International programs

Italian university joins international colleges embracing English language

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A public university in Italy transitions to English-only instruction. Meanwhile, some Israelis worry that institutions there have moved too far in that direction. Can universities be both “international” and “national"?

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At G8 sessions on higher ed, the role of money proves divisive

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While American universities are among those that profit from international education, other countries pursue a different path.

Plan floated in Britain for investors to pay tuition and for students to repay based on income

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Leader of British university group floated idea of letting private investors pay tuition for some students, who would then repay a share of their subsequent income.

International university group seeks focus on values in global higher ed projects

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International Association of Universities issues call to make ethical considerations central as institutions cross borders.

Finland moves to merge smaller universities

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Finland moves to merge its smaller universities, saying that combined institutions can better compete internationally. Some faculty who will have to commute in the Arctic question the move.

British university may bar sale of alcohol on parts of campus

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London Metropolitan U., seeking to be more sensitive to Muslim students, may restrict alcohol sales.

English universities face new budget and enrollment realities

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Under new budget system, new institutions will face budget cuts and enrollment declines.

Study finds little payoff of British investment in teaching centers

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British government's major investment in initiative to improve university teaching failed to raise standards, a study finds.


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