3 emerging economies that are rising stars in international higher education

Study International | February 21, 2020

3 emerging economies that are rising stars in international higher education
International student mobility today has become less restricted to top study abroad destinations like the US, UK and Australia. While those countries still attract scores of international students year on year, there are a number of emerging countries that have made significant leaps in attracting international students and improving the quality of their academics. These countries have been identified by Times Higher Education (THE)as having the most potential in improving their international rank, increasing the quality of their higher education institutions, and conducting more research – thus attracting more international students and foreign universities for research collaboration. According to THE, “The Times Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings 2020 includes only institutions in countries classified by the London Stock Exchange’s FTSE Group as “advanced emerging”, “secondary emerging” or “frontier”.

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