The Complex Diversity of Southeast Asian Postsecondary Education

  • Philip G. Altbach
Keywords: Southeast Asian higher education, Asian higher education development

Abstract

Higher education in Southeast Asia constitutes a complex mosaic of cultures, languages, and academic traditions. This article argues that while there are some similarities, the many variations make it difficult to generalize about the region or to create a common approach to higher education development.

Author Biography

Philip G. Altbach

Philip G. Altbach is research professor and founding director of the Center for International Higher Education at Boston College, US.

Published
2017-01-17
How to Cite
Altbach, P. G. (2017). The Complex Diversity of Southeast Asian Postsecondary Education. International Higher Education, (88), 16-18. https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.2017.88.9687
Section
Focus on Southeast Asia