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09/14/2017Laureate Education, Inc. Announces CEO Transition Plan
BALTIMORE, Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Laureate Education, Inc. (Nasdaq:LAUR), the world’s largest global network of higher education institutions, announced that, effective January 1, 2018, Eilif Serck-Hanssen, current President and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), will become Chief Executive Officer (CEO); and Ricardo Berckemeyer, current Chief Operating Officer (COO), will assume the additional title of President. Douglas Becker, Laureate’s Founder, Chairman, and CEO, will ... 
09/11/2017Laureate Education to Present at BMO Capital Markets 17th Annual Back to School Conference
BALTIMORE, Md., Sept. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR), the global leader in higher education, today announced that the Company will participate in BMO Capital Markets 17th Annual Back to School Conference on September 14, 2017. The presentation, which will begin at approximately 11:15 a.m., will be webcast live and may be accessed through Upcoming Events in the Investor Relations section of the Laureate website at www.laureate.net. The webcast will be arc... 
08/31/2017Laureate Education, Inc. Announces Appointment of Chief Legal Officer
BALTIMORE, Aug. 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Laureate Education, Inc. (Nasdaq:LAUR) announced the appointment of Victoria Silbey as its new senior vice president, secretary, and chief legal officer. With more than 25 years of legal experience, Silbey joins the Laureate team after nearly 20 years at SunGard Data Systems Inc., a global software and services company, where she was the chief legal officer and senior vice president. Previously, she was a litigation attorney at Morgan, Lew... 
08/08/2017Laureate Education Reports Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2017 Financial Results
BALTIMORE, Aug. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR), the global leader in higher education, today announced financial results for the second quarter and the six months ended June 30, 2017. Second Quarter 2017 Highlights (compared to second quarter 2016): Revenue increased 4% to $1,277.4 million; up 8% on an organic constant currency basis Operating income increased by $33.3 million to $243.9 million, including a $22.8 million one-time charge  related ... 
07/31/2017Laureate Education Announces Date of Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call
BALTIMORE, July 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR), the global leader in higher education, plans to release results for the quarter ended June 30, 2017, on Tuesday, August 8, 2017, after the stock market closes. Following the release, the Company will host a telephone conference call with investors and analysts at 5:00 p.m. ET to discuss the second quarter results and the Company's business outlook. Interested parties are invited to listen to the earnings conf... 
06/09/2017Laureate Education to Present at William Blair's 2017 Growth Stock Conference
BALTIMORE, June 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR), the global leader in higher education, today announced that the Company will participate in William Blair's 2017 Growth Stock Conference on June 13, 2017. The presentation, which will begin at approximately 04:10 p.m., will be webcast live and may be accessed through Upcoming Events in the Investor Relations section of the Laureate website at www.laureate.net.  The webcast will be archived and available for repla... 
06/05/2017Laureate Education To Present At Baird 2017 Global Consumer, Technology And Services Conference
BALTIMORE, June 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR), the global leader in higher education, today announced that the Company will participate in Baird's 2017 Global Consumer, Technology & Services Conference on June 6, 2017. The presentation, which will begin at approximately 10:15 a.m., will be webcast live and may be accessed through Upcoming Events in the Investor Relations section of the Laureate website at www.laureate.net. The webcast will be archived and... 
05/11/2017Laureate Education Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results
BALTIMORE, May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR), the global leader in higher education, today announced financial results for the first quarter 2017. First Quarter 2017 Highlights (compared to first quarter 2016): New enrollments increased 4% excluding asset dispositions and adjusted for the timing of our intake in Peru due to severe floods in that country Total enrollments increased 2%, up 3% excluding asset dispos... 
05/02/2017Laureate Education Announces Date Of First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release Conference Call
BALTIMORE, May 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR), the global leader in higher education, plans to release results for the quarter ended March 31, 2017, on Thursday, May 11, 2017, before the stock market opens.  Following the release, the Company will host a telephone conference call with investors and analysts at 8:00 a.m. ET to discuss the first quarter results and the Company's business outlook. Interested parties are invited t... 
