[CHE] Universities’ Internationalization Strategies Vary Widely by Region

The Chronicle of Higher Education – October 6, 2010


Universities throughout the world are increasingly focused on internationalizing, but their reasons, and the ways in which they proceed, vary widely by region. These are among the findings in a new report, “Internationalization of Higher Education: Global Trends, Regional Perspectives,” from the International Association of Universities


The survey found that institutions in Africa and the Middle East are focused on internationalization to develop their research capacity, while in most other parts of the world the focus is more on student learning.

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