IUNC Conference Moscow features Dr. Rahul Choudaha as a keynote speaker on international student trends

The 6th Annual International Universities Networking Conference – IUNC Eurasia 2017 will take place from May 15-18, 2017 in Moscow, Russia. The conference attracts about 250 international higher education professionals from around the world with the goals of learning more about the opportunities of building partnerships for recruitment, research, and exchanges with universities from Russia & CIS. This year IUNC is also hosting a BRICS HigherEd Cooperation Forum that provides a platform for developing university partnerships among institutions from BRICS countries.

international higher education trends keynote speaker DrEducation Choudaha

Dr. Rahul Choudaha of DrEducation and interEDGE will be delivering an invited keynote session titled “Three Waves of International Student Mobility: Implications for Recruitment and Partnership Strategies.” It will be based on his upcoming research publication “Three Waves of International Student Mobility (1999-2020)“, Studies in Higher Education (SIHE), a highly respected journal with an impact factor of 1.22.

The conference includes following featured speakers:

  • Prof Da-Yung Wang, Ph.D., Chancellor, MingDao University, Taiwan
  • Mr. Jerke Verschoor, Director Netherlands Education Support Office, Nuffic Neso Russia
  • Dr Suzanna Tomassi, Acting Deputy Director, Centre for Global Engagement, Coventry University, UK
Inbound and Outbound Mobility of Students for Russian Federation
Country of origin Destination country
Total number of mobile students hosted 213,347 Total number of mobile students abroad 54,923
Top-10 153,314 Top-10 36,954
Kazakhstan 49,252 Germany 9,953
Belarus 24,880 United States 5,203
Turkmenistan 15,662 Czechia 4,379
Uzbekistan 12,783 United Kingdom 3,933
Azerbaijan 12,680 France 3,599
Ukraine 12,043 Finland 2,799
Tajikistan 8,490 Italy 2,019
China 7,954 Belarus 1,953
Republic of Moldova 5,336 Ukraine 1,814
Armenia 4,234 Kyrgyzstan 1,302

Source: UNESCO Institute of Statistics (2016)