04/21/2017Laureate Education Announces Pricing of $800 Million of Senior Notes
BALTIMORE, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Laureate Education, Inc. (Nasdaq: LAUR) ("Laureate") announced today that it has priced an offering of $800 million aggregate principal amount of 8.250% senior notes due 2025 (the "Notes").   The offering is expected to close on April 26, 2017, subject to customary closing conditions. Laureate intends to use the net proceeds from the offering of the Notes, together with a portion of the net proceeds from its initial public offering and net proceeds fr... 
04/17/2017Laureate Education Announces Proposed Offering of up to $800 Million of Senior Notes
BALTIMORE, April 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Laureate Education, Inc. (Nasdaq:  LAUR) ("Laureate") announced today that it intends, subject to market and other customary conditions, to offer up to $800 million in aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2025 (the "Notes") in a private offering to eligible purchasers under Rule 144A and Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act").  Laureate's obligations under the Notes will be guaranteed by certain wholly-... 
03/28/2017Laureate Education Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2016 Financial Results
BALTIMORE, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR), the global leader in higher education, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2016, and provided guidance for the full year 2017. Fourth Quarter 2016 Highlights (compared to fourth quarter 2015): Total enrollments increased 2%, up 3% excluding asset dispositions Revenue increased 2% to $1,176 million; up 8% on an organic constant curren... 
03/28/2017Laureate Education Announces Promotions to President & Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Operating Officer
BALTIMORE, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Laureate Education, Inc. announced today the departure of its President & Chief Operating Officer, Enderson Guimarães, and the promotions of two of its most senior executives. Eilif Serck-Hanssen, the company's Chief Financial Officer for the past nine years, will assume the role of President & Chief Administrative Officer. Serck-Hanssen will retain the Chief Financial Officer role until a successor in that role is named. Ricardo Berckemeyer, a 1... 
03/13/2017Laureate Education Announces Date Of Fourth Quarter And Fiscal Year 2016 Earnings Release And Conference Call
--> BALTIMORE , March 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR), the global leader in higher education, plans to release results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2016 , on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 , after the stock market closes.  Following the release, the Company will host a telephone conference call with investors and analysts at 5:00 p.m. ET to discuss the fourth quarter and full yea... 
02/06/2017Laureate Education Announces Closing of its Initial Public Offering
BALTIMORE, Feb. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Laureate Education, Inc. (Nasdaq: LAUR) ("Laureate") announced today the closing of its initial public offering of Class A common stock. Shares of Laureate began trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market on February 1, 2017, under the symbol "LAUR." In connection with the offering, Laureate issued a total of 35,000,000 shares of Class A common stock at a price to the public of $14.00 per share. Laureate has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to p... 
01/31/2017Laureate Education Announces Pricing of its Initial Public Offering
BALTIMORE, Jan. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Laureate Education, Inc. announced today the pricing of its initial public offering of 35,000,000 shares of Class A common stock at a price to the public of $14.00 per share. Laureate has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 5,250,000 shares of Class A common stock at the initial public offering price less underwriting discounts and commissions. Shares of Laureate's Class A common stock are expected to begin trading on ... 
04/19/2016 Agreement reached between Laureate Education, Inc. and Apax Partners for the sale of Laureate’s higher education interests in France. Bpifrance will co-invest alongside Apax Partners
Baltimore, Maryland - April 19, 2016 – Laureate Education, Inc., the largest global network of degree-granting higher education institutions, today announced that it has signed an agreement for the transfer of control of Laureate International Universities France SAS (‘LIUF'), a French holding entity, to Apax Partners, a leading private equity firm in French-speaking European countries. Bpifrance, the investment vehicle of the French state, will co-invest alongside Apax Partners and hold around ... 
