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[SUMM23] International Academic Collaboration at a Time of Geopolitical Strife is a Course

[SUMM23] International Academic Collaboration at a Time of Geopolitical Strife

May 9, 2023 - Jun 2, 2023

$250 Enroll

Full course description

May 18th, 23rd, and 25th, 2023 | 10:00AM- 12:00PM (ET) | Fully Online Course

Interested BC faculty and staff should contact CIHE at, rather than registering here. BC students must register via Eagle Apps. The course number is ELHE7213.


This course is designed to explore the contemporary socio-political environment in relation to international academic collaboration in higher education, in the context of acute and ongoing crises at national, regional, and global levels, and to deepen understanding of the effects of these forms of geopolitical strife on a key activity of internationalized higher education: academic collaboration. Participants will participate in three synchronous sessions and will also engage with readings and other asynchronous content between meetings.

Timeline and Requirements:

The course will take place from May 18th - 29th, 2023. This series is presenter-led and is a fully online experience. Course meetings will be conducted synchronously online via Zoom from 10:00AM- 12:00PM (ET) on May 18th, 23rd, and 25th.

Fees & Policies:

Payment is due by credit card at registration. Registration closes May 17th at 5pm. Refunds will be granted only up until the start of the course. No refunds will be granted for registration or technical errors on the participant's part (such as incorrect name/email, login failure, etc.).

Discounts are available to CIHE partners and individuals based at institutions in the Global South. Group discounts are also available. Please contact for further information about discounted pricing.

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A globally renowned scholar, Hans de Wit has made his name studying the internationalization of higher education. From 2015-2020, Hans served as Director of the Center for International Higher Education. He has also served as Director of the Center for Higher Education Internationalisation (CHEI) at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan (Italy) and as Vice-President for International Affairs and Senior Advisor International at the University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands). Hans is a Senior Fellow at the International Association of Universities (based at UNESCO), a founding member and past president of the European Association for International Education and founding editor of the Journal of Studies in International Education.