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Twitter - the major source of news of today


IIE has published 2013 Top Twitter Picks for International Education.


According to IIE Twitter has become a major source of news on all the key issues affecting the field of international education: study abroad, university rankings, exchange programs, student mobility trends, education for all and many other topics.


For the second year in a row, IIE is publishing the list of favorite twitter feeds in the field of international education and encourage  to follow them. Mostly the list includes U.S. organizations and individuals.


Tweets are arranged in alphabetical order.


Al Fanar Media
A relatively new and very important news outlet on higher education in the Arab region.

Diplomatic Courier
This is the feed of a global-focused magazine that connects the next generation of leaders to current diplomacy and policy professionals in international relations.

The European Association of International Education`s feed features news and updates on international education topics with a focus on Europe.

Education Above All
The twitter feed of this organization, based in Qatar, is focused on improving access to high quality education for vulnerable and marginalized people in the developing world.

EducationUSA is a U.S. Department of State-supported network of advising centers around the world. Their tweets cover financial aid and campus news updates from U.S. colleges and universities specifically for international students.

Eric Beerkens
Live from Universiteit Leiden, Eric Beerkens tweets about higher education, science and innovation, all from a global perspective.

To see the full list please visit Institute for International Education  


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