University College, London (UCL) was founded in 1826 as a drastically different university, opening up English higher education for the first time to people of all beliefs and social backgrounds. That tradition remains alive today. UCL is a modern institution, one of the world’s leading multidisciplinary universities. 21 Nobel prize winners have come from the UCL University. Around 34% of UCL students come from outside the UK, attracted from nearly 140 countries around the globe.
ParisTech – the Paris Institute of Technology – is one of the collegiate universities in France. Its oldest college was founded in 1741. Nowadays, it gathers 11 of the best French engineering schools, covering nearly the whole spectrum of engineering science, and 1 business school. Currently, there are 18,900 students (31% of whom are foreign students).
The Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) is one of the oldest universities in the world founded in 1499. The range of educational degrees offered at the Complutense University is one of the most complete in Europe and includes a wide variety of specialty areas. The degrees are grouped into five areas of knowledge: Arts and Humanities, Sciences, Health Sciences, Social and Legal Sciences, and Engineering.
Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations offer Chevening scholarships for master students. The programme provides full or part funding for full-time courses at postgraduate level, normally a one-year Master’s degree in any subject and at any UK University. The Chevening programme makes awards to talented individuals who demonstrate the potential to become future leaders, decision makers and opinion formers.
Warsaw’ s 4- year program of the Medical University is offered for college graduates having BSc degrees, who have completed their pre-medical education and have 1200 hours of pre-med courses, e.g. general chemistry (including labs), organic chemistry (including labs), biology, physics, maths (calculus), biochemistry, genetics, anatomy etc. There is no entrance exam. English is the language of instruction at the English Division of Medical University of Warsaw, therefore appliquants must be proficient in speaking, listening, reading and writing English. International students who are not native English speakers must document their language proficiency by submitting the results of a TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), IELTS (International English Language Testing System), or a Pearson PTE Academic score.
by James Skinner and Stefanie Claudia Müller
Elections in Catalonia. No need to elaborate except to confirm that although the main driving coalition party (4 members) known as the ‘Junts pel si’ (‘Together for the ‘Yes) in favor of independence from Spain lead by Artur Mas (CiU – right wing nationalists) together with Oriol Jorquera (ERC – Left wing republican), Union Democratica de Cataluña (UDC – Christian Democrat) and Moviment d’Ezquerés (MES – another Christian Democrat of sorts) obtained the largest number of votes but were not enough to form a government.