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[…]

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?[…]

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[…]

Alice Bobée at the Berlin Social Science Center 

Alice Bobée at the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB) As a former student research assistant at the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB) – in the department “Migration and Diversity” led by Prof. Dr. Koopmans – Alice Bobée was invited to present her research project in a colloquium on the 14th of November 2018. In her PhD, Alice Bobée Read more about Alice Bobée at the Berlin Social Science Center […]