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  • CapitalBerne
  • Official Languages German, French, Italian
  • Population 8 million
  • International tertiary students 12,803 Source: UNESCO
  • Australian share (number) 303
  • Australian share (percentage) 2 percent

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Growing trend of European universities courting English speakersMIP subscribers only
Friday, November 22, 2013Updates | ELICOS | Higher education
A growing number of European universities are teaching courses in English in an attempt to win students away from traditional English speaking markets.
European heavyweights need greater English language proficiencyMIP subscribers only
Tuesday, November 19, 2013Updates | ELICOS
English language skills are stagnating in Germany and Italy and plummeting in France, highlighting ongoing opportunities in key continental European economies. This article takes a deeper look at the ...
Agents survey positions Australia as a major playerMIP subscribers only
Thursday, November 15, 2012Updates | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education | 28 November 2012
Austrade joined forces with English Australia and ACPET at this year’s ICEF Berlin Workshop, the world’s largest international education business-to-business networking event. The strong Australian pr ...
Proposal to expand Erasmus mobility programMIP subscribers only
Thursday, November 08, 2012Updates | Higher education | 14 November 2012
Erasmus for All, the European Union’s (EU) proposed new mobility program for European students, teachers and administrators, could be expanded to cover financing for master’s degree students within th ...
EAIE conference reveals trends in international higher educationMIP subscribers only
Friday, October 26, 2012Updates | Higher education | 31 October 2012
Key trends shaping international higher education were explored at this year’s European Association for International Education conference. Topics ranged from Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) to s ...

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