appointment of their new Secretary G... (+more) Edition: 2008, 6

New Zealand seeks to leverage Bologna

“New Zealand higher education strives to leverage advantage from its compatibility with the Bologn... (+more) Edition: 2008, 6