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Education in the Netherlands

This profile examines current educational trends in the Netherlands and features an overview of the country’s education system, mobility trends, and more.


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Posted in Current Issue, Education Policy, Education System Profiles, Enrollment & Recruiting, Europe, Europe, Latest on WENR

Incompatible With Bologna? The Two-Cycle Degree Structure in Medical Education in the EHEA

The Bologna Process’s requirement for two-cycle degree structures is at odds with traditional medical education which favors one long-cycle pathway.


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Student Mobility in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA)

The Bologna Process has spurred substantial growth in international student movement within the EHEA over the past two decades, albeit unevenly.


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Complexity, Competition, and Constraints: A New Paradigm for International Enrollment

New international student enrollment in U.S. higher education dropped 6.6 percent for the 2017/18 academic year. Can U.S. HEIs reverse the trend?


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Bologna-type Harmonization in Africa: An Overview of the Common Higher Education Area of the East African Community  

The Common Higher Education Area (CHEA) of the East African Community brings Bologna Process style reforms to East Africa. How is it working?


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The European Higher Education Area (EHEA): Has It Lost Its Way?  

How are the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) goals to enable national higher education reforms within a broader European context faring 20 years later?


Posted in Accreditation and Quality Assurance, Current Issue, Education Policy, Europe, Latest on WENR

International Student Pathways to Permanent Residence in Canada: Canada Research in Brief

In late 2017, WES surveyed prospective international students about why they planned to come to Canada, and why they plan to stay on. A snapshot of our findings shows what we learned.


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Going North: The Student Mobility Outlook from Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, and Venezuela

A look at how student flows from key Latin American countries may shift over the mid- to long-term. Despite the current political climate and a near-term slowdown, the overall outlook remains encouraging.


Posted in Current Issue, Mobility Trends