Name: Professor Hans de Wit
Title: Director of the Centre for Higher Education Internationalisation (CHEI) at Università Cattolica
Professor (lector) of Internationalization of Higher Education at the School of Economics and Management ofthe Hogeschool van Amterdam, University of Applied Sciences and Senior Policy Advisor International of the Hogeschool van Amsterdam.
He is also a private consultant: De Wit International Higher Education Consultancy. He is the Co-Editor of the ‘Journal of Studies in International Education’ (Association for Studies in International Education/SAGE publishers).
On May 9 2012 in Copenhagen, Denmark, Hans de Wit gave the Keynote Address at a Conference "Celebrating Erasmus 25 years past achievements and future perspectives" organised by the European Commission and the Danish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, in presence of Ms. Androulla Vassiliou, Member of the European Commission for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, Mr. Morten Østergaard, Danish Minister for Education, and Her Royal Highness Princess Marie of Denmark.
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The following day, May 10, Hans de Wit gave in Lund a keynote address during the President's Symposium of the Universities 21 Network of 23 universities from around the world, on the theme 'The Global University'.
On May 24, he gave a keynote address on Rationales for Internationalisation, at an International Conference organised by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation and the National Training Foundation in partnership with Russian International Affairs Council and New Eurasia Foundation.
Hans de Wit contributed the following comments over the past months:
Hans de Wit. (2012). New Data add value to global HE rankings. Bog: Economists' Forum/Economics blog from the Financial Times – FT.con, May 11, 2012. http://blogs.ft.com/economistsforum/
Hans de Wit. (2012). Assessing Internationalization of Degree Programs – Dutch Flemish Pilot. Blog: The World View, Inside Higher Education, April 25, 2012. www.insidehighered.com/blogs/world-view
Hans de Wit. (2012). Thoughts on the international education conferences circus. University World News. Global Edition, Issue 218, 22 April 2012.
Hans de Wit. (2012). Rethinking the Concept of Internationalization. Presentation at Going Global, British Council, London, March 14, 2012.
Hans de Wit. (2012). From Globalization to Global Citizenship. 4 March 2012. Issue no. 211. University World News. www.universityworldnews.com
Hans de Wit. (2012). Confusion, Contradictions in Student Mobility. University World News, 8 January 2012, Issue 203, www.universityworldnews.com.
Uwe Brandenburg and Hans de Wit. (2012). Getting Internationalization Back on Track. IAU Horizons Volume 17 no.3 and Volume 18 no.1, pp. 17-18. International Association of Universities (IAU). www.iau-aiu.net. Also published in Guardian Higher Education Network: http://www.guardian.co.uk/higher-education-network/blog/2012/apr/02/internationalisation-labeling-learning-outcomes
He also published the following peer reviewed papers and books:
De Wit, H, Ferencz, I and Rumbley, L. E. (2012, forthcoming). International Student Mobility: European and US Perspectives. In Perspectives – Policy and Practice in Higher Education, the journal of the Association of University Administrators, London: Routledge.
Jos Beelen and Hans de Wit. (Eds.). (2012). Internationalisation Revisited: New Dimensions in the Internationalisation of Higher Education. Amsterdam, Centre for Applied Research on Economics and Management (CAREM). Includes also Hans de Wit, 'Internationalisation of Higher Education: Nine Misconceptions', pp. 5-8.
Hans de Wit. (2012). Student Mobility Between Europe and the Rest of the World: Trends, Issues and challenges. In A.Curaj et all. (eds.). European Higher Education at the Crossroads: Between the Bologna Process and National Reforms. Spring Science + Business Media, Dordrecht.
Hans de Wit. (2012). Calidad e internationalización de la educación superior: su evaluación, tendencias y cuestiones. In: Luis David Prieto Martínez, Carmen Helena Jiménez de Peňa, editors. La internationalizacióm de la educación superior en América Latina y Europa: Retos y Compromisos. Pp. 18-49. Editorial Pontificia Universidad Javariana, Bogota.
Hans de Wit. (2012). Internationalisering van hoger onderwijs: het moet meer met de tijd mee. In Thema Tijdschrift voor Hoger Onderwijs, themanummer Internationalisering. Pp. 23-27. Nummer 1, 2012. Dordrecht, Convoy Uitgevers.
Hans de Wit. (2012). Issues of Quality and Internationalisation. In 'Internationalisation and Quality Assurance, Connecting European and Global Experiences'. Report of the INQAHE-ENQA Seminar, 30 November – 2 December 2011, Brussels, Belgium. The Hague, ENQA-INQAHEE.
And he contributed to the following international reports:
Mobile Talent? The Staying Intentions of International Students in Five EU Countries. The Expert Council Research Unit, Berlin, Germany, in cooperation with Migration Policy Group, Brussels. Sachverständigenrat deutscher Stiftungen für Integration und Migration (SVR) GmbH, Berlin. The study was conducted in collaboration with the following academic partners: Dr. Alex Balch, University of Liverpool, UK; Dr. Mikael Börjesson, Uppsala University, Sweden; Prof. Wei Shen, École Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales d'Angers, France; and Prof. Hans de Wit, Hogeschool van Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
International Association of Universities. Affirming Academic Values in Internationalization of Higher Education: A Call for Action. Ad Hoc Group of Experts, including Hans de Wit. April 2012.