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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.

Croatia weighs a strategy for higher education reform Subscription

12 December 2013

Following student protests, government mulls a sector report calling for change. Cyrille Cartier writes

Germany’s student accommodation and financing crises Subscription

5 December 2013 | By Frances Mechan-Schmidt

Student associations call for more, affordable residence places

Hungarian sector limps along as youth still vote with their feet Subscription

28 November 2013 | By Jon Marcus

‘Student contract’ fails to forestall exodus as academy reels from massive cuts

How the College of Europe brings a continent together Subscription

7 November 2013 | By

New rector Jörg Monar discusses the unique institution’s mission and challenges

German academy wants cash to raise standards Subscription

26 September 2013 | By Frances Mechan-Schmidt

Rectors demand more federal support from new government. Frances Mechan-Schmidt reports

Grades improve when students lead learning Subscription

19 September 2013 | By

Academics at Avans University in the Netherlands revamp seminars to promote student engagement

Turkey: the next prime location for overseas recruitment? Subscription

12 September 2013 | By

UK and US universities could profit from growing appetite for study abroad, says report

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