Global Higher Education

 

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Quick Facts

The C-BERT database has a total of 247 IBCs in operation. Twenty-two new IBCs are planning to open. Forty-two IBCs are known to have closed.

There are a total of 33 exporting countries.

The largest exporters of branch campuses are (in order of institutions with branches): United States (51), United Kingdom (28), France (13), Russia (13), and Australia (10).

The largest exporters of branch campuses are (in order of branches): United States (77), United Kingdom (38), France (28), Russia (21), and Australia (14).

There are a total of 76 importing countries.

The largest importers of branch campus are (in order of campuses imported): China (32), United Arab Emirates (32), Singapore (12), Malaysia (12), and Qatar (11).

Note: Our numbers for China do not include Hong Kong SAR because it has a different regulatory system than mainland China.

Updated January 20, 2017

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“The Cross-Border Education Research Team (C-BERT) provides information regarding college and universities with a multi-national presence.”

CBERT.org is the source of information regarding college and universities with a multi-national presence. The site is maintained by the Cross-Border Education Research Team (C-BERT), hosted at the State University of New York at Albany and Pennsylvania State University. C-BERT maintains a comprehensive list of international branch campuses and also tracks other aspects of cross-border higher education.

The C-BERT research team is dedicated to providing our visitors with accurate and up-to-date information. If you have updates or corrections to our data, please contact us contact us.