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AGUILAR-CASTILLO, Yorleni  e  RIVEROS-ANGARITA, Alba Stella. The internationalization of higher education: Concept and Model Evolution at the University of Costa Rica. Educación [online]. 2017, vol.41, n.1, pp. 73-103. ISSN 0379-7082.

This article examines the evolution of the concept of internationalization and diverse models of internationalization of higher education that have been developed in the world. It specifically proposes a definition for the process of internationalization at UCR and studies the model it has followed from its creation up to present. It makes evident how this process has contributed to the fulfillment of UCR’s mission by favoring the improvement of its academic programs, training of its faculty, administrative staff, and students, by means of academic cooperation and exchange strategies.

Palavras-chave : Concept of internationalization; models of internationalization; universities; higher education.

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