Oxford University, which came in third last year, ousted Harvard from second place. But top positions are still dominated by US institutions.
Erasmus isn't about studying, it's about learning, say former students of the exchange programme.
Being on Erasmus nowadays has very little to do with actually studying and engaging with the local students.
Students in the EU who love Erasmus should vote twice: once for their party, and once for the MEPs in their party who support the exchange scheme.
An internship can be an opportunity to enter the European job market, but it can also turn out to be unpaid, menial work.
If you are looking for love and a good job then you need to use the Erasmus student exchange programme, according to new research published by the European Commission.
American and British universities continue to dominate in the global rankings with the next best faculty in a EU member state trailing a distant 24.
One in every three young Europeans has a higher level of education than their parents, according to new research.
The EU’s student exchange programme Erasmus funded the studies of nearly 270,000 students in 2012/3, a record 15,000 more than previous year, the European Commission has said.
EU 15-year olds have made slight improvements in reading, science and maths skills, but Estonian students are well ahead on EU targets.
Spain’s sudden decision to cut Erasmus scholarships in the middle of the academic year sparked outrage among Spanish students and some members of government.
Policy-makers are hoping a first-ever assessment of education standards across the EU will "scare the dickens" out of politicians.
The EU's student exchange scheme, Erasmus has reached its 3 millionth participant since the programme was set up decades ago.
Developers of a new game hope to spice up the geeky reputation of computer science - a subject that gets too little attention in EU schools.
A school in a deprived part of a northern England town has seen its grades soar after giving every pupil an iPod and every teacher a tablet.
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