05 février 2015

Korea, Japan and Germany Lead in Innovation

Bloomberg has produced its latest rankings of the world’s top fifty counties ranked according to six indicators that contribute to innovation. The indicators are Research and Development, Manufacturing, High-tech Companies, Postsecondary Education, Research Personnel and Patents. Altogether more than 200 countries and sovereigns were evaluated. More...

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Russia Continues Internationalisation Drive

Russian universities have never done very well in the global rankings. In the QS World University Rankings of 2014 Lomonosov Moscow State University missed the top 100 and could only reach 114th place. Performance in the other well-known rankings is even worse. Both the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and the US News Best Global Universities put the university in 196th place last year. More...

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The World’s Most International Universities

Times Higher Education (THE) has produced a list of the world’s most international universities. This is based on the International Outlook group of indicators in the World University Rankings, published last October, which assigns equal weightings to the percentage of students who are international, the percentage of faculty who are international, and the percentage of papers with at least one international collaborator. More...

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What is the Online Linguistic Support?

Erasmus+ is the new EU programme for education, training, youth and sport for the period 2014-2020. Erasmus+ offers opportunities to study, train, gain work experience or volunteer abroad and one of its strategic objectives is to strengthen linguistic skills and support language learning.
More information on Erasmus+The Online Linguistic Support (OLS) supports language learning for Erasmus+ mobility participants. The OLS offers participants in Erasmus+ long-term mobility activities (Key Action 1) the opportunity to assess their skills in the foreign language(s) they will use to study, work or volunteer abroad. In addition, selected participants may follow an online language course to improve their competence.
More information on language assessmentsMore information on language coursesThe OLS is available for the following languages: DE German EN English ES Spanish FR French IT Italian NL Dutch.

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Je Suis Charlie

European Commission logoThe Erasmus+ Programme stands for people to people contacts, intercultural dialogue and the free exchange of ideas - core European values which came under brutal attack in Paris yesterday. In extending our sympathies to the bereaved families and the people of France, we pledge to honour the victims by continuing to promote these values. More...

Je Suis Charlie

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