Reframing Global Engagement

  • Marijk van der Wende
Keywords: Globalization, inequality, internationalization of higher education, Europe, China’s rise


Globalization has strongly influenced higher education during the last decades. As in many other sectors, this has generated contradictory outcomes. Higher education has opened up to the world and become more engaged at the global level. But how will this process continue with the current backlash against globalization in Europe and the United States, and what will be the impact of other major geopolitical trends such as the rise of China?

Author Biography

Marijk van der Wende

Marijk van der Wende is professor of higher education at Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

How to Cite
van der Wende, M. (2017). Reframing Global Engagement. International Higher Education, (90), 10-12.