03/15/2016Agreement between Laureate Education, Inc. and Eurazeo for the sale of Glion and Les Roches hospitality management schools
Baltimore, Maryland - March 15, 2016 – Laureate Education, Inc., the largest global network of degree-granting higher education institutions, and Eurazeo, one of Europe's leading investment companies, today announced that they have signed an agreement under which Eurazeo will acquire Glion Institute of Higher Education ("Glion") and Les Roches International School of Hotel Management ("Les Roches") from Laureate Education for a total transaction value of CHF 380m. Glion and Les Roches rank amo... 
10/02/2015Laureate Education Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering
Baltimore, Maryland — October 2, 2015 — Laureate Education, Inc. today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of its Class A common stock. The number of shares to be offered, the price range and the stock exchange listing for the proposed offering have not yet been determined. Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and Barclays Capital Inc. are actin... 
10/02/2015Laureate Education Becomes a Public Benefit Corporation
Baltimore, Maryland — October 2, 2015 — Laureate Education, Inc., announced today that it has converted from a traditional corporation to a Public Benefit Corporation (PBC) domiciled in Delaware, which has the most up-to-date PBC law. Through this conversion, Laureate joins more than 2,800 U.S. companies incorporated as Public Benefit Corporations across 30 states and the District of Columbia. With over one million students and 88 institutions in 28 countries around the world, Laureate is the la... 
07/10/2015Laureate Education Names Enderson Guimarães President and Chief Operating Officer
Baltimore, Maryland — July 10, 2015 — Laureate Education, Inc., has named Enderson Guimarães president and chief operating officer, effective September 1, 2015. Mr. Guimarães will report to Douglas L. Becker, Laureate's founder, chairman and chief executive officer, and will work with Laureate's executive leadership team to enhance the organization's operations model and promote best practices throughout the international network. "Enderson's tremendous experience as a global operational leader ... 
05/06/2015Global Survey of More Than 27,000 Students Reveals Youth Want Career-Oriented, Innovative Universities
Baltimore, Maryland — May 5, 2015 — Despite global unrest and increasing political tensions, the world's young people are largely optimistic that higher education will result in a brighter future, according to a new index of student attitudes by Laureate International Universities and Zogby Analytics. The research follows up on a 2014 Laureate/Zogby study that was the largest international survey ever completed of student attitudes about the future of higher education.The 2015 Laureate/Zogby Stu... 
04/24/2015 Ernesto Zedillo Becomes Presidential Counselor at Laureate International Universities
The former president of Mexico will advise the Laureate network on academic innovation, outcomes and increasing access to higher education Baltimore, Maryland — April 24, 2015 — Ernesto Zedillo, the former president of Mexico, has been named a Presidential Counselor by Laureate International Universities, the world's leading higher education network. In his new role, President Zedillo will advise Laureate and its more than 80 institutions on academic innovation, and private and public sector co... 
02/06/2015Laureate Summit Draws Global Leaders to Address Youth and Productivity in Mexico
Baltimore, Maryland — February 6, 2015 — Distinguished international leaders, including former U.S. President Bill Clinton, Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Moreno and Mexico's Secretary of Public Education Emilio Chuayffet will gather today at the Coyoacán campus of Universidad del Valle de México — Mexico's largest private university — to discuss how to increase the nation's productivity.The Laureate Summit on Youth and Productivity in Mexico will feature Douglas L. Becker, found... 
10/22/2014Former British Prime Minister Inspires Students and Graduates of Universidad del Valle de México
Tony Blair addresses thousands of students and recent graduates in Mexico City22/10/2014 Baltimore, Maryland — October 22, 2014 — Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair visited Mexico City yesterday to address thousands of students and recent graduates of Universidad del Valle de México (UVM), as well as their faculty and members of the community, about the need for top-quality, accessible higher education. During his address, Mr. Blair offered advice to students about making the most of thei... 
10/20/2014Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas Spotlights Accomplishments of International Youth Leaders
University hosts the fourth annual Laureate Global Fellows event20/10/2014 Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) is hosting the annual Laureate Global Fellows event today in Lima, Peru, to recognize the accomplishments of 20 young social entrepreneurs from around the world.The Laureate Global Fellows, hailing from 17 countries, created innovative projects that address some of society's most pressing problems and that have the potential to be sustainable over the long term. This year's... 
