International higher education

A University in Milan Shops for Professors Elsewhere

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Many European nations worry about losing talent to the United States – and so try to raid American campuses in turn.

English for Graduate Students

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Going beyond TOEFL, U. of Alabama at Birmingham tests international graduate students on their ability to perform high-level academic work in English.

Exporting 2-Year Degrees

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From a surprising source: Under new agreement, Montana State U. might design and offer two-year degree programs in Abu Dhabi.

Calling on Consulates, Just $2.50 a Minute

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While U.S. says it worries about attracting foreign students, it angers many by charging those who call seeking information and interviews.

Paying for Exclusivity

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One university's unconventional approach to outsourcing international student recruitment and services -- involving multi-million dollar payment from a corporate provider -- raises questions.

Reflections on 35 Years in International Education

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Outgoing director of Arcadia's Center for Education Abroad talks about the growth of third-party providers, oversight and, yes, subpoenas.

Science Knows No Borders. But Funders Do.

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House panel tackles obstacles to scholarly collaboration in light of important role research can play in international relations -- and AAAS announces new center devoted to science diplomacy.

On Accountability, Consider Bologna

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If you want to understand what the a-word really means, a new report suggests, look to what's happening in Europe.

A Bookended Approach to Attracting Chinese Students

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1+2+1 dual degrees, in which students start and finish at a Chinese university with two years at an American college in between, are becoming more popular.

Getting Out of Georgia

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For small groups of American students and scholars in a country hit by war, evacuation replaces research and study.

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