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American students head to Germany for free college

Despite the high cost of college in this country, most American students will choose to go to school here. But a growing number of students are getting their degrees in other countries, like Germany, where taxpayers pick up the tab. WGBH's On Campus team recently traveled to Cologne to explore this higher education defection, and the implications for the United States.


U.S. Department of State: EducationUSA Network Launches New Web Platform

March 31, 2015

The U.S. Department of State’s EducationUSA network has revamped its web presence for international students, U.S. higher education professionals, and foreign governments and institutions at to prepare American and international students for today’s global economy and better promote U.S. higher education abroad.

European Apprenticeship - A Model for the U.S.?

Can a dual study system find a place in U.S. education?
What can the U.S. learn from European apprenticeship experiences?

McKinsey Quarterly: Competition at the digital edge: ‘Hyperscale’ businesses

Digitization is giving rise to a new form, with a scale and complexity that challenge managerial conventions.

Atlantic Council: TTIP and the Narcissism of Small Differences

One of the most frequent refrains by critics of the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership is that the US and Europe already enjoy close economic and political ties — what need is there for a signed and ratified treaty?