Internationalization and Global Tension: Lessons from History

  • Philip G. Altbach
  • Hans de Wit
Keywords: Internationalization of higher education, impact of history of internationalization, World War I, World War II, Cold War

Abstract

Internationalization in higher education has always been linked to historical and political events. This article discusses how the dramatic events of the 20th century, such as the two world wars, and the Cold War, affected internationalization.

Published
2015-05-01
How to Cite
Altbach, P. G., & de Wit, H. (2015). Internationalization and Global Tension: Lessons from History. International Higher Education, (81), 2-4. https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.2015.81.8726
Section
International Themes