Redefining the significance of ‘international’

By Zuleika Arashiro – in University World News.

Most universities that claim international status now refer to the internationalisation of their student profile and academic staff as indicators of their achievements.
However, the uncritical celebration of numerical gains through these indicators can mask a more fundamental question: “Has knowledge within these universities become de facto more global in substance and geographical coverage?”


Povl Tiedemann
June 2016


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