Internationalization is now a determining feature of higher education policy; however, it is not a risk-free proposition for universities. Through strategic partnerships, universities are creating opportunities for faculty and student exchanges, research collaboration, development cooperation and they are offering educational services abroad. These activities bring their own set of challenges, including financial, safety and legal concerns. They also impact services related to student recruitment and support. It is crucial for senior executives and administrators to better understand the internationalization trends regionally, nationally and globally and how these trends translate into their universities’ strategic and operational plans.
The Workshop will explore: