Faculty Directory

Hans De Wit

Professor; Director of the Center for International Higher Education


ELHE Educational Leadership & Higher Education

  • Senior Fellowship International Association of Universities
  • Bologna Process Researchers Conference Editorial member
  • Internationalization of Technical and Technological Institutes in the Caribbean


  • Maria Yudkevich, Philip G. Altbach, and Hans de Wit (Eds.). (Forthcoming). Trends and Issues in Doctoral Education: A Global Perspective. Studies in International Higher Education. New Delhi, Sage Publishers.

  • Philip G. Altbach, Edward Choi, Matthew Allen, and Hans de Wit (Eds.). (Forthcoming) The Global Phenomenon of Family-Owned or Managed Universities. Rotterdam, Brill Sense Publishers.

  • Kara A. Godwin and Hans de Wit. (2019). Intelligent Internationalization: The Shape of Things to Come. Rotterdam, Brill Sense Publishers.

  • Hans de Wit, Andrés Bernasconi, Visnja Car, Fiona Hunter, Michael James and Daniela Véliz. (2018). Catholic Universities, Catholic Identity and Internationalization. Rotterdam, Sense Publishers.

  • Lisa Unangst and Hans de Wit. (Forthcoming). Non-profit organizations, collaborations, and refugee student support in Canada and the United States: a comparative case study. Higher Education Policy.

  • Hans de Wit. (2019). Evolving Concepts, Trends, and Challenges in the Internationalization of Higher Education in the World. (In Russian) In Voprosy Obrazovania / Educational Studies (Moscow). Pp. 9-34. National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE), Moscow. 

  • Ayenachew A. Woldegiyorgis, Douglas Proctor and Hans de Wit. (2018) Internationalization of research: Key Considerations and Concerns. In Journal of Studies in International Education, pp. 161-176. Volume 22, Number 02, May 2018.

  • Hans de Wit, Laura Rumbley, Fiona Hunter, Edward Choi, and Lisa Unangst. (2018). Editors of the section Higher Education as a Global Reality. Springer. In J. C. Shin, P. Teixeira (eds.), Encyclopedia of International Higher Education Systems and Institutions Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht.

  • Hans de Wit. (2018). The Bologna Process and the Wider World of Higher Education: The Cooperation Competition Paradox in a Period of Increased Nationalism. Pp. 15-22. In A. Curaj et al. (eds.), European Higher Education Area: The Impact of Past and Future Policies. Springer.

  • Georgiana Mihut, Philip Altbach and Hans de Wit. (Eds.). 2017. Understanding Global Higher Education: Insights from Key Global Publications. Rotterdam, Sense Publishers.

  • Georgiana Mihut, Philip Altbach and Hans de Wit (Eds.). 2017. Internationalization of Higher Education: Insights from Key Global Publications. Rotterdam, Sense Publishers.

  • Philip Altbach, Liz Reisberg and Hans de Wit (Eds.). 2017. Responding to massification: differentiation in postsecondary education worldwide. Rotterdam, Sense Publishers.

  • Hans de Wit, Jocelyne Gacel-Avila, Elspeth Jones and Nico Jooste (Eds.). 2017. The Globalization of Internationalization: Emerging Voices and Perspectives. Internationalization in Higher Education Series, Routledge. 

  • Elspeth Jones, Jos Beelen, Robert Coelen & Hans de Wit (Editors). 2016. Local and Global Internationalisation. Sense Publishers, Dordrecht. 

  • Maarja Beerkens, Jeroen Huisman, Manuel Souto-Otero, Hans de Wit. (2016). Differences in ERASMUS participation: Exploring the role of barriers and motivations in six countries.  Journal of Studies in International Education, May 2016 vol. 20 no. 2, pp. 184-204.

  • Hans de Wit, Fiona Hunter, Eva Egron-Polak and Laura Howard (Eds.). 2015. Internationalisation of Higher Education. A study for the European Parliament, Brussels.