The Internationalization Of Chinese Higher Education
continue studying in Chinese universities (Pan, 2010). Between 1978 and 2013, 3,058,600 Chinese students studied overseas, which makes China the largest export country of international students in the world (Neubauer & Zhang, 2015). In 2013 alone, there were 413,900 Chinese students studying abroad (Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, 2013).
Once incentivized in internationalization, mostly by government initiatives, Chinese higher education was aiming to gain more advantage in the