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College students turn to foreign universities for PhDs

Local media report that Swiss higher education colleges are teaming up with foreign universities to help their students obtain doctorates, reports Swissinfo.ch.

In Switzerland, only a few universities are allowed to confer doctorates – a practice that some complain is out of date. This means that technical colleges must team up with universities to allow students to achieve this recognition of educational attainment.

The NZZ am Sonntag reports that more than half of the newly minted professors at Swiss technical colleges have completed part of their course abroad. These can be as far flung as Bulgaria, Cameroon, Algeria and Hungary.
Full report on the SwissInfo.ch site
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