Competing in the 'Great Brain Race'

The internationalization of higher education and research is now an inescapable fact. The number of students pursuing part of their studies outside of their home country has quadrupled over the last 30 years to reach 3.7 million in 2009, according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Philippe Zeller
Published: Wednesday, 10/19/2011 12:00 am EDT

The internationalization of higher education and research is now an inescapable fact. The number of students pursuing part of their studies outside of their home country has quadrupled over the last 30 years to reach 3.7 million in 2009, according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.

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