Jana Kleibert giving seminar at Malaysia campus of Monash University

Following the invitation of Dr Koh Sin Yee, Jana Kleibert gave a talk at the Malaysia campus of Monash University on Tuesday, 23 July 2019. The presentation “Reconfiguring the United Kingdom’s transnational education geographies after Brexit: Branch campuses as flexible technology” focused on the construction of international branch campuses as a critical case study through Read more about Jana Kleibert giving seminar at Malaysia campus of Monash University[…]

Encounter #3: PD Dr. Nadine Scharfenort, Freie Universität Berlin

On the afternoon of 14 December we were happy to welcome Dr. Nadine Scharfenort at our office in Erkner. As the holidays were approaching we were having gingerbread and coffee which created the perfect Christmas mood. Nonetheless we had another very fruitful discussion during this Erkner Encounter. Nadine Scharfenort, currently visiting professor for “Globalisation, Transformation, Read more about Encounter #3: PD Dr. Nadine Scharfenort, Freie Universität Berlin[…]

Encounter #2: PD Dr. Steffen Wippel, Philipps-Universität Marburg

Our second Erkner Encounter took place on 19 October 2018. This time we came together with our guest Steffen Wippel, who is a senior research fellow at the research network Re-Configurations at the Center for Near and Middle Eastern Studies (CNMS) in Marburg. As his academic work revolves – among other topics – around questions Read more about Encounter #2: PD Dr. Steffen Wippel, Philipps-Universität Marburg[…]

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Encounter #1: Alexander Raev, Universität Tübingen

For our event of the series “Erkner Encounters”, Alexander joined us on 13 September 2018 to discuss transnational higher education (TNE) and the findings from his PhD research at the University of Tübingen in the Graduate Programme on “International comparative research on education and eduation politics in the welfare state”. He presented interesting insights into Read more about Encounter #1: Alexander Raev, Universität Tübingen[…]

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Offshore Campuses: Global Anchors in a Transforming World?

Offshore campuses (OCs) are physical presences of higher education institutions abroad that provide academic degree programmes of the home institution, operating independently or in collaboration with business and/or academic partners. In contrast to the C-BERT listing (2017), our database maps out 431 offshore campuses. Focusing on the urban scale, we find high levels of concentration Read more about Offshore Campuses: Global Anchors in a Transforming World?[…]

Podcast Society@Space: Welcome to Nottingham, Malaysia

>> Play Podcast In the 1990s, universities began branching out internationally, setting up offices or branch campuses in other countries and continents. But what are the reasons and motivations behind this? Has higher education become a global commodity? And how does university internationalization affect students, faculty and places – those involved and those not involved? Read more about Podcast Society@Space: Welcome to Nottingham, Malaysia[…]

International Workshop “Constructing Transnational Spaces of Higher Education” at IRS in Erkner

It was a great pleasure to welcome our two project members Prof. Neil Coe (Department of Geography, National University of Singapore) and Prof. Bas van Heur (Department of Geography, Vrije Universiteit Brussels) as well as our Advisory Board members Prof. Kris Olds (Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison), Prof. Sarah Hall (School of Geography, University Read more about International Workshop “Constructing Transnational Spaces of Higher Education” at IRS in Erkner[…]

Marc Schulze at workshop on mobility practices at the University of Bremen

On 23th and 24th November, IBC team member Marc Schulze visited a workshop on mobility practices and coping strategies at the University of Bremen which was organized by Dr. Anna-Lisa Müller from the Geography Department. At the workshop Marc Schulze presented parts of his PhD project and put his ideas on academic mobility practices up Read more about Marc Schulze at workshop on mobility practices at the University of Bremen[…]