Projects

Current Projects

 

TRENDS AND ISSUES IN DOCTORAL EDUCATION WORLDWIDE: AN INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH INQUIRY

Trends and Issues in Doctoral Education Worldwide: An International Research Inquiry is a comparative research project by the Center for Institutional Studies at the National Research University-Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russian Federation, and the Center for International Higher Education at Boston College, USA. Read more about this project here.

REFUGEES AND ASYLUM SEEKERS IN HIGHER EDUCATION: A COMPARATIVE CAPABILITIES APPROACH

CIHE is involved in the final stages of grant proposal for a multi-year research project on higher education for refugee populations in the UK, France, Canada and the US. Collaborators include University College London, the University of Manchester, and World Education Service (WES).

INTERNATIONALIZATION IN MEDICAL EDUCATION: THE STATUS OF THE UNITED STATES IN A COMPETITIVE GLOBAL CONTEXT

In collaboration with Anette Wu, Assistant  Professor of Medical Sciences and Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical Center, CIHE is in the beginning stages of conducting a project that aims to identify the status of the US in internationalization of medical education compared to other countries, and to identify standards and learning objectives. 

A STUDY OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS’ EXPERIENCES AT THE LYNCH SCHOOL OF EDUCATION, BOSTON COLLEGE

The Center for International Higher Education is conducting a study of international students’ experiences at the Lynch School of Education, Boston College. The purpose of this survey is to assess the personal, social, and academic support needs of the Boston College international student population in order to better inform the programs and services within the Lynch School of Education.

FAMILY-OWNED/MANAGED UNIVERSITIES: AN UNKNOWN GLOBAL PHENOMENON

In partnership with the Institute for Family Entrepreneurship at Babson College, CIHE has undertaken a project to profile family-owned or managed higher education institutions with respect to their operational contexts, governance structure, ownership culture, and the opportunities and challenges they face as a unique class of institutions. As part of this aim, an emphasis will be placed on providing a comparative discussion of FOMHEI’s using case examples from various national contexts.  

Past Projects