The nationalisation of internationalisation

What’s being lost in the drive to commercialise international education?

By Hans de Wit and Philip G Altbach – in University World News.

At the recent NAFSA: Association of International Educators conference the increasing commercialisation and nationalisation of internationalisation were evident with more groupings of higher education institutions under national flags in the exhibit hall to promote the country as a study destination. But are universities and associations maintaining the right balance between commercial and traditional values?


Povl Tiedemann
June 2015


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