Open Forum: Higher Education - Investment or Waste?

Benjamin Franklin once said, "An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." Yet today, the US has a trillion dollar student loan bubble and the graduate unemployment rate has reached 14%. With over 285,000 university graduates working at minimum wage in the US, many students are faced with buyer's remorse. Is it time to reconsider whether a college degree is worth the investment?

- What is the impact of Massive Open Online Courses on traditional higher education?
- Will Generation Y youth be better or worse off than their parents? What are the implications?

Simultaneous interpretation in English and German

This session is open to reporting press.