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Cheating is rife in Russia, finds student survey Subscription

26 March 2015 | By

Tolerance of dishonesty high in system where one in seven cheats in exams

Dutch PhD candidates fear a downgrade in status Subscription

5 March 2015 | By

Could minister Jet Bussemaker’s reforms create a ‘second-class’ group of doctoral candidates?

Barroso sees lessons for European universities from his US vantage Subscription

26 February 2015 | By

Continent must learn to maximise research strengths, says former European Commission president turned ‘accidental academic’

Anne Glover criticises ‘push back’ in Brussels role

03 Feb 2015 | By

The European Commission’s former chief scientific adviser has spoken out about the ‘push back’ she said she received against her role in Brussels

Horizon 2020 funding raid a ‘great concern’

23 Jan 2015 | By

Pan-Europe organisations attack Commission plans to move money for strategic investment fund

Analysis: are EU students feeling the squeeze? Subscription

22 January 2015 | By

A comparison of student-to-staff ratios and spending per student across Europe

Global universities take pride in hiring home-grown talent Subscription

8 January 2015 | By

Academic inbreeding is not considered unusual or problematic in many countries, according to study

Dutch universities dig in for long fight over open access Subscription

8 January 2015 | By

Institutions ‘unbending’ on fee-free demand as talks with Elsevier resume

Pay cuts for Bilkent University scholars who disappoint peers Subscription

1 January 2015 | By

Private university in Turkey neglects research metrics for external views on academics’ performance

Science Europe warns over research funding

13 Dec 2014 | By

The budget of the European Union’s flagship research and innovation programme should be ring fenced, an association of research funders has said.

The strange tale of the University of Vigo’s physics programme Subscription

27 November 2014 | By

Closures, court orders, political intrigue: Paul Jump on a Spanish university’s bitter ongoing battle

Germany aims to send 50 per cent of students abroad by 2020 Subscription

13 November 2014 | By

Plans are part of industrial strategy to steal a march on other export-driven countries

Open doors make a fairer world, says José Luis Rodriguez Zapatero Subscription

6 November 2014 | By

‘Non-political’ visa policy, Spanish language and top business schools are key to Spanish sector’s future, according to Spain’s former leader

Cut departmental selfishness to cut costs, report advises Subscription

30 October 2014 | By

Delft University of Technology report says universities could reduce estates footprint by 25 per cent via more space-sharing

Tuition fees hike plan unveiled in Flanders

20 Oct 2014 | Updated: 20 Oct 2014 | By Karen Shook

Flemish government proposes rise despite student protests

Viktor Orbán’s ‘butler’ will not serve in EU education role Subscription

9 October 2014 | By

MEPs reject candidacy of right-wing Hungarian Tibor Navracsics to education, culture, youth and citizenship portfolio

German reforms give students ‘substantial’ financial boost Subscription

2 October 2014 | By Frances Mechan-Schmidt

Funding burden will shift from Länder to federal government in €825m overhaul. Frances Mechan-Schmidt reports

Dublin students forced to dig it as rents rise Subscription

11 September 2014 | By Naomi Powell

Property shortage has made accommodation unaffordable for many

Polish academics return from Silicon Valley ‘willing to take risks’ Subscription

21 August 2014 | By

Elite scholars are visiting the universities of Stanford and Berkeley in a mission to boost the country’s standing in a European innovation index

Scholars’ disbelief after Czech ministry axes project Subscription

7 August 2014 | By

Anger as funding for scientific researchers fails to materialise

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