Report: The shape of global higher education (Volume 2)

Title

The shape of global higher education (volume 2) 

Authors

Janet Ilieva and Michael Peak

Date

Friday 21 April 2017

About

This is a summary report of an extension to the 2016 study.

The shape of global higher education considers the policy environment in a total of 38 countries and the extent to which national systems support international collaboration in higher education.

Volume 2 introduces 12 new countries to the study and a has developed a way of considering the measures from the perspective of a HE institution – student mobility; research and researcher mobility; programme and provider mobility (ie TNE).

Summary of main findings

  • Higher education is becoming increasingly collaborative in nature.
  • Collaboration in Higher Education is a policy preoccupation for many national systems.
  • Internationalisation of higher education is viewed as an indication of wider relevance on the global stage.