Monthly Archives: May 2019

PhD in Europe vs. PhD in the US

There are considerable differences between a Ph.D. degree in Europe vs. getting a Ph.D. degree in the US. Here, I have very concisely summarized some key differences in terms of qualifications, required time, thesis topic, teaching requirement, coursework, funding and … Continue reading

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Higher Education: Microcredentials rather than Traditional Degrees

Once a rare commodity, the “Bachelor degree” has now become a matter of entitlement, and in fact, it is mainly a virtual commodity in the current era. As such, “the laws of economics must prevail to drive down its value … Continue reading

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The Importance of University Branding

“No matter what, the education industry is still a business, it runs on money and efforts taken by humans. It is like any other business that needs constant capital and nurturing. If a college/ university miss out on marketing themselves … Continue reading

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The Importance of College Athletic Programs to Universities

College athletics programs are in fact a multibillion-dollar industry in a close link to school branding and reputation. And while individual sports programs do not necessarily result in a profit, there are many other benefits to colleges with significant implications … Continue reading

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International standard for measuring quality of education

Quality has been and will continue to be an important aspect of higher education. An important part ensuring high quality is to have proper criteria and tools to assess it. In the past 20 years, higher education quality-assurance schemes have … Continue reading

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Future of the university

Remarkable changes, driven by the new work order, globalization and rapid technological change, is Pushing universities to redefine their role and the value they provide to their students and wider society. Out of the several ways that the universities will … Continue reading

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