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International Briefs for Higher Education Leaders

December 30, 1899



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Developed by ACE's Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement (CIGE) in partnership with the Boston College Center for International Higher Education, the International Briefs for Higher Education Leaders series is designed to help inform strategic decisions about international programming and initiatives. Aimed at senior university executives who need a quick but incisive perspective on international issues and trends, the Briefs offer analysis and commentary on key countries and topics of importance to higher education worldwide. 

Each edition of International Briefs consists of:

  • A printed brief providing an overview of current issues in international higher education and featuring 10-12 articles written by leading scholars, policymakers and practitioners.
  • An interactive webinar featuring authors from the brief.  

 Winter 2018 Edition: 
Mapping Internationalization Globally: National  Profiles and Perspectives (Winter, 2018)

Following the release of the fourth edition of ACE’s Mapping Internationalization on U.S. Campuses (PDF) 1.5 MB study in June 2017, this Brief explores the Mapping data and related information on higher education internationalization around the world.  It features country-focused articles, written by higher education scholars and experts, that examine existing policies and activities, key challenges, and emerging opportunities for internationalization in a variety of unique national contexts. 

 
​Previous Editions:

Engaging with Europe: Enduring Ties, New Opportunities (Spring 2016)

Higher education in Europe has undergone significant changes in the last two decades, creating a “new landscape” for European postsecondary education and bringing with it major implications for internationalization and global engagement in this key world region. This installment in the Briefs series explores recent European internationalization initiatives, including the Bologna Process, Erasmus, and Horizon 2020, and their implications for European-US higher education collaboration.

 

International Joint and Dual Degrees: Strategy and Implementation (Spring 2015)

As colleges and universities consider their place in an ever-globalizing world, international joint and dual degrees can help institutions move beyond individual faculty and course-level collaborations to establish on-going, multidimensional partnerships with counterparts abroad.  This edition of the Brief explores strategic planning, program administration and management, and the academic dimensions of international joint and dual degrees.

Argentina, Brazil, Chile - Engaging with the "Southern Cone" (Spring 2014)

In light of recent programs and initiatives designed to facilitate collaboration between U.S. institutions and their counterparts in the “Southern Cone” region, this edition of the Brief explores higher education in Argentina, Brazil and Chile. Topics include current trends and priorities, government policies related to internationalization, student and scholar mobility to and from the region, and strategies for U.S. institutions seeking to engage with partners in these countries.

India: The Next Frontier (Spring 2013)

With US higher education interest in India at an all-time high, the potential for engagement with Indian counterparts holds exciting possibilities for many US colleges and universities. This edition of the Brief explores India's strategic importance, Indian higher education in the 21st century, and the legal framework for international higher education partnerships in India.

Global Engagement: New Modalities (Fall 2012)

Recognizing the changing international higher education landscape, this edition of the Brief focuses on emerging trends and new strategies for global engagement. Topics include key legal issues surrounding international ventures, extending the campus community through global engagement, and advice from experienced partner institutions abroad on building successful collaborations.


 

China: Emerging Opportunities and Challenges in Higher Education Cooperation (Spring 2012)

Designed to provide information for institutions engaged in or considering partnerships and other ventures in China, this edition of the Brief includes articles on policy trends, the growth of foreign campuses in China, and the challenges of integrating Chinese students into American institutions. 

 

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