Journal Articles

Beerkens, Eric (2010). Global models for the national research university: adoption & adaptation in Indonesia and MalaysiaGlobalisation, Societies and Education 8(3): 369 - 391.

Beerkens, Eric (2009). Centres of Excellence and Relevance: The Contextualisation of Global ModelsScience, Technology & Society 14:1 (2009): 153–176.

Beerkens, Eric (2008). The Emergence and Institutionalisation of the European Higher Education and Research AreaEuropean Journal of Education, 43(4): p 407-425

Beerkens, Eric (2008). University Policies for the Knowledge Society: Global Standardisation, Local Re-invention. In: Perspectives on Global Development and Technology, 7(1), 15-31

Beerkens, Eric & M.C. van der Wende (2007). The Paradox in International Cooperation: Institutionally Embedded Universities in a Global Environment. In:Higher Education, 53: 61-79.

Beerkens, Eric (2003). Globalisation and Higher Education Research. In: Journal of Studies in International Education, 7(2): 128-148.

Beerkens, Eric (2002). International Inter-Organisational Arrangements in Higher Education: Towards a Typology. In: TEAM Tertiary Education and Management, 8(4): 297-314.

Beerkens, Eric, et al. (1999). ICT in het hoger onderwijs: de Nederlandse en de internationale situatie nader bezien (ICT in higher education: a closer look at the Dutch and the international situation). In: Tijdschrift voor Hoger Onderwijs, 17(3): 226-231.

Wende, Marijk van der & Beerkens, Eric (1999). An international orientation on institutional strategies and governmental policies for the use of ICT in higher education. In: Interactive Learning Environments, Vol. 7(2-3): 283-321.

Book Chapters

Beerkens, E. (2014) 40 Years of Internationalisation in European Higher Education: Achievements and challenges. In: RIHE International Seminar Reports No. 21. Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University.

Beerkens, E. (2012) The Social Dimension of Internationalisation; Social Risks And Responsibilities. In: Bernd Wächter, Queenie K.H. Lam, Irina Ferencz (eds.) Tying it all together Excellence, mobility, funding and the social dimension in higher education. Bonn: Lemmens

Beerkens, E. and H. Teekens (2008) Purposes and rationales of internationalisation in the Netherlands; The role of Nuffic. In: EUA/ACA Handbook Internationalisation of European Higher Education. Stuttgart: Dr. Josef Raabe Verlags-GmbH.

Beerkens, E. (2007 ) Global Opportunities and Institutional Embeddedness: Cooperation in Higher Education Consortia, In: J. Enders and B. Jongbloed (eds.) Public-Private Dynamics in Higher education: Expectations, Developments and Outcomes. Transcript Verlag, Bielefeld.

Beerkens, E. (2005 ) European Opportunities and Institutional Embeddedness; Transnational Actors in the European Higher Education Area, In: W. Kaiser and P. Starie (eds.) Transnational European Union; Towards a Common Political Space? London: Routledge.

Huisman, J. and Beerkens, E. (2000). Early and late adoption of knowledge products: strategic or institutional behaviour? In: R. Kalleberg, F. Engelstad, G. Brochmann, A. Leira and L. Mjoset (eds.) Comparative Perspectives on Universities. Oslo, JAI Press.

Bartelse, J., Beerkens, H.J.J.G. and Maassen, P.A.M. (2000). Graduate Education in Germany , the Netherlands , Sweden and the United Kingdom . In: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Studies (ed.) Graduate Education Reform in Europe, Asia, and the Americas and International Mobility of Scientists and Engineers: Proceedings of an NSF Workshop. Arlington, VA: NSF.

Wende, M.C. van der, Beerkens, H.J.J.G. and Teichler, U. (1999).Internationalisation as a cause for innovation in higher education: A comparison between European Cooperation and the Dutch cross-border cooperation programme. In: B.W.A. Jongbloed, P.A.M. Maassen and G. Neave (eds.) From the Eye of the Storm: Higher Education's Changing Institutions. Utrecht, Lemma.

Bartelse, J.M.. E. Beerkens & M.C. van der Wende (1999). Doctoral Training in the Netherlands : the labour market perspective. In: O. Kivinen, S. Ahola & P. Kaipainen (eds) Towards the European Model of Postgraduate Training. University of Turku: Centre for the Sociology of Education (RUSE).


Beerkens, E. (2004) Global Opportunities and Institutional Embeddedness;
Higher Education Consortia in Europe and Southeast Asia
. Enschede: CHEPS

Conference Papers

Mapping International Student Mobility in the Netherlands: Policies & trends (PPT). Australian International Education Conference. Sydney, October 13, 2010.

Grenzeloze ambities en beperkte informative (PPT). 13e DAIR Seminar – Grenzeloos
4-5 november 2009.

Europeanisation by Stealth; The role of the European Court of Justice (PPT). Paper for the EAIR Conference. 23-26 August 2009; Vilnius, Lithuania.

Independent Assessment of the Bologna Process; Discussion on Interim Results; Mobility & Recognition. Paper for the EAIR Conference. 23-26 August 2009; Vilnius, Lithuania.

Internationalisation: from Boardroom to Classroom(…and back again).KeynotePresentation for Workshop The International Classroom at Leiden University; 29 May 2009.

Het Mondiale Hoger Onderwijs & De Nederlandse Agenda. SBO Conferentie Internationalisering Hoger Onderwijs. 26 november 2008.

