ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

A+| A| A-

PARIS-Future of Higher Education

PARIS Future of Higher Education THE Faculty of Science of the University of Paris planned to accomodate 3,000 students this autumn in the first year of the medical course. When 5.600 candidates presented themselves, the dean closed down the registration and called for a system of selection. This exasperated the students who were not able to sign up. In the end. the Government provided extra funds so that additional classes could be organised for all the applicants in medicine as well as in biology, chemistry and geology which were also overwhelmed. Some of the hastily arranged laboratory sections would be held in a secondary school more than an hour out of Paris

To read the full text Login

Get instant access

New 3 Month Subscription
to Digital Archives at

₹826for India

$50for overseas users


(-) Hide

EPW looks forward to your comments. Please note that comments are moderated as per our comments policy. They may take some time to appear. A comment, if suitable, may be selected for publication in the Letters pages of EPW.

Back to Top