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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2023, 6(5); doi: 10.25236/FER.2023.060506.

The Study on the Internationalization Policy of Portuguese Higher Education


Linxi Zhang1, Lei Zheng2, Ying Zhou3

Corresponding Author:
Linxi Zhang

1Institute for Research on Portuguese-speaking Countries (IROPC), City University of Macao, Macao, China

2Business School, Nankai University, Tianjin, China

3Institute of IR4.0, University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Malaysia


Portuguese higher education institutions have experienced avigorous internationalization process, involving personnel mobility and academic cooperation. This article analyzes the globalization of higher education within the overall framework of European Union education policy, and examines the transformation of Portugal's internationalization policies and institutions in higher education. Based on this analysis, the article summarizes the implications of Portugal's internationalization policies for China's higher education internationalization efforts in the areas of Sino-foreign cooperative education, international projects, external exchange and cooperation, at the theoretical, cooperative, and communicative levels. These implications have significant reference value for China's establishment of an internationally connected higher education internationalization policy.


Internationalization Policy, Portugal, Higher Education

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Linxi Zhang, Lei Zheng, Ying Zhou. The Study on the Internationalization Policy of Portuguese Higher Education. Frontiers in Educational Research (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 5: 28-34. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2023.060506.


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