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A blog from the Center for International Higher Education

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 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.
November 27, 2016 - 8:15am
In the Erasmus Impact Study, 88% of the UK (!) Erasmus people feel very European and 84% have a positive attitude towards Europe compared to 62% of the non-mobile UK students.
November 20, 2016 - 10:40am
Polls and the seemingly self-destructive nature of Trump’s campaign distracted many of us from another half of America’s population.



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