09/12/2014FMU Education Group Joins the Laureate International Universities Network
FMU Becomes Laureate's 12th Brazilian Institution Laureate International Universities is proud to announce that the FMU Education Group has become the latest addition to Laureate's international network of universities. FMU is the 12th institution in Brazil to join Laureate, which now educates more than 250,000 undergraduate and graduate students across eight states in the country. Laureate has made Brazil a top priority for the investment of resources and technology because of the country's str... 
09/11/2014Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair Addresses Students at INTI International University and Colleges in Malaysia
Discusses Changing Nature of Education at Innovative Laureate Network Institution Baltimore, Maryland — September 11, 2014 — Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair visited the Subang campus of INTI International University and Colleges to speak to students, faculty and community stakeholders about the globalization of education. The event was broadcast live to INTI's four other campuses, reaching more than 1,000 students and will also be shown to other Laureate network institutions in countrie... 
07/10/2014Laureate Education Announces 2014 Here for Good Award Winners
Baltimore, Maryland — Thursday, July 10, 2014 — Two architecture graduates of Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC), Ana Loayza and Mauricio Gilbonio, received Laureate Education, Inc.'s Here for Good Award. Loayza, 24, and Gilbonio, 26, were chosen from an international pool of nominees for the award, which honors students, graduates and faculty members of Laureate universities who have created or are leading projects that drive social and economic progress in their countries. Loayza ... 
06/10/2014Laureate and Local Volunteers Build New Playground for Baltimore School
Baltimore, Maryland – June 10, 2014 – Laureate Education, Inc., the world's largest higher education network, today built and donated a playground at The Historic Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Elementary School in Baltimore. Nearly 300 of Laureate's most senior executives from around the world came to Baltimore to build the playground. Laureate, formerly known as Sylvan Learning Systems, relocated its global headquarters to Baltimore in 1996, the first company to do so in more than twenty years. Laure... 
06/09/2014Students Say Postsecondary Education of the Future Should Focus on Employability and Career Growth
Baltimore, M.D.—Monday, June 9, 2014—Students believe postsecondary education must focus in the future on graduates' employability and career growth, according to the largest global survey of university students' attitudes ever conducted. Laureate Education, Inc., commissioned Zogby Analytics, a leading international opinion research firm, to survey students at 37 Laureate network institutions in 21 countries. More than 20,800 students responded to the survey, making it the largest international... 
05/29/2014President Bill Clinton Inspires Students During Visit to Universidade Europeia in Lisbon, Portugal
Laureate's honorary chancellor speaks on education and globalization Baltimore, Maryland—Thursday, May 29, 2014—Former U.S. President Bill Clinton addressed hundreds of university students and Portuguese government, business and academic leaders during a visit Thursday to Universidade Europeia in Lisbon, Portugal."It is gratifying to see the next generation of Portugal's leaders," said President Clinton. "The students here today are working hard to help the country have a brighter future. Throug... 
05/12/2014IMF Chief Discusses Need for Higher Education to Support Advances in Developing World
Ms. Christine Lagarde addresses students at premier university in Morocco Baltimore, Maryland — May 12, 2014 — Against the backdrop of significant youth unemployment around the world, Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), told Laureate university students in Morocco on Friday, May 9, that education provides a springboard for their own economic advancement as well as the advancement of their communities."I encourage you to take advantage of all the opport... 
05/06/2014IMF Chief to Meet with Students at Laureate’s Université Internationale de Casablanca
Event will be broadcast to Laureate network institutions across Europe Baltimore, Maryland — May 6, 2014 — Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, is scheduled to speak with students at Laureate's Université Internationale de Casablanca (UIC) in Morocco on May 9 about youth unemployment. Ms. Lagarde, a former finance minister of France, is the first woman to head the IMF. Ms. Lagarde's visit coincides with the end of the semester, when UIC's graduates prepar... 
