Internationalization in European vocational education and training

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Author: Kaleja, Kathrin; Egetenmeyer, Regina


In Europe, internationalization and mobility in education are topics of growing relevance. Developments toward the internationalization of the economy are drivers for the increased focus of the European Union (EU) on internationalization and mobility. The EU defined objectives for internationalization and mobility in education (for example, ET2020) and promotes mobility through the ERASMUS+ program. These developments affect internationalization in higher education, vocational education and training, as well as in secondary education. In this chapter, [the authors] analyze the situation...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Students; Globalisation; Outcomes; International education; Qualifications

Keywords: European Union; Student mobility; International students; Trend; Equivalence of qualifications

Geographic subjects: Europe; Germany; Netherlands

Published: Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer International Publishing, 2017

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Pages: pp. 63-76

Related items: TD/TNC 127.704

ISBN: 9783319478579; 9783319478593 (online)

ISSN: 1871-3041, 2213-221X (online)

The volume from which this chapter is taken is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 127.704.

Resource type: Book chapter

Document number: TD/TNC 128.383

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