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  • Letter from Tbilisi

    By: Dr. Allan E. Goodman on Friday, November 4, 2016

    Georgia’s Minister of Education and Science, Aleksandre Jejelava, is embracing what I consider a more positive educational nationalism—a drive to internationalize higher education institutions, faculty and student bodies. During my visit to Tbilisi I heard him speak about his vision of Georgian higher education, to "[offer] education to all of our neighbors and draw students from even beyond them." To do so, the Georgian government amended its visa regime to make it easier for international students to come to Georgia for study purposes. By the year's end, Georgia will be part of the European Union visa waiver system and hopes to welcome many more European students under the Erasmus programs.


  • Beyond Student Recruitment: 5 Places Universities Should Watch in 2013

    By: IIE on Tuesday, January 15, 2013

    Crossposted from the Chronicle of Higher Education’s WorldWise blog

    “International-student recruitment will undoubtedly remain a priority in 2013 for American colleges and universities. China, of course, will continue to be a major focus of those efforts, in addition to new growth markets, like Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Venezuela. At the Institute, however, we have been working with American higher-education institutions to engage with other countries and regions in ways that go beyond student recruitment,” IIE President Allan Goodman writes for the Chronicle of Higher Education’s WorldWise blog.


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