04/28/2014Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice Provides Insights on the Impact of Education to Students and Faculty of Laureate’s Hunan International Economics University
Dr. Rice receives title of honorary professor at HIEU, one of China's largest private universities Baltimore, Maryland — April 28, 2014 — Speaking to students and faculty at Hunan International Economics University (HIEU) on Sunday, April 27, former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice declared that higher education is playing an increasingly important role in a globalized society. After Dr. Rice's remarks, which were part of HIEU's Youth Leadership Series, HIEU President Zhang Fangping best... 
03/13/2014 NSAD Receives Accreditation by Western Association of Schools and Colleges
NewSchool of Architecture and Design (NSAD) is pleased to announce it has been granted initial accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission.WASC accreditation indicates that NSAD has met its rigorous standards for quality, institutional capacity, and educational effectiveness. This is the latest accreditation achieved by the school, which currently holds institutional accreditation from the Accrediting Council for Independent Co... 
02/11/2014Walden University Survey Finds Schools and Universities Play Important Role in Positive Social Change
According to Walden University's 2013 Social Change Impact Report, nearly all adults (93%, on average) agree it is important that schools provide opportunities for young people to be involved in positive social change activities. Findings also reveal that if social change engagement is modeled to and started at a young age, it may lead to more involvement in adulthood as 89% of adults, on average, agree that being involved in positive social change as a child or teenager inspires people to ... 
12/13/2013Laureate Education, Inc., Announces Election of Independent Directors
Baltimore, Maryland — December 13, 2013 — Laureate Education, Inc., the world's leading higher education provider, announced that its shareholders have elected three independent directors: Robert B. Zoellick, former World Bank president; Judith Rodin, president of the Rockefeller Foundation; and George Muñoz, principal of the Muñoz Investment Banking Group.Zoellick served as World Bank president from 2007 to 2012. Currently, he is chairman of Goldman Sachs's international advisors and a senior f... 
12/04/2013Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair Visits Centro Universitário Ritter
Baltimore, Maryland — December 4, 2013 —Tony Blair, former prime minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, visited Centro Universitário Ritter dos Reis's Porto Alegre campus today. In a speech before UniRitter students, faculty and local business leaders, Mr. Blair drew on his experience as prime minister to provide insights on leadership and the future of global business and politics. Mr. Blair's remarks were broadcast to nearly 11,000 UniRitter students.In his remarks, Mr. Blair spoke ab... 
10/09/2013Laureate Global Fellows Convene at Universidade Anhembi Morumbi
Baltimore, Maryland—October 9, 2013— Laureate International Universities'  Universidade Anhembi Morumbi kicked off the annual gathering of the Laureate Global Fellows today in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The 20 members of this year's class of Laureate Global Fellows are all outstanding young social entrepreneurs who have produced successful projects on a range of issues, including education, the environment, economic stability and the empowerment of women. The class represents 18 countries, and... 
10/03/2013Laureate International Universities Brings World Business Forum to Tens of Thousands of Students
Event featuring top business leaders was broadcast to youth in 19 countries Baltimore, Maryland—October 3, 2013— Laureate International Universities broadcast the World Business Forum New York 2013 on October 1 and 2 to more than 55,000 students at 33 Laureate network institutions around the world. The World Business Forum convenes business experts and world leaders to share their insights and knowledge. Thirty students, both undergraduate and graduate, and 12 faculty members from Laureate netwo... 
09/24/2013Laureate International Universities Broadcasts Clinton Global Initiative’s Annual Meeting
Laureate's Second Broadcast of CGILaureate International Universities will begin live broadcasts today from the Clinton Global Initiative's Annual Meeting in New York. During this year's meeting, which is themed "Mobilizing for Impact," more than 45,000 Laureate students will hear from President Barack Obama, rock star and philanthropist Bono, and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Four Laureate students from Brazil, Malaysia and Mexico will be granted private, one-on-one interviews with several CGI atten... 
