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 The international student market in Azerbaijan

The international student market in Azerbaijan

We continue our From the field series today with a feature video interview with Nicolas Tzenios, the former Vice Chancellor of Kursk State Medical University in Russia and...

 Trends in study abroad for Mexican students

Trends in study abroad for Mexican students

If all goes according to plan, Mexico may soon send more students to the US than any other country in the world besides China (currently 274,439) and India...

 Kazakhstan economy driving both reforms and demand for higher education

Kazakhstan economy driving both reforms and demand for higher education

Following several years of strong economic growth and educational reforms, Kazakhstan is a country with burgeoning demand for study abroad and for programmes geared to its labour market...

 The factors driving international student mobility to and from Turkey

The factors driving international student mobility to and from Turkey

Last year ICEF Monitor reported on Turkey’s ambition to become an international education hub and host 150,000 foreign students by 2020. This ambition is only growing. Serdar Gündoğan,...

 Egypt aims to quadruple international enrolment

Egypt aims to quadruple international enrolment

The Egyptian government recently announced plans to increase the number of international students enrolled in the country and to market itself as a regional international education hub catering...

Strategies for a challenging year in Russia

Russia has been an important growth market for outbound in recent years, both for travel generally and for student travel in particular. The ITB World Travel Trends Report...

International student mobility picking up in Norway while major reforms take shape

Citizens in all Nordic countries have access to free higher education by virtue of a social philosophy (and tax structure), which holds that income differentials should not affect...

Taiwan plans to close up to a third of its universities in the next decade

Taiwan’s Ministry of Education outlined plans late last month to merge or close up to 52 of the country’s public and private universities. The move comes in response...

Spanish education at a crossroads

One of the most turbulent and complex higher education sectors is that of Spain, where firebrand Minister of Education José Ignacio Wert has already pushed through numerous reforms...

New report argues that international students in France should pay full fees

Foreign students enrolled with French higher education institutions currently receive a significant tuition subsidy from the French government. In fact, a recent economic impact study commissioned by Campus...

Surprise Sri Lankan election result promises new education ties and investment

The surprise victory of Maithripala Sirisena in Sri Lanka’s presidential election last month, along with early indications of pending reforms, have raised high expectations among students, education leaders,...

Morocco still aiming to boost education quality and access

Last fall, we reported on planned education reforms for the Kingdom of Morocco, changes designed to improve quality and access, meet high market demand, and address growing student...

Targeting demand for study abroad in Chile

Chile’s growing economy and stable politics have led to a steady increase in the number of students going abroad over the past several years. However, with economic growth...

Dutch government rolls out international scholarship programme

The Dutch government released a new strategy for international education in July 2014, built around the idea of expanding student mobility, transnational education initiatives, and international partnerships for...

US moves to double its number of outbound students by 2018

The number of US post-secondary students studying abroad has roughly doubled in each of the past two decades, growing from 71,000 in 1989/90 to 144,000 in 1999/2000 and...