International Higher Education Partnerships in the Developing World
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International Higher Education Partnerships can in the absence of a universally accepted definition be understood as any formal or informal working together of higher education entities in pursuit of common goals (Maringe and de Wit 2016) across international borders. Collaboration in higher education is a key aspect of internationalization and of specific relevance to the developing world. It encompasses alliances in which partners are exclusively situated in developing countries (South-South partnerships) as well as those including partners both in the developed and developing world (North-South partnerships). The concept includes partnerships which consist exclusively of higher education institutions, as well as those established between funding agencies and higher education institutions, and those formed with donor assistance. A...
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