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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

Spain scraps university entrance exam for foreign students Subscription

31 July 2014 | By

Selectividad test removed in effort to drive up traditionally low number of entrants from abroad

Humanities research ‘needs firm foundations’ Subscription

31 July 2014 | By

The importance of a durable European study infrastructure is explored in the book Facing the Future

Serbian political figures accused of plagiarising their PhDs Subscription

24 July 2014 | By

Allegations have further shaken public trust in the country’s governing class

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

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