Five Myths about Internationalization

Jane Knight


Five myths about internationalization are explored. A common element of each myths is that the benefits of internationalization or the degree of internationality can be measured quantitatively. The purpose of identifying and reflecting on these myths and truths is to ensure that internationalization is on the right track and that we, as higher education sectors, are aware of intended and unintended consequences.


Globalization and Internationalization; International and Foreign Students; Marketization and Commercialization; Academic Quality, Assessment and Accreditation;

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