% of people with academic degree & largest universities (2014)

ISCED level 5 – Short-cycle tertiary education ISCED level 6 – Bachelor’s or equivalent level ISCED level 7 – Master’s or equivalent level ISCED level 8 – Doctoral or equivalent level Note: For detailed information about the ISCED-Categories (International Standard Classification of Education) visit: http://www.uis.unesco.org/Education/Documents/isced-2011-en.pdf The list below shows the largest universities (illustrated in the map above) by enrollment per country. Some of the listed universitites are concentrated for a correspondence course / distance study. Accordingly, they can show much higher numbers of matriculation than others. Largest universities by enrollment per country:  Turkey, Eskisehir: Anadolu University:              …

Paris terror attack locations (11/13/15)

5 days ago Paris experienced one of the worst terrorist attack for decades. Within a few minutes the assasins of Paris struck at several places. We tried to create an overview map to see where what happened. The numbering besides the symobls indicates the temporal sequence of the attacks. Overview map of the terror attack locations Location 1, 3 & 8 1. Stade de France, Gate D – 9.20pm a suicide bomber blows himself up Fatalities: 1 3. Stade de France, Gate H – 9.30pm a suicide bomber blows himself…

Internet users (2014)

  You can clearly see the higher shares of internet users are concrentrated in countries in the developed regions (e.g. USA, Canada, Western Europe, Australia). Contrariwise emerging and developing regions (e.g. Central Africa, Southeast Asia) can only show low shares of internet users. So there is a obvious correlation between the level of economic development and the access for people to the internet. But the significance of having access to the internet considering the globalization are getting more and more important nowadays. Therefore it can be assumed that in future…