The Center for International Higher Education (CIHE) promotes the belief that an international perspective is needed to foster enlightened policies and practices in higher education. With this mission, CIHE was founded in 1995 to advance knowledge about the complex realities of higher education in the contemporary world through its research, publications, training programs, and advisory activities.

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El número 2 de nuestra revista ESAL ya está disponible. 

Understanding Global Higher Education

Understanding Global Higher Education: Insights from Key Global Publications

This volume brings together selected articles published in University World News (UWN) and International Higher Education (IHE) between 2011 and 2016.

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International Faculty in Higher Education

In an interconnected and globally competitive environment, faculty mobility across countries has become widespread, yet is little understood

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The Boston College Center for International Higher Education, Year in Review, 2016-2017

CIHE Perspectives 6 presents a collection of articles – new or recently published – from the Center’s graduate students, research fellows, visiting scholars and faculty.

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The Global Academic Rankings Game

A much-needed perspective on how countries and universities react to academic ranking.

The World View

A blog from the Center for International Higher Education

August 20, 2017
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