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The Centre for Higher Education Internationalisation (CHEI)


CHEI PhD Research Training Seminar

Thank you to all our participants and Academic Team for making CHEI's autumn PhD Research Seminar such a success.

The next seminar will be held at Universtà Cattolica del Sacro Cuore's Brescia campus, 19-23 March 2018. Further information will be published online as it becomes available.

The CHEI PhD research seminar is held twice a year and is open to a broad international community of students and scholars with an interest in the internationalisation of higher education. Participants include current and prospective CHEI doctoral students, and Italian and international doctoral students from other programmes.  

Internationalisation of Higher Education: a global study commissioned by the European Parliament

The Centre for Higher Education Internationalisation (CHEI) is co-author of Internationalisation of Higher Education together with the International Association of Universities (IAU) and the European Association for International Education (EAIE). The study was commissioned by the European Parliament and analyses the current state of internationalisation of higher education in Europe and outside Europe. It identifies key trends and draws a picture of the future of itnernationalisation in Europe.


  • 20 November 2017

    Time to get real!

    CHEI's Associate Director Fiona Hunter was the keynote speaker at the 10th anniversary of the International Commission for International Relations at the Interuniversity Council of Catalonia on 16th and 17th November.

  • 16 November 2017

    New support model for international students

    A new article co-authored by CHEI PhD Programme student Ravi Ammigan and Peter Briggs is now available in the latest issue of the peer-reviewed Journal of International Students. 

  • 9 November 2017

    Research Project on Catholic Identity and Internationalisation

    In collaboration with Boston College and the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Cile, CHEI is participating in a research project on Catholic Identity and Internationalisation. A meeting was held this week in Santiago...

  • 30 October 2017

    International Convention on Science, Technology and Society – IHE keynote speaker Fiona Hunter

    Fiona Hunter, Associate Director of CHEI, spoke last week at the first International Convention on Science, Technology and Society organised by the Universidad Central "Marta Abreu" de Las Villas in Santa Clara, Cuba. 

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CHEI Doctoral Programme

The CHEI Doctoral Programme is directed at aspiring researchers and professionals in higher education internationalisation and focusses exclusively on internationalisation of higher education.

International Higher Education – section on internationalisation co-edited by CHEI

International Higher Education (IHE) is a quarterly publication by the Boston College Centre for International Higher Education (CIHE). Over the past few years CHEI and CIHE have worked together on special editions focusing on the internationalisation of higher education. As of Issue 85, the two centres have made this cooperation a regular feature of the quarterly issues with a jointly edited section on internationalisation.