Chapter 19: International Joint, Double, and Consecutive Degree Programs: New Developments, Issues, and Challenges
International Joint, Double, and Consecutive Degree Programs: New Developments, Issues, and Challenges
International joint, double, and consecutive degree (JDCD) programs have an important role in the current landscape of higher education and the potential to become more numerous and influential in the coming years. As an internationalization strategy, these programs address the heartland of academia, which is the teaching and learning process and the production of new knowledge between and among countries. These programs are built on the principle of deep academic collaboration with important benefits to individuals, institutions, and national and regional education systems. Given the increasing interest in these programs, innovative models continue to emerge and diversify the opportunities available ...