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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Interesting times for Ukrainian higher education

Whilst this blog has a key focus on higher education in Central Asia, it occasionally visits other post-Soviet countries to catch up with developments there. Today we're in Ukraine, at the western edge of the former Union. Whilst Central Asian countries and Ukraine share a Soviet heritage, there are also some notable differences. For example, …

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