08/28/2013Laureate Welcomes Monash South Africa into Its Global Network
Laureate's first partner institution in Sub-Saharan Africa Baltimore, Maryland—August 28, 2013—Laureate Education, Inc., announced an agreement today with Monash University to partner with Monash South Africa (MSA), a leading higher education provider in Johannesburg. Monash South Africa is operated by Monash University, which is one of Australia's top universities and is ranked in the top 1 per cent of the world's universities by Times Higher Education World University Rankings. For more than a... 
07/10/2013Coursera Secures $43M in Funding from GSV Capital, IFC, Laureate Education Inc., Learn Capital and Yuri Milner to Expand Free, High Quality Online Education
Investment Will Allow Coursera to Scale its Technology and Course Offerings to Reach More People Worldwide Mountain View, CA – July 10, 2013 – Coursera, a leading massive open online course (MOOC) platform, today announced that it has closed $43M in Series B funding from GSV Capital (NASDAQ: GSVC); International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank; Laureate Education Inc., a company that operates high quality, innovative institutions of higher education thro... 
05/29/2013Laureate International Universities Brings the World Innovation Forum to Students Around the World
More than 35,000 students in 18 countries to have a front row seat Baltimore, Maryland—May 29, 2013— Laureate International Universities is broadcasting the prestigious World Innovation Forum 2013, from the Poliforum León in Guanajuato, Mexico, on May 29 and 30, to 33 Laureate member institutions in 18 countries. This is the second time Laureate has broadcast the World Innovation Forum to its network. More than 35,000 students and faculty from member institutions are expected to participate in t... 
05/15/2013President Bill Clinton Attends Official Campus Inauguration of Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas
State-of-the-art San Isidro campus in Lima, Peru, will serve future generations of Peruvian post-secondary students Baltimore, Maryland — May 15, 2013 — President Bill Clinton spoke to hundreds of students and faculty yesterday at the official inauguration of the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) San Isidro campus—a modern, state-of-the-art facility in Lima, Peru. The campus will serve 7,500 students who are working to complete degree programs in engineering, communications, busine... 
05/03/2013The Honorable Tony Blair Visits Universidad Peruana de Ciencias, one of Peru’s Leading Universities
Baltimore, Maryland — May 3, 2013 — The Honorable Tony Blair, former Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, addressed students, faculty, and community leaders at Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) today in Lima, Peru. Mr. Blair spoke at length about the opportunities available to youth today, the challenges they face, and the crucial role education plays in enabling young people to reach their goals in an increasingly globalized world.During his speech, Mr. Blair disc... 
04/05/2013Three Students from Laureate Network Institutions Selected to Attend Sixth Annual Clinton Global Initiative University
Delegates represent the strength and diversity of Laureate's student body Baltimore—Maryland, April 5, 2013—Three students were selected from Laureate International Universities network institutions to attend the sixth annual Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) at Washington University in St. Louis on April 5-7. The undergraduate and graduate students selected to attend the conference demonstrated a strong commitment to social action in their local communities and are among the top stud... 
02/24/2013President Bill Clinton Addresses Students and Local Leaders from Université Internationale de Casablanca on the Occasion of the Announcement of the University’s New Campus
New campus will have the capacity to provide a world-class higher education to 12,000 students Baltimore—February 24, 2013—President Clinton addressed university students, members of Morocco's government, prominent business leaders, and respected academic leaders at the Hyatt Regency in Casablanca to acknowledge and celebrate the Université Internationale de Casablanca (UIC), a Laureate International Universities network institution, on its work in Morocco and its immediate plans to build a ne... 
01/23/2013IFC, a Member of the World Bank Group, Makes Largest Ever Education Investment—$150 Million Equity Stake in Laureate Education, Inc.
Unprecedented Equity Investment Will Expand Access to Quality Higher Education in Emerging Markets Baltimore—Maryland, January 23, 2013—IFC, a member of the World Bank Group and the IFC African, Latin American, and Caribbean Fund, today announced it has invested $150 million in common stock of Laureate Education, Inc., the leading global provider of private higher education.  Representing IFC's largest education investment to date, the funds will be used to help Laureate build upon its significa... 
