Soaring Spain: A Dream Deferred?

  • Laura E Rumbley
  • Laura Howard
Keywords: Spain, internationalization, economic crisis, Erasmus mobility


Universities in Spain were committed to an active internationalization agenda with government initiatives such as Estrategia Universidad 2015 and set to help them along this path. However, the current economic crisis has dramatically slowed down this process. Spain’s continued success in attracting international students may keep the momentum going.

Author Biographies

Laura E Rumbley

Laura E. Rumbley is associate director of the Center for International Higher Education, at Boston College.

Laura Howard

Laura Howard is a lecturer at the University of Cádiz, Spain, and is currently vice president of the European Association for International Education.

How to Cite
Rumbley, L. E., & Howard, L. (2014). Soaring Spain: A Dream Deferred?. International Higher Education, (74), 12-14.
Internationalization Trends