Events & News

We host a wide range of virtual and in-person events, including monthly webinars, the CIHE Biennial Conference on International Higher Education, and events organized jointly with our global partners—including the annual WES-CIHE Summer Institute for early career researchers.

Webinars & Lecture Series

All events are in Eastern Time. Webinars require a free Zoom account to join.


2023 Ciennial Conference on Interntional HIgher Education

CIHE's next Biennial Conference on International Higher Education will be held in 2025. 

WES-CIHE Summer Institute

The WES-CIHE Summer Institute, aimed at graduate students and other young professionals, is organized in conjunction with World Education Services in New York

Hosted by the Boston College Center for International Higher Education (CIHE) and World Education Services (WES), the WES-CIHE Summer Institute provides a forum for students, scholars, and practitioners to explore new ways of moving change agendas forward in a variety of contexts.

Philip G. Altbach Lecture Series

In June 2023, as part of the CIHE Biennual conference, we kicked off a lecture series celebrating the influential legacy of our Founding Director Philip G Altbach, Ph.D., celebrating his work on international and comparative higher education, and his unwavering dedication to fostering networks and forging connections across borders and disciplines. The inaugural lecture was held on June 9th with Simon Marginson, Ph.D. as speaker. The Altbach Lecture will be an annual event, with the new lecture scheduled for Spring 2024.