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Gerhards, Jürgen; Hans, Silke; Drewski, Daniel – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
The global academic system is hierarchically structured between a center, a semi-periphery and a periphery. We analyze to what extent the position of a country and a university within this hierarchy of scientific reputation shapes doctoral students' chances of international mobility. We conducted an exploratory experimental study using fake…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Higher Education, Vertical Organization, Reputation
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Gao, Yuan – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
Since universities' commitment to internationalisation has been increasing, instruments for measuring institutional internationalisation performance are urgently needed to monitor and evaluate the progress made about internationalisation. Although efforts have been made to develop various tools, an internationally applicable instrument for…
Descriptors: Universities, International Education, Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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Gao, Yuan – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2015
Internationalisation has become a central concern in today's higher education and has been developed as an explicit institutional-wide priority. However, as many researchers argue the meaning of internationalisation remains ambiguous and unclear. The majority of existing studies on the phenomenon are case based or focus on the divergence of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Global Approach, Educational Policy
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de Rassenfosse, Gaétan; Williams, Ross – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2015
With the advent of mass higher education and the consequent absorption of significant national resources, both public and private, it is inevitable that universities are increasingly expected to meet a range of societal needs. They are expected to "connect" with society at large. In this paper, we argue that connectivity is best…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Research, Instruction
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Tierney, William G.; Lanford, Michael – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2015
The authors first survey the factors related to globalization that have stimulated the creation of international branch campuses. They then contend that the viability of an international branch campus should not be solely evaluated from a rational choice perspective oriented toward economic self-interest. Rather, the organizational culture of the…
Descriptors: Investigations, Campuses, Organizational Culture, International Schools