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  2. What is a diploma mill?
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15/02/2010 - NVAO
Status International Management Institute (Belgium)
NVAO has recently received an enormous amount of queries concerning the International Management Institute based in Belgium. All these queries receive... more

20/04/2009 - Vlaanderen
Faculty for Comparative Study of Religions deleted from register
Faculty for Comparative Study of Religions was deleted from the Higher Education Register on 20 April 2009. Inclusion in the Higher Education... more

27/03/2009 - Internationaal
International study: "Flanders has two cities in top three of cities with highest quality of life"
According to a study by ECA International, Antwerp and Brussels top the world list of cities with the highest quality of life for expats. more

21/10/2008 - Internationaal
Universities in Flanders score well in World University Ranking
Flanders once again has three universities in this years World University Ranking of the British newspaper The Times. Since Flanders only has six... more

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