Europe

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

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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Posted in Current Issue, Education Policy, Europe, Latest on WENR, Mobility Trends

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

Universities in Exile: Somaliland, Belarus, and Ukraine

Entire educational institutions can be forced to relocate due to social and political change. How is this happening now and how can we help?


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Posted in Accreditation and Quality Assurance, Africa, Europe, Humanitarian Issues

Could Germany’s Vocational Education and Training System Be a Model for the U.S.?

Germany has one of the most productive workforces in the world. The country’s vocational education and training system may provide insights for the U.S., where interest in formalized workforce training is gaining steam.


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Posted in Americas, Education Policy, Europe, Skilled Workforce Development, Vocational Education and Training

Higher Education’s Role in National Refugee Integration: Four Cases

The importance of providing refugees from Syria and elsewhere opportunities to continue and complete higher education is clear to many countries. We look at 4 examples of national refugee integration.


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Posted in Americas, Education Policy, Europe, Humanitarian Issues

Georgia: A Post-Soviet Model for Fighting Academic Corruption

In post-soviet Georgia, policy reform has virtually extinguished bribery and other forms of corruption in public services, including higher education – an achievement that could serve as a model for other post-Communist countries.


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Posted in Credential Evaluation Issues, Europe, Special Issue

Central European University: An Exceptional Moment for Hungary, and for International Higher Education

Hungary’s Central European University (CEU) is a small but bright tapestry, a candidate for the title of “most international university” in the world—an enterprise now under siege thanks to restrictive new education laws. CEU Provost Liviu Matei and research fellow Kata Orosz report.


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Posted in Europe, Humanitarian Issues

Lessons From Germany’s Refugee Crisis: Integration, Costs, and Benefits

Germany has taken in more refugees since 2015 than any other European nation. Which programs have helped most? Which have fallen short? And what are the short-term and long-term benefits of the overall effort?


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Posted in Credential Evaluation Issues, Europe, Humanitarian Issues, Skilled Immigrants & Workforce Integration