20 Jun The Impacts of Internationalization in Europe on other parts of the world: Reflections from Latin America, Asia, Africa and North America
This book offers the reader a range of perspectives on the theme of local and global internationalisation of higher education from a globally dispersed group of authors.
The theme was chosen by Hans de Wit as the topic of his Farewell Seminar on leaving the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, and the chapters in the book have been developed in part out of that seminar. The resulting varied contributions reflect the many facets of the theme and emphasise the notion that, while internationalisation in higher education is strongly connected to the globalisation of our society, it is at the same time deeply embedded in local political, economic and social structures, systems and cultures.
There is little doubt that the internationalisation is receiving ever-increasing attention from institutions around the world. The drivers, mix of activities, and extent of engagement across institutions shows great variation globally, but
invariably the impact of internationalisation is becoming more noticeable at the local level. Internationalisation activities are dominated by international mobility of students, staff, and programs, but internationalisation at home also continues to gain momentum as a key aspect of practice. Read More