Europe

Emerging Models of Indian-European Higher Education Collaborations

By Rahul Choudaha, PhD and Kata Orosz With more than 100,000 Indian students enrolled in the United States, as compared to 43,000 in Europe1, the country commands strong brand equity among Indian students (earlier article on US-India academic partnerships). However,


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The Bologna Process and Academic Values

By Ivan Leban, Professor at the University of Ljubljana1 Higher education in Slovenia A Slovenian chemist by profession, I have taught chemistry and crystallography at the University of Ljubljana for 36 years. Influenced by my own international experience as a


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From Reykjavik to Vladivostok: Student Advising Trends from Education USA

By the end of February, EducationUSA will publish over 40 country profiles with student advising trends from Europe and Eurasia. The EducationUSA Trends Report seeks to empower US institutions by uncovering the stories and insights of advisers in the European


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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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Developments in Central Asian Higher Education

By Sharon Powell WES Coordinator of Resources Development The collapse of the Soviet Union had a profound impact on the education systems of Central Asia. Drastic cuts in funding; the cessation of directives and guidance from Moscow; the repatriation of


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European Curriculum Reform

By Nick Clark Editor, World Education News & Reviews The Bologna reform movement is almost 8 years old, and by now most people familiar with the process are well aware that the new structure of European degrees is based on


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University Rankings: Spain

On this page: Commercial Initiatives: • El Mundo “50 Carreras Non-commercial Ranking: • Ranking 2005 El Mundo “50 Carreras” <http://aula.elmundo.es/aula/especiales/2006/50carreras/index.html> The Madrid-based daily newspaper, El Mundo, compiles Spain’s only commercially produced comprehensive ranking of universities. Over the last six years,


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University Rankings: United Kingdom

On this page:    • Quality Assessments by Government-Funded Agencies • Research Assessment Exercise • Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education • HEFCE Performance Indicators    • Teaching Quality Information    • Media ‘League Tables’ • The Times Good University Guide • The


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University Rankings: Germany

Non-Commercial Initiatives The Humboldt Rankings <www.humboldt-foundation.de/ranking> Every five years the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation ranks institutions of higher education and research institutes according to the number of sponsored foreign researchers they host. The Foundation was established by the German government


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University Rankings: France

France On this page: Commercial Rankings:    • Le Point    • L’Express, Business School Rankings    • Le Nouvel Observateur    • L’Etudiant Commercial Rankings Le Point Le Point magazine produces an annual ranking of engineering schools, categorized under three categories: post-baccalaureate schools,


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