IIE Networker - Fall 2010 - (Page 7)
A MESSAGE FROM ALLAN E. GOODMAN, President and Chief Executive Officer, IIE
International Education in Europe
U.S. HIGHER EDUCATION enjoys stronger ties with Europe than with any other world region, and with the many exciting recent developments on the continent, we are pleased to be able to profile Europe in this fall 2010 issue of IIENetworker, the latest in our series of regional international education profiles. Although IIE traces its roots to U.S. engagement with Europe after World War I, the IIE/Europe office is relatively new, having operated in Budapest since 1990. We begin this issue with an interview with the president of Central European University in Budapest, and end with a profile of IIE’s operations throughout the region by Dan Roberts, Director of IIE/Europe. The focus section in this issue looks at how the Bologna process, which has often been seen as a frame-
including new mobility projects such as the European Institute for Innovation and Technology. Additional articles look at recent trends in internationalization in Europe, including the increasing availability of master’s programs taught in English, steps toward creating a European/international doctorate, and the increasing tendency of both U.S. and European institutions to establish permanent overseas representation for recruiting and outreach purposes. Additionally, Mònica Margarit profiles the creation of the Universidad.es Foundation, a recently created, national effort to promote Spanish higher education to the rest of the world. Finally, returning to the U.S., a piece from the Lumina Foundation profiles Tuning USA, an interesting study of how a European model for defining and
The focus section in this issue looks at how the Bologna process, which has often been seen as a framework for encouraging mobility within Europe, is impacting higher education exchanges beyond the continent.
work for encouraging mobility within Europe, is impacting higher education exchanges beyond the continent. Bernd Wächter takes a critical look at the Bologna process, its global roots, and its “echoes” around the world. The section also presents perspectives on the European Higher Education Area, harmonizing academic disciplines is being applied stateside. We are pleased to publish the work of a diverse and accomplished group of contributing authors, and hope international education professionals on both sides of the Atlantic will benefit from their perspectives ■ and experience.
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IIE Networker - Fall 2010
IIE Networker - Fall 2010
Message from Allan E. Goodman
IIENetworker University Presidents Interview Series
Ten Years On: Bologna’s Global Dimension and Its Limits at Home
A New Europe: Creating the European Higher Education Area
What’s New in Brussels? Visions for the EU and the European Higher Education Area
Trends in English-Taught Master’s Programs in Europe
Promoting Higher Education in Spain: The Creation of the Universidad.es Foundation
The Joint European/International Doctorate: A Strategic Tool to Enhance Worldwide Institutional Collaboration
More Europeans Seek Undergraduate Degrees in the United States
European Schools in America, American Schools in Europe: Outposts Along the Path to the Global University
Out of the Office and Into the World: A Personal Perspective on the Fulbright International Education Administrators Program
Applying European Approaches to U.S. Higher Education
IIE Program Profile: IIE in Europe
IIE Networker - Fall 2010
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