11/30/2012Glion Institute of Higher Education Opens New Branch Campus in London
New branch represents Glion's entrée into the U.K. and increases access to an international hospitality management education London—November 30, 2012—Glion Institute of Higher Education, one of the world's top three institutions of higher education for an international career in hospitality management, announced today that it is opening its first branch campus in London. The new campus expands the reach of Glion's Swiss hospitality education programmes to students and industry leaders in the U.K... 
10/10/2012Istanbul Bilgi University Hosts Significant Gathering of Young Leaders from Around the World
20 social entrepreneurs from 16 countries selected as 2012 Laureate Global Fellows in recognition of their significant impact in local communities on four continentsBALTIMORE—Wednesday, October 10, 2012—Twenty social entrepreneurs from 16 different countries were named the 2012 Laureate Global Fellows today at a conferring ceremony on the campus of Istanbul Bilgi University for their impact on local communities on four continents. Capping off a weeklong training retreat, the 20 fellows were reco... 
10/03/2012Laureate Brings Renowned World Business Forum to 60,000 Students Around the Globe
Innovative broadcast incorporates bilingual components and includes student feedback and dialogue about the event Baltimore—Wednesday, October 3, 2012—For the second year in a row, the prestigious World Business Forum is being broadcast to 39 institutions in the Laureate International Universities network in more than 19 countries on October 2 and today on October 3. The two-day webcast will provide more than 60,000 students the opportunity to participate in the event.In addition to the webcast... 
09/23/2012Over 50,000 students worldwide to get “front-row seat” at annual New York meeting of Clinton Global Initiative via the first live webcast to the Laureate International Universities network
Multi-lingual show will give Laureate International Universities' access to CGI sessions, including speeches by President Barack Obama and U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney BALTIMORE, MD, Sunday, September 23, 2012 —  For the first time since its inception in 2005, the Clinton Global Initiative's annual New York meeting will be viewed remotely by more than 50,000 students and faculty from 39 institutions in the Laureate International Universities network on four continents via a multi... 
09/22/2012The Honorable Tony Blair promotes importance of education in fostering a peaceful global society in keynote to students and faculty at Universidad del Valle de Mexico
Former British Prime Minister's address broadcast to UVM's 37 campuses throughout Mexico BALTIMORE, SEPT. 22, 2012 — Access to quality higher education and its link to creating a peaceful global society was the key message delivered by world leader, the Honorable Tony Blair, to thousands of Mexican students earlier today. The former Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland made the remarks during an address to students and faculty from Universidad del Valle de Mexico (UVM) while on a... 
09/13/2012Dr. Condoleezza Rice, former U.S. secretary of state, and Ehud Olmert, former prime minister of Israel, deliver keynote address at the 2012 BiTS Campus Symposium
Renowned leaders speak to Laureate students around the world on current issues at one-of-a kind summit BALTIMORE — September 13, 2012 — Thousands of students at 17 institutions in the Laureate International Universities network will have the opportunity to listen to political and business leaders at the 2012 BiTS (Business and Information Technology School) Campus Symposium in Iserlohn, Germany, today and tomorrow, September 13th and 14th. The Campus Symposium is entirely organized and managed b... 
08/27/2012Dr. Óscar Arias Sánchez, former president of Costa Rica and Nobel Laureate, inspires students in the Laureate International Universities Network
Dr. Arias receives an Honorary Doctorate from Walden University at the institution's 48th commencement ceremony Baltimore, Maryland—Monday, August 27, 2012— Dr. Óscar Arias Sánchez delivered the keynote address at Walden University's 48th Commencement on Saturday, August 25, 2012, in Minneapolis. The former president of Costa Rica and Nobel Laureate gave a moving and inspiring speech to invited guests and members of the Walden community that was also broadcast to thousands of students and facult... 
