A government-regulated private education system in Burma, well educated Iranians able to articulate smoothly overseas and an appetite for English language training in Cuba: Sara Custer considers opportunities in some of the lesser travelled countries on the international education beat.
When someone says Germany, what are the first things that come to mind? Cars, machines and brands that are known for their top-notch quality, punctuality and a strong economy. People might not know that it is also comfortably poised among the top five education destinations worldwide, writes Reem Nafie.
A binational university of applied sciences is set to be established in Kenya as a joint project with Germany, it has been announced, in order to help upskill the Kenyan workforce to meet the demands of the economy.
The German Academic Exchange Service, DAAD, and the University Grants Commission based in India, have launched a new joint programme to strengthen higher education partnerships between the two countries. The Indo-German Partnership in Higher Education programme was made official earlier this month in New Delhi.
A report by DAAD and DZHW has found that the number of international master's students in Germany has increased by 131% since 2008. The number of foreign master's students in the country has also reached 66,647.