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A blog from the Center for International Higher Education

February 20, 2017 - 2:00pm
To provide centrally organized, cohesive measures to the refugee crisis regarding entrance to higher education, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research supplied 100 million Euro for higher education programs for refugees for 2016-19
February 5, 2017 - 5:38am
Ukraine state security officers arrested a law professor for the systematic extortion of bribes from students in exchange for good grades on examinations. During the search, the officers shook bank notes from the volume containing the criminal code.
January 26, 2017 - 8:00pm
Since 2014, the Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education has focused on creating world-class universities — an aspiration strongly influenced by globalization and university rankings.
January 18, 2017 - 6:11pm
It seems clear that continuing, large-scale migration to Germany has created multiple challenges for educational institutions.
January 8, 2017 - 5:10pm
Military governments in Thailand have a history of repressing academic freedom and the general freedom of expression.
January 2, 2017 - 5:10pm
The current bill is a step backward for Chilean higher education. It is urgent for it to be significantly improved.
December 20, 2016 - 6:53pm
In today’s highly competitive academic labor market human resource policies and the ability to attract highly mobile, talented faculty are key ingredients of success for universities and economies worldwide.
December 13, 2016 - 8:39am
With the current militarization of the university and the prevailing tensions, serious learning is very unlikely to happen.
December 7, 2016 - 7:17pm
Creating a university in a refugee camp was wrought with challenges: unreliable electricity and internet connectivity, lack of technological infrastructure, language gaps, skill gaps, security concerns, more.
December 4, 2016 - 1:30pm
University rankings are largely based on what can be measured rather than what is necessarily relevant and important to the university.



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