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IIE releases its newest report on joint and double degree programmes

The Institute of International Education (IIE) and the Freie Universität Berlin have together published a report under the title Joint and Double Degree Programs in the Global Context.

Based on their previous collaborative research activities in the transatlantic context under the EU-Atlantis Programme and the results of a spring 2011 survey conducted amongst 245 higher education institutions (see ACA Newsletter – Education Europe, January 2011), the project partners have developed an assessment of a wealth of joint and double degree programmes in Australia, France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Combining a global perspective and a country-specific approach, the authors of the report point to a global spread of this initially Europe-wide phenomenon and identify some strengths and weaknesses as well as opportunities and challenges that are associated with these specific educational instruments. The full version of the report can be downloaded from the IIE website.

IIE Freie Universität Berlin