Selecting university leaders in Kazakhstan

Ever wondered how university leaders get chosen?   And specifically, how this process works in Kazakhstan? I thought so. A recent article on Kazakh website BNews offers a great ‘Who’s Who’ at the top echelons of Kazakhstan’s higher education system in its report on the competition for the top spot at three of the country’s …

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Does study abroad lead to democracy in former Soviet countries?

These days, there's a lot of literature out there - both in the academic and the policy worlds - on studying abroad. You can read about why students choose to go abroad for higher education, how studying abroad changes students, how states compete to recruit the best students from around the world, what this all …

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