chapter  25
Trends, issues and challenges in internationalisation of higher education: where have we come from and where are we going?
ByHans de Wit and Fiona Hunter
Pages 19

The international dimension in higher education is moving from margin to centre and assumes a more comprehensive rather than fragmented approach. This relatively new phenomenon has only become apparent since the beginning of the 21st century, but its roots lie in several manifestations of increased international orientations from the previous century, in particular in the period following the Second World War until the end of the Cold War.