Director of CIHE, Boston College, USA
Hans de Wit is professor and Director of the ‘Center for International Higher Education’ (CIHE) at Boston College, USA. Before, he was Director of the ‘Centre for Higher Education Internationalisation’ (CHEI), Università Cattolica Sacro Cuore in Milan, Italy, and Professor of Internationalisation of Higher Education, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences.
He was the leader of a study on internationalisation of higher education for the European Parliament, CHEI in partnership with IAU and EAIE, and a member of the Steering Committee of the project of the International Association of Universities (IAU) and UEFSCDI in Romania concerning internationalization of higher education in Romania.
He is the Founding Editor of the ‘Journal of Studies in International Education’, SAGE publishers.
He has (co)written books and articles on international education and is actively involved in assessment and consultancy in international education, for organisations like the European Commission, UNESCO, World Bank, IMHE/OECD, IAU, European Parliament.
In 2005-2006, he was a New Century Scholar of the Fulbright Program Higher Education in the 21st Century.
Hans de Wit is founding member and past president of the European Association for International Education (EAIE).