International Higher Education

International Higher Education
Aug 18, 2015
With a deal to limit Iran's nuclear program and relieve sanctions pending, U.S. universities look ahead to new possibilities for cooperation. But even as institutions contemplate sending students there, some flag safety and human rights concerns.

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February 13, 2013

Seeking to counteract rankings' intense focus on research, the country adapts a European tool that provides data on universities, warts and all.

January 30, 2013

Russia wants to build a top university, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, from scratch. “Skoltech” enjoys the patronage of politicians and mentorship from MIT, but some fear the “best” is being built at expense of the base.  

January 25, 2013

Students rally against government plans that leave some of them with steep tuition bills and others with requirements not to leave the country.

January 15, 2013

After three years of growth, the number of students seeking places in Australia's universities flattens, similar to patterns seen in the United States.

December 10, 2012

The Harpswell Foundation provides housing and leadership training to some of Cambodia’s top female college students.

November 28, 2012

A former instructor at Southern Utah University's intensive English program raises concerns about the prevalence of plagiarism and low standards for students and instructors.

October 23, 2012

Hellicy Ngambi, the first female vice chancellor at a public university in Zambia, embraces a framework for ethical leadership.

October 4, 2012

Inspired by the scale of the Science Without Borders program, universities seize opportunities to expand partnerships in Brazil.

September 26, 2012

Education and development organizations launch new push to fund overseas fellowships and scholarships for Syrian students and professors.

September 24, 2012

Universities and governments on the continent exhibit many of the same data limitations as U.S. colleges in gauging student outcomes, study shows.

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