Europe

WENR, October 2016: Europe

U.K.: Post-Brexit Brain Drain Predictions Quantified

The German Academic Exchange Service has warned that British withdrawal from the European Union could lead to losses of up to 15 percent of academic staff.


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WENR, September 2016: Europe

Germany: Turkish Crackdown Has Ripple Effect on German Higher Ed

Turmoil in Turkey’s higher education sector is prompting concern from Germany, especially in Lower Saxony, where cross-border institutional relationships focused on credit transfer, and exchanges of students, instructors, and researchers are common.


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WENR, July/August 2016: Europe

Ireland: Brexit May Lead to a Flood of International Enrollments

Britain’s decision to leave the European Union puts the future of some 10,905 Irish students studying in U.K. colleges and universities in question.


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WENR, June 2016: Europe

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.


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WENR, May 2016: Europe

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.


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WENR, April 2016: Europe

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.


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WENR, March 2016: Europe

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.


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WENR, February 2016: Europe

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…


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WENR, December 2015: Europe

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…


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WENR, July/August 2015: Europe

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…


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