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Commitment to Internationalization Lecture Series: Hans de Wit

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Hans de Wit is the sixth speaker in the Commitment to Internationalization lecture series. His talk, "Internationalization of Higher Education for Society, Moving Back from Competition to Co-operation," will be on November 7, 2019, from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. in room 1117 of the University Capitol Centre. This lecture continues the conversation about the UI's vision and strategic themes for campus internationalization.

The event is free and open to the public. Attendees should RSVP by clicking here.

Hans de Wit is professor and director of the ‘Center for International Higher Education’ (CIHE) at Boston College, USA. Before, he was Director of the ‘Centre for Higher Education Internationalisation’ (CHEI) at the Università Cattolica Sacro Cuore in Milan, Italy, and professor of internationalization of higher education at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. He was vice president for international affairs of the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 1996-2003. He is founding member and past president of the European Association for International Education (EAIE). He is founding editor of the ‘Journal of Studies in International Education’ (SAGE), consulting editor of the  journal Policy Reviews in Higher Education, associate editor of International Higher Education, and co-editor of the book series ‘Global Perspectives in Higher Education,' Sense Publishers. He publishes a blog in University World News, www.universityworldnews.com.  De Wit has (co)written books and articles on international education and is actively involved in assessment and consultancy in international education, for organizations like the European Commission, UNESCO, World Bank, IMHE/OECD, IAU, and European Parliament. 

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