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Elections 15-04-2022

Students occupy universities to protest Macron-Le Pen face-off

Students have staged protests at France's main universities, with hundreds opposing the prospective leadership of both outgoing president Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen, the two candidates in the run-off of the presidential election. EURACTIV France reports.
Economy & Jobs 05-04-2022

Ukrainian, Russian students in France face woes as war rages on

Ukrainian and Russian students in France face financial woes and find it increasingly difficult to renew their stay as the war in Ukraine impacts them despite them being several thousand kilometres away.
Health 09-11-2021

COVID-19 hit mental health of French students hard – report

France's students have reported an increase in anxiety and depressive disorders, as well as suicidal thoughts during the COVID-19 pandemic, a study by France's national health and medical research institute (INSERM) and the University of Bordeaux published on Tuesday (9 November) has found. EURACTIV France reports.
Coronavirus 02-07-2021

Students leave Mallorca quarantine after super-spreader outbreak 

One hundred and eighteen Spanish students who had celebrated the end of their school year in Mallorca but got caught up in a COVID-19 super-spreader outbreak linked to a total of 1,824 new cases in Spain stopped quarantining on Thursday (1 July) after testing negative for the virus.
Agrifood 11-11-2020

What makes good compost? French students on quest to collect scientific data

Four students are offering to study composting from a scientific perspective by launching until 15 November a collaborative study on the speed of decomposition of organic waste. EURACTIV France reports.
EU Elections 2019 24-04-2019

French student praises eye-opening trip to Strasbourg

A month before the European elections, EURACTIV’s partner Ouest-France offered subscribers the opportunity to visit the European Parliament in Strasbourg and meet 13 MEPs. The trip helped one student conclude that she and her peers know very little about how the EU works and how useful it is. EURACTIV’s partner Ouest-France reports.
Economy & Jobs 29-03-2018

Erasmus+ becomes increasingly popular in France

The number of beneficiaries of the Erasmus+ programme in France increased in 2017, thanks to a greater budget for the European exchange programme.

UK policy on Romanian, Bulgarian students is illegal

The policy of denying Bulgarian and Romanian students employment in Britain is unfair. But that’s not the real issue. The point is it is breaching EU law too, says Galina Kostadinova.
Languages & Culture 09-01-2012

Dutch reel from German students’ invasion

A top education official in the Netherlands has threatened universities and colleges in the east of the country with closure if they continue to recruit students from just across the border in Germany.
Languages & Culture 22-06-2010

Record numbers take part in EU student mobility scheme

Record numbers of students are going abroad for university studies or company placements under the EU's Erasmus scheme, revealed new figures released by the European Commission yesterday (21 June). 
Economy & Jobs 23-10-2007

ECJ brightens financial perspectives for students abroad

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on 23 October that German law is violating the principle of freedom of movement for EU citizens by providing student grants only to those who have completed an initial course of study in their home country.