Indian Students Seeking an MBBS: Why China?

Data from India’s Medical Council indicates rising interest in China among Indian students seeking a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS). What factors are involved?

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Education in Turkey

A look at current trends in education and international student mobility in Turkey. Includes an overview of the education system, a survey of recent changes and reforms, and a guide to institutions and qualifications.

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Washington’s Patchwork Approach to Inbound Student Mobility: A Guide

The U.S. federal government lacks a unified policy solution to inbound student mobility, but programs and policies designed to attract and retain international students do exist, both within the State Department, and Customs and Immigration. Paul Schulmann offers an overview of the available resources, and tips for navigating them.

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PRIME: Massive Government Subsidy Seeks to Reshape Higher Education in Korea

In May, Korea announced the recipients of the largest higher education subsidy it’s ever awarded. The PRIME Project will funnel some USD $1.8 billion to 21 higher education institutions. The goal? Increase the number of trained engineers coming out of college, and decrease fine and liberal arts majors. The program will have ripple effects on enrollments, student mobility, and the economy.

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