n Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - Liberalisation of higher education services under the GATS regime : implications for a developing country

Volume 42, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0010-4051



Globalisation is pushing higher education towards greater international involvement, a process often referred to as the 'internationalisation of higher education': integrating an international dimension into the teaching, research and service functions of higher education institutions. Many apprehensions surround the liberalisation of higher education in India. The obligations of members of the WTO towards the GATS regime and the present scenario of higher education and the rest of the world are analysed. Certain policy measures are formulated and offered for consideration before liberalising higher education services in India.

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