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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International Higher Education (IHE)  has been published quarterly since 1995 and is a leading source of informed commentary and analysis on higher education trends and issues around the world.

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The Associate Director of the Center for International Higher Education is a full-time position providing direct support to the Director in a range of areas designed to advance the Center’s mission to promote the dissemination of information, publications, discussion, and thoughtful analysis of higher education worldwide. 

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Featured Publication

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Proctor, D. & Rumbley, L.E. (Eds.). (2018). The future agenda for internationalization in higher education: Next generation perspectives into research, policy, and practice. New York and London: Routledge.

This book, published in the Routledge series on "Internationalization in Higher Education," examines new contexts (contexts or environments for internationalization which have not previously been researched in detail); new modes (new or alternative methodologies or frames of reference for exploring, understanding and/or researching internationalization); and 
new topics (aspects of internationalization and/or international activities which have have limited exposure in the current discourse). The book's 21 chapters largely feature "next generation perspectives" from an emerging group of researchers and analysts who bring new questions, concerns, and insights to bear on the examination of the phenomenon of internationalization in higher education.







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Issue #94 of International Higher Education (Russian)

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The Boston College Center for International Higher Education Year in Review, 2017–2018

CIHE Perspectives 9 presents a collection of articles – new or recently published – from the Center’s graduate students, research fellows, visiting scholars and faculty.

Understanding Global Higher Education

Understanding Higher Education Internationalization: Insights from Key Global Publications

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

Tertiary Education Imperative

The Tertiary Education Imperative Knowledge, Skills and Values for Development

This book explores the crucial role played by tertiary education towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals against the backdrop that tertiary education finds itself at a crossroad today.