European Commission issues call for joint European degree label

As part of an Erasmus+ initiative to promote transnational partnerships between higher education institutions in Europe, the European Commission is preparing to develop a pilot program for a joint European degree label. In the Erasmus+ press release, the

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South East Technological University formally opens in Ireland

Waterford Institute of Technology and IT Carlow recently merged to form the South East Technological University (SETU). SETU will offer academic programs ranging from apprenticeship through doctoral degrees. According to the Irish Times, the National Str

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Additional countries closing schools due to coronavirus

Schools and universities in Italy have been closed for over a week in an attempt to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Other countries that have followed suit include Bolivia, France, Ireland, the Philippines, Portugal, and Spain. Some states in Germany,

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Technological University Dublin established (Ireland)

Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) was established by law on 1 January 2019. It was formed by merging Dublin Institute of Technology, Institute of Technology Tallaght, and Institute of Technology Blanchardstown. It includes campuses in Grangegor

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New technological universities to be established in Ireland

Plans are underway in Ireland to create up to four new technological universities through the merging of ten of the 14 existing institutes of technology. Two of these new technological universities could be ready as early as September 2018: TU4Dublin fro

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