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Jun 19, 2015
The University of Washington announces a new joint institute with China's Tsinghua University -- and $40 million in funding from Microsoft.

Booklets

"Globalization in Higher Education" is a free compilation of articles -- in print-on-demand format -- about long-term trends in the recruitment of foreign students, study abroad, internationalization of the curriculum, online education and more. The articles aren't breaking news -- they contain analysis and context about long-term trends and some of the strategies colleges are embracing. Download the booklet here.

This booklet is part of a series of such compilations that Inside Higher Ed is publishing on a range of topics.

On Tuesday, April 15 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman conducted a free webinar to talk about the issues raised in the booklet's articles. To view the webinar, please click here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Academic Partnerships.

 

Blogs

University of Venus
June 30, 2015 - 9:04pm

Pushing ahead amid tragedies.

The World View
June 30, 2015 - 8:07pm

We are glossing over the more difficult quandaries of international forays much too readily

University of Venus
June 24, 2015 - 8:00pm

Trigger warnings and campus safety, in another part of the world.

Archive

November 30, 2010

Australian universities, noted for their success in attracting large numbers of international students, are bracing for significant declines.

November 15, 2010

Worries that the worldwide economic downturn would trigger a slip in international education should be largely alleviated by this year’s "Open Doors" report, which shows that during the peak of the recession, international student enrollment continued to rise and -- for the first time in the report’s history -- the total number of U.S. students who studied abroad declined slightly.

Also, China overtook India as the country sending the most international students to the U.S.

November 11, 2010
Efforts to evaluate universities from around the world may be flawed, but they aren't going away so they need to be understood, writes Philip G. Altbach.
November 9, 2010
3% increase in number of first year students is the result of continued surge in interest from China.
October 29, 2010

The Educational Testing Service is canceling all scores on the Graduate Record Examination from China this month because large portions of the test had been used in previous administrations of the exam.

While testing companies periodically have to cancel scores when a testing center makes an error or gives an incorrect version of a test, making an error throughout China has major ramifications. About 24,000 test takers -- most of them likely applicants to graduate schools in the United States -- took the GRE this month in China.

October 27, 2010
Incoming and (in podcast) departing presidents of American University in Cairo discuss role of key institution in a volatile region.
October 18, 2010

In what appears to be the first decision of its kind, a Canadian court has ruled that universities can be considered government entities and their actions government actions, at least when it comes to their dealings with students. This is important because it means that the institutions can be held legally liable if they violate the rights of students.

October 14, 2010

Glance around the world and in nearly every corner of the globe, you'll find countries searching for a way to expand higher education capacity with insufficient public resources. From Australia and New Zealand to the United States, the challenges sound very much the same.

October 12, 2010

In weighing a proposed outpost in Singapore, Yale considers the parameters of inquiry and speech in a more authoritarian society.

October 5, 2010
A new report assesses how the internationalization of higher education is changing and why it's becoming more important than ever before.

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