The Impacts of Higher Education Globalization on Chinese Universities

Changying HU


Globalization has increased the competitions of knowledge and economy between countries, and these competitions in turn made higher education become an important tool of enhancing the competitiveness of every country. However, today, the core thought pattern of global higher education is dominated by the western developed countries, which has affected the development of higher education in the developing countries seriously, and many developing countries just accept the higher education mode of the developed countries passively, but cannot affect the world due to their limited science & technology and economy level. Therefore, the development of higher education in many developing countries is confused and disoriented. In this paper, we will discuss the impacts as well as the plights and confusions that globalization of higher education brought to Chinese universities, and at the same time, discuss the measures that Chinese government and universities did in these years to adapt to the globalization. Finally, we will give some suggestions to improve the quality and efficiency of Chinese universities.

Key words: Impacts of globalization; Higher education; Plights and confusions; Reform measures


Impacts of globalization; Higher education; Plights and confusions; Reform measures

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