Swiss partnership with Dunya University (Afghanistan)

Dunya University, formerly Dunya Institute for Higher Education, was established in 2009, in partnership with Swiss UMEF University in Switzerland. Dunya University is recognized by the Ministry of Education in Afghanistan. Swiss UMEF University does not

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Digital Technology to Improve Student Identification for Online Exams

The European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA), in cooperation with several institutions worldwide,  has embarked on a project aimed at developing technology that will facilitate student authentication for online exam systems.

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European University: Which one?

There are at least five independent universities in Europe that all contain the same name.  Four of them are properly recognized by degree granting authorities in the host countries. These include: European University at St. Petersburg in Russia: http://

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"swissuniversities" Established: Swiss Rectors' Conferences Merge

On November 21, 2012, Swiss academic universities, universities of applied sciences, and pedagogical universities formed a joint institution named swissuniversities. Its main task is to coordinate the merger of the existing three rectors' conferences (CR

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Resource: The Organization of the Academic Year in Europe 2012/13

Resource: The Organization of the Academic Year in Europe 2012/13  : this country-by-country overview, prepared by the European Commission, provides details on the academic year structures in higher education of several European countries, including begi

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