Title

Getting connected with the global world : the promotion of internationalization in university campuses in Hong Kong and China

Document Type

Book chapter

Source Publication

Managing international connectivity, diversity of learning and changing labour markets : East Asian perspectives

Publication Date

1-1-2017

First Page

151

Last Page

167

Publisher

Springer Singapore

Abstract

The impact of globalization compels nearly all countries to strongly emphasize talent cultivation and quality improvement of higher education. Mainland China and Hong Kong, the two major economic entities in the Asia–Pacific, follow the same trend. The two governments have adopted the same internationalization strategy in response to the influence of globalization, and the focus and results vary due to the different political backgrounds. This chapter reviews the rationale and practices of internationalization in the higher education systems of mainland China and Hong Kong. The chapter consists of four sections. The first section analyses the background of the rise of internationalization in universities. The second section discusses and examines how the governments and universities in Hong Kong and mainland China internationalize their higher education systems. The third section compares the differences between policies released by the governments and the results of the internationalization strategy. The final section ends the chapter with a conclusion on policy implications.

DOI

10.1007/978-981-10-1736-0_9

Print ISSN

23656352

E-ISSN

23656360

Publisher Statement

Copyright © Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2017

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Additional Information

ISBN of the source publication: 9789811017346

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Recommended Citation

Wang, L., & Han, X. (2017). Getting connected with the global world: The promotion of internationalization in university campuses in Hong Kong and China. In K. H. Mok (Ed.), Managing international connectivity, diversity of learning and changing labour markets: East Asian perspectives (pp. 151-167). Singapore: Springer Singapore. doi: 10.1007/978-981-10-1736-0_9