The Emergence and Institutionalisation of the European Higher Education and Research Area. Paper for the EAIR Conference. 26-29 August 2007; Innsbruck, Austria. (Presentation)

The Service Oriented Research University as a Global Model: Local Adaptation and Policy Dissonance. Paper for the 2007 CHER conference "The Research Mission of the University"; 30/08 – 01/09 2007, Dublin, Ireland. (Presentation)

University Policies for the Knowledge Society. Paper for the Conference of the International Sociological Association. RC on Sociology of Science and Technology / Session 2: the standardisation of science policies. Durban, South Africa 23-29 July 2006  

Global Discourse and Local Practice: Diffusion, Adoption and Loose Coupling. Paper for the ECPR Joint Sessions Workshop: Policy Ideas, Discourses and Debates in the Globalisation Process; Have developing Countries a Chance to Compete? Nicosia, Cyprus 25-30 April, 2006.

International convergence in policy and practice: Transnational diffusion and adoption in Southeast Asia. Paper for the ANZCIES Conference “Questioning ‘Best Practice’ in Education: Benefits and Disadvantages, Debates and Dilemmas” Coffs Harbour 2-4 December 2005. (Presentation)

Global Opportunities and Institutional Embeddedness . Paper presented at the CHER 17th Annual Conference, 17 September 2004 , Enschede, the Netherlands . (Presentation)

Globalisation and Regionalisation: Implications for Higher Education . Keynote at ASEF Asia Europe Conference of Student Union Leaders, 13 Sept 2004 , Stockholm , Sweden. View Presentation

International Partnerships: between global opportunities and institutional embeddedness . Keynote at ‘Hochschulpartnerschaften an der Universität Hamburg ' conference, 8 July 2003 , Hamburg , Germany.

Higher education Consortia as Transnational Actors. Paper presented at ESF Exploratory Workshop “Transnationalism in the European Union”, 20 June 2003, Portsmouth , United Kingdom.

The management of interuniversity networks in Europe and Southeast Asia. Paper presented at the 3rd CHEPS Summer School in Higher Education, 3 July 2003 , Maribor , Slovenia .

Ambiguity in international inter-university networks. Paper presented at the 2 nd CHEPS Summer School in Higher Education, 1 July 2002 , Barcelona , Spain.

International Inter-Organisational Arrangements in Higher Education: Towards a Typology . Paper presented at ACA/EAIE Research Workshop on International Networking, 7 December 2001 , Tampere , Finland .

International Inter-Organisational Arrangements in Higher Education: Towards a Typology . Paper presented at the 23rd international EAIR Forum, 10 September 2001 , Porto , Portugal.

Globalisation and Higher Education Research: Outset for a Conceptual Framework. Paper presented at the 1st CHEPS Summer School in Higher Education, 11 July 2001 , Enschede, the Netherlands.

Cross-Border Cooperation in Higher Education: On Complementarity and Reciprocity. 21st international EAIR Forum, 24 August 1999 , Lund , Sweden. View Paper

ICT in het Hoger Onderwijs: een internationaal vergelijkend perspectief (ICT in Higher Education: an international comparative perspective). Paper presented at the Onderwijs Research Dagen, 21 May 1999 , Nijmegen , the Netherlands .

Selection of Research Reports

Beerkens, E. et al. (2010), Indicator Projects on Internationalisation - Approaches, Methods and Findings. A Report in the Context of the European project “Indicators for Mapping & Profiling Internationalisation” (IMPI), CHE Consult, Germany.

Westerheijden, D, Beerkens, E,Cremonini, L, Huisman, J, Kehm, B, Kovac, A, Lazetic, P, McCoshan, A,Mozuraityte, N, Souto Otero, M, de Weert, E, Witte, J & Yağcı, Y (2010),TheBologna Process Independent Assessment The first decade of working on theEuropean Higher Education AreaVolume 1 Detailed Assessment Report.

Westerheijden, D, Beerkens, E,Cremonini, L, Huisman, J, Kehm, B, Kovac, A, Lazetic, P, McCoshan, A,Mozuraityte, N, Souto Otero, M, de Weert, E, Witte, J & Yağcı, Y (2010),TheBologna Process Independent Assessment The first decade of working on theEuropean Higher Education AreaVolume 2 Case studies and appendices

Beerkens, E., et al. (2005) Issues in higher education policy; An update on higher education policy issues in 2004 in 11 Western countries. Den Haag, Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap, 2005, 58 p. Series: Beleidsgerichte studies Hoger onderwijs en Wetenschappelijk onderzoek, 115

Huisman, J., E. Beerkens , et al. (2003). Regulating the programme supply in higher education: a comparative analysis . Enschede, CHEPS.

Kaiser, F., E. Beerkens , et al. (2001). Topics and Trends in Higher Education Policy; an Update on Higher Education Policy Issues in Nine Western European Countries . Enschede, CHEPS.

Beerkens, E. (2001). Austria , in: F. Kaiser and J. Huisman (eds.) Fixed and Fuzzy Boundaries in Higher Education; a Comparative Study of (Binary) Structures in Nine Countries . The Hague : AWT.

Beerkens, Eric en Wende, Marijk van der. (1999). Grensoverschrijdende samenwerking in het hoger onderwijs (Cross border cooperation in higher education). Beleidsgerichte studies hoger onderwijs en wetenschappelijk onderzoek 61. Zoetermeer, Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschappen.

Wende, M.C van der & Beerkens, H.J.J.G. (1999). Policy and Strategies on ICT in higher education. In: B. Collis & M.C. van der Wende (Eds.) The use of Information and Communication Technologies in Higher Education; An International Orientation on Trends and Issues . Enschede, CHEPS.