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Labi, Aisha – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2012
As Europe has lurched from one economic crisis to another in recent months, one thing has become clear: Any long-term solution will depend on the willingness of Germany, Europe's largest economy, to shoulder much of the financial burden the debt crisis has created. German taxpayers, known for their thrift, have balked at underwriting what many see…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Debt (Financial), Economic Climate, Role of Education
Labi, Aisha – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2006
German universities are taking part in a competition that supporters believe will reshape the country's higher-education system by funneling billions of dollars to institutions identified as the best in the nation. The competition, known as the excellence initiative, aims to improve research performance and increase the international…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competition, Higher Education, Cooperative Learning