07/23/2012 Four Nobel Laureates address students and faculty at Istanbul Bilgi University during World Congress of the Game Theory Society
Turkey's top-ranked Istanbul Bilgi University, a member of Laureate International Universities, hosts the 4th World Congress of the Game Theory Society Baltimore, Maryland – Monday, July 23, 2012 - One of Turkey's highest ranking institutions of higher education, Istanbul Bilgi University (BILGI), is hosting the 4th World Congress of the Game Theory Society from Sunday July 22 through Thursday July 26. Taking place once every four years, the 4th World Congress brings four Nobel Laureates and mor... 
07/21/2012President Bill Clinton delivers message focused on linkage between higher education and economic development to Laureate International Universities member institution in Cyprus
European University Cyprus welcomes Laureate's Honorary Chancellor to his first-ever visit to Cyprus Baltimore, Maryland—Saturday, July 21, 2012— Today, President Bill Clinton addressed over 500 students, faculty and members of the European University Cyprus (EUC) community, in Nicosia, Cyprus. During his speech he talked about the importance of investing in quality and innovative higher education that prepares tomorrow's leaders for an increasingly complex global environment.The European Univer... 
05/25/2012 Laureate International Universities brings the World Innovation Forum to the campuses and classrooms of its global network of universities
Thousands of students throughout the Laureate network have a virtual front-row seat to important conversations from global leaders on innovation and future business trendsBaltimore, Maryland—May 25, 2012— Students and faculty from 23 Laureate network institutions in eight countries had a front-row seat to this year's World Innovation Forum, which wrapped up yesterday in Leon, Mexico. The World Innovation Forum is an annual event, being held this year in Leon, Mexico, that highlights the ideas an... 
05/08/2012President Bill Clinton inspires leadership commitment among students during visits to Laureate International Universities member institutions in Mexico and Honduras
Laureate's Honorary Chancellor delivers visionary speeches to students at Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC) and Universidad del Valle de México (UVM) about education and interdependence in the 21st Century Baltimore, Maryland—Tuesday, May 8, 2012—Thousands of university students in Mexico and Honduras turned out to greet President Bill Clinton during his visit of Mexican and Central American institutions in the Laureate International Universities network this week.President Clint... 
04/04/2012Dai-ichi Life Vietnam and Laureate International Universities introduce the “Priority Enrolment Program of Overseas Study in the U.S.”
Providing your beloved children a good head start and bright future Ha Noi, April 4th, 2012 – Today, Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company of Viet Nam ("Dai-ichi Life Vietnam") and Laureate International Universities ("Laureate") officially introduced the launch of "the Priority Enrolment Program of Overseas Study in the U.S." at Hilton Opera Hanoi Hotel. This is the first-of-its-kind program in Vietnam market, Dai-ichi Life Viet Nam in cooperation with Laureate, linking life insurance with overseas ... 
04/02/2012Laureate International Universities Sponsors Students at Fifth Annual Clinton Global Initiative University
Students selected based on leadership skills, academic record and commitment to social change Washington, DC —April 2, 2012— Laureate International Universities sponsored six students to attend the fifth annual Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) meeting March 30 to April 1 at George Washington University in Washington, DC. The students, representing six institutions in the Laureate network, were selected based on their leadership skills, commitment to social change and academic track ... 
03/07/2012UEM hosts emotional tribute to the “Living Treasures of Television”
The Prince and Princess of Spain presided over the event that brought together stars from the history of Spanish television Their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Asturias presided over the emotional meeting with the "Living Treasures of Television" organized by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and by Universidad Europea de Madrid that took place at UEM's Villaviciosa de Odón campus. The event, that was directed by Matías Prats and Olga Viza and broadcast by TVE's 24 hour ... 
02/24/2012The National Hispanic University praised by Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa for “invaluable commitment to a high quality education”
Event marking 30th anniversary viewed online by more than 1,000 students from throughout Laureate's international network Baltimore, Maryland—Friday, February 24, 2012— Laureate International Universities celebrated the 30th anniversary of its U.S.-based The National Hispanic University (NHU) by awarding the Mayor of Los Angeles, Antonio R. Villaraigosa, an honorary doctoral degree in the presence of students, parents and members of the community at NHU in San José, California. Presenting the ho...