Which roles do foreign universities play in regional economies? And which varying contributions to local skill formation can differing types of offshore campuses make? Marc Schulze’s latest article investigates the varying on-site embeddedness of offshore campuses in the Singapore context. It is found that the shifting engagement of the Singapore state with TNE has led to the emergence of new forms of foreign universities’ offshore campuses, which are more embedded in the city-state’s skill formation system and which perform specifically ‘local’ functions in on-site skill and knowledge development.
Marc Schulze (2023) Embedding offshore campuses in skill formation in Singapore: from ‘globalising’ domestic higher education to ‘localising’ foreign universities. Geoforum 144.