The shape of global higher education (volume 2) 


Janet Ilieva and Michael Peak


Friday 21 April 2017


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.

See also