Posts By: Anna-Malin Sandstrom

12 Apr 2017

Mapping international student fees in Europe

Tuition fees for international students are a much debated topic. The rationale for introducing fees, different fee-structures and the consequences they have are both value-laden and concrete economic questions. The fee policies and structures are constantly evolving in Europe and, as an international officer, having a good overview of who charges international students what is… Read more »

27 Mar 2017

Profiling the international marketing and recruitment professional

With fast-paced digital developments, policy changes, and increasing global competition, international student recruitment is rapidly evolving. To succeed in this competitive environment, deploying the right international marketing methods is crucial. In the spring of 2016, the EAIE surveyed professionals at European higher education institutions on the effectiveness of different methods. This infographic provides a glimpse… Read more »

12 Dec 2016

The new international officer: Who holds the power in internationalisation?

Internationalisation is no longer the remit of only a few dedicated internationalisation professionals at higher education institutions, but increasingly so of several internal and external stakeholders. With a multitude of individuals and entities being involved in the process, the question of who is in charge of internationalisation and of steering its future developments emerges. Accompanying… Read more »

25 Oct 2016

Studying international education: all you need to know

With the growth and maturing of international higher education, internationalisation is increasingly considered a deliberate career choice. Consequently, degree programmes specialising in international education management and administration are offered by several institutions. Are you considering embarking on a career in the field? Or do you perhaps feel that after a few years in your job… Read more »

27 Jul 2016

New EU student and researcher visa regulations explained

For the past weeks the debate in international education in Europe has been coloured by Brexit, the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the EU, and its implications for research cooperation and mobility. Despite prevalent anti-immigration sentiments in many parts of Europe and a bleaker view on the future of European integration, new streamlined EU regulations… Read more »

26 Apr 2016

10 reasons why rankings matter in higher education

University leadership and policy wonks excitedly await the results of yearly university rankings. Part of the excitement is waning, however, due to the same (old) institutions being listed every year. In the EAIE Barometer study, 35% of practitioners indicated that improving international reputation or position in rankings is one of the top three reasons for internationalising…. Read more »

03 Mar 2016

New education trends: inspiration and thought-provoking questions

Most of us need both inspirational and factual resources to support our work. Finding sources that deliver on both aspects can be challenging, however. The OECD’s latest report, Trends Shaping Education 2016, was a pleasant surprise. The report reflects on the potential impacts five overarching trends – globalisation, the future of the nation state, the… Read more »

17 Feb 2016

Erasmus+ strategic partnerships: how to get the grant

The European Union’s flagship education programme Erasmus+ is now into its third year of existence. The programme provides well needed additional funding opportunities for realising new and innovative partnership projects – an internationalisation activity proving increasingly popular. Based on the lessons learned from the previous calls for applications, this blog post provides some insights into… Read more »

14 Sep 2015

The state of internationalisation in the UK

Aside from getting the latest updates in international higher education and enjoying the scenic beauty of Glasgow, many of you will make use of the EAIE Conference to visit current and prospective partner institutions. If so, it might be useful to understand trends and developments in the international higher education landscape of the UK prior to… Read more »