MONITORING THE INTERNATIONALIZATION OF UNIVERSITY EDUCATIONAL PROCESS AS A MEANS OF ITS DEVELOPMENT
Natalia A. Biryukova1*, Svetlana A. Domracheva2, Tatiana N. Petrova3, Olga V. Timofeeva4
1Assoc. Prof., Faculty of General and Vocational Education, Mari State University,
2Assoc. Prof., Faculty of Psychology and Pedagogy, Mari State University,
3Prof., Faculty of General and Vocational Education, Mari State University, RUSSIA,
4Assoc. Prof., Faculty of Law, Chuvash State University named after I.N. Ulyanov
One of the measures aimed at the development of university education Russia, is enhancement of its quality by means of supporting internationalization, as well as developing strategic plans of higher education institutions. Vast experience of the European Union higher education institutions, developing and implementing methods of assessing their internationalization taking into account current changes in internationalisation as well as the context of the university, is of great interest to Russian higher education institutions, where in recent decades more and more attention is being paid to the development of internal quality assurance systems.
The article presents the analysis of existing European methodologies aimed at assessing internationalization. The set of the most relevant indicators to assess internationalisation of regional universities are analyzed. Only comprehensive evaluation based on quantitative and qualitative indicators makes it possible to conduct efficient and meaningful assessment of such multicomponent and multifactor process as internationalisation of higher education. Research outcomes allow the regional universities use the information for development or improvement of their internationalisation strategies, development of their own indicators for monitoring the development of internationalisation.
Keywords: internationalization development strategy, internationalization assessment procedures, accreditation, certification, self-examination
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