Why are research universities going global?


Despite the significant increase in the number and type of international activities – from branch campuses to MOOCs and aggressive international student recruitment – many institutional efforts appear to be launched without a clear idea of best practices or how specific activities might be productive and meaningful for a particular institution. 

Empirical knowledge of how and why institutions expand these activities, and whether they are successful, remains largely anecdotal. 

Richard Edelstein
Publication date: 
September 7, 2013
Publication type: 
Journal Articles
Why are research universities going global? by John Aubrey Douglass and Richard Edelstein, University World News, September 7, 2013 Issue No:286