33 deans from South-East Asia have successfully completed the “International Deans
The third and final part of the DAAD programme, the International Deans' Course (IDC), was successfully completed in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, on 13 February 2015. The 33 participating deans as well as heads of department came from HEIs in Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Laos and the Philippines. The IDC lasts nine months and consists of three workshop units lasting several days. Dr. Jutta Fedrowitz, who is in charge of CHE’s professional education, and Dr. Christian Berthold, CHE Consult CEO, were members of the team of trainers
Digital as the new normal
Digitisation will change not only university-level teaching, but the entire higher-education system. Higher education institutions and policymakers are now being urged to take an active role in shaping digitisation. This is the tenor of a recent publication by the CHE Centre for Higher Education.
Student fees in Germany – new publication provides overview in English
Implementation, modification and abolition of student fees – and a different development in each of the 16 federal states: It is hard to keep track of the current state of tuition fees for people living in Germany – but even more so for international students as well as international experts on higher education. Yet, student fees are a hot topic in Germany right now: Some politicians demand their re-implementation – some especially with regard to international students. A new synopsis published by the CHE (Centre of Higher Education) provides an overview of the development in the last decade and the status quo. It promotes an alternative model of tuition fees for the future.