IOE - Faculty of Education and Society


Understanding patterns of expansion and retrenchment in internationalisation of higher education

06 May 2020, 10:00 am–3:30 pm

University students studying in the library. Image: Tony Slade for UCL Digital Media

An online workshop with researchers from the UK, Europe, Israel and Hong Kong to analyse the promises and pitfalls of internationalisation and its future sustainability.

Event Information

Open to





Tatiana Fumasoli

For info and registration please contact IOE.Ches Seminar at ioe.ches_seminar@ucl.ac.uk



10:00am - 10:30

Tatiana Fumasoli (UCL Institute of Education)

Brokers of International Student Mobility: Roles and Processes of Education Agents in China 

10:30am - 11:00

Siyuan Feng and Hugo Horta (University of Hong Kong). Discussant: Amélia Veiga

Internationalisation by Demarcating the Role of Higher Education in Sustainable Development Goals: The case of Israel. 

11:00am - 11:30

Miri Yemini (Tel Aviv University). Discussant: Anna Kosmuetzky

A reflective note on theoretical perspectives and possibilities.

11:30am - 12:00

Jenny Lee (University of Arizona), Bjorn Stensaker (University of Oslo). Discussant: Danica Fink-Hafner

Epistemological and Methodological Views on the Study of Internationalisation and Globalisation in Higher Education.

12:00pm - 12:30

Danica Fink-Hafner (University of Ljubljana), Tamara Dagen (University of Zagreb), Mitja Hafner-Fink (University of Ljubljana) Discussant: Bjorn Stensaker


12:30pm - 13:00

Half an hour break.

The future of cooperation in European governance: Brexit, (Covid19) and the European knowledge policies

13:00pm - 13:30

Amélia Veiga. Discussant: Miri Yemini

Transnational collaborative networks and innovation in teaching and learning 

13:30pm - 14:00

Tatiana Fumasoli, (UCL Institute of Education), Federica Rossi, (Birkbeck University of London). Discussant: Aliakbar Akbaritabar

A Network Analysis Study on the Internationalization of Higher Education Research

14:00pm - 14:30 

Aliakbar Akbaritabar, (German Centre for Higher Education Research and Science Studies), Giovanni Barbato, (University of Milan). Discussant: Hugo Horta

How can we Capture Long Term Processes of Change and Continuity in Comparative Higher Education?

14:30pm - 15:00 

Anna Kosmuetzky (Leibniz University Hannover). Discussant: Giovanni Barbato

Discussion and Wrap up

15:00pm - 15:30



Image: Tony Slade for UCL Digital Media