Education System Profiles

Education in the Russian Federation

A look at current trends in education and international student mobility in the Russian Federation. Includes an overview of the education system, a survey of recent changes and reforms, and a guide to institutions and qualifications. Learn more.


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Education in Lebanon

A look at current trends in Lebanese education and student mobility. Includes an overview of the complexities of the country’s higher education system, and tips for credential evaluation.


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Education in South Africa

23 years after the end of apartheid, equity and quality remain the two big stories of South African education. Learn about the overall education system, student mobility trends, and educational qualifications.


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Education in Turkey

A look at current trends in education and international student mobility in Turkey. Includes an overview of the education system, a survey of recent changes and reforms, and a guide to institutions and qualifications.


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Education in Nigeria

An updated look at Nigeria’s education system, featuring an overview of the higher education sector and quality challenges, sample documents, grade equivalencies and more.


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Education in Iran

An overview of Iran’s education system and of outbound student mobility; includes insight into how to evaluate common Iranian academic credentials at both the secondary and tertiary levels.


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Education in Germany

Free tuition and a reputation for quality have raised Germany’s profile as an education destination. This latest WES overview of the country’s education system provides insight into recent reforms, credential evaluation issues, and student mobility to and from Germany, and features an infographic diagramming the education system.


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Education in Afghanistan

Deeply compromised by decades of war and conflict, Afghanistan’s education system remains fragile. But 15 years of reconstruction have led to significant gains, including the establishment of a higher education accreditation system and the launch of the country’s first PhD program.


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Education in Mexico 

An overview of Mexico’s education system, including accreditation and credential evaluation issues, and of recent mobility trends to and from Mexico.


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Education in Taiwan

The 2014-2015 academic year represents the eighth consecutive year of falling Taiwanese enrollments in the U.S. — even as other regions around the globe have seen increased numbers of Taiwanese students enrolling. Learn more about mobility trends among Taiwanese students worldwide, about the nation’s education system, and about the impact of massification on the quality of its higher ed sector.


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