Dual degree programmes and short-term study abroad are two areas of potential collaboration for universities in the US and Iran, now that diplomatic relations are beginning to thaw, according to a white paper published by the US-based IIE.
Indian higher education institutions and IITs are losing US$6-7bn annually to their foreign counterparts as more students look to study overseas, the Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India claims.
More than three quarters of parents would consider sending their children abroad for university, according to multinational banking and financial services company HSBC. Parents in Asia are especially receptive to the idea.
Malta is aiming to attract more foreign universities to the island, its Education Minister has said, amidst concern about new legislation changing the requirements institutions must fulfill to become a university.