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Inna Sovsun: Ukraine's youngest minister plans academy shake-up Subscription

10 July 2014 | By

Minister keen to reform archaic system, including consolidation of institutions, end to two-track admissions

Spain makes little headway in struggle against plagiarism Subscription

26 June 2014 | By Isabel López Ruiz

Anti-plagiarism policies - where they exist - are still not working

Spain’s student grants: better late than never? Subscription

12 June 2014 | By Isabel López Ruiz

Federal minister blames Catalonia for payment delays in reformed student-aid system

One for all: everyone wants a touch of Sorbonne magic Subscription

22 May 2014 | By Clea Caulcutt

The venerable term is now used by three universities and three institutional clusters in Paris

Belarus takes Bologna path to come in from the cold Subscription

15 May 2014 | By Stephen Hoare

The former Soviet satellite is working to raise standards and to court foreign students

Irish bid for a tiger’s share of online market Subscription

8 May 2014 | By Naomi Powell

National University of Ireland considers lending its name to give the republic’s online offerings global recognition

Proposed data changes ‘threaten’ EU research Subscription

1 May 2014 | By

The European University Association warns restrictions could cause continent’s scientists to fall behind global rivals

Opinions are not as one over Trinity College Dublin rebrand Subscription

17 April 2014 | By Naomi Powell

Academics’ lack of faith in ‘identity initiative’ prompts rethink on revamped logo and name change

Germany rethinks after rush to adopt Bologna reforms Subscription

10 April 2014 | By

Problems with the introduction of EU harmonised three-year degrees have led to a reassessment

Revolutionary road to higher standards in Ukraine Subscription

10 April 2014 | By

Nation’s universities to face QAA-style scrutiny under new regime

Magnetic north plans to reset the cultural compass Subscription

10 April 2014 | By

Umeå University aims to gain from its host city’s Capital of Culture status

Teutonic tutors slide down ‘income pyramid’ Subscription

10 April 2014 | By

Decline in German professors’ pay over a century

Swiss count cost of defying EU border rules Subscription

20 March 2014 | By

Shut out of Horizon 2020, researchers ponder fallout of anti-immigration vote

Poland: growth stalls in an academy overdue for reform Subscription

6 March 2014 | By

Solutions to demographic, quality and employability issues needed for a sector slow to adapt to globalisation

Frankfurt celebrates one hundred years of fortitude Subscription

27 February 2014 | By Frances Mechan-Schmidt

Goethe University Frankfurt has survived prejudice, Nazism and student riots to look forward to another 100 years

France adds employability to the university mission Subscription

23 January 2014 | By Clea Caulcutt

The government wants academics to do more to help get young people into work

Germany pledges to increase foreign students by 25 per cent Subscription

16 January 2014 | By Frances Mechan-Schmidt

Coalition government promises to internationalise higher education

Austerity is driving institutions closer together Subscription

9 January 2014 | By

Mergers and system restructures are increasing across Europe as a result of funding cuts

Expect few takers for European postgrad loans, expert says Subscription

19 December 2013 | By

Idea of borrowing to study is ‘totally alien’ to some students, so take-up may be low

New president of ERC announced

18 Dec 2013 | By

The European Commission has announced the new president of the European Research Council.

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