Professor Hans de Wit
Hans de Wit is Professor, Internationalistion of Higher Education at the Centre for Applied Research in Economics and Management (CAREM), School of Economics and Management of the Hogeschool van Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. He is also director of the Centre for Higher Education Internationalisation (CHEI) of the Catholic University of Sacro Cuore in Milan, Italy. He is the co-editor of the ‘Journal of Studies in International Education’. He is a visiting professor at the CAPRI, the Centre for Academic Practice and Research in Internationalisation of Leeds Metropolitan University, United Kingdom. In 2005-2006 He was a New Century Scholar of the Fulbright Program ‘Higher Education in the 21st Century’, and in 1995 and 2006 a visiting scholar in the USA and in 2002 in Australia.
He has co-written several other books and articles on international education and is actively involved in assessment and consultancy in international education, for organisations like the European Commission, UNESCO, World Bank, IMHE/OECD, NVAO and ESMU. His latest book is Hans de Wit (2011), Trends, Issues and Challenges in Internationalisation of Higher Education, CAREM, Amsterdam.
Hans de Wit is founding member and former president of the European Association for International Education (EAIE). Currently he is, among other positions, Member of the Board of Trustees of World Education Services (New York), Member of the ESL TOEFL Board and Co-Chair of the Special Interest Group Research in International Education of EAIE.
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