Branch Campuses in China

David Stanfield, Qi Wang


A small number of Western institutions are attempting to create full-scale branch campuses in China, but unique requirements and environmental challenges may prevent them from reaching world-class status. Three characteristics of world-class universitiessufficient talent, adequate resources, and appropriate governanceare applied to examine the potential for full-scale branch campuses in China.


Cross-Border Education; Asia; China; International Branch Campus; China; Cross-Border Higher Education; World-Class Universities

Full Text:





/ojs/public/site/images/adegayardon/bcimage.img_75Center for International Higher Education, Campion Hall, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA

Tel: (617) 552-4236, Email:, Website:, eISSN: 2372-4501