Aim to send 50 percent of students abroad by 2020 and boost foreign cohort at home.
German students benefit from increased support at time when other nations are becoming more frugal.
Lack of housing for German university students points to larger concerns about paying for higher education in the country.
German rectors want to see the post-election federal government do more to support higher education.
Expats from the country or Americans seeking jobs there are in for some surprises when applying for faculty posts, writes Richard Utz.
One by one, the German states have eliminated tuition fees, bucking global trends toward increased "cost sharing."
Scholarly groups start effort, and are joined by a university in saying they will no longer participate.
Amid tight academic job market in the U.S., Germany pushes Ph.D. students to get postdocs in America -- then to come home and promote change.
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