France

Education in France

Jessica Magaziner, Credential Evaluator at World Education Services In this article, we provide an overview of the French education system, with a look at the structure, credentials and recent history. We also take stock of French efforts to internationalize the


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International Mobility Data Sources

By Nick Clark, Editor World Education News & Reviews The number of students crossing international borders to attend institutions of higher education has grown significantly in the last few decades, as have the number of reports that track those trends,


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International Student Mobility: Patterns and Trends

By Line Verbik, Research Manager, Hobsons and Veronica Lasanowski, Research Officer, The Observatory on Borderless Higher Education Over the past 10-15 years international student mobility has become an increasingly important part of the global higher education landscape. The total number


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WENR, March/April 2004: France

VIEW UPCOMING WEBINARS ON POPULAR COUNTRY SYSTEMS OF EDUCATION   Legislative Framework P rior to the recent changes and reforms prompted by the signing of the Bologna Declaration, French higher education was largely governed by the 1968 Loi d’Orientation d’Education


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eWENR, November/December 1999: W. Europe

Regional News  W. Europe  CYPRUS Cypriot students who successfully complete secondary school are eligible to continue their education at three types of institutions: 1) a public, non-university, post-secondary institution; 2) a private, post-secondary institution; 3) the University of Cyprus.  Public


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eWENR, July/August 1999: W. Europe

Regional News  W. Europe  AUSTRIA Increasing numbers of Bulgarians are flocking to Vienna for higher education. At the University of Economics in Vienna, for example, they now comprise the largest contingency of foreign students: 655 out of a total student


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eWENR, March/April 1999: Europe (Regional News)

REGIONAL NEWS   Europe   FRANCE Of the 121,000 foreign students currently enrolled in French institutions of higher education, 60,000 are from the African continent (50 percent from Algeria and Morocco). Because of these figures, Thierry Audric, deputy-director for the


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