De la Cour Communications


Written By: Nic Mitchell

Erasmus-for-All WELCOME to De la Cour Communications, the news and public relations agency providing strategic advice and media support to European higher education organisations.

Services include native English-language copywriting, editing and consulting services designed to help institutions appeal to anglophone students and stakeholders and support student mobility.

Nic Mitchell, founder of De la Cour Communications. Photo by Emily Hughes

Nic Mitchell, founder of De la Cour Communications.
Photo by Emily Hughes

We provide informed commentary and market research on the internationalisation of higher education for the media and clients, which include the European universities’ PR and communications network EUPRIO and the BBC Knowledge Economy series.

Founder Nic Mitchell, pictured, regularly writes for University World News on major developments in European and global education.

He came runner-up to Jane Bird in last year’s UK Education Journalism Awards for his blogs about student mobility on this website.


Recent blogs and reports have looked at:

Vilnius University, Lithuania

Vilnius University, Lithuania

* some surprising results in the second edition of U-Multirank global university rankings

* Europe’s east to west student mobility brain drain, focusing on lessons from Lithuania

* the growing growing reliance on transnational recruitment by British universities

SO if you are looking for an experienced commentator, native English-language communication professional or need market intelligence about the British and European higher education market, then please contact Nic Mitchell to discuss how De la Cour Communications can help.


Phone: 0044 (0) 7582 166727

Twitter @DelaCour_Comms

Nic Mitchell, with fellow CIPR Education Journalism Awards winner Claire Jones.

Nic Mitchell, with fellow CIPR Education Journalism Awards winner, Claire Jones.

Nic Mitchell was runner-up to Financial Times contributor Jane Bird for ‘Outstanding Online Education Commentary’ at the 2013 Education Journalism Awards. Organised by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, Nic’s award was for his blogs on student mobility, including this one about getting more British students to study abroad.

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