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The Globalization of Internationalization

The Globalization of Internationalization is a timely text which gives voice to emerging perspectives as an increasing range of countries engage in the process of internationalization. The pressure to internationalize cannot be ignored by institutions anywhere in today’s world, yet the dominant paradigms in the conception of internationalization traditionally come from the English-speaking world and Western Europe. This book sets out to offer alternative viewpoints. Different dimensions and interpretations of internationalization in countries and regions whose perspectives have received little attention to date provide food for thought, and help to broaden understanding of its application in alternative contexts.

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International Faculty in Higher Education

INTERNATIONAL FACULTY IN HIGHER EDUCATION

In an interconnected and globally competitive environment, faculty mobility across countries has become widespread, yet is little understood. Grounded in qualitative methodology, this volume offers a cutting-edge examination of internationally mobile academics today and explores the approaches and strategies that institutions pursue to recruit and integrate international teachers and scholars into local universities


 
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CIHE PERSPECTIVES No. 3

"CATHOLIC UNIVERSITIES: IDENTITY AND INTERNATIONALIZATION, A PILOT PROJECT"

CIHE Perspectives 3 brings together three case studies in the context of a pilot project for a larger study—“Catholic Universities: Identity and Internationalization”— undertaken by the Center for Research on Educational Policy and Practice (CEPPE) of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC) and CIHE.


 

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CIHE PERSPECTIVES No. 2
"GLOBAL DIMENSIONS OF THE BOSTON COLLEGE LYNCH SCHOOL OF EDUCATION: ANALYSIS OF A FACULTY SURVEY"

This report is the second in the new CIHE Perspectives series and explores the internationalization of schools of education through the case study of the Boston College Lynch School of Education. This study analyses a survey of international activities of LSOE faculty and couples these results with a SWOT analysis of the school. It provides recommendations for the further internationalization of LSOE that could prove useful to other schools in their internationalization process.


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ENGAGING WITH EUROPE

The new issue in the CIHE/ACE International Briefs for Higher Education Leaders Series is now available online. It explores recent European internationalization initiatives, including the Bologna Process, Erasmus, and Horizon 2020, and their implications for European-US higher education collaboration.​​​


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THE GLOBAL ACADEMIC RANKING GAME

In collaboration with the National Research University Higher School of Economics, CIHE is delighted to announce the publication of The Global Academic Rankings Game by Routledge. It provides provides a much-needed perspective on how countries and universities react to academic rankings, based on a unified case methodology of eleven key countries and academic institutions.


Events and Updates

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Global higher education might turn upside down as West turns inward

by Philip G. Altbach and Hans de Wit

The implementation of restrictions barring citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the US is only the latest mini-tsunami in what will be a sea change in patterns of higher education internationalisation. 

Read full Times Higher Education article here

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5th Global Survey by IAU

Hans de Wit has been invited as a member of the IAU Advisory Board for the 5th IAU Global Survey on Internationalization of Higher Education by the International Association of Universities (IAU). He served also on the Advisory Board for the 4th Global Survey.

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Dark Clouds over American Academia

by Philip G. Altbach and Hans de Wit

Top universities will not collapse, and the U.S. will not seriously suffer in the rankings, at least in the short run. Those universities have sufficient excellence to survive a period of instability. The public research universities, already battered by budget cuts by the States for more than a decade, will be affected first and most seriously...

Read full article here

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CIHE interview by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Dr. Hans de Wit, Director of the CIHE, informs the Editing Office of BMBF about the profile of the institute and the topics driving its research.

Read more here.

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International education in 2017 – Any room for optimism?

Hans de Wit

Last year was a year of many surprises and challenges for higher education and for its international dimensions. Brexit, the United States presidential elections, the political crisis in Turkey, the new leadership in the Philippines and in other countries, as well as the refugee challenge and terrorist attacks in Europe, have all had a serious impact. Increasing political instability and the surge of national-populist appeal...

Read more here

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CIHE News

Beginning this year, CIHE launches its monthly electronic newsletter. “CIHE News” features information on recent and upcoming publications, keynotes and other presentations delivered by CIHE staff and graduate students, incoming visiting scholars, CIHE projects and partnerships, news about graduate programs, and other relevant  updates. It is short and focused exclusively on news from the Center and its staff, students, visiting scholars and research fellows. Click here to see the current January 2017 edition. 

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The Hague, Netherlands

On December 15, 2014, CIHE associate director Laura Rumbley delivered an address in The Hague, Netherlands on “Quality of Internationalization: Recent Developments” at a joint meeting of the European Consortium for Accreditation (ECA) and the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO). Also during her time in The Hague, Laura recorded an ECA-NVAO webcast on the subject of "Recent Developments in Internationalization." To view this interview, click here

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Seminar on Internationalization of Higher Education

On Thursday, November 17, 2016 CIHE received 40 administrators from Universidad de Guadalajara System (Mexico) as part of their one-week seminar on Internationalization of Higher Education. The full-day program included presentations on "Trends and Challenges for International Higher Education" by Philip G. Altbach, "Internationalization 2.0: Concepts, trends, definitions and challenges" by Has de Wit, "Internationalization of Curriculum: Opportunities, obstacles and realities" by Laura Rumbley, "Rankings and World-class Universities" by Maria Yudkevitch (Higher School of Economics, Moscow) Philip G. Altbach and Hans de Wit. It also included a workshop by Liz Reisberg and a Mexican student panel at Boston College on testimonials and realities as undergraduate and graduate students.

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M.A. IN INTERNATIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION

As of September 2016, CIHE is starting a new Masters' of Art in International Higher Education. Designed to provide you with a deep understanding of and a scholarly perspective on global higher education, this master’s program examines challenges and opportunities in different geographic regions, and explores leadership and management, economics and finance, and teaching and student affairs in the field. For more information and to apply, click here.


Now we face the (temporary?) end of American internationalism

Philip Altbach and Hans de Wit

When Donald J Trump is inaugurated as president on 20 January 2017, the United States will join the growing list of countries with hard-right, nationalist, anti-globalist and xenophobic governments. This list today includes countries like Hungary, Poland, the Philippines and, in some respects, Turkey.

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