Germany: Top university switches master’s to English — The Local de

UPDATE: One of Germany’s top universities wants to ditch German and switch almost all of its master’s programmes to English in the next six years, prompting fears that the academic standing of the German language is under serious threat. Munich’s TU university wants to switch its master’s programmes to English. Photo: DPA   Munich‘s Technical…

Facts about the German higher education system

  Student from Ghana(© picture-alliance/ dpa) Some 1.98 million students are currently studying at German institutions of higher education. Almost half of the them (48%) are women. A total of 376 higher education institutions offer study programmes, including 102 universities, 170 universities of applied sciences and 69 private colleges. In recent years, the number of…

Higher education enrolment increases in Afghanistan — Central Asia Online com

KABUL – Afghanistan is increasing opportunities for more high school graduates to pursue a university education and is working to ensure that universities are offering quality education. For the upcoming academic year, which starts in the spring, more than 60,000 students are expected to begin study in the country’s public universities, the Afghan Ministry of…

Afghanistan: A strong woman starts a small revolution — Deutschland de

© picture-alliance­/dpa –­Afghanistan Time Magazine has included Roya Mahboob on its list of the 100 most influential people in the world. In a country where many women are still confined to the home, the IT entrepreneur from Afghanistan is breaking cultural traditions. After completing her studies in 2010, she set up The Afghan Citadel Software…

The Institute of Ismaili Studies Welcomes New GPISH and STEP Students

STEP class for 2015 The new cohorts of students enrolled on the Graduate Programme in Islamic Studies and Humanities (GPISH) and the Secondary Teacher Education Programme (STEP) have arrived at the IIS and are beginning their studies. These students were selected from a large pool of applicants and have been awarded scholarships to pursue postgraduate…

Tanzania: Arusha to Have New City Plan – All Aafrica com news

Arusha — Arusha City will have a new master plan whose implementation will involve public and private sectors. The Arusha Chapter chairman of the Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (TCCIA), Mr Adolf Olomi said a committee had been formed to make the plan a success. “snip” The population of the city is currently…