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Joint and Double Degree Programs: An Emerging Model for Transatlantic Exchange

In recent years, developments in the United States and Europe have created new opportunities for collaboration in higher education. Transatlantic degree programs such as dual diplomas, joint degrees, and consortia have gained prominence in this field.

This report features practical recommendations and detailed strategies for developing and delivering joint and double degree programs from higher education administrators and practitioners on both sides of the Atlantic.

Table of Contents

Forewords
Introduction
  1. Theorizing Joint and Dual Degrees
    Motivation, Impact and Future Outlook
  2. Laying the Foundation
    From Communication to Curriculum Design
  3. Putting Programs into Practice
  4. Sustainability
    Building Networks to Support Continued Programming
  5. Program Profiles
    Overviews of Selected Transatlantic Degree Programs
  6. The European Experience
    Program Design and Implementation
Appendixes

This book is part of a policy project funded by the EU-U.S. Atlantis Program of the U.S. Department of Educationís Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) and the European Commissionís Directorate General for Education and Culture.