International Students in China

Education, Student Life and Intercultural Encounters

  • Fred Dervin
  • Xiangyun Du
  • Anu Härkönen

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About this book


As the number of international students in Chinese higher education increases steadily, this volume is one of the first to focus on their many and varied experiences. With contributions focusing on such topics as intercultural adaptation, soft power and interculturality, language learning strategies and the intercultural, and transformations in perspective, this volume provides the reader with a broad overview of the latest advances in the field of interculturality and study abroad. While the book will appeal to a global audience of researchers, practitioners and students with an interest in Chinese higher education, it will also be of interest to all those who remain intrigued by conceptual and methodological issues of interculturality.


Higher Education International students Sociology of Education Interculturality in education international students in china studying abroad studying abroad in China

Editors and affiliations

  • Fred Dervin
    • 1
  • Xiangyun Du
    • 2
  • Anu Härkönen
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Teacher EducationUniversity of HelsinkiHelsinkiFinland
  2. 2.Confucius InstituteAalborg UniversityAalborgDenmark
  3. 3.International AffairsTurku University of Applied SciencesTurkuFinland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Education
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-78119-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-78120-4
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