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Guruz, Kemal – SUNY Press, 2011
Students and scholars leaving their homes in search of education and knowledge is not a new phenomenon. An indispensable resource for understanding the international mobility of students, this book reveals how the global mobility of such students, scholars, programs, and institutions of higher education have evolved over time. Kemal Guruz explores…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Foreign Students, College Students, Higher Education
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Collins, Christopher S. – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2007
Through successive rounds of negotiations, the World Trade Organization (WTO) encourages countries to commit their higher education system to the mandates of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS). The WTO is an organization committed to the aggressive trade liberalization of services like higher education. This ideology, known as…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Ideology, Discourse Analysis
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Ziguras, Christopher – Australian Educational Researcher, 2003
This paper examines the impact of the World Trade Organization's (WTO) General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) on transnational higher education in four countries: New Zealand, Australia, Singapore and Malaysia. The GATS is a multilateral agreement through which WTO members commit to voluntary liberalisation of trade in services, including…
Descriptors: International Trade, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Cooperation
Education International, Brussels (Belgium). – 1999
On the eve of the year 2000, global public spending on education tops one trillion dollars. Against the backdrop of globalization, public education is currently being subjected to attacks by proponents of privatization and deregulation. The process is already underway, as is apparent from an important agreement reached by the World Trade…
Descriptors: Educational Economics, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education