A Systematic Review of English as a Medium of Instruction in Higher Education Institutions: The Case of a Business School

  • Gisela Sanahuja VélezEmail author
  • Gabriela Ribes Giner
  • Ismael Moya Clemente


The aim of this research was to systematically review the scientific literature published during the past ten years about English-medium instruction (EMI) in higher education institutions and to assess an EMI group included in a High Academic Achievement Program in the Bachelor of Business of the Universitat Politècnica de València (Spain). We examined a total of 230 studies containing the primary keywords and we included 51 of them. We also used a quantitative approach including all 541 students of the Bachelor in Business of our Business School from 2010 to 2014. The results yield that learning was not hindered and that most variables related to international exchanges were significantly higher.


Research EMI Learning International exchanges 


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  • Gisela Sanahuja Vélez
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  • Gabriela Ribes Giner
    • 1
  • Ismael Moya Clemente
    • 1
  1. 1.Universitat Politècnica de ValènciaValenciaSpain

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