Welcome! C-BERT.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 campuses and also tracks other aspects of cross-border higher education.
Over the past two decades, there has been a significant increase in higher education institutions exporting their educational programs across geopolitical borders. The Cross-Border Education Research Team (C-BERT) studies this phenomenon from organizational, sociological, economic, and political perspectives. As distinct from strictly virtual or online education, C-BERT concentrates on instances of physical cross-border teaching and research activities. These broad interests inform more specific inquiries into regulation, accountability, quality assurance, institutional legitimacy, patterns of growth, and institutional failures, among other topics. C-BERT does not promote or represent any institutions, sectors, or national systems engaged in cross-border higher education. Rather, its mission is to advance understanding of these issues through the discovery, analysis, and dissemination of knowledge. In turn, this research aims to inform institutional development as well as public policy and discussion.
NUMBER OF INTERNATIONAL CAMPUSES
NUMBER OF COUNTRIES WITH INTERNATIONAL CAMPUSES
OF INTERNATIONAL CAMPUSES
- UNITED STATES
- UNITED KINGDOM
The largest exporters of international campuses are (in order of locations): United States (86), United Kingdom (43), France (38), Russia (29), and Australia (20) and a total of 83 importing countries.
LARGEST IMPORTERS OF
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Note: Our numbers for China do not include Hong Kong SAR because it has a different regulatory system than mainland China.
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The Cross-Border Education Research Team (C-BERT) provides information regarding college and universities with a multi-national presence.