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European elections: Touchstones for the German parties

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International researchers: new leaflet provides information on residence permits

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HRK Research Map: Institutional research priorities at German universities

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10Jul2014


Universities and business leaders call for more immigration via the science and research system

The Confederation of German Employers' Associations and the HRK are pushing to win more international graduates from German universities to take up careers in Germany and for the universities to play a greater role in encouraging immigration. The universities and business leaders have agreed to work more closely together in future to improve the results of international university students and to persuade them to stay in Germany.

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10Jul2014


HRK President claims that Lower Saxony is acting against the Coalition Agreement

"The State Government of Lower Saxony wishes to withhold funds from universities that federal government and federal state coalition representatives had promised them on 26 May. This situation cannot be allowed to continue," stressed the President of the HRK, Horst Hippler, in response to the press release from the Lower Saxony Science Minister.

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7Jul2014


Precedent in Lower Saxony: education funding repurposed with fatal consequences for higher education

The state of Lower Saxony intends to invest financial resources earmarked for schools and universities in the funding of additional child daycare staff. As of 2015, the German federal states will have more money at their disposal to spend on schools and universities because the federal government has undertaken to cover in full the contribution that the individual states were previously required to make to education funding ('BAföG' funds).

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