Globalization and higher education,
implications of GATS*
 

* GATS = WTO General Agreement on Trade in Services

 

 
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   Recognition
  
Bologna
  
GATS

 

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Introduction to GATS by WTO

Original negotiating proposals

Selected articles and documents

UNESCO conferences on Globalization and higher education

ESIB documents on GATS and Transnational education

Links to more information on GATS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Introduction to GATS by WTO 

Original negotiating proposals by

Australia
Japan
New Zealand
USA

Selected articles and documents on GATS

Higher Education and GATS. The European approach (P.Nyborg)

General information on the GATS (Council of Europe)

Providing standards for higher education: international education
conventions as alternatives to trade agreements  (S.Bergan)

Trade in Higher Education Services: The implications of GATS (J.Knight)

Joint Declaration on HE and GATS by four  international higher education organizations

UNESCO conferences on Globalization and higher education:

Globalization and Higher Education: Implications for North - South Dialogue  - Oslo, 26-27 May, 2003

1st UNESCO Global Forum on International Quality Assurance, Accreditation and the Recognition of Qualifications in Higher Education - Paris, 18-19 Oct, 2002

Expert meeting  on the Impact of Globalization on Higher Education, Paris 10-11 Sep, 2001

ESIB documents on GATS and Transnational education

Commodification of Education: Introductory Information

ESIB Statement on Commodification of Education

Bologna process and GATS

European Student Handbook on Transnational Education

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) and the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) an Introduction

Links to more information on GATS
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WTO

The WTO in brief

GATS objectives, coverage, disciplines

GATS scope and definition

The framework: the GATS articles

The new negotiations: