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RISIS Research Seminar on Institutional VS regional attractiveness: What factors are more important to increase the pool of mobile students in tertiary education?

Presenter: Mabel Sánchez Barrioluengo, Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR). Alliance Manchester Business School. The University of Manchester   Discussant: Mattia Cattaneo, Università degli studi di Begamo   Abstract: The globalization of higher education, through the mobility of students, has grown considerably over the past 40 years. However, little research has been carried out on international student mobility determinants in general, on Erasmus student mobility in particular, or the regional dimension of learning mobility. This…

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US vs European universities, behind rankings

All of us, at least once in life, we have heard about “best universities”, both in Europe, and around the world. Yet, define excellence is not a simple job. Researchers of USI (Università della Svizzera italiana) in collaboration with University of Turin, have shown a strong relationship between university revenues and their volume of publications and citations, sweeping away some conceptions on university rankings. The study is now accepted for publication on PlosOne. To help…

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