US Universities Spreading Abroad

January 12, 2007

Branch campuses of US universities are popping up all over the globe. Five, with three more apparently in talks, are set upin Qatar. Harvard Medical has a research centre in Dubai, and George Mason University has a campus in Ras al-Khaimah. Northeastern University is open for business in Australia, the third US school to open a branch there. Subsidies appear to be motivating the crawl of US education into foreign waters. Not-So-Foreign Newsletter (PDF)