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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. Information is now available online.

The autumn 2018 seminar will be held 3-7 September 2018 at the Università Cattolica Milan campus. Details will be published nearer the date.

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.


  • 19 January 2018

    CHEI PhD Seminar in March - enrolment now open

    The Spring 2018 CHEI PhD Research Seminar on internationalisation of higher education will be held 19-23 March 2018 in Brescia, near Milan. Enrolments are now open.

  • 28 November 2017

    SUCTI project meeting in Barcelona

    Fiona Hunter, CHEI Associate Director, is at the Erasmus+ project partners' meeting in Barcelona to organise the Train the Trainers week on internationalisation for administrative staff in Poland, 9-13 April 2018.

  • 24 November 2017

    CHEI Alumnus appointed Professor of Global Learning

    The Centre offers hearty congratulations to CHEI PhD Programme alumnus Jos Beelen on his appointment as Professor of Global Learning at The Hague University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands.

  • 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.

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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.