International Higher Education

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International Higher Education (IHE) is the quarterly publication of the Center for International Higher Education.

IHE publishes insightful, informed, and high-quality commentary and analysis on trends and issues of importance to higher education systems, institutions, and stakeholders around the world. Each edition also includes short abstracts of new books and other publications of relevance to the global higher education community.

IHE's contributors are drawn largely from a network of distinguished international scholars, policymakers, and leaders, who are well-positioned to offer critical perspectives on key issues and trends that shape higher education worldwide.

IHE is published in English, Chinese, Russian, Portuguese, and Spanish.

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No 82: Fall 2015

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International Themes

AHELO: The Myth of Measurement and Comparability PDF
Philip G. Altbach 2-3
The Impact of Transnational Education in Receiving Countries PDF
Jane Knight, John McNamara 3-5
Mobility Matters: the ERASMUS Impact Study PDF
Uwe Brandenburg, Obdulia Taboadela, Mihaela Vancea 5-7
Countering Campus Extremism in Southeast Asia PDF
Anthony Welch 7-8

European Trends and Challenges

Greek Higher Education: Old Challenges and the Current Crisis PDF
Dimitrios Dentsoras 8-10
Non-Publishers in European Universities PDF
Marek Kwiek 10-11
The Rise of University Mergers in Europe PDF
Thomas Estermann, Enora Bennetot Pruvot 12-13
Shifting Private-Public Patterns in Short-Cycle Higher Education Across Europe PDF
Snejana Slantcheva-Durst 13-15

Central and Eastern Europe

Higher Education in Albania: The Never Ending Challenge PDF
Blendi Kajsiu 15-16
Challenges for Romanian Higher Education PDF
Ligia Deca 16-18
Institutional Corruption in Russian Universities PDF
Nataliya L. Rumyantseva, Elena Denisova-Schmidt 18-19

Countries and Regions

California and the Future of Public Higher Education PDF
Simon Marginson 19-21
Pitfalls of International Cooperative Education Programs in Vietnam PDF
Thu T Do 21-23
India’s Need for Higher Education Internationalization PDF
Philip G. Altbach, Eldho Mathews 23-25


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News of the Center PDF

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