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Flight from italian universities

February 5, 2013


(PUBLISHED IN IL CORRIERE DELLA SERA) Equivalent of one university fewer in ten years. Enrolments down from 338,482 in 2003-2004 to 280,144 in 2011-2012. Shrinking teaching staff.     Undergraduates, graduates, post-grads, teaching staff and funds are all on the decline as Italy’s universities struggle. The warning comes from the national university council (CUN) in […]

The Hungarian party FIDESZ wants to cut drastically the subventioned university places

January 25, 2013


(PUBLISHED IN THE EUROPEAN LEFT PARTY) The Hungarian government party FIDESZ wants to drastically cut the number of the high school and university places subventioned by the state, which means the introduction of full tuition fees for the large majority of the students. This measure will increase inequalities regarding education and aggravate the gap between […]