Germany Likely to Become Top European Study Destination
Germany is set to surpass the U.K. to become the most popular study destination in Europe. A report from India-based M.M. Advisory points to changes in Indian student mobility as a key factor in the shift.
Brexit will hurt the British scientific community, says Parliamentary committee
With the vote on Britain’s exit from the E.U. expected June 23, a parliamentary committee issued a report saying that increased restrictions on student mobility and other academic exchanges would hurt the nation’s scientific community.
Landmark ruling could lure thousands of international students back to U.K.
An immigration tribunal found that, in 2014, the British government’s Home Office detained and deported thousands of international students without adequate evidence to prove that they had cheated.
Austrian universities seek to streamline admissions for refugees
The Austrian government recently imposed a stringent cap on refugee numbers in defiance of international law. A number of Austrian universities, however, are actively working to support Syrian refugees in need.
Syrian and Iraqi scholars get safe haven, financial support
The Institute of International Education (IIE) and the Finnish Government have partnered to provide scholarships for threatened scholars from Iraq and Syria. The IIE Scholar Rescue Fund…
Severe budget cuts spark student protests in Denmark
Twenty-two thousand students from more than 40 student organizations in the ‘Student Alliance’ gathered on October 29 in central Copenhagen and Aarhus, according to…
Branch Campuses Low Priority for European University Internationalization Plans
Opening branch campuses is now the lowest internationalization priority for European universities, according to a recent study, prompting suggestions that the much talked about market may have reached its peak…
Bologna Progress Report Says Much Left to be Done in Harmonizing Education System
Much more needs to be done to harmonize Europe’s higher education system, according to a new report on the state of implementation of the Bologna Process across the European Higher Education Area (EHEA)…
Increasing Number of University Mergers Across the Continent
The European University Association (EUA) released a new report in April mapping and analyzing university mergers and concentration processes in 20 higher education systems across the continent over the last 15 years…
Nordic Countries Lead Europe for English-Language Provision
The Nordic region has the greatest proportion of English-taught programs in Europe at the higher education level, according to a recent study by the Academic Cooperation Association…